Maryland Subject | Agriculture

Filter View [Reset All]
Syndicate content
StanceStateBillStatusSummary/TitleLast Actionsort icon
MDSB34Intro
25%
Establishing the State Ombudsman for Value-Added Agriculture as a position in the Department of Agriculture.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-02-07
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB319Intro
25%
Prohibiting, beginning January 1, 2024, the Secretary of Agriculture from registering a pesticide for use against mosquitoes in the State unless the distributor of the pesticide submits to the Department test results indicating the pesticide has pass...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-02-07
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB508Intro
25%
Altering the definitions of "hemp" and "hemp product" in provisions of law relating to the Hemp Farming Program; and authorizing a person that produces hemp or a hemp product in accordance with the Program to include the hemp or hemp product in consu...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-02-07
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB495Intro
25%
Requiring each research facility and testing facility in the State to be licensed by the Department of Agriculture to use animals in research, education, or testing; establishing requirements for the use and treatment of dogs or cats by a research fa...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-02-07
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDHB678Intro
25%
Exempting from the sales and use tax the sale of electricity used for agricultural purposes such as raising livestock or poultry, preparing, irrigating, or tending the soil, or planting, maintaining, or transporting seeds or crops.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-02-07
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB695Intro
25%
Altering certain allocations of disbursements from the Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund; authorizing the allocation of grants from the Fund for certain business and workforce development activities; requiring the Executive Committee of the E...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-02-07
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB690Intro
25%
Prohibiting a certain farm owner or operator from knowingly confining egg-laying hens in an enclosure in a certain manner, subject to certain exceptions, on and after January 1, 2025; prohibiting a business owner or operator or a farm owner or operat...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-02-07
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB549Intro
25%
Establishing the Build Our Future Grant Pilot Program in the Department of Commerce to provide funding for certain costs for infrastructure projects in eligible technology sectors; requiring certain grantees to provide matching funds and to demonstr...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-02-07
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB640Intro
25%
Providing an exemption from the sales and use tax for the sale of electricity used for agricultural purposes under certain circumstances.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-02-07
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB836Intro
25%
Establishing the Maryland Native Plants Program to encourage and promote the use and sale of plants native to Maryland at retail garden centers and wholesale nurseries and to educate the public on native plants; requiring the University of Maryland E...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-02-07
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDHB712Intro
25%
Requiring a farm equipment manufacturer to make available certain documentation, updates, or information to an independent repair provider or owner of farm equipment to allow for the diagnosis, maintenance, or repair of the farm equipment; prohibitin...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-02-07
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB719Intro
25%
Establishing the State Fuel Security Program to be administered and enforced by the Maryland Energy Administration for the management and distribution of certain energy resources during an energy emergency; establishing fuel percentages under the Pro...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-02-07
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB866Intro
25%
Requiring the Governor to include in the annual budget bill beginning in fiscal year 2025 an appropriation for the Chesapeake Bay Trust and Maryland Agricultural Education Foundation, Inc. that is calculated based on the amount of revenue collected f...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-02-07
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB631Intro
25%
Establishing certain goals and programs related to land conservation; establishing the Local Land Trust Revolving Loan Program to provide loans to certain land trusts to purchase land for conservation purposes; establishing the Land Preservation Rapi...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB613Intro
25%
Making permanent the Community Solar Energy Generating Systems Pilot Program; requiring a community solar energy generating system to serve at least 40% of its kilowatt-hour output to low-income and moderate-income subscribers under certain circumsta...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-02-06
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDHB592Intro
25%
Providing that value-added agricultural activities are a farm or agricultural use of land for assessment purposes; creating a subclass of real property consisting of improvements on an actively used farm that support value-added agricultural activiti...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-02-03
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB584Intro
25%
Extending a tax credit against the State income tax for fresh farm and organic fresh farm food donations; altering the amounts of the tax credit from 75% to 100% of the value of the donated certified organic produce a qualified farm is eligible to re...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB470Intro
25%
Establishing certain goals and programs related to land conservation; establishing the Local Land Trust Revolving Loan Program to provide loans to certain land trusts to purchase land for conservation purposes; establishing the Land Preservation Rapi...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-02-03
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB469Intro
25%
Establishing the Task Force to Study Solar Tax Incentives to study and make recommendations regarding a tax strategy that is more competitive than the State's current strategy to maximize the installation of rooftop solar panels, to facilitate and pr...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB271Intro
25%
Establishing the Maryland Civic Engagement Program to recognize students and public schools that promote the civic readiness and civic engagement of students in public schools in the State; requiring each local school system that chooses to participa...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-02-02
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDHB516Intro
25%
Altering the date from February 1, 2020 and each February 1 thereafter, to July 1 each year, on which the Department of Agriculture must submit to the General Assembly a certain annual report regarding the use of medically important antimicrobial dru...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-02-02
[Hearing: Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB418Intro
25%
Providing that value-added agricultural activities are a farm or agricultural use of land for assessment purposes; creating a subclass of real property consisting of improvements on an actively used farm that support value-added agricultural activiti...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-02-02
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB552Intro
25%
Establishing the Build Our Future Grant Pilot Program in the Department of Commerce to provide funding for certain costs for infrastructure projects in eligible technology sectors; requiring certain grantees to provide matching funds and to demonstra...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-02-02
[Hearing: Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB447Intro
25%
Establishing an Anaerobic Digestion Workgroup to study, identify, examine, and make recommendations on certain aspects of anaerobic digestion; and requiring the Workgroup to report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the General Asse...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-02-02
[Hearing: Feb 15 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB386Intro
25%
Altering the Certified Local Farm Enterprise Program to be the Certified Local Farm and Chesapeake Invasive Species Provider Program; expanding the purpose of the Program to include food from certified Chesapeake invasive species providers in the ove...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-02-01
[Hearing: Feb 15 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB390Intro
25%
Requiring the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners to authorize a veterinary practitioner licensed, certified, or otherwise authorized to practice veterinary medicine in another state or jurisdiction to provide routine medical care in the Stat...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-02-01
[Hearing: Feb 15 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDHB62Intro
25%
Prohibiting local jurisdictions from imposing certain limitations and land use restrictions on pollinator-friendly vegetation management activities of public service companies within property, easements, or rights-of-way of public service companies u...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-01-30
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB310Intro
25%
Altering the Black Bear Damage Reimbursement Fund to authorize grants from the Fund to be made for projects that reduce conflicts between black bears and humans; renaming the Black Bear Damage Reimbursement Fund to be the Black Bear Conflict Reducti...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-01-30
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB389Intro
25%
Establishing the State Ombudsman for Value-Added Agriculture as a position in the Department of Agriculture.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-01-27
[Hearing: Feb 15 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB365Intro
25%
Altering the contents and authorized uses of the Spay/Neuter Fund; requiring the Department of Agriculture to establish a process through which a person may make a voluntary donation to the Fund; requiring the Department to give priority to certain c...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-01-27
[Hearing: Feb 15 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB378Intro
25%
Altering the Black Bear Damage Reimbursement Fund to authorize grants from the Fund to be made for projects that reduce conflicts between black bears and humans; renaming the Black Bear Damage Reimbursement Fund to be the Black Bear Conflict Reducti...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-01-27
[Hearing: Feb 15 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB253Intro
25%
Requiring the Department of the Environment to adopt regulations to exempt an on-farm composting facility from the requirement to obtain a permit if the on-farm composting facility uses 40,000 square feet of area or less for active food scrap compost...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-01-26
[Hearing: Feb 15 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB325Intro
25%
Requiring the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners to authorize a veterinary practitioner licensed, certified, or otherwise authorized to practice veterinary medicine in another state or jurisdiction to provide routine medical care in the Stat...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-01-26
[Hearing: Feb 15 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB62Intro
25%
Prohibiting local jurisdictions from imposing certain limitations and land use restrictions on pollinator-friendly vegetation management activities of public service companies within property, easements, or rights-of-way of public service companies u...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-01-25
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB262Intro
25%
Requiring the Department of the Environment to adopt regulations to exempt an on-farm composting facility from the requirement to obtain a permit if the on-farm composting facility uses 40,000 square feet of area or less for active food scrap compost...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-01-25
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB163Intro
25%
Limiting the requirement that an instrument effecting a change in ownership of real property be endorsed by the assessment office for a county to only those transfers subject to an agricultural land transfer tax; altering certain provisions relating ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-01-24
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB63Intro
25%
Altering the Certified Local Farm Enterprise Program to be the Certified Local Farm and Chesapeake Invasive Species Provider Program; expanding the purpose of the Program to include food from certified Chesapeake invasive species providers in the ove...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-01-20
[Hearing: Feb 15 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB152Intro
25%
Altering the purpose and contents of and the requirements and qualifications under the Urban Agriculture Grant Fund; requiring the Governor in each of Fiscal years 2025,2026,2027,2028, and 2029 to include $250,000 for the Fund in the annual budget bi...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-01-19
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB158Intro
25%
Prohibiting, beginning January 1, 2024, the Secretary of Agriculture from registering a pesticide for use against mosquitoes in the State unless the distributor of the pesticide submits to the Department test results indicating the pesticide has pass...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-01-19
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDHB100Intro
25%
Altering, under certain circumstances, the inheritance tax due on certain real property that passes from a decedent to or for the use of certain beneficiaries of limited means.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-01-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB29Intro
25%
Providing for the establishment of a Baltimore City Soil Conservation District with boundaries that correspond to the boundaries of Baltimore City; adding Baltimore City to a geographic area from which the Secretary of Agriculture appoints the soil c...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2023-01-13
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
Syndicate content
feedback