Virginia Energy and Economy Transition Council; established, report. (HB547)

Introduced By

Del. Karrie Delaney (D-Centreville) with support from co-patron Del. Shelly Simonds (D-Newport News)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Energy and Economy Transition Council established. Establishes the Virginia Energy and Economy Transition Council, consisting of 30 members, to develop plans to assist the Commonwealth in transitioning from the use of fossil fuel energy to renewable energy by 2050. The bill provides that the Council sunsets on July 1, 2023. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/05/2020Committee
01/05/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103810D
01/05/2020Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/15/2020Referred from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/15/2020Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
01/16/2020Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #3
01/23/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 4-N)
01/28/2020Committee substitute printed 20106878D-H1
01/28/2020Reported from Labor and Commerce with substitute (12-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB547H1)
01/30/2020Read first time
01/31/2020Read second time
01/31/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20106878D-H1
01/31/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB547H1
02/03/2020Read third time and passed House (54-Y 45-N)
02/03/2020VOTE: Passage (54-Y 45-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2020Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/25/2020Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (9-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2020Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
03/02/2020Continued to 2021 in Finance and Appropriations (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Comments

Ronald N Quasebarth writes:

Wind and solar don't work, look at the German experience and compare to France which uses clean nuclear. Please don't fall for this feel good solution which degrades the environment and is harmful to wildlife.
Thanks,

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