Investor-owned public utility; SCC to suspend enforcement of all proposed rates, toll, charges, etc. (HB1308)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson) with support from 12 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville), Del. Morgan Griffith (R-Salem), Del. Joseph Johnson (D-Abingdon), Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville), Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville), Del. Will Morefield (R-North Tazewell), Del. Dave Nutter (R-Christiansburg), Del. Bud Phillips (D-Castlewood), Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill), Del. Onzlee Ware (D-Roanoke), Sen. Phil Puckett (D-Tazewell)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Electric utility rates; temporary and interim increases. Prevents an electric public utility from changing its rates on an interim or temporary basis, and states that the scheduled rates of such a utility shall not be changed unless and until approved by the State Corporation Commission. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/22/2010Presented and ordered printed 10104510D
01/22/2010Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/29/2010Assigned C & L sub: #3 Special Subcommittee on Energy
02/01/2010Impact statement from SCC (HB1308)
02/04/2010Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2010Committee substitute printed 10105010D-H1
02/09/2010Read first time
02/09/2010Rules suspended
02/09/2010Constitutional readings dispensed (98-Y 0-N)
02/09/2010VOTE: --- AGREE TO (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105010D-H1
02/09/2010Emergency clause added
02/09/2010Amendment by Delegate Carrico agreed to
02/09/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendment HB1308EH1
02/09/2010Printed as engrossed 10105010D-EH1
02/09/2010Passed House (98-Y 0-N)
02/09/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE EMERGENCY (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2010Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/11/2010Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2010Read second time
02/12/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2010Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2010Impact statement from SCC (HB1308EH1)
02/17/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1308ER)
02/17/2010Signed by Speaker
02/18/2010Signed by President
02/19/2010Impact statement from SCC (HB1308ER)
02/24/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 2 (effective 2/24/10)
02/24/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0002)