MD HB1098 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 31-1)
Status: Introduced on February 6 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-21 - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: House Appropriations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Authorizing certain funds under Program Open Space to be used for the maintenance and upkeep of certain grass athletic fields and drainage systems on land owned by the State; authorizing a certain subdivision to request funds for the maintenance and upkeep of certain grass athletic fields and drainage systems as part of a certain annual program; establishing a preference for the use of certain natural surface materials in certain projects to construct playgrounds or athletic fields; applying the Act prospectively; etc.

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Use of Public Funds – Playground and Athletic Field Surfaces – Authorizations, Preferences, and Prohibitions (Safe and Healthy Fields Act)



2020-02-21HouseHearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-21HouseHearing canceled
2020-02-10HouseHearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-06HouseFirst Reading Appropriations


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Natural Resources5903(n/a)See Bill Text
Natural Resources5905(n/a)See Bill Text
State Finance and Procurement14417(n/a)See Bill Text

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Bill Comments