Renewable energy power purchase agreements; pilot programs. (HB1252)

Introduced By

Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Renewable energy power purchase agreements; pilot programs. Requires Kentucky Utilities (KU) to establish a pilot program for certain third party power purchase agreements. The measure provides that participation in the service territories of KU and Appalachian Power Company (APCo) is limited to eligible customer-generators that are (i) exempt under § 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code; (ii) elementary, middle or secondary schools; or (iii) public or nonprofit private institutions of higher education. The bill explicitly prohibits APCo and KU customers that are being served pursuant to subdivision A 5 of § 56-577 of the Code of Virginia from participating in the pilot programs. Read the Bill »


02/26/2018: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/10/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102361D
01/10/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/21/2018Impact statement from SCC (HB1252)
01/23/2018Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #3
01/30/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (9-Y 0-N)
02/01/2018Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2018Committee substitute printed 18106339D-H1
02/05/2018Read first time
02/06/2018Read second time
02/06/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18106339D-H1
02/06/2018Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1252H1
02/07/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/07/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/08/2018Impact statement from SCC (HB1252H1)
02/26/2018Committee substitute printed to LIS only 18107646D-S1
02/26/2018Continued to 2019 in Commerce and Labor (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2018Impact statement from SCC (HB1252S1)


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.


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

Reported from committee on commerce and labor with substitute. debt kilgore.

Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City): I ask that we adopt the committee substitute. >> shall the committee substitute be agreed to in all those in favor say aye. [Ayes expressed] >> those opposed no? It's agreed to. Delegate kilgore.

[Unknown]: the committee substitute for 1252 expanding the existing prior purchase agreement pilot in the dominion areas into all investor-owned utility territories in the commonwealth. I hope it will be the clear pleasure of the house to pass this to the pier their reading. >> H.B. 1262. A bill to amend and reenact 2.2-1124 of the code