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VASB143VetoRailroad safety; civil penalties. Requires a crew of at least two qualified individuals on all trains, locomotives, or light engines used in connection with moving freight.
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2024-04-17
Passed by for the day
VAHB385VetoRailroad safety; civil penalties. Requires a crew of at least two qualified individuals on all trains, locomotives, or light engines used in connection with moving freight.
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2024-04-17
House sustained Governor's veto
VASB276VetoEnergy upgrade programs; Phase I and Phase II Utilities; State Corporation Commission to study feasibility; work group; report. Directs the State Corporation Commission to convene a work group to study the feasibility of the implementation of an ener...
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2024-04-17
Passed by for the day
VASB454PassElectric utilities; recovery of development costs associated with small modular reactor. Permits Dominion Energy Virginia to petition the State Corporation Commission at any time for the approval of a rate adjustment clause for the recovery of small ...
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2024-04-17
Enacted, Chapter 789 (effective 7/1/24)
VASB271PassNet energy metering; eligible customer-generators and eligible agricultural customer-generators. Provides that no contract, lease, or arrangement by which a third party owns, maintains, or operates an electrical generating facility on an eligible cus...
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2024-04-17
Enacted, Chapter 783 (effective 7/1/24)
VAHB746PassEnergy efficiency programs; incremental annual savings. Provides that for the 2029 program year and all subsequent years, "in the public interest" for the purpose of assessing energy efficiency programs means that the State Corporation Commission det...
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2024-04-17
Enacted, Chapter 818 (effective 7/1/24)
VAHB800PassPublic service companies; pole attachments; cable television systems and telecommunications service providers. Requires a public utility, as defined in the bill, to establish and adhere to pole attachment practices and procedures that comply with cer...
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2024-04-17
Enacted, Chapter 822 (effective 7/1/24)
VASB480PassPublic utilities; municipal utilities; disconnection of service; limitations; report; consumer protections. Suspends electric, gas, water, and wastewater utilities subject to the regulation of the State Corporation Commission from disconnecting servi...
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2024-04-17
Enacted, Chapter 790 (effective 7/1/24)
VAHB906PassPublic utilities; municipal utilities; disconnection of service; limitations; consumer protections. Suspends electric, gas, water, and wastewater utilities subject to the regulation of the State Corporation Commission from disconnecting service to a ...
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2024-04-17
Enacted, Chapter 824 (effective 7/1/24)
VAHB1062PassNet energy metering; eligible customer-generators and eligible agricultural customer-generators. Provides that no contract, lease, or arrangement by which a third party owns, maintains, or operates an electrical generating facility on an eligible cus...
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2024-04-17
Enacted, Chapter 827 (effective 7/1/24)
VASB565PassEnergy efficiency programs; incremental annual savings. Provides that for the 2029 program year and all subsequent years, "in the public interest" for the purpose of assessing energy efficiency programs means that the State Corporation Commission det...
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2024-04-17
Enacted, Chapter 794 (effective 7/1/24)
VAHB1491PassPhase I Utility; recovery of development costs associated with small modular nuclear facility. Permits American Electric Power, prior to the filing of an application for a certificate to construct a small modular nuclear facility, to request the Stat...
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2024-04-17
Enacted, Chapter 836 (effective 7/1/24)
VASB713PassPublic service companies; pole attachments; cable television systems and telecommunications service providers. Requires a public utility, as defined in the bill, to establish and adhere to pole attachment practices and procedures that comply with cer...
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2024-04-17
Enacted, Chapter 799 (effective 7/1/24)
VAHB106PassShared solar programs; Dominion Energy Virginia; minimum bill; capacity. Amends existing shared solar program provisions applicable to Dominion Energy Virginia. The bill provides that a customer's net bill for participation in the shared solar progra...
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2024-04-08
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 715 (effective 7/1/24)
VAHB108PassShared solar programs; American Electric Power; minimum bill; capacity. Requires the State Corporation Commission to establish by regulation a shared solar program, as defined in the bill, through which customers of American Electric Power may purcha...
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2024-04-08
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 716 (effective 7/1/24)
VAHB275PassPublic utilities; delay of termination of service for certain residential customers; serious medical condition; report. Requires the State Corporation Commission to conduct a proceeding to establish limitations on the authority of public utilities an...
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2024-04-08
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 637 (effective 7/1/24)
VASB253PassShared solar programs; Dominion Energy Virginia; minimum bill; capacity. Amends existing shared solar program provisions applicable to Dominion Energy Virginia. The bill provides that a customer's net bill for participation in the shared solar progra...
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2024-04-08
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 763 (effective 7/1/24)
VASB255PassShared solar programs; American Electric Power; minimum bill; capacity. Requires the State Corporation Commission to establish by regulation a shared solar program, as defined in the bill, through which customers of American Electric Power may purcha...
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2024-04-08
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 765 (effective 7/1/24)
VAHB862PassElectric utilities; integrated resource plans; grid-enhancing technologies and advanced conductors. Requires an electric utility to include in an integrated resource plan (i) a comprehensive assessment of the potential application of grid-enhancing t...
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2024-04-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0532)
VASB495PassRPS eligible sources; falling water generation facilities. Provides that, notwithstanding contrary provisions of law, any falling water generation facility, as defined in the bill, located in the Commonwealth and commencing commercial operations prio...
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2024-04-05
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 596 (effective 7/1/24)
VAHB1376PassSubmetering or energy allocation equipment; billing requirements; unit owners. Provides that for the purposes of rules promulgated by the State Corporation Commission related to billing requirements and all other rules related to submetering or energ...
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2024-04-05
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 557 (effective 7/1/24)
VASB508PassRenewable energy portfolio standard; geothermal heating and cooling systems; report. Provides that geothermal heating and cooling systems, as defined in the bill, located in the Commonwealth are eligible for compliance with renewable energy portfolio...
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2024-04-05
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 597 (effective - see bill)
VASB737PassElectric utilities; energy efficiency programs. Provides that, for the purposes of the Virginia Electric Utility Regulation Act, energy efficiency programs include electrification, including measures that electrify space heating, water heating, cooli...
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2024-04-05
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 607 (effective 7/1/24)
VAHB143PassUtility work database. Requires the Department of Transportation to establish and maintain a publicly accessible database and map of all utility work that has been approved by the Department and will occur within a highway right-of-way in a residenti...
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2024-04-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0271)
VAHB1526PassMotor vehicles; overweight permits for certain trucks operated by electric utilities. Requires the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue overweight permits for an electric utility's operation of vehicles used for the construction, operation, or maint...
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2024-03-28
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0227)
VAHB139FailPrevailing wage rate for underground infrastructure works by public service companies. Directs the Department of Labor and Industry to determine and make available the prevailing wage rate for underground infrastructure work. Under the bill, each pub...
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2024-03-09
Failed to pass in House
VAHB714Engross
50%
Electric utilities; pilot program for underground transmission lines; additional project. Adds one project to the existing pilot program for underground transmission lines. The bill requires the State Corporation Commission to approve one additional ...
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2024-03-09
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHJR30PassStudy; State Corporation Commission; electric utilities; performance-based regulatory tools; competitive service providers; report. Requests the State Corporation Commission, in consultation with the Department of Energy, to study performance-based r...
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2024-03-06
VOTE: Adoption (99-Y 0-N)
VASJR47PassStudy; State Corporation Commission; electric utilities; performance-based regulatory tools; competitive service providers; report. Requests the State Corporation Commission, in consultation with the Department of Energy, to study performance-based r...
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2024-03-05
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ47ER)
VAHB109Engross
50%
Electric utilities; regional transmission entities; annual report. Requires each incumbent electric utility that is a member of or has established a regional transmission entity for purposes of management and control of its transmission system as req...
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2024-03-04
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB785Engross
50%
Tax exempt property; energy storage systems. Clarifies the tax treatment of energy storage systems. The bill strikes language that overrides the provision requiring the amount of tax exemption for energy storage systems to be 100 percent if the taxin...
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2024-02-27
Passed by indefinitely in Finance and Appropriations (15-Y 0-N)
VASB611Intro
25%
Dulles Greenway; powers and responsibilities of State Corporation Commission to regulate toll road operators. Amends the powers and responsibilities of the State Corporation Commission (the Commission) to regulate toll road operators under the Virgin...
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2024-02-14
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB118Intro
25%
Electric utilities; cost recovery for electric vehicle charging infrastructure. Requires Dominion Energy Virginia and Appalachian Power, by May 1, 2025, to (i) file a proposal with the State Corporation Commission to design and deploy all electrical ...
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2024-02-13
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB117Intro
25%
Net energy metering; solar interconnection; cost recovery. Provides that an electric distribution company shall pay 33 cents ($0.33) per kilowatt-hour per day for the costs of lost electricity production for any and all delays beyond the regulatory n...
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2024-02-13
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB340Intro
25%
Electric utilities; underground transmission lines. Provides that the construction and reconstruction of any underground, in whole or in part, electrical transmission lines of at least 69 kilovolts and less than 500 kilovolts along a highway right-of...
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2024-02-13
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB403Intro
25%
Electric utilities; temporary power purchase agreements. Provides that if the State Corporation Commission determines that, due to transmission constraints, a public utility is not able to furnish electric service sufficient to meet the current and r...
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2024-02-13
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB397Intro
25%
Regulation of electric utilities; development of renewable energy facilities; powers of State Air Pollution Control Board; powers of State Corporation Commission. Repeals provisions (i) requiring the State Air Pollution Control Board to adopt regulat...
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2024-02-13
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB856Intro
25%
Public utilities; rate increases during certain months prohibited. Prohibits the regulated operating revenues of certain public utilities from being increased in the months of November, December, January, or February. The bill's limitation does not a...
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2024-02-13
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1074Intro
25%
Renewable energy portfolio standard; eligibility of hydrogen and nuclear resources. Provides that, for the purposes of the renewable energy portfolio standard, eligible sources include (i) hydrogen resources that are produced from zero-carbon generat...
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2024-02-13
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB741Intro
25%
Department of Environmental Quality; nuclear energy electric generation facilities; permitting. Redefines "small renewable energy projects" as "small clean energy projects" and adds an electrical generation facility with a rated capacity not exceedin...
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2024-02-13
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB792Intro
25%
Electric utilities; regulation of rates; prohibited recovery; report. Provides that the State Corporation Commission shall consider any rate, toll, charge, or schedule of a public utility just and reasonable only if the investor-owned public electric...
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2024-02-13
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1027Intro
25%
Energy policy of the Commonwealth; state authority; legislative declaration. Declares that affordable, reliable, and secure energy resources are important to the health, safety, and welfare of the Commonwealth's citizens and provides that the Commonw...
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2024-02-13
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1334Intro
25%
Energy Innovation Program; established. Establishes the Energy Innovation Program to foster the development of innovative energy projects by allowing Program participants to provide grid services or other beneficial energy measures. Under the Program...
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2024-02-13
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VASB664Intro
25%
Electric utilities; electric distribution infrastructure serving data centers. Prohibits the costs associated with the construction or extension of any electric distribution infrastructure that primarily serves the load of a data center from being re...
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2024-02-09
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
VASB346Intro
25%
Net energy metering; solar interconnection; cost recovery. Provides that an electric distribution company shall pay $1 per kilowatt per day for the costs of lost electricity production for any and all delays beyond the regulatory notice period requir...
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2024-02-09
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
VASB567Intro
25%
Siting of energy facilities; approval by the State Corporation Commission. Establishes a procedure under which an electric utility or independent power provider (applicant) is able to obtain approval for a certificate from the State Corporation Commi...
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2024-02-09
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
VASB591Intro
25%
Electric utilities; customer energy choice; notice required for customer return to service. Removes certain restrictions on the ability of individual retail customers of electric energy within the Commonwealth, regardless of customer class, to purcha...
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2024-02-09
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1323Intro
25%
Electric utilities; recovery of development costs associated with small modular reactor. Permits American Electric Power (Phase I Utility) and Dominion Energy Virginia (Phase II Utility) to petition the State Corporation Commission at any time for th...
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2024-02-08
Stricken from docket by Labor and Commerce (22-Y 0-N)
VAHB638Intro
25%
Electric utilities; energy efficiency programs; duty to implement the Energy Policy of the Commonwealth; RPS program requirements; competitive procurement. Provides that "in the public interest" for the purpose of assessing energy efficiency programs...
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2024-02-08
Tabled in Labor and Commerce (22-Y 0-N)
VAHB636Intro
25%
Siting of energy facilities; approval by State Corporation Commission. Establishes a procedure under which an electric utility or independent power provider (applicant) is able to obtain approval for a certificate from the State Corporation Commissio...
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2024-02-08
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
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