Joint Rules Committee of General Assembly; employment of legal counsel. (SB1343)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Joint Rules Committee; employment of legal counsel. Authorizes the Joint Rules Committee of the General Assembly to employ legal counsel to represent the Commonwealth in litigation challenging the validity of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed rules that establish carbon pollution emission guidelines for existing electric generating units, if the Committee finds that the Office of the Attorney General, by July 1, 2015, has not instituted and is not diligently pursuing legal action on behalf of the Commonwealth that challenges the validity of these proposed rules. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/19/2015Presented and ordered printed 15101283D
01/19/2015Referred to Committee on Rules
01/27/2015Committee substitute printed to the Web only 15104441D-S1
01/27/2015Passed by indefinitely in Rules with letter (11-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)