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HB 1187 - Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Solar Energy and Solar Water Heating Systems
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Sponsor: Delegate Sally Jameson, District 28
Last Action: 5/22/2012 - Approved by the Governor - - Chapter 584
House Committee: House Committee on Economic Matters
Senate Committee: Senate Committee on Finance
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BILL INFO-2012 Regular Session-HB 1187
2012 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 1187

File Code: Utility Regulation
Sponsored By:
Delegates Jameson, Barkley, Barnes, Barve, Feldman, Hershey, Hucker, Kramer, Love, Minnick, Schuh, and Vaughn
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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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 {203892/1 Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
3/21
Third Reading Passed (131-0)
4/1
Returned Passed
Senate Action
3/22
First Reading Finance
3/27
Hearing 3/29 at 1:00 p.m.
4/4
Favorable Report by Finance
3/29
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
3/30
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
Action after passage in House and Senate
5/22
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 584

Sponsored by:

Delegate Sally Jameson, District 28
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Stephen S. Hershey, Jr., District 36
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate Joseph J. Minnick, District 6
Delegate Steven R. Schuh, District 31
Delegate Michael L. Vaughn, District 24

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:
House
Number: 203892/01     Offered on: March 22, 2012   at: 8:23 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 (131-0)
Senate
March 30, 2012: Third Reading Passed (45-0)