Water utilities; suspension of proposed rate increases. (HB2358)

Introduced By

Del. Margaret Ransone (R-Kinsale) with support from co-patron Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Water utilities; temporary and interim rate increases. Bars an investor-owned water utility from changing its rates on an interim or temporary basis pending completion of a proceeding in which the utility is seeking a rate increase. The measure prohibits a change in the scheduled rates of such a water utility unless and until approved by the State Corporation Commission. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/16/2017Presented and ordered printed 17103616D
01/16/2017Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/20/2017Impact statement from SCC (HB2358)
02/02/2017Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2017Committee substitute printed 17105078D-H1
02/04/2017Read first time
02/06/2017Read second time
02/06/2017Committee substitute agreed to 17105078D-H1
02/06/2017Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2358H1
02/07/2017Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/07/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2017Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/09/2017Impact statement from SCC (HB2358H1)
02/13/2017Reported from Commerce and Labor (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2017Read third time
02/16/2017Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2017Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2017Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2358ER)
02/20/2017Signed by Speaker
02/21/2017Signed by President
02/21/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/21/17
02/21/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
02/22/2017Impact statement from SCC (HB2358ER)
03/16/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 619 (effective 7/1/17)
03/16/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0619)