MD HB378 | 2023 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-1)
Status: Engrossed on March 9 2023 - 50% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2023-04-10 - Favorable with Amendments Report by Budget and Taxation
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Altering the Black Bear Damage Reimbursement Fund to authorize grants from the Fund to be made for projects that reduce conflicts between black bears and humans; renaming the Black Bear Damage Reimbursement Fund to be the Black Bear Conflict Reduction and Damage Reimbursement Fund; increasing the amount of reimbursement from the Fund per person annually authorized for damage caused by black bears to not less than $5,000; requiring the Governor to include at least $50,000 in the annual budget bill for the Fund; etc.

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Natural Resources - Black Bear Conflict Reduction and Damage Reimbursement Fund - Uses


Roll Calls

2023-03-09 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 137 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2023-04-10SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Budget and Taxation
2023-03-10SenateReferred Budget and Taxation Education, Energy, and the Environment
2023-03-09HouseThird Reading Passed (137-0)
2023-03-07HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2023-03-07HouseFavorable with Amendments {243429/1 Adopted
2023-03-06HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Environment and Transportation
2023-01-27HouseHearing 2/15 at 1:00 p.m.
2023-01-26HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation

Same As/Similar To

SB310 (Crossfiled) 2023-05-08 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 565


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Natural Resources10423.1(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments