MD SB655 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 13 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-03-13 - Referred Appropriations
Pending: House Appropriations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Altering the application of certain high performance building requirements to apply to capital projects for which more than 50% of the funding is for the acquisition, construction, or renovation of the project is from State funds; repealing a requirement that the Maryland Green Building Council develop guidelines for new public school buildings to achieve a LEED Silver or comparable rating; requiring the Maryland Green Building Council to ensure that certain State buildings, schools and community colleges meet certain standards; etc.

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Capital Projects – High Performance and Green Buildings – Alterations (Green Building Restoration Act)


Roll Calls

2020-03-13 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 37 N: 9 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2020-03-13HouseReferred Appropriations
2020-03-13SenateThird Reading Passed (37-9)
2020-03-11SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-11SenateFavorable with Amendments {934239/1 Adopted
2020-03-10SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2020-02-05SenateHearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-03SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

Same As/Similar To

HB1636 (Crossfiled) 2020-02-24 - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
State Finance and Procurement3602.1(n/a)See Bill Text
State Finance and Procurement4809(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments