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HB 1766 Utility Facilities Act; associated facilities of an electrical transmission line.

Introduced by: Gregory D. Habeeb | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS PASSED: (all summaries)

Utility Facilities Act; associated facilities of an electrical transmission line. Provides that the issuance by the State Corporation Commission of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for construction of an electrical transmission line of 138 kilovolts and any associated facilities shall be deemed to satisfy local comprehensive plan requirements and all local zoning ordinances with respect to the transmission line and associated facilities. The measure defines "associated facilities" as including any station, substation, transition station, and switchyard facilities to be constructed outside of any county operating under the county executive form of government that is located in Planning District 8 (e.g., Prince William County) in association with the 138 kilovolt transmission line.


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