Virginia Energy Plan; covenants regarding solar power, reasonable restrictions. (SB504)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Energy Plan; covenants regarding solar power; reasonable restrictions. Provides that a restriction on solar energy collection devices is not reasonable if application of the restriction to a particular proposal (i) increases the cost of installation of the solar energy collection device by five percent over the projected cost of the initially proposed installation or (ii) reduces the energy production by the solar energy collection device by 10 percent below the projected energy production of the initially proposed installation. The owner shall provide documentation prepared by an independent solar panel design specialist that is satisfactory to the community association to show that the restriction is not reasonable according to the criteria established in the bill. Read the Bill »

Status

02/21/2020: Passed the House

History

DateAction
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102679D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/10/2020Assigned C&L sub: Energy
01/17/2020Assigned C&L sub: Energy
01/24/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB504)
02/09/2020Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2020Committee substitute printed 20107452D-S1
02/10/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB504S1)
02/11/2020Read second time
02/11/2020Reading of substitute waived
02/11/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20107452D-S1
02/11/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB504S1
02/11/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2020Placed on Calendar
02/14/2020Read first time
02/14/2020Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
02/18/2020Reported from Labor and Commerce (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2020Read second time
02/21/2020Read third time
02/21/2020Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/21/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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