MD HB76 | 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 618
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Providing that a person who meets the threshold standing requirements under the federal Clean Water Act has an unconditional right and authority to intervene in a civil action that the State initiates in State court to require compliance with certain water pollution control measures; requiring a person exercising a certain right of intervention to intervene in accordance with the applicable practices, procedures, and laws of the State; etc.

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Water Pollution Control – Intervention in Civil Actions – Rights and Authority


Roll Calls

2021-04-08 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 44 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-23 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 92 N: 40 NV: 3 Abs: 6) [PASS]


2021-05-30HouseEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 618
2021-04-08HouseReturned Passed
2021-04-08SenateThird Reading Passed (44-3)
2021-04-06SenateSecond Reading Passed
2021-04-06SenateFavorable Adopted
2021-04-05SenateFavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
2021-02-24SenateReferred Judicial Proceedings Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-02-23HouseThird Reading Passed (92-40)
2021-02-18HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-02-16HouseMotion Special Order until Next Session (Delegate Buckel) Adopted
2021-02-16HouseFavorable with Amendments {400515/1 Adopted
2021-02-15HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Environment and Transportation
2020-12-22HouseHearing 1/20 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-13HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation

Same As/Similar To

SB334 (Crossfiled) 2021-05-30 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 619


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Environment9344.1(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments