2008 Regular Session


File Code: Real Property
Sponsored By:
Delegates Barve, Frush, Hubbard, Ivey, Morhaim, and Pendergrass
Homeowners Associations and Municipalities - Solar Collection Panels - Regulation


Prohibiting the legislative body of any incorporated municipality from passing an ordinance preventing a homeowner from installing a solar collection panel on the roof of a residence; providing that a homeowners association may not pass a recorded covenant or restriction, a provision in a declaration, or a provision of the bylaws or rules of a homeowners association that imposes unreasonable restrictions on a lot owner installing a solar collection panel on the roof of a residence; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 1/31 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, District 13

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Homeowners Associations
Housing -see also- Apartments; Condominiums; Mobile Homes
Laws and Ordinances -see also- Pub Local Laws; Uniform Laws.
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Solar Energy

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Article - 23A Corporations - Municipal
( 2 )
Real Property
( 11B-113.6 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered