Energy manager; responsibilities. (SB963)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Energy efficiency in state buildings. Requires the head of each state agency to designate an existing employee, known as an energy manager, who shall be responsible for implementing improvements to state buildings to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve energy efficiency and climate change resiliency. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2020Presented and ordered printed 20104286D
01/14/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/22/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB963)
01/29/2020Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (12-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2020Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/06/2020Reported from Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Read second time
02/11/2020Reading of amendments waived
02/11/2020Committee amendments agreed to
02/11/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended SB963E
02/11/2020Printed as engrossed 20104286D-E
02/11/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2020Placed on Calendar
02/14/2020Read first time
02/14/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/14/2020Assigned GL sub: Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process
02/17/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB963E)
02/18/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 1-N)
02/18/2020Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/20/2020Reported from General Laws (14-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/21/2020Assigned App. sub: Compensation & General Government
02/25/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/28/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/28/2020Committee substitute printed 20109152D-H1
02/28/2020Reported from Appropriations with substitute (13-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB963H1)
03/03/2020Read second time
03/04/2020Read third time
03/04/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20109152D-H1
03/04/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB963H1
03/04/2020Passed House with substitute (57-Y 41-N)
03/04/2020VOTE: Passage (57-Y 41-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2020House substitute agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2020Title replaced 20109152D-H1
03/12/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB963ER)
03/12/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB963ER)
03/12/2020Signed by President
03/12/2020Signed by Speaker
03/17/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 17, 2020
03/17/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/09/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 961 (effective 7/1/20)
04/09/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0961)