Voluntary Solar Resource Development Fund; established. (SB975)

Introduced By

Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple (D-Arlington)

Progress

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

Description

Voluntary Solar Resource Development Fund; grant program.  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 State Corporation Commission as grants for projects that involve the acquisition, installation, or operation of photovoltaic devices, solar water heating devices, or solar space heating devices at a residence, structure occupied by a nonprofit organization, or commercial establishment. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11102252D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/31/2011Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2011Committee substitute printed 11104838D-S1
02/02/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB975S1)
02/02/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2011Read second time
02/03/2011Reading of substitute waived
02/03/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11104838D-S1
02/03/2011Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB975S1
02/04/2011Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2011Placed on Calendar
02/08/2011Read first time
02/08/2011Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/15/2011Reported from Commerce and Labor (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2011Read second time
02/18/2011Read third time
02/18/2011Passed House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
02/18/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2011Enrolled
02/24/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB975ER)
02/24/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB975ER)
02/24/2011Signed by Speaker
02/24/2011Signed by President
03/22/2011Governor's recommendation received by Senate
03/24/2011Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/05/2011Placed on Calendar
04/06/2011Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/06/2011House concurred in Governor's recommendation (96-Y 0-N)
04/06/2011VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/06/2011G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/06/2011Reenrolled
04/06/2011Reenrolled bill text (SB975ER2)
04/06/2011Signed by President as reenrolled
04/06/2011Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/06/2011Enacted, Chapter 839 (effective 7/1/11)
04/06/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0839)

Video

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 50 seconds.