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MDSB179PassExtending to 30 years the maximum duration of an energy performance contract by a unit of State government.
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 247
MDSB526Enroll

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Altering the application of the offshore wind energy component of the renewable energy portfolio standard to apply only to distribution sales of electric companies; altering the manner in which an electric company may reflect and recover offshore win...
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2022-04-11
Returned Passed
MDSB683Engross

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Establishing the Renewable Energy for Nonprofit Organizations Loan Program in the Maryland Energy Administration to provide financial assistance in the form of zero-interest loans to nonprofit organizations for the purchase and installation of qualif...
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2022-04-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB440Enroll

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Altering the maximum generating capacity of a community solar energy generating system for purposes of net energy metering; increasing the maximum generating capacity of a community solar energy generating system from 2 megawatts to 5 megawatts; and ...
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2022-04-09
Returned Passed
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
MDSB256Enroll

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Establishing the Resiliency Hub Grant Program in the Maryland Energy Administration to develop resiliency hubs that serve low- and moderate-income households at no cost to the households; defining "resiliency hub" as a location where solar photovolta...
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2022-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB524Enroll

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Requiring the Department of Housing and Community Development to procure or provide for electricity customers energy efficiency and conservation programs and services designed to achieve an annual incremental gross energy savings of at least 0.4% sta...
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2022-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB772Enroll

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Altering the application of certain testing, certification, and enforcement requirements for certain efficiency standards; requiring the Maryland Energy Administration to review certain efficiency standards on or before January 1, 2023; prohibiting t...
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2022-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB622Engross

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Altering the application of the offshore wind energy component of the renewable energy portfolio standard to apply only to distribution sales of electric companies; altering the manner in which an electric company may reflect and recover offshore win...
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2022-04-07
Senate Conference Committee Appointed (Senators Feldman, Hershey and Augustine)
MDHB108Enroll

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Requiring the Department of Housing and Community Development to procure or provide for electricity customers energy efficiency and conservation programs and services designed to achieve an annual incremental gross energy savings of at least 0.4% sta...
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2022-03-31
Returned Passed
MDHB31Enroll

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Establishing the Resiliency Hub Grant Program in the Maryland Energy Administration to develop resiliency hubs that serve low- and moderate-income households at no cost to the households; defining "resiliency hub" as a location where solar photovolta...
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2022-03-31
Returned Passed
MDHB1250Engross

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Establishing the Task Force to Study Solar Energy Incentives to study and make recommendations regarding measures and incentives needed to ensure that the State meets the solar energy goals established in the State's renewable energy portfolio standa...
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2022-03-22
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB88Engross

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Establishing certain State policy goals with regard to the State's electric distribution system; requiring the Public Service Commission and the Maryland Energy Administration to provide assistance and support to electric companies for applying for a...
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2022-03-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB418Engross

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Requiring a person who is a developer of a project, on the approval of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for the construction of a certain generating station or qualified generator lead line and an exemption from the requirement for a...
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2022-03-21
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB936Engross

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Establishing the Blue Ribbon Community Solar Land Use Commission to study and make recommendations regarding the land use needs to meet the full generation capacity authorized under the Community Solar Energy Generating Systems Pilot Program; and req...
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2022-03-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB43Engross

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Requiring the Department of General Services to establish and periodically update standards for State buildings to conserve energy and minimize adverse impacts on birds; requiring the Maryland Green Building Council to include the standards in any re...
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2022-03-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB334Engross

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Establishing the Long-Term Power Purchase Agreements for Renewable Energy Workgroup to review certain long-term contracts and power purchase agreements for renewable energy, study the feasibility of implementing long-term power purchase agreements fo...
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2022-03-16
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB11Intro

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Altering the definition of "Tier 1 renewable source" for purposes of excluding energy derived from qualifying biomass, methane from the anaerobic decomposition of organic materials, certain fuel cells, poultry litter-to-energy, waste-to-energy, refus...
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2022-03-15
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1085Intro

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Altering the components of fuels that qualify a generating facility as a Tier 1 renewable source under the renewable energy portfolio standard by altering the definitions of "qualifying biomass" and "thermal biomass system".
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2022-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB966Intro

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Requiring energy efficiency and conservation programs and services provided by gas companies and electric companies to encourage and promote the electrification of certain products and beneficial electrification beginning with calendar year 2024; pro...
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2022-03-09
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB624Intro

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Requiring an electric company to contract for renewable energy credits and electricity generated from certain Tier 1 renewable sources to meet a portion of the renewable energy portfolio standard for the electric company starting in 2023; authorizing...
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2022-03-08
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB494Engross

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Altering the application of certain testing, certification, and enforcement requirements for certain efficiency standards; requiring the Maryland Energy Administration to review certain efficiency standards on or before January 1, 2023; prohibiting t...
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2022-03-07
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1484Intro

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Requiring, as part of the Maryland Strategic Energy Investment Program, that a clean energy grant awarded with the Program for solar electric photovoltaic property installed at an individual's primary residence is to be for at least $5,000; and requi...
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2022-03-03
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB999Intro

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Establishing the Blue Ribbon Community Solar Land Use Commission to study and make recommendations regarding the land use needs, the total number of megawatts of solar electricity needed, and the rate of rooftop solar panels compared to ground-mounte...
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2022-02-23
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB81Engross

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Authorizing charter counties to provide for the enforcement of local building energy performance laws by imposing civil fines not exceeding $10 per square foot of gross floor area; and providing that a civil fine may be imposed under the Act only if ...
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2022-02-22
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1261Intro

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Repealing the requirement that a community solar energy generating system be located in the same electric service territory as a subscriber for the subscriber to receive monthly electric bill credits; requiring the Public Service Commission to requir...
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2022-02-22
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1033Intro

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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
MDHB831Intro

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Requiring the Department of the Environment to establish building emissions standards for certain commercial and residential buildings; establishing the Building Energy Transition Implementation Task Force to study certain matters and develop a plan ...
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2022-02-15
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB894Intro

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Altering the Electric Vehicle Recharging Equipment Rebate Program by extending the duration of the Program, increasing the total amount of rebates issued under the Program, repealing the authority to issue rebates to retail service station dealers, l...
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2022-02-15
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1366Intro

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Including a zero-emission energy resource as a Tier 1 renewable source eligible for meeting certain Tier 1 obligations under the renewable energy portfolio standard; and requiring the Maryland Energy Administration, in consultation with the Public Se...
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2022-02-14
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB936Intro

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Prohibiting the Public Service Commission from setting eligibility requirements for an electric generating system used by an eligible customer-generator that are based on the eligible customer-generator's baseline annual usage.
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2022-02-13
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB616Intro

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Making energy derived from waste-to-energy or refuse-derived fuel ineligible for the creation of credits under the renewable energy portfolio standard.
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2022-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB733Intro

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Repealing the requirement that a community solar energy generating system be located in the same electric service territory as a subscriber for the subscriber to receive monthly electric bill credits; requiring the Public Service Commission to requir...
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2022-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB903Intro

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Altering the components of fuels that qualify a generating facility as a Tier 1 renewable source under the renewable energy portfolio standard by altering the definitions of "qualifying biomass" and "thermal biomass system".
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2022-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB924Intro

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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
MDHB171Intro

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Requiring the State to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through various measures, including altering statewide greenhouse gas emissions reduction requirements so that after 2040 statewide greenhouse gas emissions are net negative; requiring the Depart...
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2022-02-10
To House Economic Matters 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
MDHB569Intro

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Requiring the Public Service Commission to condition the approval of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for the construction of a certain generating station or qualified generator lead line and an exemption from the requirement for a c...
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2022-02-03
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB135Intro

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Requiring the State to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through various measures, including altering statewide greenhouse gas emissions reduction requirements so that after 2040 statewide greenhouse gas emissions are net negative; requiring the Depart...
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2022-01-31
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB525Intro

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Establishing the Distribution System Planning Workgroup to study issues related to energy distribution planning and implementation; requiring the Public Service Commission to adopt regulations on or before January 1, 2024, related to energy distribut...
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2022-01-29
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB126Intro

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Establishing a certain pollution fee to be charged by the Department of the Environment and collected by the Comptroller on certain new motor vehicles sold or registered in the State based on certain pollution ratings; exempting certain motor vehicle...
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2022-01-27
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB507Intro

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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
MDSB110Intro

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Increasing the maximum generating capacity of a community solar energy generating system from 2 megawatts to 5 megawatts.
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2022-01-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB60Intro

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Establishing a certain pollution fee to be charged by the Department of the Environment and collected by the Comptroller on certain new motor vehicles sold or registered in the State based on certain pollution ratings; exempting certain motor vehicle...
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2022-01-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB61Intro

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Authorizing charter counties to provide for the enforcement of local building energy performance laws by imposing civil fines not exceeding $10 per square foot of gross floor area.
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2022-01-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
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