Clean Power Plan; state implementation plan, General Assembly approval. (HB2)

Introduced By

Del. Israel O'Quinn (R-Bristol) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg)

Progress

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

Description

Clean Power Plan; state implementation plan; General Assembly approval. Requires the Department of Environmental Quality to receive approval from the General Assembly for a state implementation plan to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants prior to submitting the plan to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for approval. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
11/16/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100592D
11/16/2015Committee
11/16/2015Committee
11/16/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100592D
11/16/2015Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/19/2016Reported from Commerce and Labor (14-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2016Read first time
01/25/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB2)
01/25/2016Passed by for the day
01/26/2016Read second time
01/26/2016Pending question ordered
01/26/2016Engrossed by House
01/27/2016Read third time and passed House (64-Y 34-N 1-A)
01/27/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (64-Y 34-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/28/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2016Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/18/2016Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2016Rereferred to Finance
03/01/2016Reported from Finance (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2016Read third time
03/03/2016Passed Senate (21-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2016Enrolled
03/07/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2ER)
03/07/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB2ER)
03/07/2016Signed by Speaker
03/09/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, April 11, 2016
03/09/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sundday, April 10, 2016
03/09/2016Signed by President
03/09/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/9/2016
03/09/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016
03/25/2016G Vetoed by Governor
04/20/2016Placed on Calendar
04/20/2016Passed by for the day - Governor's veto sustained

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.



Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): BILL 1348 PASS. ALL IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION WILL RECORD THEIR VOTES AYE. THOSE OPPOSED, NO. ARE THE SENATORS READY TO VOTE? HAVE ALL THE SENATORS VOTED? DO ANY SENATORS DESIRE TO CHANGE THEIR VOTES? THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL.

[Unknown]: AYES 27, NOS 12. AYES 27, NOS 12. THE BILL PASSES. HOUSE BILL 2, A BILL TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY TO RECEIVE APPROVAL FROM THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR STATE PLAN TO REGULATE CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS FROM EXISTING STATIONARY SOURCES PRIOR TO ADMITTING THE STATE PLAN TO THE U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY FOR APPROVAL. REPORTED FROM THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE. SENATOR FROM AUGUSTA, SENATOR HANGER. THANK YOU, MR. PRESIDENT. HOUSE BILL 2 DEALS WITH THE CLEAN POWER PLAN. I MOVE ITS PASSAGE, AND I WOULD SAY, MR. PRESIDENT, THAT IT IS IDENTICAL TO A BILL PREVIOUSLY ON THE CALENDAR TODAY THAT HAD BEEN VETOED BY THE GOVERNOR. SO IF YOU ASK THE QUESTION WHY YOU SHOULD VOTE FOR THIS, I WOULD REFER THE MATTER OR I WOULD YIELD TO THE SENATOR FOR RUSSELL. THANK YOU, SENATOR.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): THE QUESTION IS, SHALL HOUSE BILL 2 PASS? ALL IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION WILL RECORD THEIR VOTES AYE. THOSE OPPOSED NO. ARE THE SENATORS READY TO VOTE? HAVE ALL THE SENATORS VOTED?

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB21 and SB482.