Biofuels Production Incentive Grant Program; producer of non-advanced neat biofuels may receive. (SB1186)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Biofuels Production Incentive Grant Program. Distinguishes between next generation cellulosic biofuels that are made from winter cover crops, cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin oil, and algae and standard biofuels that may be made from agricultural feedstocks. The program will award a $0.10 per gallon grant for cellulosic biofuels and a $0.075 per gallon grant for standard biofuels and requires the production of one million gallons per year for eligibility. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 093105802
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/21/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1186)
02/02/2009Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2009Rereferred to Finance
02/02/2009Committee substitute printed 093141802-S1
02/04/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1186S1)
02/05/2009Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Read second time
02/10/2009Reading of substitute waived
02/10/2009Committee substitute agreed to 093141802-S1
02/10/2009Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1186S1
02/10/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Placed on Calendar
02/13/2009Read first time
02/13/2009Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/18/2009Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2009Read second time
02/20/2009Passed by for the day
02/23/2009Passed by for the day
02/24/2009Read third time
02/24/2009Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1186ER)
02/28/2009Signed by Speaker
03/04/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1186ER)
03/04/2009Signed by President
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 525 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0525)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 4 minutes.