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MDSB7PassRequiring the Secretary of Agriculture to classify certain plants as a tier 1 or tier 2 invasive plant; requiring the Department of Natural Resources to create, maintain, and publish on its website a list of plant species native to the State; requiri...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 552
MDHB15PassRequiring the Secretary of Agriculture to classify certain plants as a tier 1 or tier 2 invasive plant; requiring the Department of Natural Resources to create, maintain, and publish on its website a list of plant species native to the State; requiri...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 551
MDSB788PassProhibiting a certain person from distributing, purchasing for sale, or selling products containing delta-8- or delta-10-tetrahydrocannabinol to an individual under the age of 21 years; requiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission, in...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 512
MDSB567PassRequiring the Department of Agriculture and the State Department of Assessments and Taxation to jointly conduct a study of the assessment of agricultural accessory use improvements to review whether agricultural accessory use improvements should be a...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 643
MDHB1078PassProhibiting a certain person from distributing, purchasing for sale, or selling products containing delta-8- or delta-10-tetrahydrocannabinol to an individual under the age of 21 years; requiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission, in...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 511
MDSB121PassAltering the purpose and use of the Maryland Farms and Families Fund; establishing the Maryland Food and Agricultural Resiliency Mechanism Grant Program and Fund to provide grants to food banks and charitable emergency food providers to alleviate foo...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 480
MDHB191PassExtending the termination date to September 30, 2032, for provisions of law related to the Spay/Neuter Fund; and requiring the Department of Agriculture to report to the General Assembly by October 1, 2022, on spay and neuter programs that are not re...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 472
MDHB855PassEstablishing the Urban Agriculture Water and Power Infrastructure Grant Program in the Department of Agriculture to increase the viability of urban farming and community gardens and improve access to urban-grown foods; establishing the Urban Agricult...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 393
MDSB942PassEstablishing the Urban Agriculture Water and Power Infrastructure Grant Program in the Department of Agriculture to increase the viability of urban farming and community gardens and improve access to urban-grown foods; and establishing the Urban Agri...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 394
MDSB348PassProviding that the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Natural Resources, and the Maryland Environmental Trust must allow participants in certain cost sharing programs to participate in and receive compensation from greenhouse gas markets, c...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 238
MDHB653PassProviding that the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Natural Resources, and the Maryland Environmental Trust must allow participants in certain cost-sharing programs to participate in and receive compensation from greenhouse gas markets, c...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 237
MDSB206PassExtending the termination date to September 30, 2032, for provisions of law relating to the Spay/Neuter Fund; and requiring the Department of Agriculture, by October 1, 2022, to report to the General Assembly on the Spay/Neuter Fund.
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 92
MDHB147Engross

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Altering the purpose and use of the Maryland Farms and Families Fund; establishing the Maryland Food and Agricultural Resiliency Mechanism Grant Program and Fund to provide grants to food banks and charitable emergency food providers to alleviate foo...
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2022-04-11
Third Reading Passed (130-3)
MDHB1216Engross

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Altering the purpose and contents of and the requirements and qualifications under the Urban Agriculture Grant Fund; requiring nonprofit organizations that receive a grant for purposes of distribution to urban agricultural producers to distribute at ...
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2022-04-11
Second Reading Passed
MDHB1478Intro

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Altering the definition 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 consum...
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2022-04-11
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB1006Engross

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Altering the definition 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 consum...
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2022-04-11
Third Reading Passed (132-0)
MDHB1282Engross

Sine Die
Requiring the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Assessments and Taxation to jointly conduct a study of the assessment of agricultural accessory use improvements to review whether agricultural accessory use improvements should be assesse...
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2022-04-07
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB179Engross

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Establishing the Workgroup on Food Environments to determine and make recommendations to the General Assembly by November 30, 2022, regarding the most cost-effective method for producing a report on the food environment in each county and State legis...
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2022-03-22
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1064Engross

Sine Die
Requiring the Department of Agriculture to publish a fact sheet on the protection of pets in the event of an eviction or other loss of possession of real property to be included with a certain notice or summons; requiring a landlord to provide inform...
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2022-03-21
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB387Intro

Sine Die
Transferring the regulation of pesticides, plant diseases, and mosquitos in the State from the Department of Agriculture to the Department of the Environment.
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2022-03-07
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1033Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Department of the Environment, on or before December 1, 2022, to develop certain policies and recommendations to require at least 40% of overall spending on certain programs, projects, or investments to benefit certain overburdened comm...
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2022-02-18
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1413Intro

Sine Die
Altering the duties of certain licensing authorities in certain provisions of law relating to the suspension or denial of certain occupational licenses for child support arrearages to provide for the disclosure of the taxpayer identification number o...
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2022-02-17
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB268Intro

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Transferring the regulation of pesticides, plant diseases, and mosquitos in the State from the Department of Agriculture to the Department of the Environment.
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2022-02-15
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB570Intro

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Requiring the Secretary of Agriculture to require the submission of a certain affidavit relating to mosquito control products and PFAS chemicals for the purpose of certain provisions of law relating to the registration of pesticides in the State; pro...
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2022-02-15
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1311Intro

Sine Die
Restricting the use of the Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fund to certain purposes directly related to addressing pollution from wastewater treatment facilities, on-site sewage disposal systems, sewer systems, and stormwater management systems; repealing...
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2022-02-15
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1342Intro

Sine Die
Legalizing the possession and use of a certain amount of cannabis by a person of at least a certain age; providing for expungement of records, dismissal of charges, and commutation of sentences in certain cases involving cannabis-related charges; pro...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB816Intro

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Requiring the Department of Agriculture to develop and publish a fact sheet on the care and protection of pets in the event of an eviction or other loss of possession of real property to be included with a certain notice or summons; requiring a sheri...
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2022-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB39Intro

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Establishing the Task Force to Study the Feasibility of Returning to State Meat Processing Inspection; and requiring the Task Force to report to the Secretary of Agriculture by December 1, 2023, its recommendations on implementing State meat processi...
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2022-01-14
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB111Intro

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Establishing a process for potential applicants for an occupational license or certificate to obtain a determination, before submitting an application, from a department as to whether certain criminal convictions would be the basis for the denial of ...
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2022-01-10
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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