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SB 0791 - Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Solar Energy and Solar Water Heating Systems
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Sponsor: Senator Garagiola
Last Action: 5/22/2012 - Approved by the Governor - - Chapter 583
Senate Committee: Senate Committee on Finance
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BILL INFO-2012 Regular Session-SB 791
2012 Regular Session

SENATE BILL 791

File Code: Utility Regulation
Sponsored By:
Senator Garagiola
Entitled:
Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Solar Energy and Solar Water Heating Systems

Synopsis:

Altering the percentage of Tier 1 renewable energy that must be derived from solar energy in the State's renewable energy portfolio standard in specified years; authorizing the Public Service Commission, in consultation with the Maryland Energy Administration, to approve an equivalent certification for measurement for energy generated by specified solar water heating systems; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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Senate Action
2/3
First Reading Finance
2/27
Hearing 3/20 at 1:00 p.m.
3/30
Favorable Report by Finance
3/26
Favorable
Special Order until 4/2 (Senator Jennings) Adopted
3/27
Favorable
Motion Special Order until 4/4 (Senator Reilly) Rejected (12-32)
Second Reading Passed
3/28
Special Order until 4/4 (Senator Pipkin) Adopted
3/29
Third Reading Passed (37-9)
4/6
Returned Passed
House Action
3/30
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
4/6
Re-referred Economic Matters
4/9
Favorable Report by Economic Matters
4/4
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
4/6
Third Reading Passed (129-6)
Action after passage in Senate and House
5/22
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 583

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
Public Service Commission
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Public Utilities
( 7-703 , 7-704 )

Documents

All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Senate
Finance
House
Economic Matters
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
Senate
March 27, 2012: Motion Special Order until 4/4 (Reilly) Rejected (12-32)
March 29, 2012: Third Reading Passed (37-9)
House
April 6, 2012: Third Reading Passed (129-6)