Virginia Energy Plan; adds to list of State's energy objectives. (HB1177)

Introduced By

Del. Mike Watson (R-Williamsburg) with support from co-patrons Del. Jackson Miller (R-Manassas), and Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Energy Plan; objectives.  Adds to the list of the Commonwealth's energy objectives the following: (i) ensuring an adequate and sustainable energy supply and a Virginia-based energy production capacity and (ii) minimizing energy cost volatility and the Commonwealth's long-term exposure to volatility and increases in world energy prices. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/17/2012Presented and ordered printed 12103932D
01/17/2012Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/19/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB1177)
01/19/2012Assigned C & L sub: Special Subcommittee on Energy
01/26/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (11-Y 0-N)
01/31/2012Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendments (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2012Read first time
02/03/2012Read second time
02/03/2012Committee amendments agreed to
02/03/2012Engrossed by House as amended HB1177E
02/03/2012Printed as engrossed 12103932D-E
02/06/2012Read third time and passed House (95-Y 2-N)
02/06/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2012Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/07/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB1177E)
02/27/2012Reported from Commerce and Labor (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2012Read third time
03/01/2012Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2012Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2012Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1177ER)
03/07/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB1177ER)
03/07/2012Signed by Speaker
03/08/2012Signed by President
04/04/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 544 (effective 7/1/12)
04/04/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0544)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.