2011 Regular Session


File Code: Utility Regulation Prior Year Introduction As: HB 1537/10 - ECM Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 717
Sponsored By:
Delegate Jameson and the Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Barve, Anderson, Barkley, Bobo, Bohanan, Branch, Braveboy, Cane, Cardin, Carr, Conaway, Conway, Donoghue, Dumais, Feldman, Frush, Gaines, Glenn, Hammen, Hubbard, Hucker, Ivey, James, Lafferty, Love, McHale, Minnick, Mizeur, Morhaim, Murphy, Proctor, Rosenberg, Ross, Schuh, Schulz, Valderrama, Vallario, Vaughn, and Wood
Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Renewable Energy Credits - Solar Water Heating Systems


Providing that energy from a specified solar water heating system is eligible for inclusion in meeting the renewable energy portfolio standard; providing that a person that owns and operates a specified solar water heating system shall receive a specified renewable energy credit under specified circumstances; requiring the total amount of energy generated and consumed by a nonresidential or commercial solar water heating system to be measured by a specified meter; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Economic Matters
Hearing 3/9 at 1:00 p.m.

Favorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (132-5)
Returned Passed
Senate Action
First Reading Finance
Hearing 3/31 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable Report by Finance
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
Action after passage in House and Senate
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 408

Sponsored by:

Speaker, The
Delegate Sally Jameson, District 28
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate John L. Bohanan, Jr., District 29B
Delegate Talmadge Branch, District 45
Delegate Aisha N. Braveboy, District 25
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Jon S. Cardin, District 11
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
Delegate Norman H. Conway, District 38B
Delegate John P. Donoghue, District 2C
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Tawanna P. Gaines, District 22
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Peter A. Hammen, District 46
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Mary-Dulany James, District 34A
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate Brian K. McHale, District 46
Delegate Joseph J. Minnick, District 6
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Peter Murphy, District 28
Delegate James E. Proctor, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Steven R. Schuh, District 31
Delegate Kelly Schulz, District 4A
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Joseph F. Vallario, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Michael L. Vaughn, District 24
Delegate John F. Wood, Jr., District 29A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Alternative Energy Sources
Energy Matters -see also- Alt Energy Res; Fuel; Power Plants
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Heating and Cooling
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Public Utilities
( 7-701 , 7-701 , 7-701 , 7-704 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Number: 883391/01     Offered on: March 25, 2011   at: 12:22 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
Economic Matters
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 25, 2011: Third Reading Passed (132-5)
April 2, 2011: Third Reading Passed (46-0)