Electric utility; recover of cost of purchasing certain solar energy facilities. (HB1220)

Introduced By

Del. David Yancey (R-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Electric utility regulation; solar energy facilities. Clarifies that a provision enacted in 2015 that authorizes an investor-owned electric utility to recover the costs of purchasing certain solar generation facilities through a rate adjustment clause did not alter existing provisions that authorize the utility to recover the costs of constructing certain other types of facilities. The measure contains a statement that it is declarative of existing law. The measure applies to any petition or application filed before the State Corporation Commission on or after July 1, 2015. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/18/2016Presented and ordered printed 16104005D
01/18/2016Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/21/2016Impact statement from SCC (HB1220)
01/21/2016Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2016Read first time
01/26/2016Read second time
01/26/2016Committee amendment agreed to
01/26/2016Emergency clause added
01/26/2016Engrossed by House as amended HB1220E
01/26/2016Printed as engrossed 16104005D-E
01/27/2016Read third time and passed House (96-Y 0-N 3-A))
01/27/2016VOTE: PASSAGE EMERGENCY (96-Y 0-N 3-A) (see vote tally)
01/28/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2016Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/01/2016Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2016Read second time
02/04/2016Read third time
02/04/2016Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2016Impact statement from SCC (HB1220E)
02/05/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1220ER)
02/05/2016Signed by Speaker
02/05/2016Signed by President
02/05/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/5/16
02/05/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Friday, February 12, 2016
02/07/2016Impact statement from SCC (HB1220ER)
02/12/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 3 (effective 2/12/15)
02/12/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 3 (effective 2/12/16)
02/12/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0003)