HB1481 (CH0680)

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2018 Regular Session



Real Property - New Home Sales - Information on Energy-Efficient Options

Sponsored by:

Delegate Fraser-Hidalgo


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 680

Synopsis:Requiring, for a development with 11 or more homes to be built by the same builder, a home builder to provide a purchaser with written information on energy-efficient options, including a statement that tax credits may be available related to the energy-efficient options, available for installation in a new home; and requiring a contract for the initial sale of a new home to contain a certain acknowledgment that the purchaser was provided with certain information about energy-efficient options for the home.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Fraser-Hidalgo, Holmes, Barve, Beidle, Carr, Cassilly, Gilchrist, Healey, Kramer, Lafferty, A. Miller, Robinson, and Stein
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0648
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0970 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Environment and Transportation  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Real Property
Narrow Subject(s):Alternative Energy Sources
Building Codes
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Energy Matters -see also- Alt Energy Sou; Fuel; Power Plants
Housing -see also- Apartments; Condos; Mobile & Manuf Homes
Real Estate -see also- Agents and Brokers
Real Property
Tax Credits
Statutes:Article - Business Regulation
Article - Real Property

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May 18, 2018 4:03 P.M.