Solar energy projects and energy storage systems; revenue share for projects and systems. (HB2269)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Heretick (D-Portsmouth) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Revenue share for solar energy projects and energy storage systems. Allows localities to assess a revenue share of up to $1,400 per megawatt on energy storage systems. The bill provides that on July 1, 2026, and every five years thereafter, the maximum amount of the revenue share that a locality may impose on certain solar energy projects and energy storage systems shall be increased by 10 percent. No increase may be made to any revenue share imposed by a locality on a solar energy project or energy storage systems for which an application has been filed with the locality and such application has been approved prior to January 1, 2021. Read the Bill »


03/30/2021: signed by governor


01/13/2021Presented and ordered printed 21102751D
01/13/2021Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
01/15/2021Impact statement from TAX (HB2269)
01/19/2021Referred from Labor and Commerce
01/19/2021Referred to Committee on Finance
01/19/2021Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1
01/25/2021House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/25/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
01/27/2021House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/27/2021Reported from Finance with substitute (19-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2021Committee substitute printed 21103653D-H1
01/28/2021Read first time
01/29/2021Read second time
01/29/2021Committee substitute agreed to 21103653D-H1
01/29/2021Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2269H1
02/01/2021Read third time and passed House (91-Y 8-N)
02/01/2021VOTE: Passage (91-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2021Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/05/2021Impact statement from TAX (HB2269H1)
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2021Rereferred from Commerce and Labor (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2021Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/17/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2021Reported from Finance and Appropriations (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021Read third time
02/18/2021Passed Senate (36-Y 1-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021Passed Senate (37-Y 1-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/22/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2269ER)
02/22/2021Signed by President
02/24/2021Signed by Speaker
02/24/2021Impact statement from TAX (HB2269ER)
02/25/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 25, 2021
02/25/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/30/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 429 (effective 7/1/21)
03/30/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0429)