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MDSB354PassRequiring the Department of the Environment to provide a certain intended use plan to the General Assembly within 5 days of the plan's publication for public comment; altering the definition of "privately owned wastewater facility" as it relates to t...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 341
MDHB714PassRequiring the Department of the Environment to provide a certain intended use plan to the General Assembly within 5 days after a plan's publication for public comment; altering the definition of "privately owned wastewater facility" as it relates to ...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 342
MDSB124PassEstablishing the Grant Program to Reduce and Compost School Waste to award grants to county boards of education and public schools to develop and implement programs for reducing food waste and to establish composting of pre- and post-consumer waste; ...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 205
MDSB273PassProhibiting, on or after January 1, 2024, a person from using, manufacturing, or knowingly selling or distributing Class B fire-fighting foam that contains intentionally added PFAS chemicals in the State; prohibiting, on or after January 1, 2024, a p...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 139
MDHB275PassProhibiting, on or after January 1, 2024, a person from using, manufacturing, or knowingly selling or distributing Class B fire-fighting foam that contains intentionally added PFAS chemicals in the State; prohibiting, on or after January 1, 2024, a p...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 138
MDSB372Enroll

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Prohibiting, on or after October 1, 2023, a person from supplying, selling, or offering for sale a high-PAH sealant product for application to a driveway or parking area in the State; prohibiting on or after October 1, 2023, a person from applying or...
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2022-04-11
Returned Passed
MDSB860Enroll

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Exempting certain community solar energy generating systems from personal property taxes; requiring the Department of Assessments and Taxation to assess certain land used by a community solar energy generating system in a certain manner; requiring th...
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2022-04-11
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1039Enroll

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Exempting certain community solar energy generating systems from personal property taxes; requiring the Department of Assessments and Taxation to assess certain land used by a community solar energy generating system in a certain manner; requiring th...
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2022-04-11
Passed Enrolled
MDHB150Engross

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Establishing the Grant Program to Reduce and Compost School Waste to award grants to county boards of education and public schools to develop and implement programs for reducing food waste and to establish composting of pre- and post-consumer waste; ...
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2022-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB566Enroll

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Requiring the Interagency Commission on School Construction to adopt certain regulations for county boards of education to include waste disposal infrastructure in the design documents submitted to the Interagency Commission for the construction of a...
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2022-04-07
Returned Passed
MDHB133Enroll

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Prohibiting, on or after October 1, 2023, a person from supplying, selling, or offering for sale a high-PAH sealant product for application to a driveway or parking area in the State; prohibiting, on or after October 1, 2023, a person from applying o...
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2022-04-06
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1487Intro

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Requiring the Department of the Environment, for a sewerage system or refuse disposal system for which the Maryland Environmental Service has taken charge, to produce a report detailing the parts of the system or works that are deficient and the plan...
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2022-03-30
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB229Engross

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Requiring the Department of the Environment to adopt regulations to exempt an on-farm composting facility from the requirement to obtain a permit if the on-farm composting facility uses 40,000 square feet of area or less for active food scrap compost...
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2022-03-23
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB11Intro

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Altering the definition of "Tier 1 renewable source" for purposes of excluding energy derived from qualifying biomass, methane from the anaerobic decomposition of organic materials, certain fuel cells, poultry litter-to-energy, waste-to-energy, refus...
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2022-03-15
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1085Intro

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Altering the components of fuels that qualify a generating facility as a Tier 1 renewable source under the renewable energy portfolio standard by altering the definitions of "qualifying biomass" and "thermal biomass system".
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2022-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB18Engross

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Requiring producers of architectural paint or a representative organization to submit a plan for the establishment of a Paint Stewardship Program to the Department of the Environment on or before January 1, 2023, and in accordance with certain requir...
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2022-03-14
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1226Intro

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Prohibiting, on and after January 1, 2027, a person from disposing of a mattress in a landfill; prohibiting a person from burning or incinerating a mattress as an alternative means of disposal, subject to certain exceptions; requiring certain produce...
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2022-03-09
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB490Intro

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Altering the definitions of "recyclable materials" and "solid waste stream" under the Maryland Recycling Act to include construction and demolition debris.
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2022-03-01
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB131Engross

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Requiring a producer of synthetic turf and turf infill sold or distributed in the State to establish a system, by January 1, 2023, to track the chain of custody of the synthetic turf and turf infill and report the chain of custody to the Department o...
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2022-02-28
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB198Intro

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Requiring a person who undertakes the towing or removal of a vehicle from a roadway following an accident or other incident to clear debris resulting from the accident or incident off the roadway and ensure that large debris is disposed of in accorda...
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2022-02-21
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1033Intro

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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
MDHB1003Intro

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Establishing the Maryland 3-1-1 Board to take certain actions relating to the establishment of statewide and county 3-1-1 systems; establishing a statewide 3-1-1 system under the Maryland Department of Emergency Management to provide certain nonemerg...
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2022-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB399Intro

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Establishing certain entities as "quasi-governmental units"; establishing the intent of the General Assembly to weigh certain factors when considering the creation of a new quasi-governmental unit; requiring a board of directors of a quasi-government...
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2022-02-11
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1070Intro

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Establishing the On-Farm Composting and Compost Use Grant Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund; establishing a solid waste disposal surcharge to be paid, on a quarterly basis beginning April 1, 2023, to the Comptroller by owners or operators of refuse ...
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2022-02-11
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1068Intro

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Requiring a database or system created by the Department of the Environment for local health departments to be designed in a certain manner; requiring the Department of the Environment to take certain actions regarding applications for the installati...
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2022-02-11
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB903Intro

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Altering the components of fuels that qualify a generating facility as a Tier 1 renewable source under the renewable energy portfolio standard by altering the definitions of "qualifying biomass" and "thermal biomass system".
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2022-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB708Intro

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Requiring the State to reduce statewide greenhouse gas emissions through the use of various measures, including the alteration of statewide greenhouse gas emissions goals, the establishment of a net-zero statewide greenhouse gas emissions goal, requi...
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2022-02-10
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB522Intro

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Establishing the Child Safe Zone Program in the Department of Natural Resources to improve public safety at State and local parks, install signage in prominent areas of each State park identifying the parks as Child Safe Zones, and facilitate coordin...
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2022-02-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB729Intro

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Requiring each public senior higher education institution to be carbon neutral for certain emissions on or before January 1, 2025, and January 1, 2035; specifying certain requirements that a public senior higher education institution must meet to ach...
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2022-02-09
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB749Intro

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Establishing the Maryland 3-1-1 Board to establish requirements, procedures, and standards for the establishment of statewide and county 3-1-1 systems; establishing a statewide 3-1-1 system under the Maryland Department of Emergency Management to pro...
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2022-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB700Intro

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Altering certain plastic resin labeling requirements for rigid plastic containers and plastic bottles; prohibiting the display of a certain symbol on rigid plastic containers and plastic bottles if the containers and bottles do not meet certain requi...
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2022-02-04
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB788Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the Child Safe Zone Program in the Department of Natural Resources to improve public safety at State and local parks, install signage in prominent areas of each State park identifying the parks as Child Safe Zones, and facilitate coordin...
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2022-02-04
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB416Intro

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Establishing certain entities as "quasi-governmental units"; establishing the intent of the General Assembly to weigh certain factors when considering the creation of a new quasi-governmental unit; requiring a board of directors of a quasi-government...
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2022-02-01
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB529Intro

Sine Die
Requiring a tenant to promptly notify the landlord in a certain manner when the tenant knows or reasonably suspects that the tenant's dwelling unit contains bed bugs; requiring a landlord notified of the presence or suspected presence of bed bugs to ...
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2022-01-31
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB471Intro

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Requiring each public senior higher education institution to be carbon neutral for certain emissions on or before January 1, 2025, and January 1, 2035; specifying certain requirements that a public senior higher education institution must meet to ach...
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2022-01-31
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB292Intro

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Requiring the Department of the Environment to conduct a statewide recycling needs assessment every 10 years; requiring, by April 1, 2024, producers of certain packaging materials to individually or as part of a producer responsibility organization s...
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2022-01-28
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB143Intro

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Requiring certain producers or a representative organization to submit a plan for the establishment of a Paint Stewardship Program to the Department of the Environment on or before January 1, 2023, and in accordance with certain requirements; requiri...
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2022-01-27
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB113Intro

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Transferring certain provisions of law governing environmental health specialists, including the Board of Environmental Health Specialists, from the Maryland Department of Health to the Department of the Environment; requiring the Department of the E...
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2022-01-20
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB321Intro

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Requiring a producer of synthetic turf and turf infill sold or distributed in the State to establish a system to track the chain of custody of the synthetic turf and turf infill and report the chain of custody to the Department of the Environment; re...
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2022-01-20
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB217Intro

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Establishing the Task Force on Recycling Policy and Recycling and Waste Systems in Maryland to review the Maryland Recycling Act, study the recycling and waste systems in Maryland, and make recommendations on updating the Maryland Recycling Act and i...
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2022-01-19
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB307Intro

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Requiring the Department of Environment to conduct a statewide recycling needs assessment every 10 years; requiring, by April 1, 2024, producers of certain packaging materials to individually or as part of a producer responsibility organization submi...
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2022-01-19
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB184Intro

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Requiring the Department of the Environment to adopt regulations to exempt an on-farm composting facility from the requirement to obtain a permit if the on-farm composting facility uses 40,000 square feet or less in support of food scrap composting a...
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2022-01-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
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