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MDHB102PassIncreasing, from .17% to .25%, the maximum that may be charged to certain public service companies for a State fiscal year to reimburse the Public Service Commission for certain costs and expenses.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 54
MDHB121PassRevising, restating, and recodifying certain terms; updating the plans, regulations, and ordinances of St. Mary's County in accordance with which a connection to a completed water main or sewer of the St. Mary's County Metropolitan Commission shall b...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 66
MDHB421PassRequiring certain State agencies to make publicly available on their websites open meeting agendas 48 hours in advance of each meeting or, under certain circumstances, as far in advance of the meeting as practicable; requiring certain State agencies ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 202
MDSB363PassRequiring certain State agencies to make available on their websites open meeting agendas 48 hours in advance of each meeting; requiring certain State agencies to post on their websites meeting minutes not more than 2 business days after the minutes ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 203
MDHB662PassRepealing a requirement that the Department of General Services cooperate with the Maryland Energy Administration when projecting certain costs and performing a certain analysis during a certain phase of the renovation or construction of certain Stat...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 289
MDSB603PassRequiring the Public Service Commission to develop a training and educational program for certain licensed energy suppliers; requiring the Commission to develop the program in consultation with interested stakeholders, including electricity suppliers...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 374
MDSB676PassIncreasing, from 0.17% to 0.25%, the maximum that may be charged to certain public service companies for a State fiscal year to reimburse the Public Service Commission for certain costs and expenses.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 55
MDSB628PassRequiring a certain utility, on presentation of certain documents and without requiring certain information or imposing a fee or penalty, to temporarily keep a certain account open for a certain period of time or transfer a certain account to a survi...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 570
MDHB999PassEstablishing a process for an electric cooperative to operate as a member-regulated cooperative in a certain area; requiring a cooperative's board of directors to hold a certain meeting and forums and provide a certain notice and information to the c...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 606
MDHB928PassRequiring the Public Service Commission to develop a training and educational program for certain licensed energy suppliers; requiring the Commission to develop the program in consultation with certain interested stakeholders, including electricity s...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 373
MDSB994PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Labor to convene a workgroup to study certain issues regarding the provision of electrical services and low-voltage electrical services in the State; requiring the workgroup to include certain representatives; req...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 591
MDSB987PassRequiring the State Racing Commission to establish the Equine Health, Safety, and Welfare Advisory Committee; requiring the owner of Bowie Race Course Training Center to convey the property to the City of Bowie in a certain manner; authorizing, subje...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 590
MDHB1313PassProhibiting reducing or terminating temporary cash assistance for certain individuals under certain circumstances; prohibiting reducing or terminating temporary cash assistance for certain individuals because of good cause as determined by the Secret...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 457
MDHB93PassRequiring, except under certain circumstances, certain lenders to serve on the borrower at least 30 days before a lender repossesses mobile home a written notice of the lender's intention to repossess a certain mobile home; providing that a mobile ho...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 48
MDSB877VetoRevising provisions relating to the Maryland Underground Facilities Damage Prevention Authority; altering the application and scope of certain provisions relating to underground facilities and damage prevention; requiring certain newly installed unde...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
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
MDHB1056EngrossRequiring the State Racing Commission to establish the Equine Health, Safety, and Welfare Advisory Committee; requiring the owner of the Bowie Race Course Training Center to convey the property to the City of Bowie in a certain manner; authorizing, s...
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2020-03-18
Third Reading Passed (44-1)
MDSB1011IntroRequiring certain investor-owned gas or electric companies to require certain contractors and subcontractors to pay their employees not less than the prevailing wage rate for certain projects involving the construction, reconstruction, installation, ...
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2020-03-18
Second Reading Passed
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
MDHB886IntroRequiring an electric company to provide to a retail electricity customer on request the historic usage and billing information for not less than the preceding 12 months; and providing that the electric company must make the information available in ...
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2020-03-17
Motion Special Order until 3/18 (Delegate Branch) Adopted
MDSB787EngrossProhibiting reducing or terminating temporary cash assistance for certain individuals under certain circumstances; prohibiting reducing or terminating temporary cash assistance for certain individuals because of good cause as determined by the Secret...
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1385EngrossAuthorizing the Town of Mount Airy, Carroll County and Frederick County, to undertake and carry out certain urban renewal projects for slum clearance and redevelopment; prohibiting certain land or property from being taken for certain purposes withou...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB744EngrossRequiring a landlord to make a certain disclosure to prospective tenants if the landlord uses a ratio utility billing system; requiring that a certain lease provision is unenforceable if a landlord fails to make a certain disclosure; requiring a land...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB685EngrossProhibiting, with a certain exception, 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 th...
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2020-03-16
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB408EngrossRequiring 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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2020-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB561EngrossApplying 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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2020-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1406EngrossRequiring a local jurisdiction to address middle housing as a component of the housing element of a certain plan; and requiring the housing element of a certain plan to state the number of additional housing units the local jurisdiction will need by ...
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2020-03-14
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB686IntroRequiring certain persons to submit to the Public Service Commission beginning July 1, 2021, monthly reports containing detailed billing information on the supply of electricity and gas to certain residential customers; requiring certain initial repo...
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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
MDHB260EngrossRequiring certain persons to submit to the Public Service Commission beginning July 1, 2021, monthly reports containing information on the supply of electricity and gas to certain residential customers; requiring certain initial reports to include in...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Finance 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
MDSB656EngrossRequiring 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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2020-03-12
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1034IntroAuthorizing a certain county or municipality, after giving 60 days written notice to the electric company and the Public Service Commission, to convert its street lighting service to a certain alternative-energy-only tariff, submit a request to acqui...
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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
MDHB1416IntroRequiring a supplier of water to inspect certain valves in a public water system in a certain manner, repair or replace certain valves, inspect certain fire hydrants, formulate and implement a certain plan, identify the locations of certain valves, a...
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2020-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
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
MDHB1459IntroProhibiting a person from causing the serious physical injury or death of a vulnerable individual as a result of the person operating a vehicle in a careless or distracted manner or in violation of any other rules of the road provisions of the Maryla...
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2020-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; 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
MDHB861IntroRequiring an owner-member whose underground facility provides broadband service to mark the location of the underground facility within 4 hours after a time-sensitive ticket is transferred to the owner-member; and defining "time-sensitive ticket" as ...
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2020-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB1019IntroRequiring the Public Service Commission to adopt regulations requiring electric companies and electric cooperatives to adopt a method for an electricity supplier enrolling a certain customer to provide certain information to adequately identify the c...
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2020-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDSB529IntroRequiring the Public Service Commission to adopt regulations requiring electric companies and electric cooperatives to adopt a method for an electricity supplier enrolling a certain customer to provide certain information to adequately identify the c...
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
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
MDHB1601IntroProhibiting a gas company or an electric company from imposing a certain deposit requirement on customers who are at least 65 years old and have an annual income at or below 300% of the federal poverty level; prohibiting a gas company or an electric ...
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2020-02-14
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1508IntroProviding that certain provisions of law governing resource sharing do not apply to any private industry entities that have separate legal rights of access under State or local law to install communications lines and associated facilities in the Stat...
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2020-02-12
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1048IntroRequiring certain investor-owned gas or electric companies to require certain contractors and subcontractors to pay their employees not less than the prevailing wage rate for certain projects involving the construction, reconstruction, installation, ...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1127IntroAltering the composition, powers, and duties of the State Board of Master Electricians; changing the name of the State Board of Master Electricians to the State Board of Electricians; establishing a low-voltage electrician license as a State license ...
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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
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
MDSB902IntroRepealing a certain credit against the public service company franchise tax for the purchase of Maryland-mined coal during a certain year; repealing a certain credit against the State income tax that certain cogenerators or electricity suppliers may ...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
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