VA SB72 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Passed on March 19 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-03-19 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0354)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Electric distribution lines; minimum height. Requires that electric distribution lines installed on or after July 1, 2018, upon or over agricultural land shall be placed at a height that is not less than the minimum height requirement that applies to the placement of such lines above road crossings.

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Electric distribution lines; minimum height upon or over agricultural land.


Roll Calls

2018-02-23 - House - House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (Y: 98 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-02-20 - House - House: Reported from Commerce and Labor (22-Y 0-N) (Y: 22 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-02-09 - Senate - Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-02-07 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-02-05 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor (14-Y 0-N) (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-03-19 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0354)
2018-03-19 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 354 (effective 7/1/18)
2018-03-05 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
2018-03-05SenateEnrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 5, 2018
2018-03-02SenateSigned by President
2018-02-27HouseSigned by Speaker
2018-02-27SenateBill text as passed Senate and House (SB72ER)
2018-02-23HouseVOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
2018-02-23HousePassed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
2018-02-23HouseRead third time
2018-02-22HouseRead second time
2018-02-20HouseReported from Commerce and Labor (22-Y 0-N)
2018-02-14HouseReferred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
2018-02-14HouseRead first time
2018-02-14HousePlaced on Calendar
2018-02-09SenateRead third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
2018-02-08SenateRead second time and engrossed
2018-02-07SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
2018-02-05SenateReported from Commerce and Labor (14-Y 0-N)
2017-12-01SenateReferred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
2017-12-01SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100734D

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