Mid-Atlantic Offshore Wind Energy Infrastructure Development Compact; established. (SB1349)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Sen. Ken Cuccinelli (R-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


South Atlantic Offshore Wind Energy Infrastructure Development Compact. Establishes the South Atlantic Offshore Wind Energy Infrastructure Development Compact. Under the bill, the party states to the compact will be Virginia, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina and South Carolina. The purpose of the compact is to study, develop, and promote coordinated research and planning of the design, construction, utility interconnection, financing, and operation of offshore wind energy infrastructure and operations directly adjacent to the shores of the party states. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 092371340
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/27/2009Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2009Read second time
01/30/2009Reading of amendments waived
01/30/2009Committee amendments agreed to
01/30/2009Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1349E
01/30/2009Printed as engrossed 092371340-E
02/02/2009Engrossment reconsidered by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2009Passed by for the day
02/03/2009Read second time
02/03/2009Committee amendments reconsidered (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2009Committee amendments rejected
02/03/2009Floor substitute printed 092428340-S1 (Wagner)
02/03/2009Reading of substitute waived
02/03/2009Substitute by Senator Wagner agreed to 092428340-S1
02/03/2009Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute SB1349S1
02/04/2009Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2009Placed on Calendar
02/11/2009Read first time
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/12/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1349S1)
02/17/2009Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (19-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
02/24/2009Committee amendment agreed to
02/24/2009Engrossed by House as amended
02/24/2009Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009House amendment agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1349ER)
03/09/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1349ER)
03/10/2009Signed by President
03/11/2009Signed by Speaker
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 316 (effective -see bill)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0316)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.