Solar panels; restrictions by community associations. (SB627)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax) with support from co-patron Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Solar panels in community associations.  Removes the provision that allows covenants restricting the installation of solar power devices to continue to be enforceable if they became effective prior to July 1, 2008. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/20/2012Presented and ordered printed 12104182D
01/20/2012Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/27/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB627)
02/06/2012Reported from General Laws and Technology (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2012Read second time and engrossed
02/10/2012Read third time and passed Senate (29-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2012Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2012Passed Senate (31-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2012Placed on Calendar
02/17/2012Read first time
02/17/2012Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/20/2012Assigned GL sub: #1 Housing
02/22/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/23/2012Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2012Read second time
02/28/2012Read third time
02/28/2012Passed by for the day
02/29/2012Read third time
02/29/2012Passed by for the day
03/01/2012Read third time
03/01/2012Passed House (74-Y 24-N)
03/01/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (74-Y 24-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2012Enrolled
03/06/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB627ER)
03/06/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB627ER)
03/06/2012Signed by Speaker
03/08/2012Signed by President
04/09/2012G Vetoed by Governor
04/18/2012Passed in enrolled form (22-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
04/18/2012Motion to reconsider passed in enrolled form agreed to (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/18/2012Passed in enrolled form (21-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
04/18/2012Failed to pass in enrolled form (22-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
04/18/2012Motion to reconsider failure of passage in enrolled form agreed to (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/18/2012Failed to pass in enrolled form (21-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
04/18/2012Requires 27 affirmative votes for passage
04/18/2012Senate sustained Governor's veto

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 4 clips in all, totaling 9 minutes.