MD HB636 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous SB992


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on May 18 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-18 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 237
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Altering the definition of "elevated level of lead" for purposes of certain provisions of law requiring the periodic testing for the presence of lead in drinking water outlets in occupied public and nonpublic school buildings; requiring by August 1, 2022, a school to take certain remedial measures on a drinking water outlet tested on or before June 1, 2021, if the test indicated a concentration of lead that was more than 5 parts per billion but less than 20 parts per billion; and providing for the construction of the Act.

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School Buildings - Drinking Water Outlets - Elevated Level of Lead (Safe School Drinking Water Act)


Roll Calls

2021-04-12 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-25 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 132 N: 1 NV: 2 Abs: 6) [PASS]


2021-05-18HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 237
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
2021-04-02SenateRereferred to Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-03-26SenateReferred Rules
2021-03-25HouseThird Reading Passed (132-1)
2021-03-24HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-03-24HouseFavorable with Amendments {120218/1 Adopted
2021-03-24HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Environment and Transportation
2021-01-26HouseHearing 2/10 at 1:30 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)
2021-01-22HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation and Appropriations

Same As/Similar To

SB992 (Carry Over) 2020-02-28 - Referred Environment and Transportation Ways and Means
SB546 (Crossfiled) 2021-05-18 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 238


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Environment61501(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment61502(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment61503(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments