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MDHB65EnrollRepealing provisions creating the State Board of Environmental Health Specialists Fund; and requiring the State Board of Environmental Health Specialists to pay money collected for its services into the General Fund of the State.
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB94EnrollAltering the conditions under which the Maryland Water Quality Revolving Loan Fund may be used to guarantee, or purchase insurance for, bonds, notes, or other evidences of obligation issued by a local government under certain circumstances; and expan...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB269EnrollEstablishing the Urban Agriculture Grant Program in the Department of Agriculture to increase the viability of urban farming and improve access to urban-grown foods; establishing an Urban Agriculture Grant Fund to provide grants to nonprofit organiza...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDSJ4EnrollOpposing certain inspection rules promulgated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture that have drastically impeded the harvest and sale of blue catfish and thus rendered the State unable to adequately use the commercial harvest as a form of control ov...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHJ1EngrossOpposing certain inspection rules promulgated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture that have drastically impeded the harvest and sale of blue catfish and thus rendered the State unable to adequately use the commercial harvest as a form of control ov...
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2021-04-12
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB507EnrollEstablishing the Clean Water Commerce Account within the Bay Restoration Fund; requiring the Department of the Environment to transfer $20,000,000 from the Fund to the Account for certain purposes beginning in fiscal year 2022 and each year thereafte...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB119EnrollEstablishing the Clean Water Commerce Account within the Bay Restoration Fund; requiring the Department of the Environment to transfer $20,000,000 from the Fund to the Account for certain purposes beginning in fiscal year 2022 and each year thereafte...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB460EnrollAltering references to the term "clean energy" to be "advanced clean energy" for purposes of certain provisions of law concerning the Maryland Clean Energy Center and the Maryland Energy Innovation Institute; altering certain findings of the General ...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB716EnrollProhibiting a person who is at least 13 years old, a corporation, a partnership, an association, a nonprofit entity, the State, or any unit or political subdivision of the State from knowingly and intentionally releasing, or causing to be released, a...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB780EnrollRequiring the Governor or the head of a certain unit to provide certain notice to the Legislative Policy Committee within 72 hours after the earlier of the execution of the contract or the expenditure of the funds when authorizing a certain emergency...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1003EnrollRequiring the Governor or the head of a certain unit to provide written notice to the Legislative Policy Committee within 72 hours after the earlier of the execution of the contract or the expenditure of funds when authorizing an emergency procuremen...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB674EnrollAltering the membership of the Commission on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Communities; requiring the Commission's membership to reflect the diversity of the State to the extent practicable; requiring the Commission to meet at least six times...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDHB991EnrollEstablishing the use of qualified conservation in a forest mitigation bank of all or a part of certain existing forests as a standard for meeting certain afforestation or reforestation requirements; altering the defined term "forest mitigation bankin...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDHB419EnrollAltering references to the term "clean energy" to be "advanced clean energy" for purposes of certain provisions of law concerning the Maryland Clean Energy Center and the Maryland Energy Innovation Institute; altering certain findings of the General ...
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2021-04-10
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1207EnrollAltering the membership of the Commission on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Communities; requiring the Commission's membership to reflect the diversity of the State to the extent practicable; requiring the Commission to meet at least six times...
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2021-04-10
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1328EnrollAuthorizing a county or municipal corporation to adopt certain policies to advance progress of infrastructure, equipment, and systems needed to extend broadband access to underserved areas; requiring the Department of Transportation and units of loca...
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2021-04-09
Returned Passed
MDSB324EnrollRequiring the Department of the Environment to receive and process complaints involving alleged violations of certain air and water quality requirements in a certain manner; requiring the Department of the Environment to keep an electronic record of ...
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2021-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB391EnrollProhibiting a person who is at least 13 years old, a corporation, a partnership, an association, a nonprofit entity, the State, or any unit or political subdivision of the State from knowingly and intentionally releasing, or causing to be released, a...
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2021-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDSB516EnrollRepealing provisions creating the State Board of Environmental Health Specialists Fund; and requiring the State Board of Environmental Health Specialists to pay money collected for its services into the General Fund of the State.
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2021-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB824EnrollAuthorizing a county or municipal corporation to adopt certain policies to advance progress of infrastructure, equipment, and systems needed to extend certain broadband access to underserved areas; requiring the Department of Transportation and units...
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2021-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDSB227EnrollRequiring the Department of the Environment to update certain stormwater management regulations at least once every 5 years to incorporate certain updated precipitation data; requiring the Department to review and update certain regulations in a cert...
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2021-04-07
Passed Enrolled
MDHB295EnrollRequiring the Department of the Environment to review and update certain regulations at least once every 5 years; requiring certain regulations to incorporate the most recent precipitation data available; requiring the Department to review and update...
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2021-04-05
Returned Passed
MDHB204EnrollRequiring the Department of the Environment to receive and process complaints involving alleged violations of certain air and water quality requirements in a certain manner; requiring the Department to keep an electronic record of certain complaints ...
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2021-04-05
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1094IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment to convene a workgroup to evaluate the establishment of a regional waste disposal facility to serve Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Carroll County, Harford County, and Howard County; ...
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2021-04-02
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB40IntroRequiring the Maryland Energy Administration to conduct a comprehensive technical study on geothermal heating and cooling systems; requiring the Administration to submit the results to the Geothermal Energy Workgroup by October 1, 2021; establishing ...
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2021-03-25
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB121EngrossAuthorizing a local governing body, on receipt of an application for a special exception to construct or operate a permitted facility in an area zoned for residential use, to require the preparation, at the applicant's expense, of a detailed analysis...
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2021-03-24
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB236EngrossRequiring the Department of General Services to establish and update, every five years, certain standards for State buildings to conserve energy and minimize adverse impacts on birds; requiring the Department to consider the physical health and menta...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB317EngrossRequiring the Maryland Green Purchasing Committee, in consultation with certain units of State government and other stakeholders, to develop, by January 1, 2023, a certain methodology for a unit to estimate greenhouse gas emissions of food and bevera...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB737EngrossProviding that Department of Agriculture, the Department of Natural Resources, and the Maryland Environmental Trust must allow participants in certain programs to participate in and receive compensation from certain markets, credits, or programs unde...
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2021-03-24
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB418EngrossRepealing certain provisions of law regarding the adoption of regulations establishing certain efficiency standards; repealing certain provisions of law prohibiting the sale or offering for sale of certain products; altering the application of certai...
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2021-03-23
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB69IntroProhibiting, beginning January 1, 2022, a food service business from providing certain single-use food or beverage products to a certain customer unless requested by the customer; requiring a food service business to maintain a limited supply of cert...
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2021-03-20
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB220IntroEstablishing a clean energy attribute credit standard for certain purposes; repealing certain provisions relating to the renewable energy portfolio standard; stating certain findings of the General Assembly; stating certain policies of the State rega...
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2021-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1310IntroRequiring the Commission on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Communities to develop certain policies and recommendations to place certain priorities in certain years for directing certain spending on clean energy and energy efficiency programs, ...
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2021-03-11
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB61EngrossRequiring the Department of the Environment to establish and administer a statewide green business certification program; requiring the green business certification program to recognize businesses operating in a way that reduces their environmental f...
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2021-03-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB267EngrossRequiring the Department of the Environment to monitor effluent discharged from sewage treatment plants and evaluate whether the effluent impacts midge populations in the surrounding land and water areas; and requiring the Department to report to the...
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2021-03-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB450EngrossExtending the termination date applicable to certain provisions relating to the purpose, use, and funding of the State Lakes Protection and Restoration Fund from June 30, 2022, to June 30, 2027.
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2021-03-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB585IntroRequiring the processing of poultry litter for a certain alternative use, or the resulting product, to meet certain requirements; requiring a certain product to be able to be procured and handled or applied in a certain manner for a certain purpose; ...
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2021-03-02
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB455IntroRequiring the processing of poultry litter for a certain alternative use, or the resulting product, to meet certain requirements; requiring a certain product to be able to be procured and handled or applied in a certain manner for a certain purpose; ...
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2021-03-01
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB993IntroAuthorizing funds in the Bay Restoration Fund to be used for the costs associated with the purchase of certain nutrient load reductions, not to exceed $10,000,000 per year in fiscal years 2020 through 2030 inclusive; requiring certain regulations to...
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2021-03-01
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1362IntroAltering the State's renewable energy portfolio standard to be the clean and renewable energy standard; altering certain legislative findings regarding and purposes of the standard; requiring certain percentages of certain energy in the State to be d...
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2021-02-25
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHJ4IntroRequesting the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to evaluate the population of Atlantic menhaden in the Chesapeake Bay; and requiring the Commission to consider prohibiting the commercial reduction fishing of Atlantic menhaden, including th...
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2021-02-17
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSJ6IntroRequesting the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to evaluate the population of Atlantic menhaden in the Chesapeake Bay; and requiring the Commission to consider prohibiting the commercial reduction fishing of Atlantic menhaden, including th...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB835IntroRequiring each public senior higher education institution to be carbon neutral for certain emissions on or before certain dates; specifying certain requirements that a certain public senior higher education institution must meet in order to achieve t...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB534IntroEstablishing the Healthy Maryland Program as a public corporation and a unit of State government; stating that the General Assembly finds that millions of dollars have been diverted or wasted as part of a multipayer health care system; stating that i...
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2021-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB803IntroRequiring each public senior higher education institution to be carbon neutral for certain emissions on or before certain dates; specifying certain requirements that a certain public senior higher education institution must meet in order to achieve t...
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2021-02-11
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB650IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment to convene a workgroup to evaluate the establishment of a regional waste disposal facility to serve Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Carroll County, Harford County, and Howard County; ...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB847IntroEstablishing the Vehicle Litter Reporting Program in the Department of Transportation with the intent of deterring littering from motor vehicles; requiring the Program to operate a hotline to receive certain complaints of littering and to send a cert...
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2021-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB111IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment to develop, post, and maintain on its website a list of at-risk communities in the State by January 31, 2022; requiring the Department to update the list of at-risk communities at least once every 2 years; ...
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2021-02-04
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB778IntroAllowing certain persons to claim a credit against the State income tax for certain costs incurred during the taxable year to purchase and install certain indoor air quality equipment in a home or commercial building; requiring the Comptroller, in co...
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2021-01-29
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB99IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment to establish a beverage container deposit program on or before September 1, 2022; establishing the Advisory Commission to Develop a Beverage Container Deposit Program; requiring the Advisory Commission to d...
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2021-01-26
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
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