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MDSB90PassRequiring the Department of the Environment to create and maintain a database of supplemental environmental projects that the Department may consider for implementation as part of a settlement of an enforcement action; and requiring the Department to...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 352
MDHB318PassEstablishing the State Board of On-Site Wastewater Professionals in the Department of the Environment to regulate individuals who provide on-site wastewater services in the State and to establish minimum standards for certain on-site wastewater syste...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 419
MDSB876PassRequiring the Department of the Environment to include oyster repletion projects in a certain database; and requiring the Department to prioritize a supplemental environmental project involving certain oyster repletion projects for a party who is in ...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 411
MDHB1201PassRequiring the Department of the Environment to include oyster repletion projects in a certain database; and requiring the Department to prioritize a supplemental environmental project involving certain oyster repletion projects for a party who is in ...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 412
MDSB348PassProviding that the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Natural Resources, and the Maryland Environmental Trust must allow participants in certain cost sharing programs to participate in and receive compensation from greenhouse gas markets, c...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 238
MDHB653PassProviding that the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Natural Resources, and the Maryland Environmental Trust must allow participants in certain cost-sharing programs to participate in and receive compensation from greenhouse gas markets, c...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 237
MDSB171PassAuthorizing the Department of the Environment to hold certain public meetings and hearings regarding certain licensing, permitting, and regulatory responsibilities using teleconference or Internet-based conferencing technology under certain circumsta...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 93
MDHB595Engross

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Requiring the Department of the Environment to create and maintain a database of supplemental environmental projects that the Department may consider for implementation as part of a settlement of an enforcement action; and requiring the Department to...
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2022-04-11
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB479Engross

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Establishing the State Board of On-Site Wastewater Professionals in the Department of the Environment to regulate individuals who provide on-site wastewater services in the State and to establish minimum standards for certain on-site wastewater syste...
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2022-04-09
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB528PassRequiring the State to reduce statewide greenhouse gas emissions by altering statewide greenhouse gas emissions goals, establishing of a net-zero statewide greenhouse gas emissions goal, developing certain energy efficiency and emissions reduction re...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 38
MDHB1200Enroll

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Requiring a person applying for a certain permit from the Department of the Environment to include in the application the EJ Score from the Maryland EJ tool for the census tract where the applicant is seeking the permit; requiring the Department, on ...
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2022-04-09
Returned Passed
MDSB221Engross

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Requiring the Department of the Environment to notify the Attorney General each time the Department initiates a certain administrative action; altering the enforcement authority of the Department under various provisions of law, including provisions ...
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2022-03-22
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB818Engross

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Requiring a person applying for a certain permit from the Department of the Environment to include in the application the EJ Score from the Maryland EJ tool for the census tract where the applicant is seeking the permit; requiring the Department, on ...
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2022-03-18
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1033Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Department of the Environment, on or before December 1, 2022, to develop certain policies and recommendations to require at least 40% of overall spending on certain programs, projects, or investments to benefit certain overburdened comm...
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2022-02-18
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB880Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting a certain governmental unit from taking an action unless the governmental unit has conducted certain evaluations and assessments of the impact of the action on the climate, labor and employment, environmental justice, and any overburdened...
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2022-02-14
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1068Intro

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Requiring a database or system created by the Department of the Environment for local health departments to be designed in a certain manner; requiring the Department of the Environment to take certain actions regarding applications for the installati...
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2022-02-11
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB924Intro

Sine Die
Requiring a unit of State government that develops electric vehicle charging infrastructure or administers public funding for the development of electric vehicle charging infrastructure to use environmental justice guidelines when selecting communiti...
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2022-02-11
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB931Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting a certain governmental unit from taking an action unless the governmental unit has conducted certain evaluations and assessments of the impact of the action on the climate, labor and employment, environmental justice, and any overburdened...
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2022-02-11
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB708Intro

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Requiring the State to reduce statewide greenhouse gas emissions through the use of various measures, including the alteration of statewide greenhouse gas emissions goals, the establishment of a net-zero statewide greenhouse gas emissions goal, requi...
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2022-02-10
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB814Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Department of the Environment to establish and administer a statewide green business certification program to recognize businesses operating in a manner that reduces their environmental footprint and provide consumers with information o...
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2022-02-04
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB507Intro

Sine Die
Requiring a unit of State government that develops electric vehicle charging infrastructure or administers public funding for the development of electric vehicle charging infrastructure to use environmental justice guidelines when selecting communiti...
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2022-01-27
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB363Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing the Attorney General to investigate, commence, and prosecute or defend any suit or action that holds accountable a publicly traded entity with a market capitalization greater than $1,000,000,000 or its subsidiaries for tortious or otherwi...
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2022-01-25
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB113Intro

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Transferring certain provisions of law governing environmental health specialists, including the Board of Environmental Health Specialists, from the Maryland Department of Health to the Department of the Environment; requiring the Department of the E...
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2022-01-20
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB308Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Department of the Environment to establish and administer a statewide green business certification program to recognize businesses operating in a manner that reduces their environmental footprint and provide consumers with information o...
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2022-01-20
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
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