Electric utility regulation; schedule for biennial reviews. Emergency. (HB2274)

Introduced By

Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville) with support from co-patron Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Electric utility regulation; schedule for biennial reviews. Requires Appalachian Power, referred to as a Phase I utility, to delay the filing of its next biennial review from March 31, 2013, until March 31, 2014, upon giving the State Corporation Commission 30 days' notice. If the utility opts to delay its biennial filing, (i) its ability to defer certain costs incurred during calendar year 2011 will be limited and (ii) subsequent biennial filings shall be due by March 31, 2016, and every two years thereafter. The bill states that an emergency exists and that the bill is in force from its passage. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/16/2013Presented and ordered printed with emergency clause 13103845D
01/16/2013Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/23/2013Assigned C & L sub: Special Subcommittee on Energy
01/23/2013Impact statement from SCC (HB2274)
01/29/2013Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/05/2013Left in Commerce and Labor