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MDHB70EnrollRequiring the Department of Housing and Community Development to give preference to applications for funding for a net-zero home from the Energy-Efficient Homes Construction Fund that will use the services of small, minority, women-owned, and veteran...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB65EnrollAltering the definition of "qualifying biomass" for purposes of excluding energy derived from certain material from being eligible for meeting certain Tier 1 obligations under the renewable energy portfolio standard; providing that existing obligatio...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDHB561EnrollExpanding the types of energy sources that qualify as Tier 1 renewable sources under the renewable energy portfolio standard; adding certain wastewater used in certain manners to the definition of a "Tier 1 renewable source"; authorizing energy from ...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB414EngrossRequiring the State to reduce statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 60% from 2006 levels by 2030; requiring the State to achieve net-zero statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 2045; requiring the Maryland Department of Labor to adopt regulations esta...
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2021-04-12
House Conference Committee Appointed (Delegates Barve, Stein and Brooks)
MDHB1007EnrollAltering the renewable energy portfolio standard in certain years to require a certain percentage of energy from Tier 1 renewable sources each year to be derived from certain geothermal heating and cooling systems; requiring a certain percentage of e...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDSB810EngrossAltering the renewable energy portfolio standard in certain years to require a certain percentage of energy from Tier 1 renewable sources each year to be derived from certain geothermal heating and cooling systems; requiring that a certain percentage...
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2021-04-12
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB397EnrollRequiring the Public Service Commission, by January 1, 2023, to establish an administrative process to approve supply offers for electricity or gas for households in the State that receive energy assistance through a program in the Office of Home Ene...
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2021-04-09
Returned Passed
MDSB77EnrollRequiring the Department of Housing and Community Development to give preference to applications for funding for a net-zero home from the Energy-Efficient Homes Construction Fund that will use the services of small, minority, women-owned, and veteran...
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2021-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB110EnrollProviding that certain provisions of a recorded covenant or restriction, a declaration, or the bylaws or rules of a condominium or homeowners association are void and unenforceable if they prohibit or unreasonably restrict the installation or use of ...
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2021-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDSB144EnrollProviding that certain provisions of a recorded covenant or restriction, a declaration, or the bylaws or rules of a condominium or homeowners association are void and unenforceable if they prohibit or unreasonably restrict the installation or use of ...
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2021-04-07
Returned Passed
MDSB31EnrollRequiring the Public Service Commission, by January 1, 2023, to establish an administrative process to approve supply offers for electricity or gas for households in the State that receive energy assistance through a program in the Office of Home Ene...
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2021-04-05
Passed Enrolled
MDHB467EngrossAltering the renewable energy portfolio standard for certain years; extending indefinitely the renewable energy portfolio standard percentage derived from Tier 2 renewable sources; repealing the limit on the period of time during which energy from a ...
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2021-04-05
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB569EnrollIncreasing to 3,000 megawatts the statewide limit on rated generating capacity for net energy metering under a certain contract or tariff available to certain eligible customer-generators.
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2021-04-01
Passed Enrolled
MDSB153EnrollSetting the renewable energy portfolio standard for municipal electric utilities for 2021 and later.
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2021-03-31
Returned Passed
MDSB407EnrollIncreasing to 3,000 megawatts the statewide limit on rated generating capacity for net energy metering under a certain contract or tariff available to certain eligible customer-generators.
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2021-03-31
Returned Passed
MDSB846EnrollRequiring the Office of Home Energy Programs, in coordination with the United Way of Central Maryland and the Fuel Fund of Maryland, to establish the Power to the People Pilot Program on or before July 1, 2022, to expand access to the Critical Medica...
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2021-03-31
Passed Enrolled
MDHB376EnrollSetting the renewable energy portfolio standard for municipal electric utilities for 2021 and later.
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2021-03-30
Returned Passed
MDHB520IntroRequiring the State to install a geothermal energy system in certain State buildings constructed by the State if the payback period for the system is less than or equal to 20 years.
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2021-03-30
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB969EnrollRequiring the Office of Home Energy Programs, in coordination with the United Way of Central Maryland and the Fuel Fund of Maryland, to establish the Power to the People Pilot Program on or before July 1, 2022, to expand access to the Critical Medica...
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2021-03-30
Returned Passed
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
MDHB66IntroProhibiting the carbon dioxide emissions rate for certain affected electric generating units from exceeding 180 pounds per million British thermal units; establishing the Fossil Fuel Community Transition Fund to provide grants to certain individuals ...
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2021-03-25
Withdrawn by Sponsor
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
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
MDHB379IntroRequiring the Public Service Commission, for the 2021-2023 program cycle, by regulation or order, to the extent that the Commission determines that low-income programs are available, to require the Department of Housing and Community Development to p...
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2021-03-20
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB682IntroAuthorizing certain biomass systems primarily fueled with qualifying biomass other than animal manure to be eligible for renewable energy credits; and altering the definition of "thermal biomass system".
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2021-03-20
Referred to interim study by Economic Matters
MDHB875EngrossAltering the definition of "qualifying biomass" for purposes of excluding energy derived from certain material from being eligible for meeting certain Tier 1 obligations under the renewable energy portfolio standard; providing that existing obligatio...
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2021-03-19
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB8IntroSpecifying that funds in a certain renewable and clean energy programs account within the Maryland Strategic Energy Investment Fund be used for the Maryland Healthy Soils Program; requiring that $500,000 of the renewable and clean energy programs acc...
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2021-03-17
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB33IntroEstablishing a Climate Crisis Initiative in the Department of the Environment for certain purposes; establishing a greenhouse gas reduction target of 60% from 2006 levels by 2030 and net-zero by 2045; establishing a Climate Crisis Council to develop ...
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2021-03-17
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
MDHB332IntroAltering the eligibility of certain sources of energy for the creation of credits under the renewable energy portfolio standard; removing certain sources from the definition of a "Tier 1 renewable source"; providing that existing obligations or contr...
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2021-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB148IntroProhibiting the carbon dioxide emissions rate for certain affected electric generating units from exceeding 180 pounds per million British thermal units; establishing the Fossil Fuel Community Transition Fund to provide grants to certain individuals ...
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2021-03-12
Withdrawn by Sponsor
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
MDHB743IntroRequiring an electric company to contract for certain 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; requiring an electri...
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2021-02-25
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
MDHB1356IntroEstablishing the Blue Ribbon Solar Land Use Commission to study and make recommendations regarding the land use needs to meet the State's solar energy goals in a cost-effective manner under the Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard; providing for the c...
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2021-02-19
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB316IntroExtending indefinitely the renewable energy portfolio standard percentage derived from Tier 2 renewable sources; repealing the limit on the period of time during which energy from a Tier 2 renewable source is eligible for inclusion in meeting the ren...
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2021-02-17
Motion Recommit to Committee (Senator Feldman) Adopted
MDSB54IntroAltering the purpose of a certain clean energy loan program established by a county or municipality to include loans to certain residential and commercial property owners to finance grid resilience projects when installed with energy efficiency proje...
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2021-02-10
Motion Recommit to Committee (Senator Kelley) Adopted
MDSB549IntroAuthorizing certain biomass systems primarily fueled with qualifying biomass other than animal manure to be eligible for renewable energy credits; and altering the definition of "thermal biomass system".
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2021-01-31
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB583IntroRequiring the State to reduce statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 60% from 2006 levels by 2030; requiring the State to achieve net-zero statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 2045; requiring the Maryland Department of Labor to adopt regulations esta...
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2021-01-28
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB462IntroRequiring the Public Service Commission, for the 2021-2023 program cycle, by regulation or order, to the extent that the Commission determines that low-income programs are available, to require the Department of Housing and Community Development to p...
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2021-01-24
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB76IntroEstablishing a Climate Crisis Initiative in the Department of the Environment for certain purposes; establishing a greenhouse gas reduction target of 60% from 2006 levels by 2030 and net-zero by 2045; establishing a Climate Crisis Council to develop ...
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2021-01-18
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB53IntroEstablishing 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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2020-12-23
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB152IntroAltering the purposes for which certain compliance fees paid into the Maryland Strategic Energy Investment Fund may be used; requiring at least 50% of certain energy-related loans and grants made by the Maryland Energy Administration to directly bene...
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2020-12-23
To Senate Finance Committee
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