Water and sewerage companies; cost allocation and rate design. (SB1427)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg)

Progress

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

Description

Water and sewerage companies; cost allocation and rate design. Requires the State Corporation Commission (SCC) to consider certain factors in making determinations regarding water and sewerage company rate applications or proposals allocating the revenue requirement to classes of customers. The measure (i) excludes certain previously-addressed revenue allocations and (ii) requires that rate applications submitted to the SCC that would allocate the revenue requirement to more than one class of customers shall be supported by a class cost-of-service study. The measure applies to any water or sewerage company with fewer than 10,000 customer accounts. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103922D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/17/2019Impact statement from SCC (SB1427)
01/24/2019Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2019Read second time and engrossed
01/30/2019Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Placed on Calendar
02/04/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/14/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/14/2019Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Read second time
02/19/2019Read third time
02/19/2019Committee amendments agreed to
02/19/2019Engrossed by House as amended
02/19/2019Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/19/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Reconsideration of House passage agreed to by House
02/19/2019Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/19/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE #2 (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2019House amendments agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2019Enrolled
02/23/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1427ER)
02/23/2019Signed by President
02/23/2019Signed by Speaker
02/26/2019Impact statement from SCC (SB1427ER)
03/04/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 4, 2019
03/04/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/21/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 715 (effective 7/1/19)
03/21/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0715)

Video

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 35 seconds.

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