MD HB1543 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 68-0)
Status: Introduced on February 7 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-11 - Hearing 3/12 at 1:00 p.m. (Economic Matters) and Hearing canceled (Environment and Transportation)
Pending: House Economic Matters Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Establishing a Climate Crisis Initiative in the Department of the Environment for certain purposes; requiring the Secretary of the Environment to administer certain schedules of greenhouse gas pollution fees; requiring the Secretary to delegate certain collection and benefit functions to the Comptroller; requiring the Comptroller to carry out certain functions; requiring the collection of a certain greenhouse gas pollution fee on certain fuels for certain purposes; etc.

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Environment – Climate Crisis and Education Act


Del. David Fraser-hidalgo [D]Del. Gabriel Acevero [D]Del. Vanessa Atterbeary [D]Del. Heather Bagnall [D]
Del. Ben Barnes [D]Del. Erek Barron [D]Del. Regina Boyce [D]Del. Talmadge Branch [D]
Del. Tony Bridges [D]Del. Benjamin Brooks [D]Del. Alice Cain [D]Del. Jon Cardin [D]
Del. Alfred Carr [D]Del. Mark Chang [D]Del. Lorig Charkoudian [D]Del. Nick Charles [D]
Del. Luke Clippinger [D]Del. Charlotte Crutchfield [D]Del. Bonnie Cullison [D]Del. Eric Ebersole [D]
Del. Jessica Feldmark [D]Del. Diana Fennell [D]Del. Wanika Fisher [D]Del. James Gilchrist [D]
Del. Michele Guyton [D]Del. Andrea Harrison [D]Del. Anne Healey [D]Del. Terri Hill [D]
Del. Marvin Holmes [D]Del. Julian Ivey [D]Del. Michael Jackson [D]Del. Steve Johnson [D]
Del. Ariana Kelly [D]Del. Ken Kerr [D]Del. Marc Korman [D]Del. Mary Lehman [D]
Del. Jazz Lewis [D]Del. Robbyn Lewis [D]Del. Brooke Lierman [D]Del. Mary Ann Lisanti [D]
Del. Lesley Lopez [D]Del. Sara Love [D]Del. Maggie McIntosh [D]Del. David Moon [D]
Del. Nick Mosby [D]Del. Julie Palakovich Carr [D]Del. Edith Patterson [D]Del. Joseline Pena-Melnyk [D]
Del. Shane Pendergrass [D]Del. Elizabeth Proctor [D]Del. Lily Qi [D]Del. Kirill Reznik [D]
Del. Mike Rogers [D]Del. Samuel Rosenberg [D]Del. Sheila Ruth [D]Del. Emily Shetty [D]
Del. Stephanie Smith [D]Del. Jared Solomon [D]Del. Dana Stein [D]Del. Vaughn Stewart [D]
Del. Jen Terrasa [D]Del. Veronica Turner [D]Del. Kriselda Valderrama [D]Del. Courtney Watson [D]
Del. Melissa Wells [D]Del. Jheanelle Wilkins [D]Del. Nicole Williams [D]Del. Pat Young [D]


2020-02-11HouseHearing 3/12 at 1:00 p.m. (Economic Matters) and Hearing canceled (Environment and Transportation)
2020-02-10HouseHearing 3/12 at 1:00 p.m. (Economic Matters) and Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)
2020-02-10HouseHearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)
2020-02-07HouseFirst Reading Economic Matters and Environment and Transportation

Same As/Similar To

SB912 (Crossfiled) 2020-02-18 - Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m. (Budget and Taxation)


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Environment21201(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment21202(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment21214(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment21215(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment21216(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment21217(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment21218(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment21219(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment21220(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment21221(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment21222(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment21223(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment21224(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment21225(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment21226(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment21227(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment21228(n/a)See Bill Text
State Finance and Procurement6226(n/a)See Bill Text

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