2008 Regular Session


File Code: Real Property
Sponsored By:
Delegates Hecht, Bartlett, Bronrott, G. Clagett, DeBoy, Donoghue, Elmore, Feldman, Frank, George, Gilchrist, Guzzone, Howard, Hucker, James, King, Krysiak, Lee, Manno, Mizeur, Morhaim, Murphy, Riley, Rudolph, Schuh, Stocksdale, Stukes, F. Turner, Weldon, Beidle, Bobo, Cane, Carr, V. Clagett, Frush, Glenn, Healey, Holmes, Lafferty, Niemann, Shewell, Stein, and Montgomery
Real Property - Solar Collector Systems - Restriction on Use and Solar Easement


Providing that a restriction on use regarding land use may not impose unreasonable limitations on the installation of a solar collector system; authorizing a property owner who has installed or intends to install a solar collector system to negotiate to obtain a solar easement in writing; exempting a restriction on use on specified historic properties from applicability of the Act; defining "restriction on use"; 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 2/7 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Environmental Matters
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (138-0)
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (140-0)
Passed Enrolled
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 3/25 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
Favorable with Amendments
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (47-0)
Action after passage in House and Senate
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 138

Sponsored by:

Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Joseph R. Bartlett, District 4A
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Virginia P. Clagett, District 30
Delegate Galen R. Clagett, District 3A
Delegate Steven J. DeBoy, Sr., District 12A
Delegate John P. Donoghue, District 2C
Delegate D. Page Elmore, District 38A
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Ron George, District 30
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Guy Guzzone, District 13
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Mary-Dulany James, District 34A
Delegate James J. King, District 33A
Delegate Carolyn J. Krysiak, District 46
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Peter Murphy, District 28
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A
Delegate David D. Rudolph, District 34B
Delegate Steven R. Schuh, District 31
Delegate Tanya T. Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate Melvin L. Stukes, District 44
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Richard B. Weldon, Jr., District 3B

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Homeowners Associations
Solar Energy

Bill affects the following Statute:

Real Property
( 2-119 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 280314/01     Offered on: March 11, 2008   at: 10:37 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 658877/01     Offered on: April 7, 2008   at: 10:48 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 13, 2008: Third Reading Passed (138-0)
April 4, 2008: Third Reading Passed (140-0)
April 3, 2008: Third Reading Passed (47-0)