MD HB492 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 13-0)
Status: Introduced on February 1 2019 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2019-03-21 - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring the Maryland Green Purchasing Committee to publish a list of carbon-intensive foods, in consultation with the Department of the Environment and the Department of General Services, and to establish best practices for units to reduce the volume of carbon-intensive foods purchased to the maximum extent practicable as a percentage of gross food purchases; establishing as a goal for the Department of General Services a reduction, to the extent practicable, of the volume of carbon-intensive foods purchased by State procurement units; etc.

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Procurement - Carbon-Intensive Foods



2019-03-21HouseUnfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
2019-02-01HouseHearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-02-01HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments 750