Tag: State Corporation Commission

business

Business entity, UCC document images available from SCC clerk’s office website at no charge

Various business entity and UCC documents are now available electronically to the public at no charge.


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.


virginia

SCC sets hearing on proposed electric generating facility

The SCC will hold a hearing in Richmond on March 14, 2017 on a proposal to build an electric generating facility in Charles City County.


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.


virginia

SCC considers revised plan to build solar generating facility in Fauquier County

The State Corporation Commission will hold a public hearing on a proposed solar electric generating facility in Fauquier County.


Hurricane

SCC: Plan now for hurricane season

The SCC Bureau of Insurance encourages Virginians to consider their insurance options before hurricane season arrives.


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.


dominion virginia power

Dominion Virginia Power proposes reduction in customer bills

Dominion Virginia Power customers can expect to see lower electricity bills this summer if a fuel rate proposal is approved by the SCC.


healthcare

SCC cautions Virginians regarding short term, limited benefit health insurance policies

The SCC warns Virginians not to fall victim to high-pressure telemarketers selling short-term or limited benefit health insurance policies.


virginia

Columbia Gas of Virginia files to recover investments

Columbia Gas of Virginia has filed with the State Corporation Commission a request to recover investments and other costs.


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.


Hurricane

SCC Bureau of Insurance helps with storm coverage questions

The recent storms and tornadoes throughout parts of Virginia have left many people with damaged homes, businesses or automobiles.


revenues

SCC approves reduced Aqua Virginia rate increase

The SCC has approved a reduced rate increase for Aqua Virginia, Inc. The company services multiple water and sewer systems throughout Virginia.


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.


virginia

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.


dominion virginia power

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.


dominion virginia power

State Corporation Commission denies Remington solar facility application

The State Corporation Commission has determined that Dominion Virginia Power must seek third-party market alternatives before the SCC can grant approval of a proposed solar electric generating facility. Dominion had proposed to build the 20-megawatt facility near the town of Remington in Fauquier County.


business

State Corporation Commission concludes investigation of Dulles Greenway toll rates

The State Corporation Commission (SCC) has concluded an investigation of the current toll rates charged by the operator of the Dulles Greenway in Loudoun County and finds that proposed new tolls are not required to be substituted for the existing tolls.


virginia

State Corporation Commission adopts regulations regulating crowdfunding efforts in Virginia

Virginia companies have the opportunity to make crowdfunding offerings within the Commonwealth beginning July 31. The State Corporation Commission (SCC) has adopted regulations for implementing Virginia’s new crowdfunding exemption law adopted by the 2015 General Assembly.


couples therapy

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.


money

State Corporation Commission encourages greater awareness about broker-dealer fees

The State Corporation Commission (SCC) encourages Virginia investors to make sure they understand all of the fees charged by broker-dealer firms for services and maintenance of investment accounts.


newspaper

SCC reminds Virginians of insurance implications of distracted driving

Taking your eyes off the road when driving, even for a moment, can result in injury, property damage, and even death. It can also put a dent in your auto insurance if you get a ticket or cause an accident.


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.


State Corporation Commission approves electric rate adjustments for Dominion Virginia Power

The State Corporation Commission (SCC) has issued orders in five cases involving rate reviews and changes requested by Dominion Virginia Power.


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.


First Bank receives approval for acquisition of six branches

First National Corporation announced this week that First Bank has received regulatory approval from the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and the Bureau of Financial Institutions, a regulatory division of the Virginia State Corporation Commission, to acquire six branches in the Shenandoah Valley and central Virginia from Bank of America.


business

SCC approves Dulles Greenway toll increase

The State Corporation Commission (SCC) has approved a 2.8 percent increase in the tolls charged for traveling the Dulles Greenway, a 14-mile roadway that runs between Washington Dulles International Airport and Leesburg.


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.


business

SCC encourages Virginians to talk to financial professionals about cyber security

With organized cyber-attacks against financial institutions on the rise, the State Corporation Commission (SCC) reminds investors of the importance of protecting the personal information they share with financial professionals.


newspaper

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.


road work transportation

Bids received for Route 29/ Route 250 interchange improvements in Charlottesville

Two construction companies submitted bids to build the improvements to the Route 29/ Route 250 interchange in Charlottesville. That project is the first roadway improvement in the Route 29 Solutions package to advance to construction.


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.