Electric utilities; energy efficiency programs. (SB1662)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Electric utilities; energy efficiency programs. Provides that any determination by the State Corporation Commission that an energy efficiency program is not in the public interest shall include with its final order the work product and analysis conducted by the staff of the Commission in making that determination. The measure provides that any utility petitioning the Commission for approval of one or more rate adjustment clauses for energy efficiency programs shall include a proposed budget for the design, implementation, and operation of the energy efficiency programs. The bill requires that any rate adjustment clause approved for an energy efficiency program remain in effect until the utility exhausts the approved budget for the energy efficiency program. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2019Presented and ordered printed 19104133D
01/10/2019Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/15/2019Impact statement from SCC (SB1662)
01/28/2019Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (11-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2019Committee substitute printed 19105670D-S1
01/30/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2019Read second time
01/31/2019Reading of substitute waived
01/31/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105670D-S1
01/31/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1662S1
02/01/2019Read third time and passed Senate (34-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Placed on Calendar
02/06/2019Read first time
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/06/2019Impact statement from SCC (SB1662S1)
02/12/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/12/2019Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2019Committee substitute printed 19106596D-H1
02/12/2019Read second time
02/13/2019Read third time
02/13/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19106596D-H1
02/13/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1662H1
02/13/2019Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/13/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019Title replaced 19106596D-H1
02/17/2019Impact statement from SCC (SB1662H1)
02/20/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1662ER)
02/20/2019Signed by President
02/20/2019Signed by Speaker
02/21/2019Impact statement from SCC (SB1662ER)
02/27/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 27, 2019
02/27/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/21/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 773 (effective 7/1/19)
03/22/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 773 (effective 7/1/19)
03/22/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0773)