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MDSB343PassRequiring a person to obtain a license from the Department of Natural Resources before catching shrimp for commercial purposes; and authorizing the Department to adopt certain regulations governing any aspect of the shrimp fishery, including regulati...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 119
MDSB366PassRequiring the Department of Assessments and Taxation to convene a task force to study and make recommendations to the Governor and General Assembly by December 1, 2021, on the adoption of a unique Maryland Identification Number for each registered or...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 88
MDHB441PassRequiring the Department of Assessments and Taxation to convene a task force to study and make recommendations on the adoption of a unique Maryland Identification Number for each registered or licensed business in the State to be used by certain Stat...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 89
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)
MDSB299EnrollEstablishing the Commission on Trauma-Informed Care to coordinate a statewide initiative to prioritize the trauma-responsive and trauma-informed delivery of State services that impact children, youth, families, and older adults; requiring the Commiss...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB548EnrollEstablishing the Commission on Trauma-Informed Care to coordinate a statewide initiative to prioritize the trauma-responsive and trauma-informed delivery of State services that impact children, youth, families, and older adults; requiring the Commiss...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB545EnrollRequiring the Department of Natural Resources to make available and, on request, issue certain licenses and stamps in a digital or electronic format; establishing that an individual may satisfy certain requirements to possess or display a license or ...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDHB799EnrollRequiring the Aquaculture Coordinating Council, in coordination with the Department of the Environment, to review policies regarding the application of State or tidal wetlands license and permit requirements to aquaculture operations; and requiring, ...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB991EnrollEstablishing the use of qualified conservation in a forest mitigation bank of all or a part of certain existing forests as a standard for meeting certain afforestation or reforestation requirements; altering the defined term "forest mitigation bankin...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1017EnrollRequiring certain venison donation programs to report the name and home address of each donor who intended to claim the income tax credit and the number of deer donated by each donor who intended to claim the income tax credit to the Comptroller by J...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB769EnrollRequiring certain venison donation programs to report the name and home address of each donor who intended to claim the income tax credit and the number of deer donated by each donor who intended to claim the income tax credit to the Comptroller by J...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDSB946EnrollEstablishing the Historic St. Mary's City Fort to 400 Commission to plan and conduct observances commemorating the 400th year of Maryland's founding in 2034; requiring the membership of the Commission to reflect the diversity of the State to the exte...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1364EnrollEstablishing the Historic St. Mary's City Fort to 400 Commission to plan and conduct observances in 2034 commemorating the 400th anniversary of Maryland's founding; requiring the membership of the Commission to reflect the diversity of the State to t...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB69EngrossEstablishing the Office of Security Management within the Department of Information Technology, certain Office positions, and the Maryland Cybersecurity Coordinating Council; requiring, by December 1 each year, each unit of the Legislative or Judicia...
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2021-04-12
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
MDHB7EnrollExpanding eligibility for a certain credit against the State income tax for certain deer donation expenses to include an individual who hunts and harvests an antlerless deer in Montgomery County and donates the deer carcass or processed deer meat to ...
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2021-04-09
Returned Passed
MDSB350EnrollRepealing the authority of the Department of Natural Resources to establish Aquaculture Enterprise Zones and issue leases within those zones for shellfish aquaculture; authorizing the Department to issue enterprise leases under certain circumstances ...
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2021-04-07
Passed Enrolled
MDSB359EnrollRequiring the Department of Transportation to develop an urban tree program to replace trees removed during the construction of certain transportation projects; requiring the Department to consult with businesses, community representatives, local gov...
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2021-04-07
Passed Enrolled
MDSB442EnrollRequiring the Aquaculture Coordinating Council, in consultation with the Department of the Environment, to review the policies of the Department regarding the application of State or tidal wetlands license and permit requirements to aquaculture opera...
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2021-04-07
Passed Enrolled
MDSB447EnrollAltering the definitions of "certified historic structure" and "single-family, owner-occupied residence" to include a certain structure that is located on property that is owned by the Department of Natural Resources or one of its units and occupied ...
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2021-04-05
Returned Passed
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
MDHB800EnrollRequiring the Department of Natural Resources to develop a mobile locator application for use by an individual while on the waters of the State; providing the purpose of the mobile locater is to use interactive maps so an individual can determine the...
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2021-04-05
Returned Passed
MDSB52EnrollRequiring the State designated exchange to participate in a certain advisory committee, maintain a certain data set, and provide data under certain circumstances; authorizing the State designated exchange to use certain data to improve outcomes for p...
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2021-04-05
Passed Enrolled
MDHB589EnrollAltering the source of funding for certain required appropriations; altering the area in which certain raffle proceeds are required to be used; expanding the authorized uses of certain funds; establishing the Maternal and Child Health Population Heal...
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2021-04-02
Passed Enrolled
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
MDHB80EnrollRequiring the Department of Transportation to develop an urban tree program to replace trees removed during the construction of certain transportation projects; requiring the Department to consult with businesses, community representatives, local gov...
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2021-04-01
Passed Enrolled
MDHB539EnrollAltering the definitions of "certified historic structure" and "single-family, owner-occupied residence" to include a certain structure that is located on property that is owned by the Department of Natural Resources or one of its units and occupied ...
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2021-04-01
Returned Passed
MDHB78EnrollRequiring the State designated exchange to participate in a certain advisory committee, maintain a certain data set, and provide data under certain circumstances; authorizing the State designated exchange to use certain data to improve outcomes for p...
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2021-03-30
Returned Passed
MDHB615EngrossAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow a person to hunt deer on each Sunday of the deer hunting seasons in Prince George's County from the first Sunday in October through the second Sunday in January, inclusive; and adding Prince Ge...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB755EngrossAuthorizing an eligible sponsor organization providing recreational opportunities with grant funding from the Healing Hunting and Fishing Fund to provide at no cost an angler's license and trout stamps, a Chesapeake Bay and coastal sport fishing lice...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB737EngrossProviding that Department of Agriculture, the Department of Natural Resources, and the Maryland Environmental Trust must allow participants in certain programs to participate in and receive compensation from certain markets, credits, or programs unde...
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2021-03-24
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB693EngrossEstablishing that a certain riparian right of first refusal to set commercial fishing nets in certain waters of the Chesapeake Bay and a certain process through which another person may set commercial fishing nets in front of the property of the ripa...
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2021-03-22
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB802EngrossAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow a person to hunt on each Sunday of the game bird and game mammal season in Calvert County.
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2021-03-22
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB840EngrossAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow a person in Somerset County to hunt on private property on each Sunday of the game bird or game mammal seasons; and establishing an exception to the prohibition against the Department authorizi...
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2021-03-22
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1163EngrossAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow a person to hunt deer on each Sunday of the deer hunting seasons from the first Sunday in October through the second Sunday in January, inclusive, in Caroline County.
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2021-03-22
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1025IntroRequiring the Department of Agriculture, in coordination with the Department of Natural Resources, to establish a certain program to address the illegal use of carbofuran and to eliminate stockpiles of carbofuran in the State; prohibiting a person fr...
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2021-03-20
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB490IntroProviding that specified provisions of law related to the sale of livestock apply to specified deer; providing that the Maryland Wholesome Meat Act applies to specified deer; establishing the Deer Management Permit Pilot Program in Montgomery County ...
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2021-03-11
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB450EngrossExtending the termination date applicable to certain provisions relating to the purpose, use, and funding of the State Lakes Protection and Restoration Fund from June 30, 2022, to June 30, 2027.
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2021-03-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB325EngrossAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow a person to hunt deer on each Sunday of the deer hunting seasons from the first Sunday in October through the second Sunday in January, inclusive, in Talbot County; and authorizing the Departme...
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2021-03-09
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB633IntroAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow a person to hunt on each Sunday of the game bird and game mammal seasons in Worcester County; authorizing the Department to allow a person to hunt on public land designated for hunting by the D...
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2021-03-02
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB145IntroRequiring, rather than authorizing, the Department of Natural Resources to suspend a certain tidal fish license on conviction of the license holder for a certain violation; requiring a certain person who has a tidal fish license suspended under the A...
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2021-03-01
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB993IntroAuthorizing funds in the Bay Restoration Fund to be used for the costs associated with the purchase of certain nutrient load reductions, not to exceed $10,000,000 per year in fiscal years 2020 through 2030 inclusive; requiring certain regulations to...
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2021-03-01
Withdrawn by Sponsor
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
MDSB963IntroAuthorizing a person to file a petition for expungement of certain records based on a conviction of a closed against entry offense under the Natural Resources Article or regulations adopted by the Department of Natural Resources.
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2021-02-21
To Senate Rules 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
MDHB225EngrossAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow a person in Queen Anne's County to hunt any game bird or game mammal on a Sunday during the open season for that game bird or game mammal.
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2021-02-19
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB821IntroAuthorizing a person to receive a resident hunting license without submitting a certain application if the person has resided in the State for less than 1 year, held a valid hunting license in the person's previous state of residence for the previous...
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2021-02-19
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB856IntroAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow a person to hunt on each Sunday of the game bird and game mammal seasons in Worcester County; and authorizing the Department to allow a person to hunt on public land designated for hunting by t...
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2021-02-19
Withdrawn by Sponsor
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
MDHB911IntroEstablishing that a person may hunt wild waterfowl in the waters of the Susquehanna Flats while standing in water on the natural bottom only in areas designated by the Department of Natural Resources; and prohibiting a person from hunting wild waterf...
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2021-02-17
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB356IntroAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow a person to hunt on each Sunday of the game bird and game mammal season in Calvert County; and authorizing the Department to allow a person to hunt on public land designated for hunting by the ...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
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