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MDSB224EnrollAltering the scope of apprenticeship and training programs that may receive certain support through the Clean Energy Workforce Account from the Maryland Strategic Energy Investment Fund for clean energy industry development; providing that $750,000 f...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB938EngrossRequiring 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, 2021, to expand access to the Critical Medica...
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2020-03-18
Third Reading Passed 45-0
MDSB1024IntroRequiring 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, 2021, to expand access to the Critical Medica...
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2020-03-18
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB395EngrossSpecifying that funds in a certain renewable and clean energy programs account be used for the Maryland Healthy Soils Program; and requiring that $500,000 of the renewable and clean energy programs account be allocated to the Maryland Healthy Soils P...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1029EnrollAltering the scope of apprenticeship and training programs that may receive certain support through the Clean Energy Workforce Account from the Strategic Energy Investment Fund for clean energy industry development; providing that $750,000 in funds f...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB853EngrossAltering 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 certain grid resilience projects; and requiring a certain ordinance ...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB685EngrossProhibiting a retail electricity or natural gas supplier from knowingly enrolling a certain residential customer with or submitting an enrollment to change the customer's electricity supplier to a competitive supplier if the customer had received cer...
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2020-03-16
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB398EngrossRequiring the Department of Housing and Community Development to give preference to applications for certain loans that will use the services of certain small, minority, women-owned, and veteran-owned businesses, particularly those businesses that pr...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB1032IntroAltering from 30 to 60 megawatts the capacity of certain hydroelectric power plants in the definition of a Tier 1 renewable source for the renewable energy portfolio standard; and extending the renewable energy portfolio standard percentage derived f...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB168IntroAltering 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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2020-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Finance
MDHB1392EngrossSetting the renewable energy portfolio standard for municipal electric utilities for 2020 and later.
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2020-03-13
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB192EngrossRequiring the Department of General Services to establish and periodically update certain standards for State buildings to conserve energy and minimize adverse impacts on birds; requiring the Department to reduce the lighting of existing State buildi...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB418IntroAltering to 2.5% the percentage of the renewable energy portfolio standard that must be derived from solar energy for a municipal electric utility in Frederick County.
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2020-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB494IntroAltering the percentage, to 2.5% in 2020 and later, of a municipal electric utility's renewable energy portfolio standard that must be derived from solar energy.
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2020-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1349IntroEstablishing 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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2020-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB111EngrossProviding 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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2020-03-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB785IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Labor to administer the Clean Energy Workforce Account; requiring the Department to award grants from the Account in accordance with certain provisions of law; requiring the Department to develop certain applicati...
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2020-03-05
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDSJ6IntroUrging the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to reverse its Order in the PJM Reliability Pricing Model Capacity dockets.
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2020-03-03
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB165IntroEstablishing a solar photovoltaic recycling fee; requiring a person installing a solar electric generating facility in the State to pay the fee beginning October 1, 2020; establishing the Solar Photovoltaic Recycling Fund; requiring 20% of the first ...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1218IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Labor to administer the Clean Energy Workforce Account; requiring the Department to award grants from the Account in accordance with certain provisions of law; requiring the Department to develop certain applicati...
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2020-03-02
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB912IntroEstablishing a Climate Crisis Initiative in the Department of the Environment for certain purposes; requiring the Secretary of the Environment to administer certain schedules of greenhouse gas pollution fees; requiring the Secretary to delegate certa...
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2020-02-18
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB1543IntroEstablishing a Climate Crisis Initiative in the Department of the Environment for certain purposes; requiring the Secretary of the Environment to administer certain schedules of greenhouse gas pollution fees; requiring the Secretary to delegate certa...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1224IntroProhibiting a retail electricity or natural gas supplier from knowingly enrolling a certain residential customer with or submitting an enrollment to change the customer's electricity or natural gas supplier to a competitive supplier if the customer h...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1545IntroProhibiting the carbon dioxide emissions rate for certain affected electric generating units from exceeding a certain amount; establishing the Fossil Fuel Community Transition Account to provide grants to certain individuals and communities; requirin...
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2020-02-10
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1425IntroIncreasing the greenhouse gas emissions reductions that the State must achieve by 2030; requiring the State to achieve net-zero statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 2045; requiring the Department of the Environment to adopt a final plan that reduces...
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2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1206IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, in consultation with the Commission on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Communities to designate certain communities as disadvantaged communities in accordance with certain criteria; requiring the Dep...
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2020-02-10
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB890IntroEstablishing 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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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB299IntroRequiring the Department of General Services to establish and periodically update certain standards for State buildings to conserve energy and minimize adverse impacts on birds; requiring each State building constructed, acquired, or substantially al...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB734IntroProviding 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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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB560IntroAltering 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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2020-02-05
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB559IntroAltering to 2.5% the percentage of the renewable energy portfolio standard that must be derived from solar energy for a municipal electric utility in Frederick County.
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2020-02-05
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB677IntroSetting the renewable energy portfolio standard for municipal electric utilities for 2020 and later.
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2020-02-05
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB926IntroIncreasing the greenhouse gas emissions reductions that the State must achieve by 2030; requiring the State to achieve net-zero statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 2045; requiring the Department of the Environment to adopt a final plan that reduces...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB887IntroProhibiting the carbon dioxide emissions rate for certain affected electric generating units from exceeding a certain amount; establishing the Fossil Fuel Community Transition Account to provide grants to certain individuals and communities; requirin...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB891IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment to develop certain guidelines for solar panel stewardship programs to ensure the environmentally sound recycling of out-of-service solar panels and their components; requiring the Department to adopt certai...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB98IntroAltering 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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2020-01-24
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB438IntroAltering 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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2020-01-24
To House Economic Matters Committee
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