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SB 1004 - Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Renewable Energy Credits - Thermal Biomass Systems
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Sponsor: Senator Middleton
Last Action: 5/22/2012 - Approved by the Governor - - Chapter 635
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BILL INFO-2012 Regular Session-SB 1004
2012 Regular Session

SENATE BILL 1004

File Code: Utility Regulation Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 1339
Sponsored By:
Senator Middleton
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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Senate Action
2/17
First Reading Senate Rules
2/27
Re-referred Finance
2/29
Hearing 3/20 at 1:00 p.m.
3/29

Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
3/25
Favorable with Amendments {677671/1
Motion Laid Over (Senator Middleton)
3/26
Favorable with Amendments {677671/1
Special Order until 4/3 (Senator Middleton) Adopted
3/28
Favorable with Amendments {677671/1 Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Motion Returned Second Reading (Senator Middleton) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Middleton) {263624/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
3/29
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
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
4/5
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
Motion Rules Suspended two readings same day (Delegate Davis) Adopted (132-3)
Third Reading Passed (126-6)
Action after passage in Senate and House
5/22
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 635

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, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Attorney General Letter: Available
Amendments:
Senate
Number: 263624/01     Offered on: April 3, 2012   at: 11:51 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 677671/01     Offered on: April 3, 2012   at: 10:41 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
Senate
Finance
House
Economic Matters
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
Senate
March 29, 2012: Third Reading Passed (46-0)
House
April 5, 2012: Motion Rules Suspended two readings same day (Davis D) Adopted (132-3)
April 5, 2012: Third Reading Passed (126-6)