Virginia Petroleum Products Franchise Act; revises requirements for operation of retail outlets. (SB533)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield) with support from 13 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Sen. Chuck Colgan (D-Manassas), Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke), Sen. Mark Herring (D-Leesburg), Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston), Sen. Steve Martin (R-Chesterfield), Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville), Sen. Jeff McWaters (R-Virginia Beach), Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg), Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg), Sen. Phil Puckett (D-Tazewell), Sen. Toddy Puller (D-Mount Vernon), Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta), Sen. John Watkins (R-Midlothian)

Progress

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

Description

Petroleum Products Franchise Act; divorcement clause. Revises the divorcement requirement to provide that a refiner may operate a retail outlet only if it is not less than 1.5 miles from the nearest retail outlet operated by a franchised dealer or jobber/distributor. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2012Presented and ordered printed 12100913D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/30/2012Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2012Committee substitute printed 12104897D-S1
02/01/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2012Read second time
02/02/2012Reading of substitute waived
02/02/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12104897D-S1
02/02/2012Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB533S1
02/03/2012Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Placed on Calendar
02/13/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/17/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB533S1)
02/21/2012Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2012Committee substitute printed 12105464D-H1
02/23/2012Read second time
02/24/2012Read third time
02/24/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12105464D-H1
02/24/2012Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB533H1
02/24/2012Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/24/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2012House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/28/2012Title replaced 12105464D-H1
03/02/2012Enrolled
03/02/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB533ER)
03/02/2012Signed by Speaker
03/05/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB533ER)
03/05/2012Signed by President
03/22/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 351 (effective 7/1/12)
03/22/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0351)

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 50 seconds.