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MDHB650EngrossRequiring the Public Service Commission to establish an energy storage pilot program; providing for the structure and operation of the program; requiring the Commission to require each investor-owned electric company to solicit offers to develop ener...
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2019-03-25
Favorable Report by Finance
MDHB683EngrossProhibiting the imposition of a maximum number of subscribers to a community solar energy generating system under the Community Solar Energy Generating Systems Pilot Program; providing for an increase in the generating capacity and capacity limits to...
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2019-03-25
Favorable Report by Finance
MDHB1189EngrossEstablishing the Critical Medical Needs Program in the Office of Home Energy Programs of the Family Investment Administration within the Department of Human Services in recognition of the additional challenges with energy bills for individuals with c...
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2019-03-25
Favorable Report by Finance
MDHB689EngrossRequiring the Public Service Commission to establish customer choice shopping websites for electric and natural gas customers; requiring the Commission to use information from electric and natural gas suppliers to maintain the information on the webs...
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2019-03-25
Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
MDSB53EngrossProviding that the Department of General Services is responsible for monitoring the status of certain energy performance contracts and reporting on that status to the Board of Public Works annually; requiring a primary procurement unit to consult wit...
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2019-03-22
Second Reading Passed
MDHB600EngrossIncluding nuclear energy in the energy sources that may be used to satisfy the renewable energy portfolio standard; and altering the definition of "Tier 1 renewable source" to include nuclear energy.
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2019-03-22
Third Reading Passed (102-34)
MDSB516EngrossEstablishing certain criteria for qualified offshore wind projects applied for on or after July 1, 2017, termed Round 2 offshore wind projects; altering and extending the minimum required percentage of energy that must be derived from Tier 1 renewabl...
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2019-03-21
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB826EngrossProviding 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; establishing certain requirements and procedures relating to an appl...
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2019-03-21
[Hearing: Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1246EngrossMaking the vehicle excise tax credit for the purchase of certain electric vehicles permanent; authorizing certain individuals or business entities that do not receive a tax credit in a certain fiscal year to claim the credit during the next fiscal ye...
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2019-03-21
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB987IntroRequiring, if a certain new building includes the creation of 20 or more parking spaces, 5% of the parking spaces to contain certain electric vehicle charging infrastructure; requiring an electrical room of a new building to be designed to accommodat...
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2019-03-21
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB601EngrossAltering the renewable energy portfolio standard for 2019 to 2021 and later; and applying the Act retroactively to all renewable portfolio standard compliance years that begin on or after January 1, 2019.
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB52EngrossAltering certain planning and reporting requirements for the Strategic Energy Investment Program; requiring the Maryland Energy Administration, by December 31, 2019, to develop a plan for expenditures for fiscal year 2020 and a plan for expenditures ...
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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1235IntroEstablishing a Healthy Climate Initiative in the Department of the Environment for certain purposes; requiring the Secretary of the Environment to administer certain schedules of greenhouse gas pollution charges; requiring the Secretary to delegate c...
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2019-03-19
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB425EnrollEstablishing the Critical Medical Needs Program in the Office of Home Energy Programs of the Family Investment Administration within the Department of Human Services in recognition of the challenges with energy bills faced by individuals with critica...
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2019-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB1266EngrossEstablishing the National Capital Strategic Economic Development Program; providing for the administration and purpose of the Program; establishing the type of community enhancement projects eligible to receive Program funds; authorizing certain hous...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1366IntroRequiring the Governor to include a certain amount in the State budget to the Maryland Association of Environmental and Outdoor Education for fiscal years 2021 through 2025 to increase the number of green schools in the State; specifying the purposes...
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2019-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB520EngrossProhibiting the imposition of a maximum number of subscribers to community solar energy generating system under the Community Solar Energy Generating Systems Pilot Program; providing for an increase in the generating capacity and capacity limits to b...
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2019-03-15
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB662EngrossRequiring the Governor to include a certain amount in the State budget to the Maryland Association of Environmental and Outdoor Education for fiscal years 2021 through 2026 to increase the number of green schools in the State; specifying the purposes...
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2019-03-15
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB72IntroEstablishing the Fiscal Year 2017 Electric Vehicle Recharging Equipment Rebate Program to provide rebates to individuals who purchased qualified equipment in fiscal year 2017 but did not receive the rebate; limiting the rebate to an applicant who own...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDSB573EngrossRequiring the Public Service Commission to establish an energy storage pilot program; providing that the cumulative size of the projects under the program shall be between 5 and 10 megawatts, with a minimum of 15 megawatt-hours; requiring the Commiss...
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2019-03-14
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB314EngrossRequiring the Department of General Services to establish certain standards for State buildings to conserve energy and minimize the risk of bird collisions; requiring each building constructed, acquired, or substantially altered by the Department to ...
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2019-03-12
Hearing 3/19 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
MDHB106EngrossExtending from June 30, 2020, to June 30, 2030, the termination date of a certain environmental surcharge on electrical energy distributed to retail electric customers in the State.
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2019-03-11
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB163IntroRequiring the Public Service Commission to establish a Combined Heat and Power System Program; allowing all rate classes to participate in the program; requiring an electric company to use a certain tariff structure to provide credits to owner-operat...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1180IntroEstablishing a Plug-In Electric Drive Vehicle Rebate Program; requiring the Maryland Energy Administration to administer the Program; authorizing certain persons to apply to the Administration in fiscal years 2021 through 2023 for a rebate for the co...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDSB1047IntroRequiring the Public Service Commission to recapture from the Fuel Fund of Maryland any money expended from a certain quasi-endowment Energy Assistance Fund that was granted in accordance with a certain order of the Commission; requiring the Commissi...
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2019-03-11
Referred Senate Rules
MDHB973IntroAltering the eligibility of certain sources of energy in Baltimore City for the creation of credits under the renewable energy portfolio standard; providing that existing obligations or contract rights may not be impaired by the Act; and applying the...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDSB886IntroAltering the application of a provision requiring the payment of a certain deposit with the Public Service Commission in connection with an application to construct a solar photovoltaic system; requiring the Commission to refund the deposit within 1 ...
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2019-03-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSJ4IntroStating the view of the General Assembly that Exelon Generation Company, LLC, owner of the Conowingo Dam, must pay a portion of the cleanup costs associated with the dam's federal certification and at least 25% of the costs associated with the Susque...
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2019-03-04
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB931IntroEstablishing the Office of Transportation Oversight as an independent unit in the Executive Branch of State government; applying the motor fuel tax to bunker fuel; requiring the Comptroller and the State Treasurer to establish a certain motor fuel ta...
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2019-02-22
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB350IntroAltering the definition of a "Tier 1 renewable source" for purposes of the renewable energy portfolio standard by adding certain hydroelectric power as a Tier 1 renewable source; applying the Act to all renewable portfolio standard compliance years t...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB548IntroAltering the eligibility of certain sources of energy for the creation of credits under the renewable energy portfolio standard; removing certain sources from the definition of a "Tier 1 renewable source"; providing that existing obligations or contr...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB702IntroEstablishing a Healthy Climate Initiative in the Department of the Environment for certain purposes; requiring the Secretary of the Environment to administer certain schedules of greenhouse gas pollution charges; requiring the Secretary to delegate c...
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2019-02-11
Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m. (Finance)
MDHB886IntroAllowing a credit against the State income tax for a certain percentage of an investment made in a qualified innovation business, not to exceed $50,000, or $100,000 for a qualified investor that is a married couple filing jointly or a pass-through en...
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2019-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1257IntroEstablishing the Office of Transportation Oversight as an independent unit in the Executive Branch of State government; applying the motor fuel tax to bunker fuel; requiring the Comptroller and the State Treasurer to establish a certain motor fuel ta...
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2019-02-11
Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)
MDHJ8IntroStating the view of the General Assembly that Exelon Generation Company, LLC, owner of the Conowingo Dam, must pay a portion of the cleanup costs associated with the dam's federal certification and at least 25% of the costs associated with the Susque...
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2019-02-11
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB961IntroAltering the eligibility of certain sources of energy for the creation of credits under the renewable energy portfolio standard; removing certain sources from the definition of a "Tier 1 renewable source"; providing that existing obligations or contr...
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2019-02-08
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1158IntroEstablishing certain criteria for qualified offshore wind projects applied for on or after July 1, 2017, termed Round 2 offshore wind projects; altering and extending the minimum required percentage of energy that must be derived from Tier 1 renewabl...
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2019-02-08
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB754IntroEstablishing the National Capital Strategic Economic Development Program; providing for the administration and purpose of the Program; establishing the type of community enhancement projects eligible to receive Program funds; authorizing certain hous...
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2019-02-06
Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)
MDHB136IntroRequiring the Department of General Services to establish certain standards for State buildings to conserve energy and minimize adverse impacts on birds; requiring each building constructed, acquired, or substantially altered by the Department to mee...
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2019-01-23
Hearing 2/05 at 2:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
MDSB78IntroMaking the vehicle excise tax credit for the purchase of certain electric vehicles permanent; authorizing certain individuals or business entities that do not receive a tax credit in a certain fiscal year to claim the credit during the next fiscal ye...
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2019-01-11
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
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