Electric power and energy; purchase by Virginia Tech and municipal corporation. (SB1306)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Newman (R-Forest) with support from co-patrons Del. Lacey Putney (I-Bedford), Sen. Charles Hawkins (R-Chatham), Sen. Phil Puckett (D-Tazewell), and 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 071647776
01/10/2007Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/24/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1306)
02/06/2007Committee substitute printed 071664776-S1
02/06/2007Read second time
02/06/2007Reading of substitute waived
02/06/2007Committee substitute agreed to 071664776-S1
02/06/2007Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1306S1
02/06/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2007Communicated to House
02/08/2007Placed on Calendar
02/08/2007Read first time
02/08/2007Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/14/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1306S1)
02/15/2007Reported from Commerce and Labor (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2007Read second time
02/20/2007Read third time
02/20/2007Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2007Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1306ER)
03/07/2007Signed by Speaker
03/08/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1306ER)
03/08/2007Signed by President
03/20/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 612 (effective 7/1/07)
04/03/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0612)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2799.