MD HB1534 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 13-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 17 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-03-17 - Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Pending: Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Establishing the Urban Agriculture Grant Program in the Department of Agriculture to increase the viability of urban farming and improve access to urban-grown foods; establishing an Urban Agriculture Grant Fund to provide grants to nonprofit organizations in Baltimore City to implement the Program; requiring the Secretary of Agriculture to administer the Fund; authorizing the distribution of up to $400,000 to the Fund for each of fiscal years 2022 and 2025; etc.

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Department of Agriculture - Urban Agriculture Grant Program


Roll Calls

2020-03-17 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 130 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 8) [PASS]


2020-03-17SenateReferred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2020-03-17HouseThird Reading Passed (130-0)
2020-03-15HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-15HouseFavorable with Amendments {260418/1 Adopted
2020-03-15HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Environment and Transportation
2020-02-10HouseHearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-07HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Agriculture22001(n/a)See Bill Text
Agriculture22002(n/a)See Bill Text
Agriculture22003(n/a)See Bill Text
Agriculture22004(n/a)See Bill Text
Agriculture22005(n/a)See Bill Text
Commercial Law17317(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments