MD HB264 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on May 30 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-30 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 439
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Requiring a certain person that generates food residuals to separate the food residuals from other solid waste and ensure that the food residuals are diverted from final disposal in a refuse disposal system in a certain manner; applying the requirements of the Act to certain persons that generate certain amounts of food residuals; authorizing a person experiencing undue hardship because of the costs of diverting food residuals to apply for a certain waiver; requiring the Department of the Environment to issue a certain warning; etc.

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Solid Waste Management - Organics Recycling and Waste Diversion - Food Residuals


Roll Calls

2021-04-01 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 94 N: 41 NV: 0 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2021-03-31 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-18 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 97 N: 40 NV: 1 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2021-03-17 - House - Floor Amendment 823120/1 (Delegate Krebs) Rejected (Y: 46 N: 90 NV: 1 Abs: 4) [FAIL]


2021-05-30HouseEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 439
2021-04-01HousePassed Enrolled
2021-04-01HouseThird Reading Passed (94-41)
2021-04-01HouseHouse Concurs Senate Amendments
2021-03-31SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2021-03-30SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-03-30SenateFavorable with Amendments {134031/1 Adopted
2021-03-30SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-03-19SenateReferred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-03-18HouseThird Reading Passed (97-40)
2021-03-17HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-03-17HouseFloor Amendment {953429/1 (Delegate Kipke) Adopted
2021-03-17HouseMotion Special Order until Next Session (Delegate Boyce) Adopted
2021-03-17HouseFloor Amendment {953429/1 (Delegate Kipke)
2021-03-17HouseFloor Amendment {823120/1 (Delegate Krebs) Rejected (46-90)
2021-03-16HouseMotion Special Order until Next Session (Delegate Krebs) Adopted
2021-03-16HouseFavorable with Amendments {890612/1 Adopted
2021-03-15HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Environment and Transportation
2020-12-22HouseHearing 1/27 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-13HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation

Same As/Similar To

SB483 (Crossfiled) 2021-05-30 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 440


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Environment91701(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment91724.1(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment9201(n/a)See Bill Text

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