Underground gas service; unlawful to sell & distribute natural gas, etc., to public via underground. (HB2081)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Saxman (R-Staunton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Distribution of underground gas service; penalty. Declares that it is unlawful to sell and distribute natural gas or propane, propane-air mixture, or other manufactured gas to the public via underground lines, except pursuant to a certificate of public convenience and necessity issued by the State Corporation Commission. The measure states that this provision is declarative of existing law. The measure imposes a fine on any person violating the prohibition of up to $1,000 per day, which fine is in addition to any other penalties provided by law. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 090122588
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/16/2009Impact statement from SCC (HB2081)
02/03/2009Incorporated by Commerce and Labor (HB1970-Ware, R.L.)