MD HB51 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 13 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-12-22 - Hearing 1/20 at 1:30 p.m.
Pending: House Environment and Transportation Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring a local governing body, on application by a property owner for a special exception to construct or operate a landfill in an area zoned for residential use, to require an environmental justice analysis, paid for by the property owner, describing any potentially adverse environmental, health, and economic impacts to the area; requiring the Commission on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Communities to recommend strategies for State oversight of local zoning decisions that present environmental justice concerns; etc.

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Zoning - Environmental Justice Considerations



2020-12-22HouseHearing 1/20 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-13HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation

Same As/Similar To

SB121 (Crossfiled) 2021-03-24 - Hearing 4/01 at 1:30 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Land Use1401(n/a)See Bill Text
Land Use10103(n/a)See Bill Text
Land Use4215(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments