MD SB478 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)
Status: Introduced on January 29 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-05 - Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring the Maryland Green Purchasing Committee to develop on or before January 1, 2022, a certain methodology, in consultation with the Department of the Environment and the Department of General Services, for a unit to estimate greenhouse gas emissions that occur through the life cycle of certain food; requiring each unit to report to the Committee on the unit's progress in reducing the greenhouse gas emissions associated with food procured by the unit on or before August 1, 2024 and each August 1 thereafter; etc.

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Maryland Green Purchasing Committee - Food Procurement - Greenhouse Gas Emissions



2020-02-05SenateHearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-01-29SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

Same As/Similar To

HB772 (Crossfiled) 2020-03-16 - Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs


Code Citations

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

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