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SB 1290: Solar Schools


Solar Schools; Authorizing a public educational customer to enter into a contract for the installation, maintenance, or operation of a renewable energy source device on property owned or controlled by the public educational customer; providing that shared solar facilities may participate in an electric utility’s net metering program; prohibiting costs associated with certain solar energy systems from being included in certain cost per student station limitations, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Innovation, Industry, and Technology (IT)
  2. Education (ED)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    12/19/2019 Senate • Filed
    1/8/2020 Senate • Referred to Innovation, Industry, and Technology; Education; Rules -SJ 94
    1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 94
    3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology

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  • SB 1290, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 12/19/2019 at 9:04 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 935 Solar Energy Systems in Educational Facilities Webb Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died on Calendar
    H 7103 (e2) Education Education Committee Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Education, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 81 (Ch. 2020-79), HB 641 (Ch. 2020-94), CS/HB 7067 (Ch. 2020-95), CS/SB 434 (Ch. 2020-74)
    S 1498 (c1) Education Baxley Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 641 (Ch. 2020-94), CS/CS/CS/SB 662 (Ch. 2020-75)

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    366.91 Renewable energy. Page 2 (pdf)
    366.92 Florida renewable energy policy. Page 4 (pdf)
    373.236 Duration of permits; compliance reports. Page 5 (pdf)
    403.973 Expedited permitting; amendments to comprehensive plans. Page 5 (pdf)
    1013.44 Low-energy use design; solar energy systems; swimming pool heaters. Page 4 (pdf)

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