Energy and Climate Change, Commission on; established, report. (SB464)

Introduced By

Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Commission on Energy. Establishes the Virginia Commission on Energy as a legislative commission. Its purposes include reviewing and recommending steps to implement the Virginia Energy Plan; promoting energy efficiency and energy conservation; securing reliable supplies of energy; promoting research and development in the field of alternative and renewable energy sources; reviewing state building standards; and recommending measures to secure Virginia's energy future. Read the Bill »


03/12/2008: Passed the General Assembly


01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08
01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 087060352
01/09/2008Referred to Committee on Rules
01/15/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB464)
02/08/2008Reported from Rules with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Committee substitute printed 087321352-S1
02/11/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2008Read second time
02/12/2008Reading of substitute waived
02/12/2008Committee substitute agreed to 087321352-S1
02/12/2008Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB464S1
02/12/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2008Communicated to House
02/14/2008Placed on Calendar
02/14/2008Read first time
02/14/2008Referred to Committee on Rules
02/27/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB464S1)
03/03/2008Reported from Rules with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
03/04/2008Committee substitute printed 084255352-H1
03/04/2008Read second time
03/05/2008Substitute by Delegate Jones, S.C agreed to
03/05/2008Read third time
03/05/2008Committee substitute rejected 084255352-H1
03/05/2008Floor substitute printed 083988352-H2 (C. Jones)
03/05/2008Substitute by Delegate Jones, S.C agreed to 083988352-H2
03/05/2008Engrossed by House - floor substitute SB464H2
03/05/2008Passed House with substitute (96-Y 0-N)
03/05/2008VOTE: --- PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2008House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
03/06/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB464H1)
03/06/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB464H2)
03/08/2008Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB464ER)
03/08/2008Signed by Speaker
03/10/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB464ER)
03/11/2008Signed by President
03/12/2008Signed by Speaker
03/12/2008Signed by President
04/11/2008Governor's recommendation received by Senate