SB 899 Public service corporations and electric authorities; eminent domain.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Public service corporations and electric authorities; eminent domain. Clarifies that public service corporations which have not been (i) allotted territories for public utility service by the Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) or (ii) issued certificates to provide public utility service may not acquire property through eminent domain for lines and other facilities until they have obtained from the SCC the requisite certificates of public convenience and necessity required for such lines and facilities. The bill also furnishes clarification concerning petition and public hearing requirements applicable to the exercise of eminent domain by (i) public service corporations and (ii) electric authorities established pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 54 (15.2-5400 et seq.) of Title 15.2.

Full text:
01/14/99  Senate: Presented & ordered printed 990224633  pdf
02/15/99  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB899ER)  pdf
04/02/99  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0484)  pdf

Status:
01/14/99  Senate: Presented & ordered printed 990224633
01/14/99  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/99  Senate: Pursuant to S. Rule 20(j), rerefer. by C.J. (14-Y 0-N)
01/20/99  Senate: Rereferred to Commerce and Labor
01/25/99  Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N)
01/26/99  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/26/99  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (39-Y 0-N)
01/27/99  Senate: Read second time and engrossed
01/28/99  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
01/28/99  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (40-Y 0-N)
01/28/99  Senate: Communicated to House
01/29/99  House: Placed on Calendar
02/01/99  House: Read first time
02/01/99  House: Referred to Committee on Corporations, Insurance and Banking
02/11/99  House: Reported from Corp., Ins. & Banking (26-Y 0-N)
02/12/99  House: Read second time
02/15/99  House: Read third time
02/15/99  House: Passed House (Block Vote) (100-Y 0-N)
02/15/99  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
02/15/99  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB899ER)
02/17/99  Senate: Enrolled
02/18/99  House: Signed by Speaker
02/19/99  Senate: Signed by President
03/27/99  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 484 (effective 7/1/99)
04/02/99  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0484)