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STATE CORPORATION COMMISSION

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2008 Session (CD) Carried over from 2008 session but died in committee on or before December 4th


Community net metering; requires State Corporation Commission to establish. Amending  56-594. (Patron-Poisson, HB 1705 (F))
Confidentiality of certain insurance information; provides therefor of company licensing applications and supporting documentation received by State Corporation Commission. Adding  38.2-221.3. (Patron-Plum, HB 1935 (Chapter 352))
Domestic insurers; State Corporation Commission to delay application of provisions applicable to investments of those petitioning. Amending  38.2-1400 and 38.2-1403. (Patron-Edwards, SB 1486 (F))
Electric rates; any distribution electric cooperative may, without State Corporation Commission approval, make any adjustment to its rates reasonably calculated through a fixed monthly charge. Amending  56-585.3. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 1819 (Chapter 401))
Electric utilities; State Corporation Commission to establish procedures regarding refunds of moneys collected from fuel cost tariffs in excess of actual fuel costs. Amending  56-249.6. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2519 (Chapter 244))
Electric utility rate structures; State Corporation Commission to encourage investor-owned electric utilities to file tariffs with rate structures. (Patron-Vanderhye, HB 2000 (F))
Electric utility regulation; directs State Corporation Commission to require utilities to offer service under tariffs. Amending 56-585.2 and 56-594; adding  56-234.2:1. (Patron-Herring, SB 1339 (Chapter 875))
Electric utility regulation; directs State Corporation Commission to take into account when considering requests for a certificate, permit, etc., whether facility is consistent with utility’s integrated resource plan. Amending  56-585.1, 56-585.2, 56-594, and 56-599; adding  56-234.2:1. (Patron-McClellan, HB 2105 (F))
Electric utility regulation; revises procedures for setting rates of investor-owned electric utilities, State Corporation Commission shall determine. Amending  56-577, 56-582, 56-584, 56-585.1, 56-585.2, and 56-585.3. (Patron-Vogel, SB 1273 (F))
Electricity; State Corporation Commission to conduct a proceeding to determine appropriate energy conservation and demand response targets that can be accomplished through demand-side management programs, etc., report. Adding  10.1-1307.02. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 2531 (Chapter 752); Wagner, SB 1348 (Chapter 855))
Electricity; State Corporation Commission to conduct proceeding relating to pilot programs which certain customers that generate renewable energy may purchase power from and sell power to participating utilities, report. (Patron-Nutter, HB 2371 (Chapter 816))
Health Insurance, Bureau of; establishes division within State Corporation Commission. Amending  2.2-2503, 2.2-2504, 2.2-2664, 2.2-5300, 12.1-16, 32.1-137.1, 32.1-137.2, 32.1-137.3, 32.1-137.5, 32.1-137.6, 32.1-137.15, 32.1-330.3, 32.1-335, 38.2-100, 38.2-229, 38.2-305, 38.2-400, and 54.1-2909; adding 38.2-200.1. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 253 (CD))
Health insurance, individual; requires State Corporation Commission to establish, by regulation, classes, and tiers for underwriting thereof. Amending  38.2-508, 38.2-508.5, and 38.2-3430.9; adding  38.2-3430.6:1. (Patron-Fralin, HB 1829 (F))
Insurance holding companies; State Corporation Commission to approve any ordinary dividend by a registered insurer that is a member thereof to its shareholders within 30 days of receiving written notice of declaration. Amending  38.2-1329. (Patron-Wagner, SB 1352 (Chapter 717))
Insurers; State Corporation Commission with discretion to prescribe method of filing annual statements. Amending  38.2-1300. (Patron-Miller, Y.B., SB 1044 (Chapter 602))
Judges; election in Supreme Court of Virginia, Court of Appeals, circuit court, and member of State Corporation Commission. (Patron-Janis, HJR 885 (P))
Local exchange telephone service; State Corporation Commission to sustain levels of intrastate access rates that ensure provision of affordable and reliable service in rural or high costs areas of State. Amending  56-235.5:1. (Patron-Puckett, SB 1190 (F))
Money order sales and transmission services; expands existing authority of State Corporation Commission to regulate money orders, money transmissions transactions, etc. Amending 6.1-370 through 6.1-374, 6.1-375, 6.1-377, 6.1-378, 6.1-378.2, 6.1-378.3, and 6.1-378.4; adding  6.1-374.1, 6.1-374.2, and 6.1-378.5 through 6.1-378.8. (Patron-Nixon, HB 1886 (Chapter 346))
Mortgage Lender and Broker Act; State Corporation Commission to request Attorney General to investigate violations of prohibited practices thereunder. Amending  6.1-430; adding  6.1-430.1. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 2262 (Chapter 204); Watkins, SB 1170 (Chapter 727))
Railroad corporations; prohibits foreign control without approval of State Corporation Commission. Amending  56-1 and 56-345.1; adding  56-345.2. (Patron-Puller, SB 719 (CD))
Securities Act; increases maximum civil penalty that State Corporation Commission may impose for violation thereof. Amending  13.1-521. (Patron-Stosch, SB 1243 (Chapter 566))
Smart meter technologies; State Corporation Commission to study advisability of increasing implementation in State. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HJR 704 (F))
Stand-by service charges; State Corporation Commission to adopt regulations that require rates charged by an electric utility thereby that operate a cogeneration facility. Adding 56-235.1:1. (Patron-Rust, HB 2152 (Chapter 745))
State Corporation Commission; grants provisional certification of gas distributors. Amending  56-265.3. (Patron-Morgan, HB 1310 (CD))
State Corporation Commission; nomination for election of member. (Patron-Kilgore, HR 52 (P); Saslaw, SR 29 (P))
Telephone regulatory alternatives; State Corporation Commission to determine competitiveness. Amending  56-235.5. (Patron-Nixon, HB 1885 (Chapter 788))
Telephone utilities; authorizes State Corporation Commission to make changes to a local exchange carrier’s incumbent certificated service territory. Amending  56-265.4:4. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1636 (Chapter 330))
Workers’ compensation insurance; State Corporation Commission establishes a mechanism for merger of local government group self-insurance association pools. Amending  15.2-2703, 65.2-801, and 65.2-1203. (Patron-Hargrove, HB 1756 (Chapter 336); Ruff, SB 1372 (Chapter 285))
2009 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, and Resolutions - 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 06/03/09