MD SB144 | 2023 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous SB524


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Vetoed on May 19 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-05-19 - Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requiring the Department of Housing and Community Development to procure or provide for electricity customers energy efficiency and conservation programs and services designed to achieve certain target annual incremental gross energy savings for the 2024-2026 program cycle; requiring the Department to update the weather-normalized gross retail sales against which savings are measured for certain plans; requiring the target annual incremental gross energy savings to be achieved based on an average of certain Department plans; etc.

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Public Utilities - Energy Efficiency and Conservation Programs - Energy Performance Targets and Low-Income Housing


Roll Calls

2023-04-05 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 98 N: 34 NV: 6 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2023-03-13 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 40 N: 7 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-05-19SenateVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
2023-04-06SenateReturned Passed
2023-04-05HouseThird Reading Passed (98-34)
2023-04-05HouseFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2023-04-05HouseFavorable Report by Economic Matters
2023-03-14HouseReferred Economic Matters
2023-03-13SenateThird Reading Passed (40-7)
2023-03-09SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2023-03-09SenateFloor Amendment {773026/1 (Senator Ellis) Adopted
2023-03-09SenateFavorable with Amendments Adopted
2023-03-09SenateSubstitute Committee Amendment {343222/1 Adopted
2023-03-09SenateFavorable with Amendments
2023-03-08SenateMotion Special Order until 3/9 (Senator Hershey) Adopted
2023-03-08SenateSubstitute Committee Amendment {343222/1
2023-03-08SenateCommittee Amendment {473925/1 Withdrawn
2023-03-08SenateFavorable with Amendments
2023-03-07SenateMotion Special Order until 3/8 (Senator Feldman) Adopted
2023-03-07SenateFavorable with Amendments {473925/1 (Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee)
2023-03-03SenateMotion Laid Over (Senator Hershey) Adopted
2023-03-03SenateFavorable with Amendments {473925/1
2023-03-02SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Education, Energy, and the Environment
2023-01-25SenateHearing 1/31 at 3:30 p.m.
2023-01-25SenateHearing canceled
2023-01-19SenateHearing 1/31 at 2:00 p.m.
2023-01-16SenateFirst Reading Education, Energy, and the Environment

Same As/Similar To

HB169 (Crossfiled) 2023-05-08 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 572
SB524 (Carry Over) 2022-05-27 - Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Public Utilities7211(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Utilities7211.1(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Utilities7211.2(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments