Bills Pending Virginia House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3

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VAHB1628IntroRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiative; prohibition on participation by Commonwealth. Prohibits the Governor or any state agency from adopting any regulation establishing a carbon dioxide cap-and-trade program or bringing about the participation by the C...
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2020-01-21
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3
VAHB1183IntroState Corporation Commission; bulk energy storage resources. Requires the State Corporation Commission to establish a task force to evaluate and analyze the potential for bulk energy storage resources to, among other things, help integrate renewable ...
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2020-01-16
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3
VAHB714IntroVirginia Energy Plan; Commonwealth Energy Policy. Virginia Energy Plan; Commonwealth Energy Policy. Adopts findings that climate change is an urgent and pressing challenge for Virginia, that swift decarbonization and a transition to clean energy are ...
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2020-01-16
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3
VAHB234IntroSecretary of Commerce and Trade; development of a Virginia Offshore Wind Master Plan. Directs the Secretary of Commerce and Trade to develop a Virginia Offshore Wind Master Plan that identifies specific measures that will facilitate the establishment...
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2020-01-16
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3
VAHB912IntroDistributed renewable energy. Promotes the establishment of distributed renewable solar and other renewable energy. The measure (i) removes the one percent cap on the total amount of renewable energy that can be net metered in a utility's service ter...
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2020-01-16
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3
VAHB889IntroElectric utilities; retail competition. Shortens from Electric utilities; retail competition. Shortens from five years to three years the period that a customer who switches from an investor-owned electric utility to a licensed competing supplier is ...
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2020-01-16
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3
VAHB1030IntroElectric utility regulation; pilot program for undergrounding electrical transmission lines. Provides that the State Corporation Commission's approval of a proposed transmission line for inclusion in a pilot program established as part of the Grid Tr...
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2020-01-16
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3
VAHB572IntroDistributed renewable energy. Promotes the establishment of distributed renewable solar and other renewable energy. The measure (i) removes the one percent cap on the total amount of renewable energy that can be net metered in a utility's service ter...
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2020-01-16
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3
VAHB665IntroElectrical transmission lines; effect on historic resources. Requires the State Corporation Commission (SCC), prior to approving the construction of any electrical transmission lines of 138 kilovolts or more, to determine that the corridor or route c...
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2020-01-16
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3
VAHB959IntroEstablishing a resilience hub pilot program to assist vulnerable communities during emergency situations. Directs the Department of Emergency Management to establish a two-year resilience hub pilot program to assist vulnerable communities during emer...
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2020-01-16
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3
VAHB1483IntroDepartment of Housing and Community Development; Percentage of Income Payment Program. Creates the Percentage of Income Payment Program (PIPP), which caps the monthly electric utility payment of low-income participants at six percent, or, if the part...
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2020-01-16
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3
VAHB1451IntroElectric utilities; mandatory renewable energy portfolio standard. Replaces the existing voluntary renewable energy portfolio standard (RPS) program with a mandatory renewable energy portfolio standard program that requires each electric utility to g...
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2020-01-16
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3
VAHB1067IntroElectric utilities; net energy metering. Declares that an electrical generating facility located on real property owned by the customer that is at a location that is separated by a right-of-way or other easement from the location on the customer's re...
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2020-01-16
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3
VAHB414IntroVirginia Energy Plan; covenants regarding solar power; reasonable restrictions. Provides that a restriction on solar energy collection devices is unreasonable if it increases the cost of the solar energy collection device by $1,000 over the cost orig...
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2020-01-16
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3
VAHB1450IntroElectric utility regulation; energy efficiency standard. Electric utility regulation; energy efficiency standard. Requires Dominion Energy Virginia (DEV) and American Electric Power (AEP) to achieve incremental net annual savings in accordance with a...
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2020-01-16
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3
VAHB1576IntroElectric utility regulation; energy efficiency programs; industrial customers. Revises the definition of "large general service customer" from a customer with a verifiable history of demand from 500 kilowatts from a single meter of delivery to one wi...
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2020-01-16
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3
VAHB205IntroSmall renewable energy projects; permit by rule process. Provides that any proposed wind energy project with a project boundary located less than two miles from a jurisdictional boundary is not qualified for a permit by rule from the Department of En...
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2020-01-16
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3
VAHB656IntroSolar energy projects; national standards. Authorizes a locality to include in its zoning ordinance provisions to incorporate generally accepted national standards for the use of solar panels and battery technologies for solar photovoltaic (electric ...
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2020-01-16
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3
VAHB547IntroVirginia Energy and Economy Transition Council established. Establishes the Virginia Energy and Economy Transition Council, consisting of 28 members, to develop plans to assist the Commonwealth in transitioning from the use of fossil fuel energy to r...
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2020-01-16
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3
VAHB657IntroComprehensive plan; solar facilities review. Exempts a solar facility that is 150 megawatts or less from the requirement that it be reviewed for substantial accord with a locality's comprehensive plan.
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2020-01-16
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3
VAHB969IntroElectric utility regulation; initial triennial review. Electric utility regulation; initial triennial review. Establishes requirements for the first scheduled triennial review proceeding for Virginia Electric and Power Company that is scheduled to be...
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2020-01-16
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3
VAHB1280IntroElectric utilities; broadband capacity. Authorizes an electric utility to lease to any party indefeasible rights of use in excess broadband capacity equipment and electronics that were installed as part of an approved pilot program under which the ut...
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2020-01-16
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3
VAHB1132IntroElectric utility regulation; initial triennial review. Electric utility regulation; initial triennial review. Establishes requirements for the first scheduled triennial review proceeding for Virginia Electric and Power Company that is scheduled to be...
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2020-01-16
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3
VAHB723IntroUnderground pipelines and electrical transmission lines; agriculture. Requires a utility company installing an underground pipeline with an inside diameter greater than 12 inches or an underground electric transmission or distribution line of greater...
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2020-01-16
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3
VAHB1133IntroSolar and wind energy projects on previously developed project sites. Declares that the construction or purchase by a public utility prior to January 1, 2024, of one or more solar or wind generation facilities located on a previously developed projec...
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2020-01-16
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3
VAHB1225IntroElectric utilities; notice before terminating service. Electric utilities; notice before terminating service. Prohibits an electric utility from terminating the residential service of a customer for nonpayment for metered services when the electric u...
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2020-01-16
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3
VAHB575IntroElectric utilities; energy efficiency programs; stakeholder process. Requires the stakeholder process to be used by American Electric Power and Dominion Energy Virginia to provide input and feedback on compliance with any required incremental annual ...
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2020-01-14
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3
VAHB528IntroState Corporation Commission; retirement of coal fired or natural gas fired electric generation facilities. Requires the State Corporation Commission to determine when electric utilities should retire coal or gas fired electric generation facilities....
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2020-01-14
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3
VAHB432IntroPublic utilities; use of small, woman-owned, or minority-owned business. Provides that in any proceeding in which the State Corporation Commission is required to determine whether costs incurred by a public utility in its delivery or provision of any...
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2020-01-14
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3
VAHB576IntroUndergrounding electric transmission lines; pilot program. Specifies that one of the two projects that may be included in the pilot program for the undergrounding of electric transmission lines shall be for the relocation or conversion of an existing...
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2020-01-14
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3
VAHB167IntroElectric utilities; fuel cost recovery. Requires an electric utility, as a condition of approval of any request by an electric utility for recovery through its fuel factor of costs incurred under a natural gas capacity contract not previously subject...
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2020-01-14
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3
VAHB206IntroElectric utility regulation; retail customer choice. Electric utility regulation; retail customer choice. Replaces the Virginia Electric Utility Regulation Act with a system under which retail customers will be able to purchase electricity from the r...
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2020-01-14
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #3
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