Carbon-free energy and clean energy; definition. (SB828)

Introduced By

Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Carbon-free energy and clean energy. Provides that "carbon-free energy" or "clean energy," as used in the Code of Virginia, includes electric energy generated from a source that does not emit carbon dioxide into the atmosphere during the process of generating the electric energy, including electric energy generated by the conversion of sunlight, wind, falling water, wave motion, tides, or geothermal or nuclear energy. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103852D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/10/2020Assigned C&L sub: Energy
01/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB828)
01/27/2020Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2020Read second time
01/30/2020Reading of amendment waived
01/30/2020Committee amendment agreed to
01/30/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended SB828E
01/30/2020Printed as engrossed 20103852D-E
01/31/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB828E)
02/13/2020Placed on Calendar
02/13/2020Read first time
02/13/2020Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
02/14/2020Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #3
02/18/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
02/20/2020Reported from Labor and Commerce (18-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2020Read second time
02/25/2020Passed by for the day
02/26/2020Passed by for the day
02/27/2020Read third time
02/27/2020Passed House (49-Y 46-N)
02/27/2020VOTE: Passage (49-Y 46-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB828ER)
03/04/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB828ER)
03/05/2020Signed by President
03/05/2020Signed by Speaker
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/07/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 811 (effective 7/1/20)
04/07/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0811)