S1178 GENERAL BILL by Dockery; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Justice (Similar H 0457,
Compare H 0557, 2ND ENG/H 7135, S 0308, S 0412, S 1382, S 1432,
CS/CS/CS/1ST ENG/S 1544)
Renewable Energy Technologies & Energy Efficiency [RPCC]; Cites this act
as the "Florida Net Metering Incentive Act." Defines "net metering" as a
process by which an electric utility credits a customer at the full
retail rate for electricity produced by one or more renewable energy
systems generating more electricity than the customer consumes.
Establishes the Net Metering Incentive Program within the Department of
Environmental Protection, etc. EFFECTIVE DATE: Upon becoming law.
01/18/08 SENATE Filed
02/07/08 SENATE Referred to Environmental Preservation and Conservation;
Communications and Public Utilities; Finance and Tax; General
03/04/08 SENATE Introduced, referred to Environmental Preservation and
Conservation; Communications and Public Utilities; Finance
and Tax; General Government Appropriations -SJ 00075
05/02/08 SENATE Died in Committee on Environmental Preservation and
Conservation, Link/Iden/Sim/Compare passed, refer to HB 7135
In addition to the above Bill History information, the Division of Legislative
Information publishes a brief Bill Summary (PDF) for the Senate bill AS ORIGINALLY FILED.
Check the Bill Analyses section below for detailed analyses, if available, prepared by the
Senate's professional committee staff.