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AB-2066 Energy: building standards: photovoltaic requirements.(2019-2020)

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Date Published: 02/04/2020 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 2066


Introduced by Assembly Member Megan Dahle

February 04, 2020


An act to add Section 25402.14 to the Public Resources Code, relating to energy.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2066, as introduced, Megan Dahle. Energy: building standards: photovoltaic requirements.
Existing law authorizes the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission to prescribe, by regulation, energy efficiency standards, including appliance efficiency standards. Under this authority, the commission has established regulations for the installation of photovoltaic systems meeting certain requirements for low-rise residential buildings built on or after January 1, 2020.
This bill would exempt from the photovoltaic requirements new residential and nonresidential buildings constructed in areas of the state that receive a significant amount of annual snowfall.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 25402.14 is added to the Public Resources Code, to read:

25402.14.
 Notwithstanding other laws, requirements regarding photovoltaic systems established pursuant to regulations prescribed pursuant to subdivisions (a) and (b) of Section 25402 shall not apply to new residential and nonresidential buildings constructed in areas of the state that receive a significant amount of annual snowfall.