Net energy metering; purchase of excess electricity generated by eligible customer-generator. (HB2708)

Introduced By

Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Net energy metering; sales of net electricity. Requires the default service provider to enter into an agreement to purchase any excess electricity generated by an eligible customer-generator upon the request of the customer-generator. The agreement shall provide that the default service provider will pay for the excess electricity a rate that is not less than the default service rate for customers in that class. The State Corporation Commission shall ensure that the costs charged to the eligible customer-generator are not discriminatory in relation to the costs charged to other customers of the utility. Read the Bill »


04/04/2007: enacted


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 070177332
01/10/2007Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/16/2007Impact statement from SCC (HB2708)
01/26/2007Assigned C & L sub: Utilities/Employment (Byron)
01/31/2007Committee substitute printed 070266332-H1
02/01/2007Read first time
02/02/2007Read second time
02/02/2007Committee substitute agreed to 070266332-H1
02/02/2007Passed by for the day
02/03/2007Read second time
02/03/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2708H1
02/05/2007Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/05/2007Communicated to Senate
02/06/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2007Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/09/2007Impact statement from SCC (HB2708H1)
02/20/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2007Read third time
02/21/2007Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/21/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2007Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/2007Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2708ER)
03/07/2007Impact statement from SCC (HB2708ER)
03/07/2007Signed by Speaker
03/08/2007Signed by President
03/26/2007Governor's recommendation received by House
03/27/2007Governor's substitute printed 070307129-H2
04/03/2007Placed on Calendar
04/04/2007Enacted, Chapter (effective 7/1/07)
04/04/2007House concurred in Governor's recommendation (98-Y 1-N)
04/04/2007VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
04/04/2007Reconsideration of Governor's recommendation agreed to
04/04/2007House concurred in Governor's recommendation (100-Y 0-N)
04/04/2007VOTE: ADOPTION #2 (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/04/2007G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/04/2007Reenrolled bill text (HB2708ER2)
04/04/2007Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/04/2007Signed by President as reenrolled
04/04/2007Enacted, Chapter 877 (effective 7/1/07)
04/11/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0877)