Clean Energy Manufacturing Incentive Grant Fund; created. (SB1215)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath) with support from co-patron Del. Shannon Valentine (D-Lynchburg)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Clean Energy Manufacturing Incentive Grant Program. Repeals the Solar Photovoltaic Manufacturing Incentive Grant Program and creates a program to provide financial incentives to companies that manufacture or assemble equipment, systems, or products used to produce renewable energy, nuclear energy, or energy efficiency products. To be eligible for a grant, the manufacturer must make a capital investment greater than $50 million and create at least 200 full-time jobs. The program would be managed by the Director of the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

  • 01/13/2009 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 093109812
  • 01/13/2009 Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
  • 02/02/2009 Impact statement from DPB (SB1215)
  • 02/02/2009 Rereferred from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/02/2009 Rereferred to Finance
  • 02/05/2009 Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/09/2009 Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/10/2009 Read second time and engrossed
  • 02/10/2009 Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/10/2009 Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/13/2009 Placed on Calendar
  • 02/13/2009 Read first time
  • 02/13/2009 Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
  • 02/17/2009 Reported from Commerce and Labor (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/17/2009 Referred to Committee on Appropriations
  • 02/28/2009 Left in Appropriations

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2235.

Comments

Robert J. Smith, III writes:

I would support an amended form of the bill that explicitly puts more emphasis on non-nuclear energy sources and also open the door for grid-related expansion efforts by green engineers and urban planners.