MD HB407 | 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 444
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Prohibiting an individual from engaging in the business of inspecting an on-site sewage disposal system unless the person holds a valid on-site wastewater property transfer inspection license issued by the Department of the Environment on or after July 1, 2022; requiring the Department to adopt certain regulations by January 1, 2022; providing an administrative penalty of up to $10,000 for a violation of the Act; providing that each inspection knowingly conducted without a valid license constitutes a separate violation of the Act; etc.

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On-Site Sewage Disposal Systems - Inspection - Licensing


Roll Calls

2021-04-08 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 112 N: 26 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2021-04-06 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 37 N: 10 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-18 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 103 N: 29 NV: 1 Abs: 8) [PASS]


2021-05-30HouseEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 444
2021-04-08HousePassed Enrolled
2021-04-08HouseThird Reading Passed (112-26)
2021-04-08HouseHouse Concurs Senate Amendments
2021-04-06SenateThird Reading Passed (37-10)
2021-04-01SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-04-01SenateFloor Amendment {463027/1 (Senator Hough) Adopted
2021-04-01SenateFavorable Adopted
2021-04-01SenateMotion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Hough) Adopted
2021-04-01SenateFavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-02-19SenateReferred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-02-18HouseThird Reading Passed (103-29)
2021-02-16HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-02-16HouseFavorable with Amendments {610718/1 Adopted
2021-02-15HouseFavorable 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

SB22 (Crossfiled) 2021-05-30 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 445


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Environment9217.1(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment9217.2(n/a)See Bill Text

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