Utility Facilities Act; excludes certain companies from regulation as public utility, etc. (HB2173)

Introduced By

Del. Clarke Hogan (R-South Boston) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Utility Facilities Act; renewable energy generators. Excludes any company, or aggregation of not more than five companies, that sells steam or electricity generated or produced from a renewable energy source to not more than five commercial or industrial customers from regulation as a public utility, public service corporation, or public service company. If the facility generates electricity, its nameplate capacity shall not exceed one megawatt. An affected electric utility may file a proposed tariff to reflect any changes in service as a result of purchases of the electricity. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 090073536
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/21/2009Impact statement from SCC (HB2173)
01/26/2009Assigned C & L sub: 3 Energy
02/04/2009Subcommittee recommends striking from the docket by voice vote
02/10/2009Left in Commerce and Labor