MD SB546 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 14 2019 - 50% progression
Action: 2019-03-14 - First Reading Environment and Transportation
Pending: House Environment and Transportation Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requiring a person who holds a certain certificate or license to comply with certain reporting requirements and deadlines related to implementation of the Phosphorus Management Tool and the submission of certain soil test phosphorus levels; requiring the Department of Agriculture to establish a voluntary certification program for certain commercial manure haulers and brokers; requiring a person to hold a certain discharge permit before the person may begin construction on any part of a new CAFO; etc.

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Agriculture - Nutrient Management - Monitoring and Enforcement


Roll Calls

2019-03-14 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (32-15) (Y: 33 N: 16 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2019-03-14HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation
2019-03-14SenateThird Reading Passed (32-15)
2019-03-12SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-03-12SenateFavorable with Amendments {604032/1 Report Adopted
2019-03-11SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2019-02-06SenateHearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-02-04SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments