MD HB397 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 26 2021 - 50% progression
Action: 2021-02-26 - Third Reading Passed (92-38)
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requiring the Public Service Commission, by January 1, 2023, to establish an administrative process to approve supply offers for electricity or gas for households in the State that receive energy assistance through a program in the Office of Home Energy Programs; prohibiting, beginning on July 1, 2023, unless the Commission has approved the supply offer, a third-party retail supplier from offering to provide electricity or gas, renewing a certain contract, or charging a certain fee to certain households in the State; etc.

Tracking Information

Register now for our free OneVote public service or GAITS Pro trial account and you can begin tracking this and other legislation, all driven by the real-time data of the LegiScan API. Providing tools allowing you to research pending legislation, stay informed with email alerts, content feeds, and share dynamic reports. Use our new PolitiCorps to join with friends and collegaues to monitor & discuss bills through the process.

Monitor Legislation or view this same bill number from multiple sessions or take advantage of our national legislative search.


Electricity and Gas - Energy Suppliers - Supply Offers



2021-02-26HouseThird Reading Passed (92-38)
2021-02-25HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-02-25HouseFavorable with Amendments {933296/1 Adopted
2021-02-24HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
2021-01-18HouseHearing 2/04 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-13HouseFirst Reading Economic Matters

Same As/Similar To

SB31 (Crossfiled) 2021-02-26 - Motion Special Order until 3/4 (Senator Klausmeier) Adopted


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments