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HB 1339 - Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Renewable Energy Credits - Thermal Biomass Systems
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Sponsor: Delegate Maggie McIntosh, District 43
Last Action: 4/6/2012 - H Third Reading Passed (132-5)
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BILL INFO-2012 Regular Session-HB 1339
2012 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 1339

File Code: Utility Regulation Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 1004
Sponsored By:
Delegates McIntosh, Arora, Bobo, Cane, Cardin, Carr, Frush, Glenn, Hammen, Healey, Howard, Kramer, Lafferty, Lee, Luedtke, Stein, Summers, and Washington
Entitled:
Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Renewable Energy Credits - Thermal Biomass Systems

Synopsis:

Specifying that energy from a specified thermal biomass system is eligible for inclusion in meeting the renewable energy portfolio standard; specifying that a person that owns and operates a thermal biomass system is eligible to receive a renewable energy credit under specified circumstances; specifying that an eligible person shall receive a renewable energy credit equal to a specified amount; requiring that the total amount of energy generated and consumed by a specified biomass system be measured in a specified way; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
2/16
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
2/27
Re-referred Economic Matters
2/28
Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.
4/9

Favorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
4/5
Favorable with Amendments {373894/1 Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
4/6
Third Reading Passed (132-5)
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Maggie McIntosh, District 43
Delegate Sam Arora, District 19
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Jon S. Cardin, District 11
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Peter A. Hammen, District 46
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Eric G. Luedtke, District 14
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11
Delegate Michael G. Summers, District 47
Delegate Mary L. Washington, District 43

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Alternative Energy Sources
Energy Matters -see also- Alt Energy Res; Fuel; Power Plants
Public Service Commission
Rules and Regulations
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
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments:
House
Number: 373894/01     Offered on: April 9, 2012   at: 7:33 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
House
Economic Matters
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
House
April 6, 2012: Third Reading Passed (132-5)