Voluntary Solar Resource Development Fund; established. (HB2191)

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Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Voluntary Solar Resource Development Fund.  Requires electric utilities to provide customers with the option to make voluntary contributions to the Voluntary Solar Resource Development Fund, which is established by this measure. Moneys in the Fund will be allocated by the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy as loans for projects that involve the acquisition, installation, or operation of photovoltaic devices, solar water heating devices, or certain solar space heating devices at a residence, structure occupied by a nonprofit organization, or commercial establishment. The Department is authorized to expand the scope of the program to include making loans for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. Amends § 67-1300, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


  • 01/12/2011 Committee
  • 01/12/2011 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11103705D
  • 01/12/2011 Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
  • 01/17/2011 Assigned C & L sub: #3 Special Subcommittee on Energy
  • 01/24/2011 Impact statement from DPB (HB2191)
  • 01/25/2011 Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (12-Y 0-N)
  • 02/01/2011 Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/01/2011 Committee substitute printed 11104623D-H1
  • 02/03/2011 Read first time
  • 02/04/2011 Read second time
  • 02/04/2011 Committee substitute agreed to 11104623D-H1
  • 02/04/2011 Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2191H1
  • 02/04/2011 Impact statement from DPB (HB2191H1)
  • 02/06/2011 Passed by for the day
  • 02/07/2011 Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
  • 02/07/2011 VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/08/2011 Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 02/08/2011 Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
  • 02/14/2011 Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/16/2011 Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/17/2011 Read third time
  • 02/17/2011 Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/23/2011 Enrolled
  • 02/23/2011 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2191ER)
  • 02/23/2011 Impact statement from DPB (HB2191ER)
  • 02/23/2011 Signed by Speaker
  • 02/23/2011 Signed by President
  • 03/22/2011 Governor's recommendation received by House
  • 04/05/2011 Placed on Calendar
  • 04/06/2011 House concurred in Governor's recommendation (95-Y 0-N)
  • 04/06/2011 VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 04/06/2011 Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 04/06/2011 G Governor's recommendation adopted
  • 04/06/2011 Reenrolled
  • 04/06/2011 Reenrolled bill text (HB2191ER2)
  • 04/06/2011 Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
  • 04/06/2011 Signed by President as reenrolled
  • 04/06/2011 Enacted, Chapter 806 (effective 7/1/11)
  • 04/06/2011 G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0806)