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MDSB392EnrollAuthorizing certain gas and electric utilities to adopt a limited-income mechanism to benefit certain eligible limited-income customers, subject to the approval of the Public Service Commission; expanding the electric universal service program to cus...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
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
MDHB584EnrollProhibiting the Public Service Commission from prohibiting the construction or operation of multiple net metered solar generating facilities located on contiguous lots that are owned by a local government solely because the capacity of the combined n...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
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
MDSB319EngrossExpanding the purpose of a certain clean energy loan program to include loans for water efficiency projects, environmental remediation projects intended to remove environmental or health hazards, and resiliency projects to increase the capacity of a...
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2021-04-12
Third Reading Passed (108-28)
MDHB30EnrollAltering the maximum amount that may be charged to a public service company for a State fiscal year; requiring the Office of the People's Counsel to hire at least one assistant people's counsel to focus on environmental issues; authorizing the Office...
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2021-04-10
Passed Enrolled
MDHB606EnrollAuthorizing certain gas and electric utilities to adopt a limited-income mechanism to benefit certain eligible limited-income customers, subject to the approval of the Public Service Commission; expanding the electric universal service program to cus...
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2021-04-10
Passed Enrolled
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
MDHB768EnrollApplying certain laws regarding net energy metering and community solar generating systems to customers served by a community choice aggregator; altering the circumstances under which counties and municipal corporations may act as an aggregator; esta...
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2021-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB517EnrollExpanding the purpose of a certain clean energy loan program to include loans for water efficiency projects, environmental remediation projects intended to remove environmental or health hazards, and resiliency projects to increase the capacity of a...
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2021-04-07
Passed Enrolled
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
MDHB777EnrollAltering the circumstances under which the Public Service Commission must notify the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of the Environment about an application for a certificate of public convenience and necessity associated with powe...
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2021-04-05
Returned Passed
MDSB83EnrollRequiring the Secretary of the Environment to prepare a certain recommendation in connection with certain issues considered by the Public Service Commission; requiring the Secretary of Natural Resources to incorporate an evaluation of the impact of c...
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2021-04-02
Returned Passed
MDSB508EnrollProhibiting the Public Service Commission from prohibiting the construction or operation of multiple net metered solar generating facilities located on separate contiguous lots that are owned by a local government solely because the capacity of the c...
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2021-04-02
Returned Passed
MDSB417EnrollAltering the circumstances under which the Public Service Commission must notify the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of the Environment about an application for a certificate of public convenience and necessity associated with powe...
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2021-04-02
Returned Passed
MDSB503EnrollRequiring that any gas service newly installed at an occupied structure may have a gas service regulator installed only outside the structure; requiring an existing interior gas service regulator in a multifamily residential structure to be relocated...
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2021-04-02
Returned Passed
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
MDHB556EnrollAuthorizing the Public Service Commission to conduct certain hearings relating to certain rate increases virtually; authorizing the Commission to conduct certain public hearings relating to certain certificates of public convenience and necessity vir...
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2021-04-01
Returned Passed
MDHB558EnrollAltering the requirements for submission of certain photographs by certain applicants for a for-hire driver's license to the Public Service Commission; requiring certain applicants for a for-hire driver's license to allow the Commission access to pho...
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2021-04-01
Returned Passed
MDHB578EnrollAltering the due dates of certain annual reports prepared by the Public Service Commission; and altering from December 1 to January 1 the due date of a certain report by the Department of Housing and Community Development relating to the Electric Uni...
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2021-04-01
Returned Passed
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
MDSB430EnrollAuthorizing the Public Service Commission to conduct certain hearings relating to certain rate increases virtually; authorizing the Commission to conduct certain public hearings relating to certain certificates of public convenience and necessity vir...
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2021-03-31
Returned Passed
MDSB429EnrollAltering the requirements for submission of certain photographs by certain applicants for a for-hire driver's license to the Public Service Commission; requiring certain applicants for a for-hire driver's license to allow the Commission access to pho...
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2021-03-31
Returned Passed
MDSB428EnrollAltering the due dates of certain annual reports prepared by the Public Service Commission; and altering the due date from December 1 to January 1 of a certain report by the Department of Housing and Community Development relating to the Electric Uni...
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2021-03-31
Returned Passed
MDSB754EngrossRequiring the Public Service Commission to convene a workgroup of interested persons to study damaged, dangling, obsolete, or redundant utility, telecommunication, or other lines, or blight or public nuisance caused by an excessive number of lines on...
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2021-03-31
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB949IntroRequiring the Public Service Commission, by regulation or order, to require that a customer's bill for electricity service include the customer's exact meter readings for the close of the last billing cycle and the close of the current billing cycle.
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2021-03-31
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB298EnrollRequiring the Secretary of the Environment to prepare a certain recommendation in connection with certain issues considered by the Public Service Commission; requiring the Secretary of Natural Resources to incorporate an evaluation of the impact of c...
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2021-03-30
Returned Passed
MDHB345EnrollRequiring that any gas service newly installed at an occupied structure may have a gas service regulator installed only outside the structure; requiring an existing interior gas service regulator in a multifamily residential structure to be relocated...
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2021-03-30
Returned Passed
MDHB376EnrollSetting the renewable energy portfolio standard for municipal electric utilities for 2021 and later.
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2021-03-30
Returned Passed
MDHB832EngrossEstablishing the electric school bus pilot program to be implemented and administered by the Public Service Commission; authorizing investor-owned electric companies to apply to the Commission to implement a pilot program that meets certain standards...
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2021-03-23
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB890EngrossProviding for the inclusion of certain project costs under the Strategic Infrastructure Development and Enhancement Program in certain gas company base rates during a multiyear rate plan; and providing for the continuation of a certain surcharge for ...
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2021-03-23
To Senate Finance 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
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
MDHB613IntroProhibiting the Public Service Commission from issuing a certificate of public convenience and necessity for the construction of a coal- or gas-fired generating station if any part of the generating station will be located in Prince George's County; ...
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2021-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1064IntroProhibiting fixed Internet service providers and mobile broadband Internet access service providers, in the course of providing certain services and subject to a certain limitation, from blocking certain content, applications, services, or devices, o...
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2021-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1231IntroRequiring the Public Service Commission to promptly notify the owner of a utility pole about damaged, dangling, obsolete, or redundant lines or blight or public nuisance caused by an excessive number of lines on a utility pole under certain circumsta...
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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
MDHB103IntroRequiring the Public Service Commission to set a date by which the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of the Environment must submit certain materials with regard to a certain proceeding for a certificate of public convenience and nec...
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2021-02-25
Withdrawn by Sponsor
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
MDSB90IntroRequiring the Public Service Commission to set a date by which the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of the Environment must submit certain materials with regard to a certain proceeding for a certificate of public convenience and nec...
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2021-02-19
Withdrawn by Sponsor
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
MDSB496PassProviding certain financing during fiscal years 2021 and 2022 for the purpose of relieving the adverse effects of the coronavirus pandemic; allowing, for certain taxable years, a subtraction under the Maryland income tax for certain unemployment insu...
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2021-02-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 39
MDHB1327IntroRequiring the Public Service Commission, by regulation or order, to require that customers are provided access to certain charges for electricity service; requiring the Commission to determine the terms and conditions of transitional electric service...
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2021-02-08
To House Economic Matters 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
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