MD HB630 | 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 608
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Requiring each school district to adopt or update a school district energy policy beginning July 1, 2022; specifying the contents of a school district energy policy; encouraging school districts to set targets to increase the school district's use of renewable energy and reduce the school district's greenhouse gas emissions; requiring that a school district energy policy be posted on the school district's website and updated every 3 years; requiring the development of a certain standardized reporting template for school districts; etc.

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Primary and Secondary Education – School District Energy Use – Policy and Study


Roll Calls

2021-04-02 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 32 N: 14 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-03-10 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 99 N: 40 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2021-05-30HouseEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 608
2021-04-05HouseReturned Passed
2021-04-02SenateThird Reading Passed (32-14)
2021-04-01SenateSecond Reading Passed
2021-04-01SenateFavorable Adopted
2021-04-01SenateFavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-03-18SenateHearing 3/25 at 1:00 p.m.
2021-03-11SenateReferred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-03-10HouseThird Reading Passed (99-40)
2021-03-09HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-03-09HouseFavorable with Amendments {774167/1 Adopted
2021-03-09HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Appropriations
2021-02-06HouseHearing 2/17 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-26HouseHearing canceled
2021-01-26HouseReassigned to Appropriations
2021-01-23HouseHearing 2/05 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-22HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Education5312.1(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments