Florida Senate - 2010                                    SB 1988
       By Senator Bennett
       21-01401A-10                                          20101988__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to the Solar Energy System Incentives
    3         Program; amending s. 377.806, F.S.; revising the
    4         expiration date for the Solar Energy System Incentives
    5         Program; extending the period of time for which
    6         residents of the state are eligible to receive rebates
    7         for specified solar energy systems; providing an
    8         effective date.
   10  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   12         Section 1. Subsection (1) of section 377.806, Florida
   13  Statutes, is amended to read:
   14         377.806 Solar Energy System Incentives Program.—
   15         (1) PURPOSE.—The Solar Energy System Incentives Program is
   16  established within the commission to provide financial
   17  incentives for the purchase and installation of solar energy
   18  systems. Any resident of the state who purchases and installs a
   19  new solar energy system of 2 kilowatts or larger for a solar
   20  photovoltaic system, a solar energy system that provides at
   21  least 50 percent of a building’s hot water consumption for a
   22  solar thermal system, or a solar thermal pool heater, from July
   23  1, 2006, through June 30, 2014 2010, is eligible for a rebate on
   24  a portion of the purchase price of that solar energy system.
   25         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2010.