Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI); preexisting contracts. (HB892)

Introduced By

Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative; preexisting contracts. Establishes a reserve account for the purchase of Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) allowances by an entity that has a preexisting contractual arrangement related to a power purchase entered into on or before May 16, 2017, and continuing in effect on July 1, 2020, through December 31, 2025. Such entity is authorized under the bill to purchase RGGI credits at a discounted rate, subject to conditions set forth in the bill, if, because of the preexisting contractual arrangement, the entity is unable to pass through or recover its RGGI costs. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101448D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Energy
02/03/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB892)
02/03/2022Reported from Commerce and Energy (12-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2022Read first time
02/08/2022Read second time and engrossed
02/09/2022Read third time and passed House (51-Y 48-N)
02/09/2022VOTE: Passage (51-Y 48-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/21/2022Rereferred from Commerce and Labor (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2022Rereferred to Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/22/2022Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with amendment (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2022Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
03/01/2022Passed by indefinitely in Finance and Appropriations (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)