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PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANIES

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(CD) Carried over from 2002 session but died in committee on or before December 9th


Advertising materials; penalty for unsolicited transmission to a facsimile device. Amending  8.01-40.2 and 59.1-200. (Patron-Nutter, HB 1363 (CD); Nutter, HB 2618 (Chapter 800); Trumbo, SB 612 (CD))
Cellular telephones; prohibits use while operating a motor vehicle. Adding  46.2-1078.1. (Patron-Bolvin, HB 2493 (F); Puller, SB 748 (F))
Cellular telephones; prohibits use while operating a motor vehicle, law-enforcement agencies to maintain record of related accidents. Adding  46.2-819.3. (Patron-Almand, HB 808 (CD); Miller, Y.B., SB 906 (F))
Cellular telephones; prohibits use while operating a motor vehicle, study of effects of use of mobile telephones in conjunction with motor vehicle operation. Adding  46.2-1078.1. (Patron-Marsh, SB 87 (CD))
Commercial and residential rental units; use of ratio utility billing systems. Amending  55-226.2, 55-248.4, 55-248.16, 56-1.2 and 56-245.3. (Patron-Drake, HB 1945 (Chapter 355))
Communications services; localities may offer services, including telephone service, to customers. Amending  56-235.5, 56-265.4:4, 56-484.7:1, 56-484.7:2 and 56-484.7:4. (Patron-May, HB 2397 (Chapter 711))
Electric utility and natural gas restructuring; pilot programs for municipal aggregation. Amending  56-577 and 56-589. (Patron-Plum, HB 2319 (Chapter 795))
Electric utility providers; minimum stay requirements by commercial and industrial customers. Amending  56-577. (Patron-Watkins, SB 892 (F))
Electric utility restructuring; default service providers. Amending  56-585. (Patron-Woodrum, HB 732 (CD))
Electric utility restructuring; energy assistance assessment. Adding  56-583.1. (Patron-Plum, HB 2317 (F))
Electric utility restructuring; functional separation. Amending 56-590. (Patron-Stolle, SB 637 (CD))
Electric utility restructuring; regional transmission entities. Amending  56-577 and 56-579. (Patron-Parrish, HB 2453 (Chapter 990))
Electric utility restructuring; suspension of application to certain investor-owned incumbent electric utility. Amending 56-580. (Patron-Wampler, SB 876 (F))
Electric utility restructuring; suspension of application to certain investor-owned incumbent electric utility in certain counties in Southwest Virginia. Amending  56-580. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 2637 (Chapter 719))
Electric utility restructuring; wires charges when customer switches to a competitive service provider. Amending  56-583. (Patron-Watkins, SB 891 (F))
Electric Utility Restructuring Act; extends sunset provision for Legislative Transition Task Force. Amending  56-595. (Patron-Plum, HB 2318 (Chapter 904))
Electric Utility Restructuring Act; Report on (Chapter 411, 1999 Acts). (SD 17)
Electricity markets; urging Federal Energy Regulatory Commission not to adopt its proposed rulemaking for standard market design thereof. (Patron-Louderback, HJR 753 (F))
Electricity prices; manipulation unlawful. Adding  59.1-9.7:1. (Patron-Woodrum, HB 2046 (F))
Electronic communication service; penalty for defrauding. Amending  18.2-187.1, 18.2-190.1 through 18.2-190.5, 18.2-190.7 and 18.2-190.8. (Patron-Nixon, HB 1931 (Chapter 354))
Income tax, corporate; minimum amount for telecommunications companies. Amending  58.1-400.1, 58.1-2600, 58.1-2628 and 58.1-2662.1. (Patron-Bryant, HB 2611 (F))
Income tax, state; Department of Taxation to establish, maintain, etc., a toll-free telephone number for taxpayers to contact. Adding  58.1-1818.1. (Patron-Byrne, SB 167 (CD))
Inmate collect call system; eliminating impact of commissions and rebates thereon. (Patron-Almand, HB 805 (CD); Crittenden, HB 1115 (CD))
Liability insurance; claim shall not be denied due to negligence caused by an overvoltage of electricity. Adding  38.2-510.1. (Patron-Scott, HB 2558 (F))
Locomotives; includes sounding of bells and whistles or horns at public and private highways or crossings. Amending  56-414. (Patron-Deeds, SB 1199 (Chapter 287))
Nuisances; applicable to outdoor coin-operated telephones. Adding 56-479.2. (Patron-Hall, HB 989 (CD))
Overhead High Voltage Line Safety Act; increases clearance distance for performance of work. Amending  59.1-407 through 59.1-411 and 59.1-414. (Patron-McDonnell, HB 2539 (Chapter 364))
Procurement records; release under Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995 and Public Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act of 2002. Amending  2.2-3705, 56-573.1 and 56-575.16. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1545 (Chapter 968))
Public Rights-of-Way Use Fee; definition. Amending  56-468.1. (Patron-Rust, HB 551 (CD))
Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act of 2002; definitions, unsolicited proposals. Amending  56-575.3 and 56-575.16. (Patron-Stosch, SB 1330 (Chapter 292))
Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act of 2002; includes technology infrastructure as a qualifying project. Amending  56-575.1 through 56-575.4, 56-575.8, 56-575.9, 56-575.11 and 56-575.16. (Patron-Nixon, HB 1925 (Chapter 1034))
Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995; charging of fees for proposals solicited by responsible public entity. Amending 56-560. (Patron-Williams, SB 1229 (Chapter 289))
Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995; financing of costs incurred in implementation of transportation facilities, including utility crossings. Amending  56-567 and 56-570. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 1300 (CD); Stosch, SB 118 (CD))
Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995; imposition of tolls due to reconstruction to provide for increased capacity. Amending 56-565. (Patron-Joannou, HB 929 (CD))
Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995; prohibits imposition of tolls on existing interstate highways. Amending  56-565. (Patron-Saxman, HB 2186 (F))
Right-of-way easements; conveyance to certain nonpublic service companies. Adding  2.2-1151.1. (Patron-Scott, HB 2563 (Chapter 330))
Sewage treatment services; limits jurisdiction of State Corporation Commission in regulation of certain. Amending  56-232. (Patron-Puckett, SB 1307 (Chapter 172))
Small Water or Sewer Public Utility Act; rate increases. Amending 56-265.13:6. (Patron-Edwards, SB 1094 (Chapter 385))
Southeastern Public Service Authority; adding Isle of Wight County to list. Amending Chapter 544, 1977 Acts. (Patron-Quayle, SB 904 (Chapter 872))
Telecommunication service providers; required to lease excess capability. Adding  56-466.2. (Patron-Wampler, SB 873 (F))
Telecommunications Industry and Its Customers, Joint Subcommittee to Study State and Local Taxation of; continued. (Patron-Bryant, HJR 651 )
Telecommunications service contracts; arbitration billing disputes, notice to customer. Amending  56-247.1. (Patron-Tata, HB 697 (CD))
Telecommunications services; arbitration, tax. Amending 15.2-2160, 56-265.4:4 and 58.1-2660. (Patron-Morgan, HB 2721 (Chapter 720))
Telecommunications services; certain localities authorized to provide cable, Internet, etc., services to consumers. Amending  56-265.4:4 and 56-484.7:1; adding  15.2-2108.2 through 15.2-2108.17. (Patron-Wampler, SB 875 (Chapter 677))
Telecommunications services; localities authorized to provide cable, Internet, etc., services to consumers. Amending 56-265.4:4. (Patron-Wampler, SB 874 (F))
Telecommunications services; towns may provide. Adding 15.2-1500.1. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2756 (F))
Telegraph and telephone companies; taxation of bundled transactions. Amending  56-484.12 and 58.1-3812. (Patron-Stosch, SB 858 (Chapter 160))
Telephone Privacy Protection Act; prohibits telephone solicitors from soliciting from database of persons who do not wish to be called. Amending  59.1-200, 59.1-510, 59.1-512, 59.1-514, 59.1-516 and 59.1-517; adding  59.1-513.1, 59.1-514.1, 59.1-514.2, 59.1-518.1 and 59.1-518.2. (Patron-Byrne, SB 918 (F))
Telephone Privacy Protection Act; prohibits telephone solicitors from soliciting from database of persons who do not wish to be called. Amending  59.1-200, 59.1-510, 59.1-512, 59.1-514, 59.1-516 and 59.1-517; adding  59.1-513.1, 59.1-514.1, 59.1-514.2, 59.1-519 and 59.1-520. (Patron-Byrne, SB 423 (CD))
Telephone Privacy Protection Act; prohibits telephone solicitors from soliciting from persons on a Do-Not-Call List. Amending 59.1-510, 59.1-512, 59.1-514 and 59.1-516; adding  59.1-513.1, 59.1-514.1, 59.1-518.1 and 59.1-518.2. (Patron-Plum, HB 2311 (F))
Telephone Privacy Protection Act; prohibits telephone solicitors from soliciting from persons on a Do-Not-Call List. Amending 59.1-510, 59.1-512, 59.1-514 and 59.1-516; adding  59.1-513.1, 59.1-514.1, 59.1-519 and 59.1-520. (Patron-Plum, HB 1112 (CD))
Telephone Privacy Protection Act; prohibits unsolicited cellular telephone and pager text message advertisements. Amending 59.1-510 and 59.1-513; adding  59.1-514.1. (Patron-Byrne, SB 925 (F))
Telephonic reading services; created. Adding  56-484.7:5, 56-484.7:6 and 56-484.7:7. (Patron-Petersen, HB 2771 (F))
Underground Utility Damage Prevention Act; duties of state agencies conveying right-of-way easements. Amending  2.2-1151 and 56-265.22. (Patron-Scott, HB 1042 (CD))
Utility tax; imposition on local consumers in Town of St. Paul. Amending  58.1-3812. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2645 (F))
Utility tax; imposition on local consumers in Towns of Colonial Beach, Gordonsville and Montross. Amending  58.1-3812. (Patron-Broman, HB 1558 (Chapter 179))
Water and sewer lines; fees for crossing railroads. Adding 56-16.2. (Patron-Phillips, HB 859 (CD))
Wireless E-911 surcharge; provisions for collecting from subscribers. Amending  56-484.12 and 56-484.17. (Patron-Colgan, SB 942 (Chapter 341))
Wireless Service Authorities Act; created. Adding  15.2-5431.1 through 15.2-5431.37. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2164 (Chapter 643))
2003 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, Resolutions and Documents - For additional information, please contact Legislative Information, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23219. Telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 01/12/04