H.B. No. 0215

Tax exemption for renewable resources.

 

Sponsored By:     Representative(s) Anderson, R., Harshman and Steward

 

AN ACT relating to taxation and revenue; changing the date of repeal for and specifying the applicability of the tax exemption for equipment used to generate energy from renewable resources; and providing for an effective date.

 

1/16/2009   Bill Number Assigned

1/19/2009   H Received for Introduction

1/20/2009   H Introduced and Referred to H03

1/30/2009   H03 Recommended Amend and Do Pass

 

ROLL CALL

Ayes:  Representative(s) Anderson, R., Edmonds, Goggles, Madden, Miller, Petersen and Semlek

Nays:  Representative(s) Esquibel, K. and Wallis

Ayes 7    Nays 2    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0

 

1/30/2009   H Placed on General File

 

HB0215HS001/FAILED

Page 1-line 1           Delete "changing the date" insert "specifying the applicability of".

Page 1-line 2           Delete "of repeal for".

Page 2-line 22          After "2010" insert ", except that after January 1, 2010, the exemption shall apply only to sales of equipment for projects where the project developer has, prior to January 1, 2010, made a payment to a landowner pursuant to a written agreement with the landowner to develop a project and submitted an application to any municipal government or county, state or federal agency for a permit, or other governmental approval, to develop the project.  Evidence of compliance with this subparagraph shall be submitted to the department with any request for an exemption.  The department shall not approve any exemption request submitted after December 31, 2011".

Page 4-line 2           After "2010" insert ", except that after January 1, 2010, the exemption shall apply only to sales of equipment for projects where the project developer has, prior to January 1, 2010, made a payment to a landowner pursuant to a written agreement with the landowner to develop a project and submitted an application to any municipal government or county, state or federal agency for a permit, or other governmental approval, to develop the project.  Evidence of compliance with this subparagraph shall be submitted to the department with any request for an exemption.  The department shall not approve any exemption request submitted after December 31, 2011".  ANDERSON, R., CHAIRMAN

 

HB0215HW001/ADOPTED

Delete the standing committee amendment (HB0215HS001/A).

Further amend as follows:

Page 1-line 2           After "repeal for" insert "and specifying the applicability of".

Page 2-line 21          Strike "repealed effective"; delete "January 1,".

Page 2-line 22          Delete "2010"; strike ";" insert "applicable as follows:

(I)  On and after January 1, 2010, the exemption shall apply to sales of equipment used to generate electricity from renewable resources with a total net rating capacity of not more than twenty-five (25) kilowatts.  The exemption provided under this subdivision of this subparagraph is repealed effective June 30, 2012.". 

Page 4-line 1           Strike "repealed effective"; delete "January 1,".

Page 4-line 2           Delete "2010"; strike ";" insert "applicable as follows:

(I)  On and after January 1, 2010, the exemption shall apply to sales of equipment used to generate electricity from renewable resources with a total net rating capacity of not more than twenty-five (25) kilowatts.  The exemption provided under this subdivision of this subparagraph is repealed effective June 30, 2012.". 

Renumber as necessary.  ESQUIBEL, K., ANDERSON, R., CARSON, EDMONDS

 

HB0215HW002/ADOPTED  (CORRECTED COPY)

Page 2-line 22          In the Esquibel et al., committee of the whole amendment (HB0215HW001/A) to this line; after "as follows:" insert:

"(I)  On and after January 1, 2010, the exemption shall apply to sales of equipment for projects where the project developer has, prior to January 1, 2010, entered into a written contract with a landowner that describes the project with specificity, including a description of equipment to be purchased and placed on the landowner's land and has made payment to the landowner under terms of the contract.  To be eligible for the exemption, the project developer shall have received all required permits and approvals from all governmental agencies for the development and construction of the project.  Evidence of compliance with this subparagraph shall be submitted to the department with the request for an exemption.  Equipment eligible for the exemption shall be purchased and delivered within the state of Wyoming on or before December 31, 2011 for storage, use or consumption by the developer to qualify for the exemption.  The exemption provided under this subdivision of this subparagraph is repealed effective December 31, 2011;".

Page 4-line 2           In the Esquibel et al., committee of the whole amendment (HB0215HW001/A) to this line; after "as follows:" insert:

"(I)  On and after January 1, 2010, the exemption shall apply to sales of equipment for projects where the project developer has, prior to January 1, 2010, entered into a written contract with a landowner that describes the project with specificity, including a description of equipment to be purchased and placed on the landowner's land and has made payment to the landowner under terms of the contract.  To be eligible for the exemption, the project developer shall have received all required permits and approvals from all governmental agencies for the development and construction of the project.  Evidence of compliance with this subparagraph shall be submitted to the department with the request for an exemption.  Equipment eligible for the exemption shall be purchased and delivered within the state of Wyoming on or before December 31, 2011 for storage, use or consumption by the developer to qualify for the exemption.  The exemption provided under this subdivision of this subparagraph is repealed effective December 31, 2011;".

Renumber as necessary.  ANDERSON, R.

 

2/6/2009    H Passed CoW

 

HB0215H2001/ADOPTED

Page 2-line 22          In the Anderson, R. committee of the whole amendment (HB0215HW002/AC) after "equipment for projects where" insert "either the project developer is the landowner for the project prior to January 1, 2010, or where".

Page 4-line 2           In the Anderson, R. committee of the whole amendment (HB0215HW002/AC) after "equipment for projects where" insert "either the project developer is the landowner for the project prior to January 1, 2010, or where".  ANDERSON, R.

 

HB0215H2002/ADOPTED

Page 2-line 22          In the Esquibel, et al., committee of the whole amendment (HB0215HW001/A) to this line after "kilowatts" insert ", or where the entire renewable energy system is to be for off-grid use".

Page 4-line 2           In the Esquibel, et al., committee of the whole amendment (HB0215HW001/A) to this line after "kilowatts" insert ", or where the entire renewable energy system is to be for off-grid use".  CARSON, ANDERSON, R., EDMONDS, ESQUIBEL, K.

 

2/9/2009    H Passed 2nd Reading

2/10/2009   H Passed 3rd Reading

 

ROLL CALL

Ayes:  Representative(s) Anderson, R., Bagby, Barbuto, Berger, Blake, Bonner, Brown, Buchanan, Byrd, Cannady, Carson, Childers, Cohee, Connolly, Craft, Davison, Diercks, Edmonds, Esquibel, K., Gilmore, Gingery, Goggles, Hales, Hallinan, Hammons, Harshman, Harvey, Jaggi, Jorgensen, Landon, Madden, McKim, McOmie, Mercer, Meyer, Miller, Millin, Moniz, Patton, Peasley, Pedersen, Petersen, Philp, Quarberg, Roscoe, Semlek, Shepperson, Simpson, Steward, Stubson, Teeters, Thompson, Wallis, Zwonitzer, Dn. and Zwonitzer, Dv.

Nays:  Representative(s) Brechtel and Illoway

Excused:  Representative(s) Lockhart and Lubnau

Conflicts:  Representative(s) Throne

Ayes 55    Nays 2    Excused 2    Absent 0    Conflicts 1

 

2/12/2009   S Received for Introduction

2/12/2009   S Introduced and Referred to S03

2/19/2009   S03 Recommended Do Pass

 

ROLL CALL

Ayes:  Senator(s) Case, Larson, Martin, Perkins and Schiffer

Ayes 5    Nays 0    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0

 

2/19/2009   S Placed on General File

2/24/2009   S Passed CoW

2/25/2009   S Passed 2nd Reading

2/26/2009   S Passed 3rd Reading

 

ROLL CALL

Ayes:  Senator(s) Anderson, J., Bebout, Burns, Case, Cooper, Decaria, Dockstader, Esquibel, F., Hastert, Hines, Hunnicutt, Johnson, Landen, Larson, Martin, Massie, Meier, Nicholas, Perkins, Peterson, Ross, Schiffer, Scott, Sessions, Townsend, Vasey and Von Flatern

Nays:  Senator(s) Coe and Geis

Conflicts:  Senator(s) Jennings

Ayes 27    Nays 2    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 1

 

2/26/2009   Assigned Number HEA No. 0070

2/27/2009   H Speaker Signed HEA No. 0070

2/27/2009   S President Signed HEA No. 0070

3/3/2009    Governor Signed HEA No. 0070

3/3/2009    Assigned Chapter Number

 

Chapter No. 0117  Session Laws of Wyoming 2009.