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PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANIES

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2006 Session (CD) Carried over from 2006 session but died in committee on or before December 8th


Accident reports; law-enforcement officers to report use of cell phone was factor in accident. Amending  46.2-373. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 1032 (F))
Cellular telephones; bans use thereof by drivers of school buses and passenger-carrying commercial vehicles. Adding  46.2-919.1 and 46.2-1088.7. (Patron-Bowling, HB 2912 (F))
Cellular telephones; encouraged to program with ICE numbers. Adding  56-484.19. (Patron-McEachin, HB 2870 (F))
Cellular telephones; prohibits use of for those under 18 years old while driving. Amending  46.2-334.01. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 1039 (Chapter 777))
Cellular telephones; prohibits use while driving. Adding 46.2-1078.1. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 233 (CD))
Comprehensive plans; affect of approval of transmission lines. Amending  15.2-2202, 15.2-2204, 15.2-2223, 15.2-2224, and 56-46.1. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 3031 (Chapter 761))
Display of local license, decals, etc.; exempts certain public service companies therefrom. Amending  46.2-752. (Patron-Saxman, HB 2793 (Chapter 213))
Driver’s licenses, provisional; prohibits use of cell phones for person under 18 years old. Amending  46.2-334.01. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 1124 (I) See SB1039)
Electric power and energy; purchase by Virginia Tech and any municipal corporation that owned and operated an electric utility system. Adding  15.2-1133 and 23-155.05. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HB 2799 (Chapter 670); Newman, SB 1306 (Chapter 612))
Electric power generation assets; State Corporation Commission’s approval of divestiture. Adding  56-597. (Patron-Lewis, HB 3155 (F))
Electric transmission lines; adds Stafford County to list of jurisdictions authorized to enter into agreement with an electric utility. Amending  15.2-2404. (Patron-Cole, HB 1647 (F); Cole, HB 1919 (Chapter 260))
Electric utilities; collection of fines assessed by Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Amending  56-582; adding  56-249.8. (Patron-Wagner, SB 1150 (F))
Electric utilities; repeals provisions of Electric Utility Restructuring Act. Amending  56-231.24, 56-234.3, 56-235.6, 56-249.6, 56-576, 56-580, 56-585, and 56-594; repealing 56-577, 56-578, 56-579, 56-581 through 56-584, 56-586, 56-587 through 56-593, and 56-596. (Patron-Morgan, HB 3050 (F))
Electric Utility Conservation Programs; created, report. Adding 56-597 through 56-602. (Patron-Athey, HB 2401 (F))
Electric utility restructuring; rates for customers receiving default service. Amending  56-582 and 56-585. (Patron-Morgan, HB 2784 (F))
Electric Utility Restructuring Act; capped rates and default service. Amending  56-249.6, 56-577, 56-582, 56-583, and 56-585. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 1191 (F))
Electric utility service; advances scheduled expiration of capped rate period. Amending  56-233.1, 56-234.2, 56-235.2, 56-235.6, 56-249.6, 56-576 through 56-581, 56-582, 56-584, 56-585, 56-587, 56-589, 56-590, and 56-594; adding  56-585.1, 56-585.2, and 56-585.3; repealing  56-581.1 and 56-583. (Patron-Hogan, HB 3068 (Chapter 888); Norment, SB 1416 (Chapter 933))
Electrical transmission lines; General Assembly and State Corporation Commission must approve alternative plan. Amending 56-265.2. (Patron-Athey, HB 2398 (F); Athey, HB 2399 (I) See HB2398)
Electrical transmission lines; State Corporation Commission to consider all effects of proposed line. Amending  56-46.1. (Patron-Athey, HB 2402 (F))
Electrical utility facilities; review of construction applications by State Corporation Commission. Amending  56-46.1. (Patron-May, HB 2614 (Chapter 756); Colgan, SB 1362 (Chapter 825))
Electrical utility facilities; suspension of new construction in Loudoun and Fauquier Counties. (Patron-May, HB 2615 (F))
Electrical utility facilities; suspension of new construction in Loudoun, Fauquier, and Prince William Counties. (Patron-Colgan, SB 1361 (F))
Electricity; Commission on Electric Utility Restructuring to include in deliberations an evaluation of efficacy of voluntary program to encourage production from renewable resources, report. (Patron-Plum, HJR 686 (P))
Energy facility; requirements for applicant. Amending  56-46.1. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 1031 (Chapter 776))
Freedom of Information Act; public access to procurement records, and discussions thereof. Amending  2.2-3705.6, 2.2-3711, and 56-573.1:1. (Patron-Houck, SB 1002 (Chapter 374))
High voltage transmission lines; Commissioners of State Corporation Commission encouraged to attend public hearings on applications for construction thereof and for increases in toll rates. (Patron-Herring, SR 47 (F))
Income tax, state; State Corporation Commission to determine tax costs for investor-owned public utilities. Amending  56-235.2. (Patron-Nixon, HB 3153 (Chapter 537))
Inmate telecommunications systems; State Corporation Commission to regulate charges therefor. Amending  53.1-1.1 and 56-234; adding  53.1-1.2. (Patron-Morgan, HB 1632 (F))
Mobile telecommunications services; authorizes board of supervisors of Charles City County to adopt tax thereon. Adding  58.1-663. (Patron-Lambert, SB 1135 (F))
Multiline telephone systems; owners or operators thereof ability to identify location from 9-1-1 call. Amending  56-484.14; adding  56-484.19 through 56-484.25. (Patron-Rapp, HB 1603 (Chapter 427))
Net energy metering; purchase of excess electricity generated by eligible customer-generator. Amending  56-580 and 56-594. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2708 (Chapter 877))
Overhead electrical transmission lines; State Corporation Commission to conduct public hearing for approval of construction. Amending  56-46.1 and 56-542. (Patron-Herring, SB 1245 (F))
Population brackets; replaces other descriptions found in Code of Virginia with locality names. Amending  4.1-123, 4.1-126, 4.1-208, 4.1-209, 4.1-210, 4.1-309, 10.1-1408.5, 15.2-912.1, 15.2-930, 15.2-931, 15.2-958.1, 15.2-961, 15.2-1124, 15.2-1131, 15.2-1220, 15.2-1508.4, 15.2-1638, 15.2-2007.1, 15.2-2109, 15.2-2157.1, 15.2-2159, 15.2-2204, 15.2-2220, 15.2-2242, 15.2-2263, 15.2-2291, 15.2-2303.1, 15.2-2308, 15.2-2403, 15.2-2404, 15.2-2406, 15.2-3830, 15.2-4402, 15.2-4407, 15.2-5114, 15.2-5115, 15.2-5136, 15.2-5204, 15.2-5307, 16.1-118.1, 16.1-309.3, 17.1-273, 18.2-287.4, 19.2-250, 21-118.2, 21-119, 22.1-118, 22.1-129, 27-23.1, 29.1-514, 29.1-748.1, 29.1-749.2, 33.1-41.1, 33.1-44, 33.1-225, 44-146.40, 46.2-752, 46.2-873, 46.2-874.1, 46.2-924, 46.2-932, 46.2-1094, 46.2-1216, 46.2-1304, 46.2-2080, 46.2-2099.21, 46.2-2099.41, 56-15, 56-265.1, 58.1-540, 58.1-608.3, 58.1-811, 58.1-3211, 58.1-3237.1, 58.1-3257, 58.1-3292.1, 58.1-3381, 58.1-3506.2, 58.1-3812, 58.1-3818, 59.1-148.3, 59.1-284.13, 59.1-284.14, and 59.1-284.15. (Patron-Landes, HB 1200 (CD))
Population brackets; replaces other descriptions found in Code of Virginia with locality names. Amending  4.1-123, 4.1-126, 4.1-208, 4.1-209, 4.1-210, 4.1-309, 10.1-1408.5, 15.2-912.1, 15.2-930, 15.2-931, 15.2-958.1, 15.2-961, 15.2-1124, 15.2-1131, 15.2-1220, 15.2-1508.4, 15.2-1638, 15.2-2007.1, 15.2-2109, 15.2-2157.1, 15.2-2204, 15.2-2220, 15.2-2242, 15.2-2263, 15.2-2291, 15.2-2303.1, 15.2-2308, 15.2-2403, 15.2-2404, 15.2-2406, 15.2-3830, 15.2-4402, 15.2-4407, 15.2-5114, 15.2-5115, 15.2-5136, 15.2-5204, 15.2-5307, 16.1-118.1, 16.1-309.3, 17.1-273, 18.2-287.4, 19.2-250, 21-118.2, 21-119, 22.1-118, 22.1-129, 24.2-112, 27-23.1, 29.1-514, 29.1-748.1, 29.1-749.2, 33.1-41.1, 33.1-44, 33.1-225, 44-146.40, 46.2-752, 46.2-873, 46.2-874.1, 46.2-924, 46.2-932, 46.2-1094, 46.2-1216, 46.2-1304, 46.2-2080, 46.2-2099.21, 46.2-2099.41, 56-15, 56-265.1, 58.1-540, 58.1-811, 58.1-3237.1, 58.1-3257, 58.1-3292.1, 58.1-3381, 58.1-3506.2, 58.1-3818, 59.1-148.3, 59.1-284.13, 59.1-284.14, and 59.1-284.15. (Patron-Landes, HB 2928 (Chapter 813))
Power generation facilities; notification of increased operation. Adding  10.1-1316.2. (Patron-Englin, HB 3081 (F))
Power plants; Department of Health to study public health effects of using trona to mitigate emissions therein. (Patron-Englin, HJR 698 (F))
Provisional driver’s licenses; restriction on using cellular phones and wireless devices. Amending  46.2-334.01. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 2510 (I) See HB1876)
Public Procurement Act; prequalification for certain transportation contracts. Amending  2.2-4317. (Patron-Puckett, SB 1089 (Chapter 154))
Public utility facilities; approval thereof. Amending  15.2-2232. (Patron-Wagner, SB 1351 (Chapter 801))
Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act, and Resources Authority; provision of wireless broadband services. Amending  56-575.1, 62.1-198, and 62.1-199. (Patron-May, HB 2381 (Chapter 649))
Public-Private Partnership Advisory Commission; created. Amending  56-575.1, 56-575.3:1, 56-575.4, and 56-575.16; adding 30-278 through 30-281 and 56-575.18. (Patron-Stosch, SB 756 (Chapter 764))
Public-Private Transportation Act; interim or comprehensive agreements to be competitively bid. Amending  56-573.1. (Patron-Albo, HB 2433 (F))
Railroads; increases maximum fine for blocking roads. Amending 56-412.1. (Patron-Athey, HB 1116 (CD))
Regional transmission organizations; repeals provisions relating to requirement that electric utilities join. Amending  15.2-2404, 56-231.39, 56-577, 56-578, 56-583, 56-585, 56-586, and 56-596; adding  15.2-2404.1; repealing  56-579. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 3030 (F))
Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards; created, report. Adding 56-597 through 56-607. (Patron-Whipple, SB 278 (CD))
Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption for telecommunication companies. Amending  58.1-609.3. (Patron-Byron, HB 874 (CD))
Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions for certain telecommunications and telephone companies. Amending  58.1-609.3. (Patron-Hull, HB 1462 (CD))
Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include certain wireless and broadband equipment. Amending  58.1-609.3; adding 58.1-439.12:02. (Patron-Byron, HB 2803 (F))
Solar Water Heating System Pay-as-You-Save Pilot Program; created, report. Adding  56-597 through 56-601. (Patron-Poisson, HB 1804 (I) See HB2401)
Southeastern Public Service Authority; General Assembly to appoint special commission to investigate acceptance of out-of-area waste. Amending Chapter 596, 2000 Acts. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 2360 (F))
Southeastern Public Service Authority; General Assembly to appoint special commission to investigate operations and finances. Amending Chapter 596, 2000 Acts. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 2358 (F))
Southeastern Public Service Authority; withdrawal of member locality. Amending Chapter 596, 2000 Acts. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 2359 (F))
Sustainable Energy, Energy Efficiency, and Energy Conservation Fund; created, report. Amending  56-249.6; adding  56-597 through 56-606. (Patron-Whipple, SB 1275 (F))
Telephone and telegraph line installation; restoring condition of surface of private property. Amending  56-467; adding 56-467.1. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1245 (CD))
Telephone companies; eliminates requirement that State Corporation Commission approve acquisition or disposal of assets or control thereof. Amending  56-88.1. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 1755 (V); Wagner, SB 1143 (F))
Telephone directories; requires telephone companies to verify accuracy of information provided for use thereof. Adding 56-470.1. (Patron-Wittman, HB 679 (CD))
Telephone party lines; repeal of punishments for misuse. Amending 18.2-426; repealing  18.2-424 and 18.2-425. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2126 (Chapter 467))
Transmission lines; restrictions on State Corporation Commission for underground location thereof. Amending  56-46.1 and 56-265.2. (Patron-Cole, HB 1649 (F))
Underground electric transmission lines; locality may request at own expense. Amending  15.2-2404; adding  15.2-2404.1. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 2119 (F); Marshall, R.G., HB 3029 (F))
Underground transmission lines; establishing pilot project for installation in Loudoun and Fauquier Counties. (Patron-May, HB 2615 (F))
Utility distribution lines; State Corporation Commission to study feasibility of requiring underground placement in redevelopment areas. (Patron-Quayle, SJR 73 (CD))
VDOT, et al.; no regulation can require separate as-built permits for every utility located within newly dedicated highway right-of-way. (Patron-Watts, HB 2288 (F))
Voice-over-Internet protocol service; revises definition. Amending  56-1. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1885 (Chapter 619))
Wireless telecommunications devices; prohibits use thereof by certain drivers. Amending  46.2-334.01 and 46.2-335. (Patron-Caputo, HB 1876 (F); Miller, P.J., HB 3066 (F))
2007 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, Resolutions and Documents - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 09/04/07