MD SB917 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Passed on May 25 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-05-25 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 714
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Requiring the planning commissions for certain local jurisdictions to include a housing element in the comprehensive plan for their respective jurisdictions; requiring the housing element to address the need for affordable housing within the jurisdiction, including workforce housing and low-income housing; authorizing the housing element to include goals, objectives, policies, plans, and standards; and applying the Act prospectively.

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Land Use - Comprehensive Plans - Housing Element


Roll Calls

2019-04-02 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (96-40) (Y: 96 N: 40 NV: 1 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2019-03-30 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (45-0) (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2019-05-25SenateEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 714
2019-04-08SenateReturned Passed
2019-04-08HouseThird Reading Passed (96-40)
2019-04-08HouseSecond Reading Passed
2019-04-08HouseFavorable Report Adopted
2019-04-08HouseFavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
2019-04-06HouseRereferred to Environment and Transportation
2019-04-06HouseFirst Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
2019-04-05SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2019-04-04SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-04-04SenateFavorable with Amendments {904639/1 Report Adopted
2019-04-04SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2019-03-07SenateHearing 3/12 at 10:00 a.m.
2019-03-07SenateHearing canceled
2019-02-26SenateHearing 3/12 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-02-21SenateRereferred to Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2019-02-14SenateFirst Reading Senate Rules


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Bill Comments