Electric utilities; solar generation capacity, public interest. (SB284)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Electric utilities; solar generation capacity; public interest. Declares that the construction or purchase of certain solar generation facilities, or the purchase of the energy, capacity, and environmental attributes from the facilities, is in the public interest. An enactment clause states that the development of solar generation facilities is encouraged in order to enable ratepayers to obtain the benefit of this energy source during the remaining period of the existing federal investment tax credit. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/05/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102528D
01/05/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/23/2018Impact statement from SCC (SB284)
02/02/2018Assigned C&L sub: Electric Utility
02/05/2018Stricken at request of Patron in Commerce and Labor (10-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)