Electric utility service; termination of service of customers with a serious medical condition. (HB2159)

Introduced By

Del. Sal Iaquinto (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Electric utility service terminations; customers with a serious medical condition.  Directs the State Corporation Commission to establish limitations on the authority of electric utilities to terminate electric service to the residence of a customer who has a serious medical condition or resides with a family member with a serious medical condition. The Commission is further directed to adopt regulations, by October 31, 2011, to implement the limitations. The regulations shall establish a cost recovery mechanism. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/12/2011Committee
01/12/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101059D
01/12/2011Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/17/2011Assigned C & L sub: #3 Special Subcommittee on Energy
01/20/2011Impact statement from SCC (HB2159)
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)
02/23/2011Enrolled
02/23/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2159ER)
02/23/2011Signed by Speaker
02/23/2011Signed by President
02/24/2011Impact statement from SCC (HB2159ER)
03/26/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 662 (effective 7/1/11)
03/26/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0662)

Video

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.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1165.