MD HB507 | 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 695
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Establishing the Clean Water Commerce Account within the Bay Restoration Fund; requiring the Department of the Environment to transfer $20,000,000 from the Fund to the Account for certain purposes beginning in fiscal year 2022 and each year thereafter; altering the authorized uses of the Fund to include certain transfers to the Account; limiting the uses of the Account to the purchase of environmental outcomes in support of the State's efforts to achieve the Chesapeake Bay total maximum daily load; etc.

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Clean Water Commerce Act of 2021


Roll Calls

2021-04-12 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-18 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 98 N: 38 NV: 2 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2021-03-17 - House - Floor Amendment 793622/1 (Delegate Szeliga) Rejected (Y: 40 N: 89 NV: 7 Abs: 5) [FAIL]
2021-03-17 - House - Floor Amendment 243928/1 (Delegate Szeliga) Rejected (Y: 41 N: 88 NV: 7 Abs: 5) [FAIL]


2021-05-30HouseEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 695
2021-04-12HouseReturned Passed
2021-04-12SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2021-04-10SenateFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2021-04-10SenateFavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-03-19SenateReferred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Budget and Taxation
2021-03-18HouseThird Reading Passed (98-38)
2021-03-17HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-03-17HouseFloor Amendment {793622/1 (Delegate Szeliga) Rejected (40-89)
2021-03-17HouseFloor Amendment {243928/1 (Delegate Szeliga) Rejected (41-88)
2021-03-17HouseMotion Special Order until Later This Session (Delegate Szeliga) Adopted
2021-03-16HouseMotion Special Order until Next Session (Delegate Szeliga) Adopted
2021-03-16HouseFavorable with Amendments {870419/1 Adopted
2021-03-15HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Environment and Transportation
2021-01-26HouseHearing 2/10 at 1:30 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)
2021-01-15HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation and Appropriations

Same As/Similar To

SB119 (Crossfiled) 2021-05-30 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 694


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Chapter of the Acts2017(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment91605.2(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment91605.4(n/a)See Bill Text
State Finance and Procurement6226(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

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