Park authorities; authority to operate, etc., electric vehicle charging stations. (HB443)

Introduced By

Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax) with support from co-patron Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Park authorities; electric vehicle charging stations. Gives park authorities created by a locality the authority to locate, operate, regulate the use of, and install signage relating to electric vehicle (EV) charging stations on property under its jurisdiction. The bill adds park authorities to the list of entities for which provision of electricity for EV charging is exempt from the definition of retail sale of electricity. The bill adds park authorities to the list of entities that the State Corporation Commission cannot regulate or prescribe the rates, charges, and fees for retail EV charging service. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101682D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Energy
02/01/2022Referred from Commerce and Energy
02/01/2022Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/02/2022Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #2
02/03/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 1-N)
02/04/2022Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2022Read first time
02/09/2022Read second time and engrossed
02/10/2022Read third time and passed House (94-Y 6-N)
02/10/2022VOTE: Passage (94-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/21/2022Rereferred from Commerce and Labor (13-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/21/2022Rereferred to Local Government
02/28/2022Reported from Local Government (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2022Passed by temporarily
03/02/2022Read third time
03/02/2022Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB443ER)
03/08/2022Signed by Speaker
03/08/2022Signed by President
03/22/2022Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 22, 2022
03/22/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/08/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 255 (effective 7/1/22)
04/08/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0255)