Distributed solar generation demonstration programs; SCC to consider approval of facilities. (HB1686)

Introduced By

Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Distributed solar generation demonstration programs.  Authorizes the State Corporation Commission (SCC) to approve demonstration programs for utility-owned distributed solar generation. A utility may include in such a program special tariffs to facilitate customer-owned solar generation that are designed as alternatives to net energy metering. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11103228D
01/10/2011Referred to Committee on Science and Technology
01/19/2011Assigned S & T sub: Subcommittee #1
01/20/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1686)
01/25/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
01/25/2011Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/26/2011Reported from Science and Technology with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2011Committee substitute printed 11104624D-H1
01/26/2011Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/01/2011Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2011Committee substitute printed 11104867D-H2
02/03/2011Read first time
02/04/2011Read second time
02/04/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11104624D-H1
02/04/2011Committee substitute reconsidered 11104624D-H1
02/04/2011Committee substitute rejected 11104624D-H1
02/04/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11104867D-H2
02/04/2011Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1686H2
02/06/2011Passed by for the day
02/07/2011Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/07/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2011Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/10/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1686H2)
02/14/2011Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2011Committee substitute printed 11105334D-S1
02/16/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1686S1)
02/17/2011Read third time
02/17/2011Reading of substitute waived
02/17/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11105334D-S1
02/17/2011Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1686S1
02/17/2011Passed Senate with substitute (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2011Placed on Calendar
02/21/2011Senate substitute agreed to by House 11105334D-S1 (99-Y 0-N)
02/21/2011VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1686ER)
02/25/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1686ER)
02/26/2011Signed by Speaker
02/28/2011Signed by President
03/22/2011Governor's recommendation received by House
04/05/2011Placed on Calendar
04/06/2011House concurred in Governor's recommendation (98-Y 0-N)
04/06/2011VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/06/2011Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/06/2011G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/06/2011Reenrolled bill text (HB1686ER2)
04/06/2011Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/06/2011Signed by President as reenrolled
04/06/2011Enacted, Chapter 771 (effective 7/1/11)
04/06/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0771)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.