MD HB171 | 2022 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 12 2022 - 25% progression
Action: 2022-01-12 - First Reading Economic Matters and Environment and Transportation
Pending: House Economic Matters Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Requiring the State to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through various measures, including altering statewide greenhouse gas emissions reduction requirements so that after 2040 statewide greenhouse gas emissions are net negative; requiring the Department of the Environment to adopt a plan for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by December 31, 2022; establishing a Climate Crisis Council to develop a plan to meet the reduction targets set out in the Act; establishing a greenhouse gas pollution fee on certain fuels; etc.

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Title

Climate Crisis and Environmental Justice Act

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2022-01-12HouseFirst Reading Economic Matters and Environment and Transportation
2021-10-28HousePre-filed

Same As/Similar To

SB135 (Crossfiled) 2022-01-12 - First Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs and Budget and Taxation

Subjects


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Chapter of the Acts2016(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment21201(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment21202(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment21204.1(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment21205(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment21211(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
State Finance and Procurement6226(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources


Bill Comments

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