Phase I Utility; recovery of development costs associated with small modular nuclear facility. (HB1491)

Introduced By

Del. Israel O'Quinn (R-Bristol)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Phase I Utility; recovery of development costs associated with small modular nuclear facility. Permits American Electric Power, prior to the filing of an application for a certificate to construct a small modular nuclear facility, to request the State Corporation Commission to review such utility's decision to incur project development costs, as defined in the bill. The bill has an expiration date of July 1, 2034. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/19/2024Presented and ordered printed 24105795D
01/19/2024Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
01/23/2024Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #3
01/30/2024Impact statement from SCC (HB1491)
02/06/2024House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/06/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 4-N)
02/08/2024Reported from Labor and Commerce with substitute (18-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2024Committee substitute printed 24107361D-H1
02/11/2024Read first time
02/12/2024Read second time
02/12/2024Committee substitute agreed to 24107361D-H1
02/12/2024Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1491H1
02/13/2024Read third time and passed House (74-Y 24-N)
02/13/2024VOTE: Passage (74-Y 24-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2024Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/16/2024Impact statement from SCC (HB1491H1)
02/26/2024Reported from Commerce and Labor (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2024Read third time
02/29/2024Passed Senate (20-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1491ER)
03/06/2024Signed by Speaker
03/07/2024Signed by President
03/11/2024Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2024
03/11/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
04/08/2024Governor's recommendation received by House
04/08/2024Governor's substitute printed 24109355D-H2
04/17/2024House concurred in Governor's recommendation (64-Y 34-N 1-A)
04/17/2024VOTE: Adoption (64-Y 34-N 1-A)
04/17/2024Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (26-Y 14-N)
04/17/2024G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/17/2024Reenrolled bill text (HB1491ER2)
04/17/2024Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/17/2024Signed by President as reenrolled
04/17/2024Enacted, Chapter 836 (effective 7/1/24)

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