CS/CS/SB 896 -  Renewable Energy

by Rules and Regulated Industries and Brodeur (CO-SPONSORS) Hutson
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: 07/01/2021
Last Event: 04/28/21 S Ordered enrolled -SJ 844 on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 2:28 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

Senate Referrals

  • Regulated Industries
    • On agenda for: 03/16/21 3:30 PM
    • Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action) Votes: Yeas 7   Nays 1
  • Environment and Natural Resources
    • On agenda for: 03/29/21 3:30 PM
    • Favorable (final action) Votes: Yeas 3   Nays 2
  • Rules
    • On agenda for: 04/20/21 8:30 AM
    • Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action) Votes: Yeas 11   Nays 5

Related Bills

Bill Text

Staff Analysis

Chamber Committee
Chamber: Senate Committee: Rules 4/21/2021 11:07:04 AM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Rules 4/19/2021 8:04:24 AM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Environment and Natural Resources 3/29/2021 4:54:08 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Environment and Natural Resources 3/26/2021 3:34:01 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Regulated Industries 3/17/2021 1:45:48 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Regulated Industries 3/8/2021 8:31:27 AM

Vote History

Chamber Date Yeas Nays Action Action 2 Vote Detail Barcode
Chamber: Senate Date: 04/26/2021 12:12 PM   Yeas: 25 Nays: 14 Action: Action 2: Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 14] Barcode:
Chamber: House Date: 04/28/2021 01:33 PM   Yeas: 86 Nays: 29 Action: Action 2: Passage Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 362] Barcode:

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Ordered enrolled -SJ 844 Time: 04/28/2021 - 2:28 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Message sent to senate Time: 04/28/2021 - 2:19 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H CS passed; YEAS 86, NAYS 29 Time: 04/28/2021 - 1:33 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Read 3rd time Time: 04/28/2021 - 1:26 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Added to Third Reading Calendar Time: 04/27/2021 - 6:20 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Placed on 3rd reading Time: 04/27/2021 - 1:11 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Read 2nd time Time: 04/27/2021 - 12:59 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 04/26/2021 - 9:01 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/27/2021) Time: 04/26/2021 - 5:08 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Bill referred to House Calendar Time: 04/26/2021 - 4:37 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H In Messages Time: 04/26/2021 - 12:41 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S CS passed as amended; YEAS 25 NAYS 14 -SJ 667 Time: 04/26/2021 - 12:13 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Read 3rd time -SJ 667 Time: 04/26/2021 - 12:09 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Placed on 3rd reading Time: 04/22/2021 - 5:32 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Ordered engrossed -SJ 622 Time: 04/22/2021 - 5:32 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Amendment(s) adopted (633872) -SJ 618 Time: 04/22/2021 - 4:00 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Read 2nd time -SJ 618 Time: 04/22/2021 - 3:59 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 559 Time: 04/21/2021 - 7:59 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c2
Event: S Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/22/21 -SJ 642 Time: 04/21/2021 - 4:35 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading Time: 04/21/2021 - 4:32 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute) Time: 04/20/2021 - 5:15 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c2
Event: S CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 11 NAYS 5 -SJ 559 Time: 04/20/2021 - 2:09 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c1
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/20/21, 8:30 am, 412 Knott Building Time: 04/15/2021 - 4:00 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c1
Event: S Now in Rules Time: 03/29/2021 - 4:57 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c1
Event: S Favorable by Environment and Natural Resources; YEAS 3 NAYS 2 -SJ 324 Time: 03/29/2021 - 4:43 PM Member: Committee: Environment and Natural Resources Version: c1
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Environment and Natural Resources, 03/29/21, 3:30 pm, 37 Senate Building Time: 03/24/2021 - 2:24 PM Member: Committee: Environment and Natural Resources Version: c1
Event: S CS by Regulated Industries read 1st time -SJ 276 Time: 03/18/2021 - 8:19 PM Member: Committee: Regulated Industries Version: c1
Event: S Now in Environment and Natural Resources Time: 03/18/2021 - 7:30 AM Member: Committee: Environment and Natural Resources Version: c1
Event: S Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute) Time: 03/17/2021 - 2:35 PM Member: Committee: Regulated Industries Version: c1
Event: S CS by Regulated Industries; YEAS 7 NAYS 1 -SJ 271 Time: 03/16/2021 - 5:09 PM Member: Committee: Regulated Industries Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Regulated Industries, 03/16/21, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building Time: 03/11/2021 - 2:45 PM Member: Committee: Regulated Industries Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Regulated Industries, 03/09/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed Time: 03/09/2021 - 12:34 PM Member: Committee: Regulated Industries Version: __
Event: S Introduced -SJ 101 Time: 03/02/2021 - 11:09 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Referred to Regulated Industries; Environment and Natural Resources; Rules -SJ 101 Time: 02/04/2021 - 12:22 PM Member: Committee: Regulated Industries Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 01/28/2021 - 8:18 AM Member: Committee: Version: __