Underground electric transmission lines; locality may request at own expense. (HB3029)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas) with support from co-patrons Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), and Del. Michele McQuigg (R-Occoquan)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Underground electric transmission lines. Authorizes a locality in or adjacent to the Eighth Planning District to enter into an agreement with an electric utility that has proposed an overhead transmission line of 450 kV or more whereby the utility will construct the line underground and the additional cost of underground installation will be paid by the locality. The locality is authorized to create a special rate district and assess its customers in the special rate district a tax to recover its payments to the electric utility. The measure also authorizes the locality to create a stock corporation and provides that the electric utility will distribute to the corporation shares of its capital stock with a value equal to the additional cost of the underground installation that was paid by the locality. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2007Presented and ordered printed 070195396
01/10/2007Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/11/2007Presented and ordered printed 070195396
01/11/2007Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/17/2007Impact statement from SCC (HB3029)
01/22/2007Assigned CC & T sub: #2 (Dudley)
02/06/2007Left in Counties, Cities and Towns

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2119.