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HB 1186 - Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Renewable Energy Credits - Geothermal Heating and Cooling
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Tracking Level: No Position
Sponsor: Delegate Sally Jameson, District 28
Last Action: 5/22/2012 - Approved by the Governor - - Chapter 557
House Committee: House Committee on Economic Matters
Senate Committee: Senate Committee on Finance
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BILL INFO-2012 Regular Session-HB 1186
2012 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 1186

File Code: Utility Regulation Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 652
Sponsored By:
Delegates Jameson, Hucker, Afzali, Barkley, Barve, Beitzel, Carr, Eckardt, Elliott, Feldman, Jacobs, Krebs, Love, McComas, Murphy, Myers, Norman, Otto, Serafini, Stein, Stocksdale, and Wood
Entitled:
Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Renewable Energy Credits - Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Synopsis:

Specifying that energy generated from a geothermal heating and cooling system is eligible for inclusion in meeting the renewable energy portfolio standard; entitling a specified person or entity to receive a renewable energy credit; specifying the methods by which the Commission shall determine energy savings of geothermal systems; providing that energy generated from a geothermal Tier 1 renewable source is eligible for inclusion in meeting a specified standard only if it is connected to a distribution grid serving Maryland; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
2/10
First Reading Economic Matters
2/14
Hearing 3/8 at 1:00 p.m.
3/22

Favorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
3/19
Favorable with Amendments {313698/1 Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
3/21
Third Reading Passed (130-0)
4/1
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (137-0)
Passed Enrolled
Senate Action
3/22
First Reading Finance
3/27
Hearing 3/29 at 1:00 p.m.
4/2
Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
3/27
Favorable with Amendments {107477/1 Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
3/30
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0)
Action after passage in House and Senate
5/22
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 557

Sponsored by:

Delegate Sally Jameson, District 28
Delegate Kathy Afzali, District 4A
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate Wendell R. Beitzel, District 1A
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37B
Delegate Donald B. Elliott, District 4B
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Jay A. Jacobs, District 36
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Peter Murphy, District 28
Delegate LeRoy E. Myers, Jr., District 1C
Delegate H. Wayne Norman, Jr., District 35A
Delegate Charles J. Otto, District 38A
Delegate Andrew A. Serafini, District 2A
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
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
Heating and Cooling
Public Service Commission
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Public Utilities
( 7-701 , 7-701 , 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
Attorney General Letter: Available
Amendments:
House
Number: 313698/01     Offered on: March 22, 2012   at: 8:22 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Senate
Number: 107477/01     Offered on: April 2, 2012   at: 10:25 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
House
Economic Matters
Senate
Finance
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
House
March 21, 2012: Third Reading Passed (130-0)
April 1, 2012: Third Reading Passed (137-0)
Senate
March 30, 2012: Third Reading Passed (46-0)