HB 1953 Construction of certain gas pipelines and related facilities.
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Construction of certain gas pipelines and related facilities. Requires the State Corporation Commission to follow prescribed public notice requirements and consider certain factors when issuing a certificate of public convenience and necessity for a pipeline for the transmission or distribution of natural or manufactured gas. The bill provides that approval of a pipeline pursuant to this process satisfies and supersedes the requirements of 15.1-456, relating to comprehensive plans of planning commissions, and local zoning ordinances. However, under the provisions of the bill, the SCC may not approve the construction of a natural gas compressor station in an area zoned for residential use unless a public utility provides certification from the local governing body (within 45 days of the utility's written request) that such station is consistent with the zoning ordinance.

Full text:
01/20/95  House: Presented & ordered printed LD2001288  pdf
02/03/95  House: Committee substitute printed LD2094432-H1  pdf
02/05/95  House: Printed as engrossed LD2094432-EH1  pdf
02/24/95  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1953ER)  pdf
03/21/95  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0311)  pdf

House amendments
Senate amendments

01/20/95  House: Presented & ordered printed LD2001288
01/20/95  House: Referred to Committee on Corporations, Insurance and Banking
02/03/95  House: Committee substitute printed LD2094432-H1
02/03/95  House: Reported from C. I. B. w/sub. (22-Y 0-N)
02/04/95  House: Read first time
02/05/95  House: Read second time
02/05/95  House: Committee substitute agreed to LD2094432-H1
02/05/95  House: Floor amendments agreed to (Robinson)
02/05/95  House: Title replaced
02/05/95  House: Engrossed by House - com. sub. w/amds. LD2094432-EH1
02/05/95  House: Printed as engrossed LD2094432-EH1
02/06/95  House: Read third time and passed House (97-Y 0-N)
02/06/95  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
02/06/95  House: Communicated to Senate
02/07/95  Senate: Read first time
02/07/95  Senate: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/13/95  Senate: Reported from C. & L. with amendments (13-Y 0-N)
02/14/95  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/14/95  Senate: VOTE: CONST. READING DISPENSED (39-Y 0-N)
02/15/95  Senate: Read third time
02/15/95  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
02/15/95  Senate: Committee amendments agreed to
02/15/95  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/15/95  Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N)
02/15/95  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (40-Y 0-N)
02/16/95  House: Placed on Calendar
02/17/95  House: Passed by for the day
02/20/95  House: Senate amendments agreed to by House (95-Y 0-N)
02/20/95  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 0-N)
02/24/95  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1953ER)
02/28/95  House: Enrolled
03/01/95  Senate: Signed by President
03/02/95  House: Signed by Speaker
03/16/95  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 311 (effective 7/1/95)
03/21/95  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0311)