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MDHB90PassRequiring the Department of Housing and Community Development to report to the General Assembly and the Governor by December 1, 2023, and every 5 years thereafter, on the efforts by the State, political subdivisions, and housing authorities to promot...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 751
MDSB144PassProviding 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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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 456
MDHB110PassProviding 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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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 455
MDSB83PassRequiring 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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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 615
MDHB298PassRequiring 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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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 614
MDSB81PassRequiring the State Department of Transportation to undertake promptly all steps necessary to complete the design, engineering, and National Environmental Policy Act process and secure a record of decision for the Southern Maryland Rapid Transit Proj...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 739
MDHB414PassRequiring the State Department of Transportation promptly to undertake all steps necessary to complete the design, engineering, and National Environmental Policy Act process and secure a record of decision for the Southern Maryland Rapid Transit Pro...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 738
MDHB581PassRequiring each essential employer to take certain actions related to occupational safety and health during an emergency; providing that an essential worker has the right to refuse to perform a certain task as provided under certain provisions of law;...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 736
MDSB508PassProhibiting 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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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 625
MDHB584PassProhibiting 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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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 624
MDSB551PassRequiring certain public school facilities projects to comply with a certain memorandum of understanding; prohibiting the Interagency Commission on School Construction from the unreasonable delay of certain approval under certain circumstances; addin...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 698
MDHB784PassRequiring a builder of new housing units including single-family detached homes and townhomes or a builder's agent to provide each buyer or prospective buyer with the option to include on or in a garage, carport, or driveway an electric vehicle charg...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 629
MDSB636PassEstablishing the Passive House Pilot Program in the Department of Housing and Community Development to assist a nonprofit organization in partnership with neighboring high schools and institutes of higher education to provide students with career and...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 583
MDSB687PassRequiring the Department of Housing and Community Development to report to the General Assembly and the Governor by December 1, 2023, and every 5 years thereafter, on the efforts by the State, political subdivisions, and housing authorities to promot...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 752
MDHB991PassEstablishing 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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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 645
MDHB977PassRenaming the Public Safety Surcharge in Prince George's County imposed for certain residential construction to be the Public Safety and Behavioral Health Surcharge; and providing for an exemption to the public safety and behavioral health surcharge.
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 567
MDHB1179PassAuthorizing the governing body of Wicomico County or the governing body of a municipal corporation in Wicomico County to grant a property tax credit against the county or municipal corporation property tax imposed on real property that is used for ho...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 715
MDSB794PassAuthorizing the governing body of Wicomico County or the governing body of a municipal corporation in Wicomico County to grant a property tax credit against the county or municipal corporation property tax imposed on real property that is used for ce...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 716
MDHB1239PassEstablishing the Appraisal Gap From Historic Redlining Financial Assistance Program in the Department of Housing and Community Development to make financial assistance available to certain developers working in low-income census tracts in order to he...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 702
MDHB1328PassAuthorizing a county or municipal corporation to adopt certain policies to advance progress of infrastructure, equipment, and systems needed to extend broadband access to underserved areas; requiring the Department of Transportation and units of loca...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 632
MDSB859PassEstablishing the Appraisal Gap From Historic Redlining Financial Assistance Program in the Department of Housing and Community Development to make financial assistance available to affordable housing developers working in low-income census tracts in ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 703
MDSB824PassAuthorizing a county or municipal corporation to adopt certain policies to advance progress of infrastructure, equipment, and systems needed to extend certain broadband access to underserved areas; requiring the Department of Transportation and units...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 633
MDSB227PassRequiring the Department of the Environment to update certain stormwater management regulations at least once every 5 years to incorporate certain updated precipitation data; requiring the Department to review and update certain regulations in a cert...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 641
MDHB295PassRequiring the Department of the Environment to review and update certain regulations at least once every 5 years; requiring certain regulations to incorporate the most recent precipitation data available; requiring the Department to review and update...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 640
MDSB137PassProhibiting, beginning in fiscal year 2023, the Maryland Transit Administration from purchasing buses for the Administration's State transit bus fleet that are not zero-emission buses, subject to a certain exception; authorizing the Administration to...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 693
MDSB199VetoEstablishing the Purple Line Construction Zone Grant Program to provide funds to qualified small businesses to assist in offsetting business revenue lost due to the construction of the Purple Line light rail project; requiring in each of fiscal years...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB114VetoEstablishing the Purple Line Construction Zone Grant Program to provide funds to qualified small businesses to assist in offsetting business revenue lost as a result of the construction of the Purple Line light rail project; requiring in each of fisc...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB95VetoRequiring certain investor-owned gas, electric, or combination gas and 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,...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB174VetoRequiring certain investor-owned gas, electric, or combination gas and 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,...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB417VetoAltering 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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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB777VetoAltering 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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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB70PassRequiring the Department of Housing and Community Development to give preference to applications for funding for a net-zero home from the Energy-Efficient Homes Construction Fund that will use the services of small, minority, women-owned, and veteran...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 301
MDSB77PassRequiring the Department of Housing and Community Development to give preference to applications for funding for a net-zero home from the Energy-Efficient Homes Construction Fund that will use the services of small, minority, women-owned, and veteran...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 302
MDHB80PassRequiring 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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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 293
MDHB294PassIncreasing, from $5,000 to $25,000, the maximum estimated cost in labor and materials for the alteration of a certain existing building or structure for which a person is not required to employ a licensed architect under certain circumstances; and al...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 251
MDSB93PassIncreasing, from $5,000 to $25,000, the maximum estimated cost in labor and materials for the alteration of a certain existing building or structure for which a person is not required to employ a licensed architect under certain circumstances; and al...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 252
MDHB321PassRequiring, except under certain circumstances, that changing facilities suitable for changing the diaper of a child and providing personal care for an adult be installed in certain public restrooms in certain public buildings by October 1, 2022; requ...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 223
MDSB61PassRequiring, except under certain circumstances, that a changing facility suitable for changing the diaper of a child and providing personal care for an adult be installed in certain public restrooms in certain public buildings by October 1, 2022; requ...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 224
MDSB359PassRequiring 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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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 294
MDSB294PassProviding an exemption from the sales and use tax for certain construction material or warehousing equipment purchased for use in a certain federal facilities redevelopment area in Cecil County under certain circumstances; requiring a buyer claiming ...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 282
MDHB582PassProviding an exemption from the sales and use tax for certain construction material or warehousing equipment purchased for use in a certain federal facilities redevelopment area in Cecil County under certain circumstances; requiring a buyer claiming ...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 281
MDHB1007PassAltering 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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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 164
MDSB885PassAllowing a credit against the State income tax to individuals, nonprofit organizations, or business entities for certain new construction costs and rehabilitation costs for certain catalytic revitalization projects; requiring the Secretary of Housing...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 332
MDHB1341PassApproving certain projects for the acquisition, development, and improvement of certain academic facilities for the University System of Maryland; approving the issuance of bonds by the University System of Maryland in a total principal amount of $25...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 111
MDSB414Engross

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Requiring 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)
MDHB1073Engross

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Establishing the Passive House Pilot Program in the Department of Housing and Community Development to assist a nonprofit organization in partnership with neighboring high schools and institutes of higher education to provide students with career and...
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2021-04-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB810Engross

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Altering 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
MDSB649Engross

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Requiring regulations of a primary procurement unit to require the unit to make a good faith effort to solicit at least one bid from a certified minority business enterprise for a small procurement in Category II and Category III of the State Procure...
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2021-04-12
House Conference Committee Appointed (Delegates Sample-Hughes, Rosenberg and Belcastro)
MDSB35PassAltering a certain limitation on the applicability of the Prevailing Wage Law to the construction of a public work for which 25%, rather than 50%, or more of the money used for construction is State money; altering the applicability of the Prevailing...
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2021-04-10
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/8/2021) - Chapter 57
MDHB37PassAltering a certain limitation on the applicability of the Prevailing Wage Law to the construction of any public work for which 25%, rather than 50%, or more of the money used for construction is State money; altering the applicability of the Prevaili...
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2021-04-10
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/8/2021) - Chapter 58
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