Consumer utility tax; exemption for public utilities, etc. on natural gas used to make electricity. (SB519)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Consumer utility tax; natural gas.  Exempts public utilities and electric cooperatives from the consumer utility tax on natural gas when the natural gas is used to generate electricity at a power station. Amends § 58.1-3814, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12
01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103478D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on Finance
01/20/2012Impact statement from TAX (SB519)
01/25/2012Reported from Finance with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2012Committee substitute printed 12104259D-S1
01/26/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2012Read second time
01/27/2012Reading of substitute waived
01/27/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12104259D-S1
01/27/2012Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB519S1
01/30/2012Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Placed on Calendar
02/13/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Referred to Committee on Finance
02/13/2012Assigned Finance sub: #1
02/14/2012Impact statement from TAX (SB519S1)
02/15/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
02/20/2012Reported from Finance (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2012Read second time
02/22/2012Read third time
02/22/2012Passed House (98-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/22/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/27/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB519ER)
02/27/2012Impact statement from TAX (SB519ER)
02/27/2012Signed by Speaker
02/28/2012Signed by President
04/04/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 582 (effective 7/1/12)
04/04/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0582)