Coastal Energy Research Consortium; makes certain technical corrections to membership. (SB1346)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Coastal Energy Research Consortium. Makes certain technical corrections to the membership of the Consortium; specifies the eligibility of certain parties to be appointed to the board of directors; adds the Director of the Department of Environmental Quality as a member of the board of directors; broadens one of the responsibilities of the Consortium from researching "the feasibility of recovering fuel gases from methane hydrates and increasing the Commonwealth's reliance on other forms of coastal energy" to "the feasibility of increasing the Commonwealth's reliance on all domestic forms of coastal energy." Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 093099340
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/22/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1346)
01/26/2009Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2009Read second time
01/29/2009Reading of amendment waived
01/29/2009Committee amendment agreed to
01/29/2009Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1346E
01/29/2009Printed as engrossed 093099340-E
01/30/2009Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Placed on Calendar
02/13/2009Read first time
02/13/2009Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/13/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1346E)
02/17/2009Reported from Commerce and Labor (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2009Read second time
02/20/2009Passed by for the day
02/23/2009Passed by for the day
02/24/2009Read third time
02/24/2009Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1346ER)
02/28/2009Signed by Speaker
03/01/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1346ER)
03/04/2009Signed by President
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 575 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0575)