Clean Power Plan; DEQ to compare projected health benefits with those of existing regulations. (SJ273)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Study; Department of Environmental Quality to study "double-counting" of benefits of EPA Clean Power Plan; report. Directs the Department of Environmental Quality to study whether the projected health benefits of the proposed federal Clean Power Plan, cited by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a benefit of the Plan, are already expected to result from the ongoing enforcement and revision of existing air quality regulations. Read the Bill »


02/24/2015: Passed the House


01/13/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101936D
01/13/2015Referred to Committee on Rules
01/27/2015Reported from Rules
01/27/2015Rereferred to Finance
02/04/2015Reported from Finance with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2015Reading waived (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2015Read second time
02/06/2015Reading of amendment waived
02/06/2015Committee amendment agreed to
02/06/2015Engrossed by Senate as amended SJ273E
02/06/2015Printed as engrossed 15101936D-E
02/09/2015Read third time and agreed to by Senate by voice vote
02/11/2015Placed on Calendar
02/11/2015Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/11/2015Assigned App. sub: Agriculture, Commerce, Technology and Natural Resources
02/11/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 1-N)
02/12/2015Referred from Appropriations
02/12/2015Referred to Committee on Rules
02/20/2015Reported from Rules with amendment (13-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015Taken up
02/24/2015Committee amendment agreed to
02/24/2015Engrossed by House as amended
02/24/2015Agreed to by House with amendment (69-Y 30-N 1-A)
02/24/2015VOTE: ADOPTION (69-Y 30-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/25/2015House amendment agreed to by Senate
02/25/2015Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ273ER)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 6 minutes.