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Code of Virginia
Title 56. Public Service Companies
8/5/2020

Title 56. Public Service Companies (2020 Updates)

  • Chapter 1. General Provisions
    • Article 1. In General
    • § 56-1.2
      Persons, localities, and school boards not designated as public utility, public service corporation, etc.
      § 56-1.2:1
      Retail sale of electricity in connection with the provision of electric vehicle charging service
    • Article 6. Companies in Which Commonwealth Is Interested
    • § 56-46.1
      Commission to consider environmental, economic and improvements in service reliability factors in approving construction of electrical utility facilities; approval required for construction of certain electrical transmission lines; notice and hearings
  • Chapter 5. Utility Transfers Act
    • § 56-90.2
      Fair market valuations of water and sewer utility asset acquisitions
  • Chapter 9.1. Utility Consumer Services Cooperatives and Utility Aggregation Cooperatives
    • Article 1. Utility Consumer Services Cooperatives Act
    • § 56-231.31:1
      Donation of certain patronage capital to the cooperative
  • Chapter 10. Heat, Light, Power, Water and Other Utility Companies Generally
    • Article 1. Definitions
    • § 56-232.2:1
      Regulation of electric vehicle charging service
    • Article 2. Services, Rates, Charges, Etc
    • § 56-235.1:2
      Costs of using small, women-owned, or minority-owned businesses
    • Article 2.1. Regulation of Submetering and Energy Allocation Equipment
    • § 56-245.3
      Commission to promulgate regulations and standards
    • Article 3. Powers of Commission in Relation to Service
    • § 56-247.1
      Commission to require public utilities to follow certain procedures
      § 56-249.6
      Recovery of fuel and purchased power costs
    • Article 5. Pipelines and Other Works
    • § 56-257.2:1
      (Effective January 1, 2021) Projects presenting material risk to public safety; licensed professional engineers; regulations
      § 56-257.5
      Manner of installing underground utility lines through agricultural operation
  • Chapter 10.1. Utility Facilities Act
  • Chapter 15. Telegraph and Telephone Companies
    • Article 7. Enhanced Public Safety Telephone Services Act
    • § 56-484.12
      Definitions
      § 56-484.13
      9-1-1 Services Board; membership; terms; compensation
      § 56-484.14
      Powers and duties of the 9-1-1 Services Board
      § 56-484.16:1
      PSAP dispatchers; training requirements
      § 56-484.17
      Wireless E-911 Fund; uses of Fund; enforcement; audit required
  • Chapter 23. Virginia Electric Utility Regulation Act
    • § 56-576
      Definitions
      § 56-577.1
      Electric utilities; retail competition; pilot program
      § 56-585.1
      Generation, distribution, and transmission rates after capped rates terminate or expire
      § 56-585.1:3
      Pilot programs for community solar development
      § 56-585.1:4
      Development of solar and wind generation and energy storage capacity in the Commonwealth
      § 56-585.1:5
      Pilot program for underground transmission lines
      § 56-585.1:9
      Pilot program for broadband capacity to unserved areas of the Commonwealth
      § 56-585.1:11
      Development of offshore wind capacity
      § 56-585.1:12
      Multi-family shared solar program
      § 56-585.5
      Generation of electricity from renewable and zero carbon sources
      § 56-585.6
      Universal service fee; Percentage of Income Payment Program
      § 56-585.7
      On-bill tariff program; electric cooperatives
      § 56-594
      Net energy metering provisions
      § 56-594.02
      Solar-powered or wind-powered electricity generation; power purchase agreements; pilot programs
      § 56-594.3
      Shared solar programs
      § 56-596.1
      New generating facilities utilizing energy derived from sunlight and from wind; report
      § 56-596.2
      Energy efficiency programs; financial assistance for low-income customers
      § 56-596.2:1
      Incentives for energy conservation measures and solar energy equipment
  • Chapter 24. Electric Utility Integrated Resource Planning
    • § 56-598
      Contents of integrated resource plans
      § 56-599
      Integrated resource plan required