Clean Power Plan; state implementation plan; General Assembly approval. (HB1974)

Introduced By

Del. Israel O'Quinn (R-Bristol) with support from co-patron Del. Jimmie Massie (R-Richmond)

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 »

Status

02/21/2017: Passed the Senate

History

DateAction
01/10/2017Committee
01/10/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101920D
01/10/2017Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/16/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1974)
01/24/2017Reported from Commerce and Labor (14-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2017Read first time
01/27/2017Motion to refer to committee agreed to
01/27/2017Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/27/2017Assigned App. sub: Commerce, Agriculture, Natural Resources and Technology
02/01/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 1-N)
02/03/2017Reported from Appropriations (14-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2017Read first time
02/06/2017Read second time and engrossed
02/07/2017Read third time and passed House (64-Y 32-N 1-A)
02/07/2017VOTE: PASSAGE (64-Y 32-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/07/2017Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/07/2017Passed House (63-Y 33-N 1-A)
02/07/2017VOTE: PASSAGE #2 (63-Y 33-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/08/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2017Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/15/2017Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2017Rereferred to Finance
02/16/2017Reported from Finance with amendment (9-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2017Read third time
02/21/2017Reading of amendment waived
02/21/2017Committee amendment agreed to
02/21/2017Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/21/2017Defeated by Senate (20-Y 20-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2017Chair votes No
02/21/2017Reconsideration of defeated action agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2017Passed Senate with amendment (21-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2017Placed on Calendar
02/22/2017Senate amendment rejected by House (0-Y 99-N 1-A)
02/22/2017VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 99-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/23/2017Senate insisted on amendment (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2017Senate requested conference committee
02/23/2017House acceded to request
02/23/2017Conferees appointed by House
02/23/2017Delegates: O'Quinn, Kilgore, Price
02/23/2017Conferees appointed by Senate
02/23/2017Senators: Norment, Hanger, Mason
02/25/2017Failed to pass in House
02/25/2017No further action taken
02/25/2017Failed to pass

Video

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.

Transcript

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

EXPAND OPPORTUNITIES FOR VIRGINIANS WHO ARE BLIND. H.B. 20896 IS THE RESULT OF A COLLABORATIVE EFFORT BETWEEN VI BUILD, THE DEPARTMENT OF BLIND AND VISION IMPAIRED AND THE DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL SERVICES. I MOVE THAT THE BILL BE ENGROSSED AND PASSED TO ITS THIRD READING. THANK YOU. THANK YOU. HOUSE BILL 2102. A BILL TO AMEND AND REENACT VARIOUS SECTIONS THE CODE. TO THE REGULATION OF INSURERS; CORPORATE GOVERNANCE ANNUAL DISCLOSURES. REPORTED FROM COMMITTEE O ON COMMERCE AND LAB. A NEW ART DEALING WITH CORPORATE GOVERNANCE. A CONFIDENTIAL REPORT PROVIDED TO THE STATE CORPORATION COMMISSION AND I MOVE THAT WE ENGROSS THE BILL AND PASS ON TO THE THIRD READING. THANK YOU. HOUSE BILL 2106 A BILL TO AMEND AND REENACT SEVERAL OTHER SECTIONS OF THE CODE RELATING TO THE VIRGINIA BOARD OF WORK FORCE DEVELOPMENT. DEALS WITH THE COME POSITION OF THE VIRGINIA BOARD OF WORK FORCE DEVELOPMENT. WE FINALLY GOT THE BOARD TO WHERE IT WAS JUST THE WAY WE


Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland): CONSIDERS SUSPENDING PEOPLE'S LICENSE TO FISH, CRAB, OYSTER, ETCETERA, AND IT ALSO SAYS THAT YOU CAN ONLY TAKE ONE -- THE LICENSE IN THE CATEGORY FOR WHICH YOU'RE BRAIB BREAKING THE LAW VERSUS TAKING ALL OF THEIR LICENSE FOR FISHERIES THAT THEY MAY HAVE NOT COMMITTED AN OFFENSE IN AND IT REQUIRES VMRC TO TAKE THE CIVIL PENALTIES BY CREDIT CARD PAYMENT. WITH THAT, MR. PRESIDENT, I MOVE THE BILL PASS.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): THANK YOU, SENATOR. THE QUESTION IS SHALL HOUSE BILL 1573 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 VOTE? THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL.

[Unknown]: AYES 21, MONTHS 19. AYES 21, NOS 19. THE BILL PASSES. HOUSE BILL 1605, A BILL RELATING TO PARENTAL CHOICE EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNTS. REPORTED FROM THE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND HEALTH WITH A SUBSTITUTE. FINANCE WITH AMENDMENT. REPORTED FROM THE COMMITTEE ON THE SENATOR FROM BEDFORD, SENATOR NEWMAN.

Sen. Steve Newman (R-Forest): MR. PRESIDENT, I MOVE THAT THE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE BE AGREED TO.

[Unknown]: THANK YOU, SENATOR. THE QUESTION IS SHALL THE SUBSTITUTE BE AGREED TO. ALL IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION WILL SAY AYE. THE AYES HAVE IT. THOSE OPPOSED, NO. THE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE IS AGREED TO. THE SENATOR FROM BEDFORD.

Sen. Steve Newman (R-Forest): MR. PRESIDENT, I MOVE THE BILLS PASS AND SPEAKING TO THE MOTION.

[Unknown]: SENATOR, IF WE DO THE AMENDMENT, THEN WE'LL MOVE TO -- I'M SORRY. I MOVE THAT THE FINANCE COMMITTEE AMENDMENT BE AGREED TO. THANK YOU, SENATOR. THE QUESTION IS SHALL THE COMMITTEE AMENDMENT BE AGREED TO. ALL IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION WILL SAY AYE. THOSE OPPOSED, NO. THE AYES HAVE IT. THE AMENDMENT IS AGREED TO. THE SENATOR FROM BEDFORD. MR. PRESIDENT, I MOVE THE BILL PASS AND BEFORE YIELDING THE MOORE TO THE SENATOR FROM HENRICO -- FLOOR TO THE SENATOR FROM HENRICO, THIS BILL YOU HAVE SEEN BEFORE. IN ALL FAIRNESS, THIS BILL FAILED IN THE SENATE VERSION ON A 20-20 TIE. THIS IS THE BILL THAT PERMITS PARENTS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS THE ABILITY TO HAVE AN EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNT. MR. PRESIDENT, AS YOU MAY REMEMBER FROM THE OTHER BILL, IT ALLOWS FOR AN AMOUNT EQUIVALENT TO A PERCENTAGE OF ALL THE ANNUAL SOQ FUNDINGS TO BE TAKEN INTO THE ACCOUNT AND IT PERMITS A PARENT TO USE THE MONEY IN SUCH A WAY THAT WOULD INCLUDE TUITION, DEPOSITS, FEES, AND REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS. MR. PRESIDENT, THIS BILL CAME TO US IN A VERY BROAD WAY AND THEN WE ENDED UP PARING IT BACK TO THE SENATOR FROM HENRICO'S LANGUAGE.


Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan): PIECE OF LEGISLATIVE LEDGER DID HE MAIN, THE SENATE HAS ATTACHED A CLAUSE. I MOVE WE REJECT THE SENATE AMENDMENT.

[Unknown]: SHALL THE SENATE AMENDMENT BE ACCEPTED. THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL.

Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan): AYES ZERO, NO'S 100.

[Unknown]: AYES ZERO, NO'S 100. THE SENATE AMENDMENT IS

Del. Israel O'Quinn (R-Bristol): TURNING TO PAIGE 128 -- REJECTED.