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MDSB203EngrossAltering the standard for achieving a no net loss of forest policy by altering the definition of "no net loss of forest" to mean that 40% of all land in Maryland is covered by forest as determined by data used in the most current Chesapeake Bay Water...
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2019-03-21
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB234EngrossRequiring a person that is subject to the Forest Conservation Act to demonstrate that appropriate credits generated by a forest mitigation bank in the same county or watershed are not available before the person may pay money to a State or local fore...
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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB729EngrossEstablishing the Task Force on Forest Conservation in Maryland to undertake a technical review of existing forest cover in the State and an analysis of the health and quality of State forests; requiring the Task Force to make recommendations regardin...
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2019-03-19
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1353EngrossAuthorizing the Secretary of Agriculture to implement, under certain circumstances, a program to control or eliminate nuisance insects in the State; authorizing the Secretary to carry out a certain project to control or eliminate nuisance insects if ...
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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB760IntroRequiring the Department of Natural Resources to establish a Natural Resources Whistleblower Program; establishing the purpose of the Program; requiring the Program to provide rewards of financial compensation under certain circumstances to individua...
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2019-03-18
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB728EngrossAuthorizing, on or after July 1, 2020, an individual who possesses a valid hunting license to use an off-road vehicle for the purpose of retrieving certain white tailed deer and black bear during a hunting season on roads or trails in any State park ...
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2019-03-18
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB735EngrossEstablishing the Task Force on Forest Conservation in Maryland to undertake a technical review of existing forest cover in the State and an analysis of the health and quality of State forests; requiring the Task Force to make recommendations regardin...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1194EngrossRequiring the Department of Natural Resources to establish a Natural Resources Whistleblower Program; establishing the purpose of the Program; requiring the Program to provide rewards of financial compensation under certain circumstances to individua...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB904EngrossRequiring 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...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB1001IntroRequiring the Department of Natural Resources to require that a course of instruction in boating safety education include certain information relating to carbon monoxide poisoning; requiring the Department to adopt regulations requiring certain warni...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB377IntroAltering the definition of "SAV protection zone"; altering the requirements for the areas that must be included in updated designations of SAV protection zones; altering the circumstances under which a previously designated SAV protection zone may be...
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2019-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB1427IntroAltering the application of certain design and siting criteria established by the Coast Smart Council to apply only to certain State and local capital projects; extending the date the projects must comply with the criteria to July 1, 2020, and the da...
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2019-03-15
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDSB546EngrossRequiring 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...
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2019-03-14
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1196IntroRequiring the Critical Area Commission for the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays to adopt regulations to exempt from certain buffer establishment and buffer management plan requirements a lot or parcel for which an applicant applies for a certain ...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDSB467EngrossEstablishing the Mel Noland Fellowship Program in the Department of Natural Resources to support students seeking careers in natural resources fields as they matriculate and graduate from institutions of higher education; requiring the Department and...
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2019-03-13
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB93EngrossAuthorizing a person to operate or give permission to operate a vessel for certain purposes in a slalom ski course located in a controlled water ski area in Maynadier Creek during certain times on certain days; and prohibiting a person from operating...
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2019-03-12
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB314EngrossRequiring the Department of General Services to establish certain standards for State buildings to conserve energy and minimize the risk of bird collisions; requiring each building constructed, acquired, or substantially altered by the Department to ...
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2019-03-12
Hearing 3/19 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
MDSB877EngrossIncreasing from $100,000 to $250,000 the maximum cost of a certain construction project that may be wholly financed with funds from the Waterway Improvement Fund.
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2019-03-12
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB106EngrossExtending from June 30, 2020, to June 30, 2030, the termination date of a certain environmental surcharge on electrical energy distributed to retail electric customers in the State.
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2019-03-11
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB213EngrossIncreasing the amount of the appropriation, beginning in fiscal year 2021, that the Governor is required to include in the annual budget bill for the State Lakes Protection and Restoration Fund from $1,000,000 to $3,000,000; and altering the terminat...
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2019-03-11
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB267IntroEstablishing the Task Force on Prohibiting Debris From Entering Storm Drains or Stormwater Inlets; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; prohibiting a member of the Task Force from receiving certain compensation; requi...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB393EngrossAuthorizing a park services associate who is not commissioned as a law enforcement officer to issue a citation for a parking violation on certain property in the State.
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2019-03-11
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB472IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to establish that every person has the right to a certain clean and healthy environment; authorizing the State, a political subdivision, and any person to enforce certain rights; establishing that e...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHJ10IntroEstablishing a commission to rename Negro Mountain; providing for the membership of the commission; requiring the commission to provide certain information to the Governor, the General Assembly, the Maryland State Archives, the Maryland Geological Su...
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2019-03-11
[Hearing: Mar 22 @ 12:00 pm]
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB488EngrossEstablishing the Mel Noland Fellowship Program in the Department of Natural Resources to support students seeking careers in natural resources fields as they matriculate and graduate from institutions of higher education; requiring the Department and...
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2019-03-08
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB272EngrossRequiring a person that is subject to the Forest Conservation Act to demonstrate that appropriate credits generated by a forest mitigation bank in the same county or watershed are not available before the person may pay money to a State or local fore...
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2019-03-06
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB405IntroIncreasing the amount of the appropriation, beginning in fiscal year 2021, that the Governor is required to include in the annual budget bill for the State Lakes Protection and Restoration Fund from $1,000,000 to $3,000,000; and repealing the termina...
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2019-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB408IntroRenaming the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays 2010 Trust Fund to be the Chesapeake Bay and State Waters Trust Fund; modifying the purpose of the Fund to include the restoration and protection of the health of the waters of the State; and expandin...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB621IntroRequiring certain land use regulations applicable in Montgomery County to require that certain persons sign a certain certification under penalty of perjury for certain documents submitted to certain planning boards; and establishing the content of t...
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2019-02-28
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB54IntroTransferring the use, management, and, subject to Board of Public Works approval, ownership of certain lands created or formed by excavation materials in Sinepuxent, Isle of Wight, and Chincoteague bays from the Department of the Environment to the D...
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2019-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB246IntroRequiring a fiscal note for a bill to include an environmental impact statement indicating whether the bill may or will have an environmental impact and, if so, to specify the type and category of environmental impact, including any impact on the env...
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2019-02-11
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB494IntroAuthorizing the Maryland Environmental Trust to require, as a condition of a certain land trust grant, that the dedication of a certain easement or interest be in favor of the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation or the Department of Na...
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2019-02-11
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB1118IntroAuthorizing certain funds under Program Open Space to be used for the maintenance and upkeep of certain grass athletic fields and drainage systems; authorizing a certain subdivision to request funds for the maintenance and upkeep of certain grass ath...
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2019-02-11
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB120IntroAltering the standard for achieving a no net loss of forest policy by altering the definition of "no net loss of forest" to mean that 40% of all land in Maryland is covered by forest land.
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2019-01-31
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB410IntroEstablishing the Task Force on Prohibiting Debris From Entering Storm Drains or Stormwater Inlets; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; prohibiting a member of the Task Force from receiving certain compensation; requi...
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2019-01-31
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB136IntroRequiring the Department of General Services to establish certain standards for State buildings to conserve energy and minimize adverse impacts on birds; requiring each building constructed, acquired, or substantially altered by the Department to mee...
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2019-01-23
Hearing 2/05 at 2:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
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