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MDHB44EnrollExtending and altering, for fiscal years 2021 through 2023, the Electric Vehicle Recharging Equipment Rebate Program for the purchase of certain electric vehicles; increasing from $1,200,000 to $1,800,000 the amount of rebates that the Maryland Energ...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDHB70EnrollRequiring 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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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB95EnrollRequiring 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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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB137EnrollProhibiting, 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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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB480EngrossProhibiting a person from stopping, standing, or parking a vehicle that is not a plug-in electric drive vehicle plugged into charging equipment in a parking space that is designated for the use of plug-in electric drive vehicles; establishing certain...
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2021-04-12
Motion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Hershey) Adopted
MDSB65EnrollAltering the renewable energy portfolio standard for 2021 through 2030 and later; extending eligibility of certain Tier 2 renewable sources for purposes of the renewable energy portfolio standard in certain years; altering the compliance fee for a sh...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDSB319EngrossExpanding the purpose of a certain clean energy loan program to include loans for water efficiency projects, environmental remediation projects intended to remove environmental or health hazards, and resiliency projects to increase the capacity of a...
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2021-04-12
Third Reading Passed (108-28)
MDHB581EnrollRequiring 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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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
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)
MDHB561EnrollExpanding the types of energy sources that qualify as Tier 1 renewable sources under the renewable energy portfolio standard; adding certain wastewater used in certain manners to the definition of a "Tier 1 renewable source"; authorizing energy from ...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB460EnrollAltering references to the term "clean energy" to be "advanced clean energy" for purposes of certain provisions of law concerning the Maryland Clean Energy Center and the Maryland Energy Innovation Institute; altering certain findings of the General ...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB1007EnrollAltering 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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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDSB810EngrossAltering 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
MDHB419EnrollAltering references to the term "clean energy" to be "advanced clean energy" for purposes of certain provisions of law concerning the Maryland Clean Energy Center and the Maryland Energy Innovation Institute; altering certain findings of the General ...
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2021-04-10
Passed Enrolled
MDHB397EnrollRequiring the Public Service Commission, by January 1, 2023, to establish an administrative process to approve supply offers for electricity or gas for households in the State that receive energy assistance through a program in the Office of Home Ene...
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2021-04-09
Returned Passed
MDSB77EnrollRequiring 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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2021-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB110EnrollProviding 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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2021-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB768EnrollApplying certain laws regarding net energy metering and community solar generating systems to customers served by a community choice aggregator; altering the circumstances under which counties and municipal corporations may act as an aggregator; esta...
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2021-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDSB913EnrollEstablishing the Heat and Eat Program within the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in the Department of Human Services for the purpose of expanding food access to households that are receiving or are eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assist...
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2021-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB144EnrollProviding 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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2021-04-07
Returned Passed
MDHB517EnrollExpanding the purpose of a certain clean energy loan program to include loans for water efficiency projects, environmental remediation projects intended to remove environmental or health hazards, and resiliency projects to increase the capacity of a...
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2021-04-07
Passed Enrolled
MDSB31EnrollRequiring the Public Service Commission, by January 1, 2023, to establish an administrative process to approve supply offers for electricity or gas for households in the State that receive energy assistance through a program in the Office of Home Ene...
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2021-04-05
Passed Enrolled
MDHB467EngrossAltering the renewable energy portfolio standard for certain years; extending indefinitely the renewable energy portfolio standard percentage derived from Tier 2 renewable sources; repealing the limit on the period of time during which energy from a ...
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2021-04-05
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB630EnrollRequiring each school district to adopt or update a school district energy policy beginning July 1, 2022; specifying the contents of a school district energy policy; encouraging school districts to set targets to increase the school district's use of...
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2021-04-05
Returned Passed
MDSB83EnrollRequiring 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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2021-04-02
Returned Passed
MDHB569EnrollIncreasing to 3,000 megawatts the statewide limit on rated generating capacity for net energy metering under a certain contract or tariff available to certain eligible customer-generators.
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2021-04-01
Passed Enrolled
MDSB407EnrollIncreasing to 3,000 megawatts the statewide limit on rated generating capacity for net energy metering under a certain contract or tariff available to certain eligible customer-generators.
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2021-03-31
Returned Passed
MDSB907EnrollRequiring the Office of Home Energy Programs to allow 90 days after applying for assistance for an individual to provide certain medical certification when a critical medically vulnerable individual applies for assistance from the Critical Medical Ne...
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2021-03-31
Returned Passed
MDSB846EnrollRequiring the Office of Home Energy Programs, in coordination with the United Way of Central Maryland and the Fuel Fund of Maryland, to establish the Power to the People Pilot Program on or before July 1, 2022, to expand access to the Critical Medica...
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2021-03-31
Passed Enrolled
MDHB174EnrollRequiring 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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2021-03-30
Returned Passed
MDHB298EnrollRequiring 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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2021-03-30
Returned Passed
MDHB969EnrollRequiring the Office of Home Energy Programs, in coordination with the United Way of Central Maryland and the Fuel Fund of Maryland, to establish the Power to the People Pilot Program on or before July 1, 2022, to expand access to the Critical Medica...
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2021-03-30
Returned Passed
MDHB945EnrollRequiring the Office of Home Energy Programs to allow 90 days after applying for assistance for an individual to provide certain medical certification when a critical medically vulnerable individual applies for assistance from the Critical Medical Ne...
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2021-03-30
Returned Passed
MDHB101EnrollEstablishing the Heat and Eat Program within the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in the Department of Human Services for the purpose of expanding food access to households that are receiving or eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance...
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2021-03-30
Returned Passed
MDHB1098EngrossEstablishing that a State employee who uses a certain State-owned electric charging station to charge a personal electric vehicle may not be subject to reimbursement; requiring members of the General Assembly who use a State-owned electric vehicle ch...
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2021-03-26
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB40IntroRequiring the Maryland Energy Administration to conduct a comprehensive technical study on geothermal heating and cooling systems; requiring the Administration to submit the results to the Geothermal Energy Workgroup by October 1, 2021; establishing ...
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2021-03-25
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB66IntroProhibiting the carbon dioxide emissions rate for certain affected electric generating units from exceeding 180 pounds per million British thermal units; establishing the Fossil Fuel Community Transition Fund to provide grants to certain individuals ...
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2021-03-25
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB236EngrossRequiring the Department of General Services to establish and update, every five years, certain standards for State buildings to conserve energy and minimize adverse impacts on birds; requiring the Department to consider the physical health and menta...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB418EngrossRepealing certain provisions of law regarding the adoption of regulations establishing certain efficiency standards; repealing certain provisions of law prohibiting the sale or offering for sale of certain products; altering the application of certai...
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2021-03-23
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB832EngrossEstablishing the electric school bus pilot program to be implemented and administered by the Public Service Commission; authorizing investor-owned electric companies to apply to the Commission to implement a pilot program that meets certain standards...
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2021-03-23
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB379IntroRequiring the Public Service Commission, for the 2021-2023 program cycle, by regulation or order, to the extent that the Commission determines that low-income programs are available, to require the Department of Housing and Community Development to p...
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2021-03-20
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB875EngrossAltering the definition of "qualifying biomass" for purposes of excluding energy derived from certain material from being eligible for meeting certain Tier 1 obligations under the renewable energy portfolio standard; providing that existing obligatio...
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2021-03-19
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB33IntroEstablishing a Climate Crisis Initiative in the Department of the Environment for certain purposes; establishing a greenhouse gas reduction target of 60% from 2006 levels by 2030 and net-zero by 2045; establishing a Climate Crisis Council to develop ...
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2021-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB220IntroEstablishing a clean energy attribute credit standard for certain purposes; repealing certain provisions relating to the renewable energy portfolio standard; stating certain findings of the General Assembly; stating certain policies of the State rega...
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2021-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB332IntroAltering 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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2021-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB613IntroProhibiting the Public Service Commission from issuing a certificate of public convenience and necessity for the construction of a coal- or gas-fired generating station if any part of the generating station will be located in Prince George's County; ...
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2021-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB148IntroProhibiting the carbon dioxide emissions rate for certain affected electric generating units from exceeding 180 pounds per million British thermal units; establishing the Fossil Fuel Community Transition Fund to provide grants to certain individuals ...
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2021-03-12
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB935IntroEstablishing the Emergency Community Services Fund for purposes of enabling the State to respond without undue delay to increased demand for community services during a state of emergency or during a period of increased unemployment; requiring the Go...
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2021-03-11
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1310IntroRequiring the Commission on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Communities to develop certain policies and recommendations to place certain priorities in certain years for directing certain spending on clean energy and energy efficiency programs, ...
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2021-03-11
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB740IntroRequiring or authorizing, under certain circumstances, the Maryland Stadium Authority to contract for, manage, and oversee certain public school facility projects; authorizing the Prince George's County government and Board of Education to enter into...
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2021-03-01
Withdrawn by Sponsor
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