MD HB272 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 12-2)
Status: Passed on May 25 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-05-25 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 601
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Requiring a person that is subject to the Forest Conservation Act to demonstrate that appropriate credits generated by a forest mitigation bank in the same county or watershed are not available before the person may pay money to a State or local forest conservation fund to meet certain requirements; prohibiting a local authority from collecting money for deposit into its forest conservation fund unless it has submitted to the Department of Naural Resources the mitigation plan and accounting procedures; applying the Act prospectively; etc.

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Natural Resources - State and Local Forest Conservation Funds


Roll Calls

2019-03-27 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (43-0) (Y: 43 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2019-03-05 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (122-17) (Y: 123 N: 18 NV: 1 Abs: 7) [PASS]


2019-05-25HouseEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 601
2019-04-03HouseReturned Passed
2019-04-02SenateThird Reading Passed (43-0)
2019-04-01SenateSecond Reading Passed
2019-04-01SenateFavorable Report Adopted
2019-04-01SenateFavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2019-03-06SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2019-03-05HouseThird Reading Passed (122-17)
2019-03-01HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-03-01HouseFavorable with Amendments {900515/1 Report Adopted
2019-02-28HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Environment and Transportation
2019-01-31HouseHearing 2/13 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-01-25HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments