Natural Gas Conservation and Ratemaking Efficiency Act; cost-effective programs. (SB1331)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Natural Gas Conservation and Ratemaking Efficiency Act; cost-effective programs. Requires the State Corporation Commission, when determining whether a natural gas conservation or energy efficiency program is cost-effective, to base its determination upon an evaluation of a portfolio of programs as a whole and not upon an evaluation of a program or measure on an individual basis. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/15/2015Presented and ordered printed 15101895D
01/15/2015Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/26/2015Impact statement from SCC (SB1331)
02/02/2015Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (11-Y 1-N 3-A) (see vote tally)
02/02/2015Committee substitute printed 15104662D-S1
02/04/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2015Impact statement from SCC (SB1331S1)
02/05/2015Read second time
02/05/2015Reading of substitute waived
02/05/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15104662D-S1
02/05/2015Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1331S1
02/06/2015Passed by for the day
02/09/2015Read third time and passed Senate (32-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2015Placed on Calendar
02/11/2015Read first time
02/11/2015Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/17/2015Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2015Read second time
02/19/2015Read third time
02/19/2015Passed by for the day
02/20/2015Read third time
02/20/2015Committee amendment rejected
02/20/2015Amendment by Delegate Hugo agreed to
02/20/2015Engrossed by House as amended
02/20/2015Passed House with amendment (96-Y 0-N)
02/20/2015VOTE: PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015House amendment agreed to by Senate (37-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2015Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1331ER)
02/27/2015Impact statement from SCC (SB1331ER)
02/27/2015Signed by Speaker
02/27/2015Signed by President
03/04/2015Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/4/15
03/04/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/27/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 694 (effective 7/1/15)
03/27/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0694)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 5 minutes.