Solar energy projects; revenue share assessment. (SB762)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Solar energy projects; revenue share assessment. Authorizes any locality by ordinance to assess a revenue share of up to $1,400 per megawatt on any solar photovoltaic (electric energy) project with certain exceptions and expands an existing tax exemption for such projects under certain conditions. The bill authorizes such revenue share to apply to existing projects only if certain conditions are met. This bill is identical to HB 1131. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103370D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations
01/13/2020Impact statement from DHCD (SB762)
01/15/2020Impact statement from TAX (SB762)
01/18/2020Impact statement from DHCD (SB762)
02/06/2020Reported from Finance and Appropriations with substitute (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2020Committee substitute printed 20107247D-S1
02/10/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Impact statement from TAX (SB762S1)
02/11/2020Read second time
02/11/2020Reading of substitute waived
02/11/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20107247D-S1
02/11/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB762S1
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)
02/18/2020Placed on Calendar
02/18/2020Read first time
02/18/2020Referred to Committee on Finance
02/24/2020Reported from Finance (13-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2020Read second time
02/27/2020Read third time
02/27/2020Passed House (58-Y 36-N)
02/27/2020VOTE: Passage (58-Y 36-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB762ER)
03/05/2020Signed by President
03/05/2020Signed by Speaker
03/06/2020Impact statement from TAX (SB762ER)
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 Senate
04/22/2020Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
04/22/2020House concurred in Governor's recommendation (48-Y 44-N)
04/22/2020VOTE: Adoption (48-Y 44-N)
04/22/2020Reconsideration of Governor's recommendation agreed to
04/22/2020VOTE: Adoption #2 (48-Y 44-N)
04/22/2020G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/22/2020Reenrolled bill text (SB762ER2)
04/22/2020Signed by President as reenrolled
04/22/2020Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/22/2020Enacted, Chapter 1270 (effective 7/1/20)
04/22/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1270)
05/01/2020VOTE: Adoption #2 (48-Y 44-N)
05/01/2020VOTE: Adoption (48-Y 44-N)