MD SB234 | 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 602
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 into its forest conservation fund unless it has submitted to the Department of Natural 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 (45-0) (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2019-03-21 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (120-15) (Y: 120 N: 15 NV: 1 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2019-02-28 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (47-0) (Y: 48 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2019-05-25SenateEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 602
2019-04-02SenatePassed Enrolled
2019-04-02SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2019-04-02SenateSenate Concur - House Amendments
2019-03-29HouseThird Reading Passed with Amendments (120-15)
2019-03-27HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-03-27HouseFavorable with Amendments {550012/1 Report Adopted
2019-03-27HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Environment and Transportation
2019-03-19HouseHearing canceled
2019-03-18HouseHearing 3/27 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-03-01HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation
2019-02-28SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2019-02-26SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-02-26SenateFavorable with Amendments {104638/1 Report Adopted
2019-02-25SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2019-01-29SenateHearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-01-25SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs


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Bill Comments