Electric utilities; procurement of certain equipment. (SB1295)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Electric utilities; procurement. Requires a utility, in the construction of certain onshore wind, solar, and energy storage facilities, to procure, subject to a competitive process, equipment from a Virginia-based or United States-based manufacturer using materials or product components made in Virginia or the United States, if reasonably available and competitively priced. Additionally, the bill requires a utility, in the construction of certain offshore wind projects, to develop and submit a plan for review to the State Corporation Commission that includes considerations for the procurement of equipment from a Virginia-based or United States-based manufacturer using materials or product components made in Virginia or the United States, if reasonably available and competitively priced. Read the Bill »

Status

04/14/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Labor and Commerce Committee

History

DateAction
01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101950D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/19/2021Impact statement from SCC (SB1295)
01/25/2021Assigned C&L sub: Energy
01/27/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/01/2021Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2021Committee substitute printed 21103779D-S1
02/03/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2021Read second time
02/04/2021Reading of substitute waived
02/04/2021Committee substitute agreed to 21103779D-S1
02/04/2021Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1295S1
02/04/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2021Passed Senate (37-Y 0-N 2-A)) (see vote tally)
02/07/2021Placed on Calendar
02/07/2021Read first time
02/07/2021Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
02/08/2021Continued to Special Session 1 in Labor and Commerce
02/10/2021Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #3
02/10/2021Impact statement from SCC (SB1295S1)
02/15/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
02/16/2021Reported from Labor and Commerce (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021Read second time
02/19/2021Read third time
02/19/2021Passed by temporarily
02/19/2021Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/19/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N)
02/24/2021Enrolled
02/24/2021Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1295ER)
02/24/2021Signed by President
02/25/2021Impact statement from SCC (SB1295ER)
02/25/2021Signed by Speaker
02/26/2021Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 26, 2021
02/26/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/24/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 328 (effective 7/1/21)
03/24/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0328)

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