Solid waste; electricity generated therefrom. (HB2576)

Introduced By

Del. Joe May (R-Leesburg) with support from co-patrons Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Sal Iaquinto (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Jackson Miller (R-Manassas), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon), and Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Electricity generated from municipal solid waste and net metering. Clarifies that facilities used to produce electric energy from municipal solid waste meet the definition of qualified project for purposes of the Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act of 2002. The bill also raises the generating capacity limit for nonresidential customer-generators from 500 kilowatts to five megawatts to qualify for the net energy metering program. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/21/2009Presented and ordered printed 095986620
01/21/2009Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/22/2009Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/26/2009Impact statement from SCC (HB2576)
02/02/2009Assigned C & L sub: 3 Energy
02/04/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting
02/05/2009Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2009Committee substitute printed 090214620-H1
02/08/2009Read first time
02/09/2009Read second time
02/09/2009Committee substitute agreed to 090214620-H1
02/09/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2576H1
02/10/2009Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/10/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/10/2009Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/10/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/12/2009Impact statement from SCC (HB2576H1)
02/23/2009Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009Read third time
02/25/2009Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2576ER)
03/05/2009Impact statement from SCC (HB2576ER)
03/05/2009Signed by President
03/06/2009Signed by Speaker
03/30/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 754 (effective 7/1/09)
03/30/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0754)