Energy conservation measures; establishes, providing incentives for development of electric energy. (HB2789)

Introduced By

Del. Israel O'Quinn (R-Bristol) with support from co-patrons Del. Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington), and Del. Kathy Tran (D-Springfield)

Progress

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

Description

Direct the establishment of energy conservation measures providing incentives for the development of electric energy delivered from sunlight. Requires Dominion Power and Appalachian Power Company to a seek approval for a three-year program of energy conservation measures providing incentives to low-income, elderly, and disabled individuals in an amount not less than $25 million in the aggregate for the installation of measures that reduce residential heating and cooling costs and enhance the health and safety of residents. The measure also requires the utilities to develop a program of energy conservation measures providing incentives, open to low income, elderly and disabled individuals who also participate in the above-described incentive program, in an amount not to exceed $25 million in the aggregate, for the installation of equipment to develop electric energy derived from sunlight. The measure provides that the utilities may provide such incentives directly to customers or to organizations that assist low income, elderly and disabled individuals. The measure directs that in developing such incentive programs, each utility shall give consideration to low income, elderly and disabled persons residing in housing that a redevelopment and housing authority owns or controls. Read the Bill »

Status

02/06/2019: In Committee

History

DateAction
01/18/2019Presented and ordered printed 19105276D
01/18/2019Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/22/2019Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #3
01/28/2019Impact statement from SCC (HB2789)
01/31/2019Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2019Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendments (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Read second time
02/04/2019Committee amendments agreed to
02/04/2019Engrossed by House as amended HB2789E
02/04/2019Printed as engrossed 19105276D-E
02/05/2019Impact statement from SCC (HB2789E)
02/05/2019Read third time and passed House (90-Y 9-N)
02/05/2019VOTE: PASSAGE (90-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor

Hearing Scheduled

This bill is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Commerce and Labor committee on 02/18/2019. It meets on Monday, 1/2 hour after adjournment - Senate Room B.

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