Offshore Wind Project Development Commission; established. (SB393)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Offshore Wind Project Development Commission.  Creates the Virginia Offshore Wind Project Development Commission to facilitate the development of wind-powered electric energy facilities located off the coast of the Commonwealth beyond the Commonwealth's three-mile jurisdictional limit. The Commission is charged, among other tasks, with applying to the U.S. Minerals Management Service for leases or easements for sites for such projects and applying to the U.S. Department of Energy for up to $4 billion in loan guarantees for such projects. Amends § 67-1200, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


02/15/2010: Merged into SB577


01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100141D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/15/2010Incorporated by Commerce and Labor (SB577-McEachin) (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)