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MDHB252PassAuthorizing a local jurisdiction to adopt the definition of agritourism by local ordinance, resolution, law, or rule; providing for the application of the Act to charter counties; and defining "agritourism" as an activity conducted on a farm that is ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 672
MDSB571PassAuthorizing a landowner, without the approval of the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation, to erect and display on land subject to a certain easement a certain sign or outdoor advertising display for a certain purpose; authorizing the F...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 644
MDSB848PassAltering the method by which an individual or a corporation may claim a credit against the State income tax for certain expenses related to certain wineries and vineyards in the State; extending for 3 years a certain termination provision for the cre...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 614
MDSB885PassAltering the statutory formula that determines the compensation required to be paid to the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Fund on condemnation of land under a certain easement held by the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation; r...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 622
MDSB1140PassDefining the term "child" for the purposes of the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation to mean a biological child, an adopted child, or a stepchild, not to include a foster child, a grandchild, or a descendant more remote than a grandch...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 623
MDSB203PassAltering the type of fertilizer and the application rate at which the fertilizer may be applied to turf by a professional fertilizer applicator during a certain time of the year; altering certain restrictions on the application of a fertilizer contai...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 548
MDHB698PassRepealing certain provisions of law that authorize under certain circumstances, a person to plant, cultivate, process, sell, or buy industrial hemp in the State; repealing an authorization for the Department of Agriculture or an institution of higher...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 475
MDHB1116PassAdding Carroll County and Howard County to the list of counties that exempt agricultural buildings engaged in agritourism from a certain permit requirement; providing for the number of people allowed to occupy a building engaged in agritourism in Car...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 493
MDHB646PassEstablishing a 5% tolerance from the gross vehicle weight limits for certain vehicles used in certain agricultural activities during harvest time under certain circumstances; and limiting the distance within which a certain vehicle operating under a ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 494
MDHB1351PassAuthorizing a landowner to use a portion of the land subject to an easement to hold certain special occasion events for commercial purposes under certain circumstances; specifying that a certain approval granted by the Maryland Agricultural Land Pres...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 492
MDSB991PassEstablishing the Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Farmers; requiring the Office of Student Financial Assistance in the Maryland Higher Education Commission to assist in the repayment of a higher education loan obtained for tuition, educ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 405
MDHB972PassRequiring a holder of a Class 4 limited winery license to own or have under contract at least 20 acres of grapes or other fruit in cultivation for use in the production of wine in the State or to ensure that at least 51% of the ingredients used in th...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 542
MDSB1069PassEstablishing a 5% tolerance from the gross vehicle weight limits for certain vehicles used in certain agricultural activities during harvest time under certain circumstances; and limiting the distance within which a certain vehicle operating under a ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 495
MDHB1532PassEstablishing the Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Farmers; requiring the Office of Student Financial Assistance in the Maryland Higher Education Commission to assist in the repayment of a higher education loan obtained for tuition, educ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 404
MDSB1201PassEstablishing an Industrial Hemp Pilot Program to authorize and facilitate the research of industrial hemp and any aspect of growing, cultivating, harvesting, processing, manufacturing, transporting, marketing, or selling industrial hemp for agricultu...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 476
MDHB198PassProviding an exemption from the inheritance tax for real property subject to a certain perpetual conservation easement that passes from a decedent to a niece or nephew of the decedent; requiring the recapture of certain inheritance tax under certain ...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 293
MDHB400PassRequiring the State, a county, or a bicounty agency to provide to a municipality certain notification at least 24 hours before the State, county, or bicounty agency sprays a pesticide to control mosquitos within the municipality; and providing a cert...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 296
MDSB389PassRepealing provisions of law relating to the Northeast Interstate Dairy Compact; repealing the State's agreement to enter into the compact; repealing the statutory provisions reciting the compact; repealing provisions relating to the appointment, term...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 292
MDHB452PassRepealing provisions of law relating to the Northeast Interstate Dairy Compact; repealing the State's agreement to enter into the compact; repealing the statutory provisions reciting the compact; repealing provisions relating to the appointment, term...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 291
MDHB515PassRequiring the Department of Agriculture to conduct a study to assess the adverse financial impact of the invasive weed Palmer amaranth on the agricultural industry in the State and to determine the necessary actions each stakeholder must take to redu...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 246
MDHB620PassExtending from 3 to 5 years the certification period for certain county agricultural land preservation programs that the Department of Planning and the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation determine are consistently effective in the ach...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 294
MDSB675PassRequiring certain research facilities using dogs or cats for scientific research purposes to take certain steps to provide for the adoption of a certain dog or cat that is no longer needed for research purposes; authorizing certain research facilitie...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 236
MDHB696PassAltering the composition of a scenic river advisory board in Carroll County if the scenic or wild river for which the board was created flows through Carroll County and one or more other counties.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 271
MDSB601PassAltering the composition of a scenic river advisory board in Carroll County if the scenic or wild river for which the board was created flows through Carroll County and one or more other counties.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 270
MDHB1141PassAltering the application of certain provisions of law exempting agricultural buildings used for agritourism from a certain permit requirement to apply statewide.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 241
MDHB1229PassAuthorizing a landowner, without the approval of the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation, to erect and display on land subject to a certain easement a certain sign or outdoor advertising display for a certain purpose; authorizing the F...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 66
MDSB187PassAuthorizing or altering the distribution of certain revenue; altering or repealing certain required appropriations; requiring that any increase in judicial salary be included in the portion of the budget bill relating to the judiciary department; est...
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2018-04-05
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 10
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