Electric power and energy; purchase by Virginia Tech and municipal corporation. (HB2799)

Introduced By

Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville) with support from 7 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Ward Armstrong (D-Martinsville), Del. Danny Bowling (D-Oakwood), Del. Dave Nutter (R-Christiansburg), Sen. Charles Hawkins (R-Chatham), Sen. Robert Hurt (R-Chatham), Sen. Phil Puckett (D-Tazewell), Sen. Roscoe Reynolds (D-Martinsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Purchase of electric power and energy. Provides that Virginia Tech and any municipal corporation that owned and operated an electric utility system on January 1, 2006, may contract with any other party to buy power and energy required for its present or future requirements, including the capacity and output of one or more specified projects located in the continental United States of America. Read the Bill »


03/20/2007: signed by governor


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 071646392
01/10/2007Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/22/2007Assigned CC & T sub: #2 (Dudley)
01/24/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2799)
02/02/2007Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2007Committee substitute printed 071663392-H1
02/03/2007Read first time
02/05/2007Read second time
02/05/2007Committee substitute agreed to 071663392-H1
02/05/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2799H1
02/06/2007Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007Communicated to Senate
02/07/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2007Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/13/2007Rereferred from Local Government (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2007Rereferred to Commerce and Labor
02/14/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2799H1)
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 (HB2799ER)
03/07/2007Signed by Speaker
03/08/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2799ER)
03/08/2007Signed by President
03/20/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 670 (effective 7/1/07)
04/05/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0670)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1306.