DE SB316 | 2009-2010 | 145th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)
Status: Passed on July 28 2010 - 100% progression
Action: 2010-07-28 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


This Bill would restrict the use of covenants, restrictions, and conditions in deeds, contracts and other legal instruments, which prohibit or unreasonably restrict the installation and use of ground mounted solar energy systems on land zoned residential, where the lots are one-half acre or greater in size.

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An Act To Amend Title 25 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Solar Photovoltaic Systems And Real Property.


Roll Calls

2010-06-30 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 23 N: 10 NV: 6 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2010-06-24 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 17 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2010-07-28 Signed by Governor
2010-06-30 Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 23 YES 10 NO 6 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
2010-06-30 Necessary rules are suspended in House
2010-06-25 Introduced and Assigned to Energy Committee in House
2010-06-24 Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 17 YES 0 NO 3 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
2010-06-24 Amendment SA 2 - Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 17 YES 0 NO 3 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
2010-06-24 Amendment SA 2 - Introduced in Senate
2010-06-24 Amendment SA 1 - Stricken
2010-06-23 Amendment SA 1 - Introduced and Placed With the Bill in Senate
2010-06-23 Reported Out of Committee (EXECUTIVE) in Senate with 6 On Its Merits
2010-06-17 Assigned to Executive Committee in Senate

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Bill Comments