MD HB766 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 22-0)
Status: Engrossed on April 9 2018 - 50% progression
Action: 2018-04-09 - Third Reading Passed (114-25)
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requiring the Department of Legislative Services, in consultation with certain entities, to undertake a technical study to review changes in forest cover and tree canopy in the State; requiring the study to include surveys and mapping and certain analyses related to forest conservation; requiring the Department to submit the study and a certain programmatic review to the Governor and the General Assembly by November 15, 2018; requiring the Department to convene a work session by November 30, 2018, to consider certain findings; etc.

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Forest Conservation – Technical Study and Programmatic Review


Roll Calls

2018-04-03 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (114-25) (Y: 115 N: 26 NV: 2 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2018-04-01 - House - House Floor - Floor Amendment {763724/1 (Delegate Impallaria) Rejected (46-87) (Y: 47 N: 88 NV: 8 Abs: 6) [FAIL]


2018-04-09HouseThird Reading Passed (114-25)
2018-04-09HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2018-04-09HouseFloor Amendment {763724/1 (Delegate Impallaria) Rejected (46-87)
2018-04-09HouseFavorable with Amendments {180018/1 Report Adopted
2018-04-09HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Environment and Transportation
2018-02-21HouseHearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-02-01HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation


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