State Corporation Commission; powers and duties. (SB634)

Introduced By

Sen. Aaron Rouse (D-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


State Corporation Commission; powers and duties. Provides that in proceedings before the State Corporation Commission relating to the regulation and oversight of utilities, the Commission shall consider public health and safety, the economy of the Commonwealth, the promotion of workforce development for residents of the Commonwealth, and the maintenance of fair labor standards for workers employed by public service companies and their contractors, if applicable to the proceeding. Read the Bill »


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01/10/2024Presented and ordered printed 24104287D
01/10/2024Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/26/2024Impact statement from SCC (SB634)
01/31/2024Impact statement from SCC (SB634)
02/09/2024Reported from Commerce and Labor (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2024Read second time
02/12/2024Reading of amendment waived
02/12/2024Amendments by Senator Rouse agreed to
02/12/2024Engrossed by Senate as amended SB634E
02/12/2024Printed as engrossed 24104287D-E
02/13/2024Read third time and passed Senate (21-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2024Placed on Calendar
02/16/2024Read first time
02/16/2024Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
02/19/2024Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #3
02/19/2024Impact statement from SCC (SB634E)
02/27/2024House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/27/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (6-Y 4-N)
02/27/2024Reported from Labor and Commerce with amendment(s) (11-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2024Read second time
03/01/2024Read third time
03/01/2024Committee amendment #1 rejected
03/01/2024Committee amendment #2 agreed to
03/01/2024Engrossed by House as amended
03/01/2024Passed House with amendment (50-Y 47-N)
03/01/2024VOTE: Passage (50-Y 47-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2024Passed by for the day
03/05/2024House amendment agreed to by Senate (21-Y 19-N)
03/08/2024Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB634ER)
03/08/2024Signed by Speaker
03/09/2024Signed 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
04/08/2024G Vetoed by Governor
04/17/2024Passed by for the day

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