MD SB22 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous SB254


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 445
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Prohibiting an individual from engaging in the business of inspecting an on-site sewage disposal system unless the person holds a valid on-site wastewater property transfer inspection license issued by the Department of the Environment on or after July 1, 2022; requiring the Department to adopt regulations by January 1, 2022; providing an administrative penalty of up to $10,000 for a violation of the Act; providing that each inspection knowingly conducted without a valid license constitutes a separate violation of the Act; etc.

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On-Site Sewage Disposal Systems - Inspection - Licensing


Roll Calls

2021-04-08 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 46 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-08 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 111 N: 27 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2021-04-08 - House - Floor Amendment 603226/1 (Delegate Arikan) Rejected (Y: 47 N: 89 NV: 3 Abs: 2) [FAIL]
2021-02-24 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 44 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2021-05-30SenateEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 445
2021-04-08SenatePassed Enrolled
2021-04-08SenateThird Reading Passed (46-1)
2021-04-08SenateSenate Concurs House Amendments
2021-04-08HouseThird Reading Passed (111-27)
2021-04-08HouseFloor Amendment {603226/1 (Delegate Arikan) Rejected (47-89)
2021-04-06HouseMotion Special Order until Next Session (Delegate Arikan) Adopted
2021-04-05HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-04-05HouseFloor Committee Amendment {893723/1 Adopted
2021-04-05HouseFavorable Adopted
2021-04-05HouseFavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
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 {974531/1 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

HB407 (Crossfiled) 2021-05-30 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 444
SB254 (Carry Over) 2020-03-16 - Hearing 3/17 at 1:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Environment9217.1(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment9217.2(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

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Bill Comments