Rezoning and site plan approval; decommissioning solar energy equipment, etc. (SB1091)

Introduced By

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Site plan approval; decommissioning certified solar energy equipment, facilities, or devices. Requires a locality, as part of the local legislative approval process or as a condition of approval of a site plan, to require an owner, lessee, or developer of real property to enter into a written agreement to decommission solar energy equipment, facilities, or devices upon certain terms and conditions, including right of entry by the locality and financial assurance. This bill incorporates SB 1398 and is identical to HB 2621. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/19/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100804D
12/19/2018Referred to Committee on Finance
01/23/2019Committee substitute printed 19105606D-S1
01/23/2019Reported from Finance with substitute (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2019Rereferred to Local Government
01/29/2019Reported from Local Government with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2019Committee substitute printed 19105928D-S2
01/29/2019Incorporates SB1398 (Stanley)
01/31/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1091S2)
01/31/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Read second time
02/01/2019Reading of substitute waived
02/01/2019Committee substitute rejected 19105606D-S1
02/01/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105928D-S2
02/01/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1091S2
02/04/2019Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Placed on Calendar
02/06/2019Read first time
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/08/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/08/2019Read second time
02/08/2019Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2019Read third time
02/11/2019Committee amendment agreed to
02/11/2019Engrossed by House as amended
02/11/2019Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019House amendment agreed to by Senate (35-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1091ER)
02/18/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1091ER)
02/18/2019Signed by Speaker
02/19/2019Signed by President
02/20/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 25, 2019
02/20/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 20, 2019
02/20/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/21/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 744 (effective 7/1/19)
03/21/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0744)


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