MD HB772 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 38-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 15 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-03-16 - Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Pending: Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requiring the Maryland Green Purchasing Committee in consultation with the Departments of the Environment, Agriculture, General Services, and other stakeholders, to develop, by January 1, 2022, a certain methodology for State agencies to estimate greenhouse gas emissions of food and beverages procured, establish a certain baseline measurement by January 1, 2023, and develop certain strategies and policy recommendations; establishing a goal to reduce certain greenhouse gas emissions by State units by 25% by fiscal year 2030; etc.

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Maryland Green Purchasing Committee – Food and Beverage Procurement – Greenhouse Gas Emissions


Roll Calls

2020-03-15 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 105 N: 27 NV: 2 Abs: 7) [PASS]


2020-03-16SenateReferred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2020-03-15HouseThird Reading Passed (105-27)
2020-03-14HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-14HouseFavorable with Amendments {666287/1 Adopted
2020-03-14HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
2020-02-05HouseHearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-01-31HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations

Same As/Similar To

SB478 (Crossfiled) 2020-02-05 - Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
State Finance and Procurement11203(n/a)See Bill Text
State Finance and Procurement14410.1(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments