SCC; proposed rate, charge, etc., of public service company should be in best interest of citizens. (HB86)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

State Corporation Commission; public interest standard.  Directs the State Corporation Commission that it can find that a proposed rate, charge, service, or facility of a public service company is in the public interest only if it determines that the proposal is in the best interests of the citizens of the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/04/2010Committee
01/04/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100646D
01/04/2010Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/15/2010Impact statement from SCC (HB86)
01/29/2010Assigned C & L sub: #3 Special Subcommittee on Energy
02/16/2010Left in Commerce and Labor

Comments

Glen Besa writes:

What does this bill do? is there a legal precedent that defines the "best interests of the Citizens of the Commonwealth" in some peculiar or perverse way?