Tag: SCC

tax

SCC works to preserve tax cut benefits for customers

The State Corporation Commission has acted to ensure that customers of Virginia’s major public utilities receive the benefits of the corporate tax cut contained in the federal tax legislation enacted last month.


virginia

SCC Bureau of Insurance names Michael Beavers deputy commissioner of agent regulation

The State Corporation Commission Bureau of Insurance has named Michael Beavers deputy commissioner of its Agent Regulation Division.


dominion virginia power

SCC approves Dominion program to move outage-prone power lines

The SCC has approved a Dominion program designed to identify existing outage-prone power lines and replace them with new underground facilities.


business

SCC advises former licensed insurance agents of possible data breach

The State Corporation Commission is advising former licensed insurance agents of the potential improper access to their personal data by a former contractor.


business

SCC approves electric generating facility in Hanover County

The State Corporation Commission has approved an application by Doswell Limited Partnership to build a 340 megawatt generating facility in Hanover County.


dominion virginia power

SCC sets lower fuel rate for Dominion Virginia Power

The State Corporation Commission has established a lower fuel rate for Dominion Virginia Power that will be effective for usage on July 1.


business

SCC sets schedule to consider Anthem’s proposed purchase of Cigna

The SCC will hold a public hearing in May to consider the impact of Anthem’s proposed acquisition of Cigna and its subsidiaries.


SCC sets hearing to consider high-voltage line between Fauquier, Albemarle

The State Corporation Commission will hold a local public hearing in April regarding an application by Dominion Virginia Power.


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State Corporation Commission orders Dominion Virginia Power to refund $19.7 million to customers

The State Corporation Commission has found that Dominion Virginia Power had earnings above its legal limit during 2013 and 2014 and ordered the company to refund $19.7 million to customers.


SCC: Discuss insurance before saying ‘I do’

The State Corporation Commission’s (SCC) Bureau of Insurance reminds Virginians to review their insurance coverage before they say ‘I do.’


business

SCC enhances search options for life, health insurance rate and form filings

The State Corporation Commission’s (SCC) Bureau of Insurance has made it easier than ever for individuals to search for insurance policy forms and rate filings submitted by life and health insurance companies doing business in Virginia.


business

SCC seeks comments on report prepared by Bureau of Insurance regarding GHMSI surplus

The State Corporation Commission (SCC) is seeking comments on a recent report prepared by the Bureau of Insurance that studied the impact on Virginia residents of the distribution of the excess surplus of Group Hospitalization and Medical Services Inc. (GHMSI), a Care First Inc. subsidiary.


healthcare

SCC approves revised rules regarding long-term care insurance

The State Corporation Commission (SCC) has revised the rules governing long-term care insurance. Effective September 1, 2015, the rule revisions strive to protect consumers and place heightened scrutiny on long-term care insurers seeking to raise premium rates.


newspaper

SCC offers National Consumer Protection Week reminders

In conjunction with the 17th annual National Consumer Protection Week March 1-7, the State Corporation Commission (SCC) reminds Virginians that it stands ready throughout the year to answer inquiries, handle complaints, and provide information and assistance regarding those industry sectors over which it has regulatory responsibility.


SCC to review plan for solar generating facility in Fauquier County

The State Corporation Commission (SCC) will hold a public hearing in July regarding an application by Dominion Virginia Power to build and operate a 20 megawatt utility-scale solar electric generating facility near Remington in Fauquier County.


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SCC reschedules hearing on high-voltage transmission grid in Fauquier, Prince William

The State Corporation Commission (SCC) has rescheduled a February 4 public hearing in Richmond to convene on April 20 regarding an application by Dominion Virginia Power to upgrade and improve various electric transmission facilities located in Fauquier and Prince William counties.


business

SCC announces Electronic Filing Depository for certain securities offerings

The SCC announced this week the launch of the online Electronic Filing Depository that will enhance the efficiency of the regulatory filing process for certain exempt securities offerings.


business

State Corporation Commission sets workers compensation premium level adjustments

The State Corporation Commission (SCC) has approved revisions to the premium levels charged for workers’ compensation insurance in Virginia.


business

SCC: Review your insurance plans before the holiday season

When planning for the holiday season, the State Corporation Commission’s (SCC) Bureau of Insurance reminds Virginians to check with their insurance agent.


business

SCC warns Virginians about potential dangers of high-yield investment programs

The State Corporation Commission encourages Virginians to be wary of investment opportunities promising pie-in-the-sky returns with little or no risk.


business

State Corporation Commission warns Virginians of top investor threats

The advent of new products and technologies can sometimes spell risk for investors, the State Corporation Commission warned.


business

APCo to provide rebates to customers, has approved profit reduced

The State Corporation Commission ruled that Appalachian Power had overearned during 2012 and 2013 and ordered $5.825 million in rebates to customers.


police

Vehicle-deer collisions can impact your car insurance

November is the peak month for collisions between vehicles and deer. Motorists need to be careful, especially when driving at dawn or dusk and in areas where deer are prevalent.


ebola

State Corporation Commission warns against Ebola scams

Following the outbreak of Ebola in western Africa and its appearance in North America, the State Corporation Commission cautions investors to beware of investment schemes related to the disease.


business

SCC urges knowing your stuff when it comes to homeowners insurance

When it comes to homeowners insurance, consumers generally consider the value of their home, but many fail to consider all of their valuable possessions inside.