MD HB1128 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)
Status: Introduced on February 6 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-03-12 - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring a person seeking a certain water quality certification to submit a request to the Department of the Environment; requiring that a request for a water quality certification include certain information concerning the potential environmental impacts of certain projects; requiring the Department to begin reviewing a request immediately on receipt of the request; requiring the Department to issue a decision on a request in accordance with the timeline for environmental review provided under the federal Clean Water Act; etc.

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Environment – Water Quality Certifications – Requests (Water Quality Certification Improvement Act)



2020-03-12HouseUnfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
2020-02-07HouseHearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-06HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Environment9353(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment9354(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment9355(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment9356(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment9357(n/a)See Bill Text

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