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CS/CS/SB 896: Renewable Energy

GENERAL BILL by Rules ; Regulated Industries ; Brodeur ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Hutson

Renewable Energy; Defining the term “solar facility”; providing that solar facilities are a permitted use in local government comprehensive plan agricultural land use categories and certain agricultural zoning districts; authorizing the Florida Public Service Commission to approve cost recovery by a gas public utility for certain contracts for the purchase of renewable natural gas, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/28/2021 Senate - Ordered enrolled -SJ 845
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Regulated Industries (RI)
  2. Environment and Natural Resources (EN)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/28/2021 Senate • Filed
2/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Regulated Industries; Environment and Natural Resources; Rules -SJ 101
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 101
3/9/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Regulated Industries, 03/09/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
3/11/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Regulated Industries, 03/16/21, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/16/2021 Senate • CS by Regulated Industries; YEAS 7 NAYS 1 -SJ 271
3/17/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/18/2021 Senate • Now in Environment and Natural Resources
• CS by Regulated Industries read 1st time -SJ 276
3/24/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Environment and Natural Resources, 03/29/21, 3:30 pm, 37 Senate Building
3/29/2021 Senate • Favorable by Environment and Natural Resources; YEAS 3 NAYS 2 -SJ 324
• Now in Rules
4/15/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/20/21, 8:30 am, 412 Knott Building
4/20/2021 Senate • CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 11 NAYS 5 -SJ 559
• Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/21/2021 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/22/21 -SJ 642
• CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 559
4/22/2021 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 618
• Amendment(s) adopted (633872) -SJ 618
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 622
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/26/2021 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 667
4/26/2021 House • In Messages
4/26/2021 Senate • CS passed as amended; YEAS 25 NAYS 14 -SJ 667
4/26/2021 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/27/2021)
• 1st Reading (Engrossed 1)
4/27/2021 House • Read 2nd time
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
4/28/2021 House • Read 3rd time
• CS passed; YEAS 86, NAYS 29
• Message sent to senate
4/28/2021 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 845