Underground transmission lines; extends scheduled expiration date of pilot program. (HB2027)

Introduced By

Del. Joe May (R-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Underground transmission lines; pilot program.  Extends the scheduled expiration of the pilot program established in 2008 for the underground placement of certain electric transmission lines from July 1, 2012, to July 1, 2014. The due date for the State Corporation Commission's final report on the pilot program is postponed until December 1, 2014. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101052D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/13/2011Impact statement from (HB2027)
01/13/2011Impact statement from SCC (HB2027)
01/17/2011Assigned C & L sub: #3 Special Subcommittee on Energy
01/25/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (13-Y 0-N)
02/01/2011Reported from Commerce and Labor (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2011Read first time
02/04/2011Read second time and engrossed
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
02/14/2011Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2011Read third time
02/17/2011Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2027ER)
02/23/2011Signed by Speaker
02/23/2011Signed by President
02/24/2011Impact statement from SCC (HB2027ER)
03/18/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 244 (effective 7/1/11)
03/18/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0244)


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 25 seconds.