Nevada - AB 405 - 2017

Relating to renewable energy; creating the contractual requirements for an agreement for the lease or purchase of a distributed generation system and a power purchase agreement; describing utility rates; establishing the minimum warranty requirements for an agreement concerning a distributed generation system; providing certain immunity for solar installation companies; creating the Renewable Energy Bill of Rights; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

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Added On: 04-11-2017
Updated On: 06-24-2017
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsors: Chris Brooks (Assembly/Democratic), Jason Frierson (Assembly/Democratic), Justin Watkins (Assembly/Democratic), Steve Yeager (Assembly/Democratic)

Actions (18)

  • 03-20-2017 - Read first time. Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor. To printer.
  • 03-22-2017 - From printer. To committee.
  • 04-13-2017 - Waiver granted effective: April 12, 2017.
  • 05-19-2017 - From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended.
  • 05-22-2017 - Read second time. Amended. (Amend. No. 723.) To printer.
  • 05-23-2017 - Read third time. Passed, as amended. Title approved, as amended. (Yeas: 38, Nays: 2, Excused: 2.) To Senate.
  • 05-23-2017 - In Senate.
  • 05-23-2017 - Read first time. Referred to Committee on Commerce, Labor and Energy. To committee.
  • 05-23-2017 - From printer. To engrossment. Engrossed. First reprint .
  • 06-03-2017 - Read second time. Amended. (Amend. No. 1100.) To printer.
  • 06-03-2017 - From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended.
  • 06-03-2017 - Placed on Second Reading File.
  • 06-04-2017 - Senate Amendment No. 1100 concurred in. To enrollment.
  • 06-04-2017 - In Assembly.
  • 06-04-2017 - Read third time. Passed, as amended. Title approved, as amended. (Yeas: 21, Nays: None.) To Assembly.
  • 06-04-2017 - From printer. To re-engrossment. Re-engrossed. Second reprint .
  • 06-08-2017 - Enrolled and delivered to Governor.
  • 06-15-2017 - Approved by the Governor. Chapter 589.

Votes (2)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
05-23-2017Assembly Final PassageAssembly3822yes
06-04-2017Senate Final PassageSenate2100yes

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News (4)

Resurrecting retail rate net metering could could cost $1.3B, NV Energy warns - Utility Dive
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Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:27:12 GMT

Nevada lawmakers are considering Assembly Bill 405, which would largely restore retail net metering rates for solar customers following the state's 2015 decision to roll them back, but utilities warn the move could be costly. In a presentation to the ...

AB 405 aims to revive state solar power industry - Northern Nevada Business Weekly
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Mon, 12 Jun 2017 16:20:59 GMT

A bill to revive the solar power industry in the Silver State passed both houses of the Legislature and, as of press time, awaited the governor's attention. Assembly Bill 405 will allow rooftop solar customers to be reimbursed for excess electricity ...

Nevada Assembly passes 'pricey' revised solar restoration bill - PV-Tech
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Thu, 25 May 2017 10:08:52 GMT

In an overwhelming majority, the Nevada State Assembly passed a bill that aims to restore the state's rooftop solar industry. AB 405 was passed yesterday by a 38-2 vote. It was heard in the Senate yesterday but no immediate action was taken. A proposal ...

Nevada Legislature Passes Bill to Restore Net Metering for Rooftop Solar - Greentech Media
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Mon, 05 Jun 2017 11:28:44 GMT

The Nevada State Legislature has passed a bill that's expected to revive the state's ailing rooftop solar market. The Assembly voted to approve a Senate version of the bill late Sunday night, with just a day remaining in the legislative session. The ...

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