Actions: SPREF  SCONC/STBTC-SCONC  DP-STBTC  DP/a - PASSED/S (23-15)  HENRC/HCPAC-HENRC  DP/a-HCPAC  DP/a
Scheduled: 03-18 07:00 am House Chambers
Senate Bill 77 (SB 77) requires all new residential construction to include photovoltaic systems and electrical receptacles for charging electric vehicles.Legislation Overview:
Senate Bill 77 (SB 77) requires all new residential construction after 1 July 2023 to include photovoltaic systems, whether grid-tied, grid-hybrid or an off-grid system, of at least one watt per square foot of heated space and electrical receptacles for charging electric vehicles. SB 77 directs the Electric Bureau to recommend rules for the commission’s approval to implement this section. SB 77 would be effective 1 July 2023.Amendments:
3/7/23 The House Consumer and Public Affairs Committee amended SB 77AA HENRC (SB 77AAA HCPAC) by making 1 January 2024 the date by which new residential construction will offer photovoltaic cells. 3/2/23 The House Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Committee amended SB 77A STBTC (SB 77AA HENRC) by making the effective date 1 July 2024. 2/18/23 The Senate Tax, Business and Transportation Committee amended SB 77 (SB 77A STBTC) by requiring all new residential construction to offer photovoltaic systems and require electrical receptacles for charging electric vehicles.