Energy Plan; promotes use of sustainable biofuels made from traditional agricultural crops, etc. (SB1427)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Energy Plan; biofuels made from nonfood crops. Amends the Virginia Energy Plan to promote the use of sustainable biofuels that rely on nonfood feedstocks. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/15/2009Presented and ordered printed 095849232
01/15/2009Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/26/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1427)
01/26/2009Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendments (14-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 amendments waived
01/29/2009Committee amendments agreed to
01/29/2009Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1427E
01/29/2009Printed as engrossed 095849232-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 (SB1427E)
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)
03/04/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1427ER)
03/04/2009Signed by President
03/06/2009Signed by Speaker
03/30/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 768 (effective 7/1/09)
03/30/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0768)


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.