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HB 1117 - Zoning, Construction, and Stormwater - Permits and Variances - Solar Panels
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Sponsor: Delegate Stephen S. Hershey, Jr., District 36
Last Action: 5/22/2012 - Approved by the Governor - - Chapter 702
House Committee: House Committee on Environmental Matters
Senate Committee: Senate Committee on Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
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BILL INFO-2012 Regular Session-HB 1117
2012 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 1117

File Code: Environment Prior Year Introduction As: HB 1335/11 - ENV
Sponsored By:
Delegates Hershey and Jameson
Entitled:
Zoning, Construction, and Stormwater - Permits and Variances - Solar Panels

Synopsis:

Providing that, for the purposes of issuing a permit or a variance relating to zoning, construction, or stormwater for a project to install a solar panel, any calculation relating to the impervious surface of the project required by the State or local governing authority issuing the permit or variance may include only the foundation or base supporting the solar panel; establishing an exception; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
2/10
First Reading Environmental Matters
2/13
Hearing 3/2 at 1:00 p.m.
3/24

Favorable with Amendments Report by Environmental Matters
3/21
Favorable with Amendments {990011/1 Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
3/22
Third Reading Passed (137-0)
4/4
Returned Passed
Senate Action
3/22
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
3/28
Hearing 4/3 at 1:00 p.m.
4/6
Favorable Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
4/1
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
4/2
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
Action after passage in House and Senate
5/22
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 702

Sponsored by:

Delegate Stephen S. Hershey, Jr., District 36
Delegate Sally Jameson, District 28

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Alternative Energy Sources
Building Permits
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Flood Control
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Zoning and Planning

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Land Use
( 1-401 , 4-210 , 10-103 )

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:
House
Number: 990011/01     Offered on: March 24, 2012   at: 1:33 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
House
Environmental Matters
Senate
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
House
March 22, 2012: Third Reading Passed (137-0)
Senate
April 2, 2012: Third Reading Passed (46-0)