MD SB121 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 24 2021 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-03-24 - Hearing 4/01 at 1:30 p.m.
Pending: House Environment and Transportation Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Authorizing a local governing body, on receipt of an application for a special exception to construct or operate a permitted facility in an area zoned for residential use, to require the preparation, at the applicant's expense, of a detailed analysis of the environmental and public health impacts of the permitted facility on the surrounding community; requiring the Commission on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Communities to recommend strategies for increasing State support in addressing environmental justice concerns; etc.

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Zoning - Environmental Justice Considerations


Roll Calls

2021-02-24 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 44 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2021-03-24HouseHearing 4/01 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-02-25HouseReferred Environment and Transportation
2021-02-24SenateThird Reading Passed (44-1)
2021-02-23SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-02-23SenateFavorable with Amendments {224134/1 Adopted
2021-02-19SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2020-12-29SenateHearing 1/21 at 11:00 a.m.
2021-01-13SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

Same As/Similar To

HB51 (Crossfiled) 2020-12-22 - Hearing 1/20 at 1:30 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Land Use1401(n/a)See Bill Text
Land Use10103(n/a)See Bill Text
Land Use4215(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments