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File #: 22-0193    Version: 0 Name: Real Property Tax Credit for Energy Conservation Devices
Type: Ordinance Status: Before the Mayor
File created: 1/24/2022 In control: Mayor
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Real Property Tax Credit for Energy Conservation Devices For the purpose of granting a tax credit against the City real property tax imposed on a dwelling that uses a solar energy device or geothermal energy device; imposing certain qualifications for credit eligibility; providing for the amount and the administration of the credit; creating an annual limit on the amount of credits granted; requiring an annual report regarding the credit; and defining certain terms.
Sponsors: John T. Bullock, Mark Conway, Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, Antonio Glover, Odette Ramos, Kristerfer Burnett, James Torrence, Zeke Cohen, Danielle N. McCray, Sharon Green Middleton, Ryan Dorsey
Indexes: Conservation, Energy, Real Property, Tax Credits
Attachments: 1. 22-0193~ 1st Reader, 2. CHAP 22-0193, 3. Planning 22-0193, 4. DHCD 22-0193, 5. Law 22-0193, 6. Sustainability 22-0193, 7. Finance 22-0193, 8. cc22-0193(1)~1st (Comm), 9. 2nd Reader Amendments 22-0193(1)~1st (Comm), 10. 22-0193~3rd Reader, 11. cc22-0193(1)~3rd (Floor)(Bullock), 12. 22-0193(2)~3rd Reader, 13. 22-0193~Enrolled
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
6/27/20220 Baltimore City Council Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/13/20220 Baltimore City Council Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/16/20220 Baltimore City Council 3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/16/20220 Ways and Means Recommended Favorably with Amendment  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/3/20220 Ways and Means Recommended Favorably with AmendmentPass Action details Meeting details Not available
4/25/20220 Ways and Means Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/27/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Housing and Community Development  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/27/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Planning  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/27/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to Office of Sustainability  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/27/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Finance  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/27/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/27/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to Commission for Historical & Architectural Preservation  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/24/20220 Baltimore City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/24/20220 Baltimore City Council Introduced  Action details Meeting details Not available
Explanation: Capitals indicate matter added to existing law.
[Brackets] indicate matter deleted from existing law.

* Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.
The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.
Introductory*

City of Baltimore
Council Bill

Introduced by: Councilmember Bullock


A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
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Real Property Tax Credit for Energy Conservation Devices
For the purpose of granting a tax credit against the City real property tax imposed on a dwelling that uses a solar energy device or geothermal energy device; imposing certain qualifications for credit eligibility; providing for the amount and the administration of the credit; creating an annual limit on the amount of credits granted; requiring an annual report regarding the credit; and defining certain terms.
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By adding
Article 28 - Taxes
Section 10-31
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

Section 1. Be it ordained by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, That the Laws of Baltimore City read as follows:

Baltimore City Code

Article 28. Taxes

Subtitle 10. Credits

§ 10-31. Energy Conservation Devices (Real Property Tax Credit)

(a) Definitions.

(1) In general.

In this section, the following terms have the meanings indicated.

(2) Eligible costs.

“Eligible costs” means reasonable costs incurred:


(i) within the 12 months before the initial application for the credit;

(ii) for the purchase or lease of a solar energy device or geothermal energy device, including any part, component, or accessory equipment necessary to operate the device; and

(iii) associated with installation of th...

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