Virginia Energy Plan; adds to list of State's energy objectives. (HB1177)

Introduced By

Del. Mike Watson (R-Williamsburg) with support from co-patrons Del. Jackson Miller (R-Manassas), and Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Energy Plan; objectives.  Adds to the list of the Commonwealth's energy objectives the following: (i) ensuring an adequate and sustainable energy supply and a Virginia-based energy production capacity and (ii) minimizing energy cost volatility and the Commonwealth's long-term exposure to volatility and increases in world energy prices. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/17/2012Committee
01/17/2012Presented and ordered printed 12103932D
01/17/2012Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/19/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB1177)
01/19/2012Assigned C & L sub: Special Subcommittee on Energy
01/26/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (11-Y 0-N)
01/31/2012Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendments (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2012Read first time
02/03/2012Read second time
02/03/2012Committee amendments agreed to
02/03/2012Engrossed by House as amended HB1177E
02/03/2012Printed as engrossed 12103932D-E
02/06/2012Read third time and passed House (95-Y 2-N)
02/06/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2012Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/07/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB1177E)
02/27/2012Reported from Commerce and Labor (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2012Read third time
03/01/2012Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2012Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2012Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2012Enrolled
03/07/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1177ER)
03/07/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB1177ER)
03/07/2012Signed by Speaker
03/08/2012Signed by President
04/04/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 544 (effective 7/1/12)
04/04/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0544)

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 1 minute.