Overhead electrical transmission lines; SCC to conduct public hearing for approval of construction. (SB1245)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Herring (D-Leesburg) with support from co-patron Del. Joe May (R-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


State Corporation Commission; public hearings. Requires the State Corporation Commission to conduct a public hearing in any case involving approval of the construction of an overhead electrical transmission line of 150 kV or more or an increase in toll rates under the Virginia Highway Corporation Act of 1988. The measure also requires at least one Commissioner of the State Corporation Commission be physically present at any hearing in such cases at which public comment is allowed or required. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 078044738
01/10/2007Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/18/2007Impact statement from SCC (SB1245)
01/30/2007Assigned C&L sub: Utility Bills