HB 1397 Residential energy efficiency standards; exempts certain homes from federal cap & trade legislation.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)
Residential energy efficiency standards. Exempts any residential building or manufactured home in Virginia from being subject to federal legislation relating to residential energy efficiency standards if such buildings comply with the Statewide Uniform Building Code.  Except to the extent required by the Statewide Building Code, the owner of such building or home cannot be required by the federal government to (i) have an energy efficiency analysis conducted on his residence, (ii) have his residence meet federal energy efficiency standards, (iii) participate in a building performance labeling program, (iv) make modifications to the residence in accordance with federal legislation, and (v) post a label showing the energy efficiency of his home prior to its sale. The bill also prohibits a state agency from assisting any federal agency in the implementation of global warming or climate change legislation.

Full text:
07/21/10  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100073D  pdf | impact statement
01/20/11  House: Committee substitute printed 11104424D-H1  pdf | impact statement

Status:
07/21/10  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100073D
07/21/10  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/12/11  House: Assigned GL sub: #1 Housing
01/19/11  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 2-N)
01/20/11  House: Reported from General Laws with substitute (15-Y 7-N)
01/20/11  House: Committee substitute printed 11104424D-H1
01/24/11  House: Read first time
01/25/11  House: Read second time
01/25/11  House: Committee substitute agreed to 11104424D-H1
01/25/11  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1397H1
01/26/11  House: Read third time and passed House (68-Y 30-N)
01/26/11  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (68-Y 30-N)
01/27/11  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/11  Senate: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/14/11  Senate: Rereferred from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (10-Y 5-N)
02/14/11  Senate: Rereferred to Commerce and Labor
02/15/11  Senate: Assigned C&L sub: Miscellaneous #1
02/22/11  Senate: Left in Commerce and Labor