Solar and wind farms; reporting of acreage by locality. (HB2023)

Introduced By

Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill)

Progress

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

Description

Solar and wind farms; reporting of acreage by locality. Requires each locality to provide to the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy information about the amount of land formerly in production agriculture or silviculture that has been approved for development into or has been developed into solar or wind farms. The bill requires the Division of Energy to establish a database to collect and maintain figures on the amount of land formerly in production agriculture or production silviculture that has been approved for development into or has been developed into solar or wind farms. The bill also requires localities, in adopting ordinances for and approving the development of solar and wind farm projects, to consider certain effects of such projects. Read the Bill »

Status

01/14/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Counties, Cities and Towns Committee

History

DateAction
01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101513D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/14/2021Assigned CC & T sub: Land Use
01/21/2021Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (6-Y 2-N)

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