MD HB171 | 2022 | Regular Session


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]


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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Climate Crisis and Environmental Justice Act



2022-01-12HouseFirst Reading Economic Matters and Environment and Transportation

Same As/Similar To

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


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

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