Solar and wind energy; projects on previously developed project sites. (HB1133)

Introduced By

Del. Jay Jones (D-Norfolk) with support from co-patron Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy (D-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Solar and wind energy projects on previously developed project sites. Declares that the construction or purchase by a public utility prior to January 1, 2024, of one or more solar or wind generation facilities located on a previously developed project site in the Commonwealth having in the aggregate a rated capacity that does not exceed 200 megawatts, or the purchase by a public utility of energy, capacity, and environmental attributes from such solar facilities owned by persons other than a public utility, is in the public interest. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20105009D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
01/16/2020Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #3
01/16/2020Impact statement from SCC (HB1133)
02/04/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
02/06/2020Reported from Labor and Commerce (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2020Read first time
02/10/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/11/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2020Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/24/2020Reported from Commerce and Labor (13-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2020Read third time
02/27/2020Passed Senate (29-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1133ER)
03/05/2020Impact statement from SCC (HB1133ER)
03/05/2020Signed by Speaker
03/05/2020Signed by President
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/11/2020Governor's recommendation received by House
04/22/2020VOTE: (72-Y 22-N)
04/22/2020Placed on Calendar
04/22/2020House concurred in Governor's recommendation (72-Y 22-N)
04/22/2020Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (30-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
04/22/2020G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/22/2020Reenrolled bill text (HB1133ER2)
04/22/2020Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/22/2020Signed by President as reenrolled
04/22/2020Enacted, Chapter 1225 (effective 7/1/20)
04/22/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1225)
05/01/2020VOTE: (72-Y 22-N)