Nevada - AB 206 - 2017

Revises provisions relating to the renewable portfolio standard.

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Added On: 02-17-2017
Updated On: 06-28-2017
Status: Passed Both Chambers
Primary Sponsors: Chris Brooks (Assembly/Democratic), Jason Frierson (Assembly/Democratic), Justin Watkins (Assembly/Democratic), Steve Yeager (Assembly/Democratic)





Actions (33)

  • 02-13-2017 - Read first time. Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor. To printer.
  • 02-13-2017 - Prefiled pursuant to JSR 14.2.1(d).
  • 02-15-2017 - From printer. To committee.
  • 03-07-2017 - Notice of eligibility for exemption.
  • 04-13-2017 - Waiver granted effective: April 12, 2017.
  • 05-23-2017 - Taken from General File. Placed on General File for next legislative day.
  • 05-23-2017 - Declared an emergency measure under the Constitution.
  • 05-23-2017 - From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended.
  • 05-24-2017 - To printer.
  • 05-24-2017 - In Senate.
  • 05-24-2017 - Read first time. Referred to Committee on Commerce, Labor and Energy. To committee.
  • 05-24-2017 - From printer. To engrossment. Engrossed. First reprint .
  • 05-24-2017 - To Senate.
  • 05-24-2017 - Read third time. Amended. (Amend. No. 817.)
  • 05-24-2017 - Dispensed with reprinting.
  • 05-24-2017 - Read third time. Passed, as amended. Title approved, as amended. (Yeas: 30, Nays: 12.)
  • 06-03-2017 - Placed on Second Reading File.
  • 06-03-2017 - Read second time. Amended. (Amend. No. 1126.) To printer.
  • 06-03-2017 - From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended.
  • 06-04-2017 - Taken from General File. Placed on Secretary's desk.
  • 06-04-2017 - From printer. To re-engrossment. Re-engrossed. Third reprint . To Secretary's desk.
  • 06-04-2017 - To printer.
  • 06-04-2017 - Taken from General File. Placed on Secretary's desk.
  • 06-04-2017 - Read third time. Amended. (Amend. No. 1144.)
  • 06-04-2017 - Taken from Secretary's desk. Placed on General File.
  • 06-04-2017 - From printer. To re-engrossment. Re-engrossed. Second reprint .
  • 06-05-2017 - Read third time. Passed, as amended. Title approved, as amended. (Yeas: 12, Nays: 9.) To Assembly.
  • 06-05-2017 - To enrollment.
  • 06-05-2017 - In Assembly.
  • 06-05-2017 - Senate Amendment Nos. 1126 and 1144 concurred in.
  • 06-05-2017 - Taken from Secretary's desk. Placed on General File.
  • 06-08-2017 - Enrolled and delivered to Governor.
  • 06-16-2017 - Vetoed by the Governor.

Votes (2)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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Passed
05-24-2017Assembly Final PassageAssembly30120yes
06-05-2017Senate Final PassageSenate1290yes

Sponsors (8)

News (5)

Why the Time is Right for Nevada to Raise its Renewable Portfolio Standard - The Equation: Blog of the Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)
Published by blog.ucsusa.org
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:56:31 GMT

The state enjoys world-class renewable generation potential, and state residents are widely interested in clean energy development and jobs. ... Assembly Bill (AB) 206 would increase Nevada's RPS to 50% by 2030 with a pathway to 80% by 2040. Passing ...

What 3 pending energy bills would mean to Nevadans - Las Vegas Sun
Published by lasvegassun.com
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 10:01:40 GMT

The Assembly Subcommittee on Energy heard testimony Wednesday on Assembly Bill 206, which supporters hope will push the state to the forefront of clean energy development. The bill would raise the ... The state's clean energy and energy-efficiency ...

Bill would increase Nevada renewable energy mandate to 80% by 2040 - Utility Dive
Published by utilitydive.com
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:01:23 GMT

The bill is currently under consideration in the Committee on Commerce and Labor in the Nevada Assembly. Both the Assembly and the Nevada Senate are controlled by Democrats, traditionally friendlier to renewable energy interests, but Gov.

Nevada Pushes for 80% Renewable Energy by 2040 - Futurism
Published by futurism.com
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:46:30 GMT

There's a lot of sun in Nevada, so it only makes sense to harness its power. That's why long-time solar champion and Nevada legislature assemblyman Chris Brooks proposed AB 206, a bill that pushes the state's renewable portfolio standard (RPS) from its ...

Nevada bill would raise RPS to 80% by 2040 - pv magazine USA (press release) (blog)
Published by pv-magazine-usa.com
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 13:12:17 GMT

Assemblyman Chris Brooks, long a solar champion, used his first day in the chair to propose AB 206, a bill that would increase Nevada's renewable portfolio standard (RPS) from its current 2017 level of 20% to 80% by 2040. The increases would come in ...

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