Southeastern Public Service Authority; required to entertain reasonable landfill gas contract offer. (SB1523)

Introduced By

Sen. Fred Quayle (R-Suffolk) with support from co-patron Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Southeastern Public Service Authority. Requires the Southeastern Public Service Authority of Virginia to, in good faith, entertain and negotiate any and all reasonable landfill gas contract offers that have the potential to result in landfill gas-to-fuel or landfill gas-to-electricity and steam generation. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/23/2009Presented and ordered printed with emergency clause 097676308
01/23/2009Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/03/2009Reported from Local Government (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1523)
02/06/2009Read second time and engrossed
02/09/2009Read 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 General Laws
02/17/2009Reported from General Laws with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2009Read second time
02/19/2009Read third time
02/19/2009Committee amendment agreed to
02/19/2009Engrossed by House as amended
02/19/2009Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/19/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1523ER)
02/28/2009Signed by President
02/28/2009Signed by Speaker
03/04/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1523ER)
03/25/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 178 (effective 3/25/09)
03/25/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0178)


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.