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MDSB662EnrollRequiring the Governor to include a certain amount in the State budget to the Maryland Association of Environmental and Outdoor Education for fiscal years 2021 through 2026 to increase the number of green schools in the State; specifying the purposes...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB1255EnrollRequiring the Department of the Environment and the Department of Transportation to jointly provide technical assistance to certain entities on certain matters; establishing the Zero-Emission Vehicle School Bus Transition Grant Program to provide gra...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB1233EnrollReducing the elevated blood lead level that initiates certain case management, notification, and lead risk reduction requirements in owner-occupied and affected properties; altering certain notification requirements triggered by the results of a cert...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB1366EnrollRequiring the Governor to include a certain amount in the State budget to the Maryland Association of Environmental and Outdoor Education for fiscal years 2021 through 2026 to increase the number of green schools in the State; specifying the purposes...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB1124EnrollRequiring the Department of Budget and Management to provide certain units with training on the preparation of certain economic analyses; requiring a certain promulgating unit to establish an electronic registry and to post on the registry a proposed...
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2019-04-06
Passed Enrolled
MDSB467EnrollEstablishing the Mel Noland Fellowship Program in the Department of Natural Resources to support students seeking careers in fields related to natural resources; requiring the Department and its managing organization each year to select one fellow in...
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2019-04-05
Passed Enrolled
MDSB640EnrollEstablishing the Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability in the Department of Legislative Services; requiring the Office to conduct certain performance evaluations of certain units of State government; renaming the Joint Audit Comm...
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2019-04-05
Returned Passed
MDSB830EnrollRequiring the Department of Natural Resources to convene the Oyster Advisory Commission, in coordination with the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, on or before June 1, 2019; requiring the Department, in coordination with the U...
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2019-04-05
Passed Enrolled
MDSB1031EnrollAltering the basis for calculating a certain license fee credited to the Maryland Oil Disaster Containment, Clean-Up and Contingency Fund and the Oil Contaminated Site Environmental Cleanup Fund; expanding, to include fiscal years 2020 and 2021, the ...
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2019-04-05
Returned Passed
MDHB488EnrollEstablishing the Mel Noland Fellowship Program in the Department of Natural Resources to support students seeking careers in natural resources fields as they matriculate and graduate from institutions of higher education; requiring the Department and...
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2019-04-03
Passed Enrolled
MDHB720EnrollRequiring the Department of Natural Resources to convene the Oyster Advisory Commission, in coordination with the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, on or before June 1, 2019; requiring the Department, in coordination with the U...
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2019-04-03
Passed Enrolled
MDHB109EnrollProhibiting a person from selling in the State an expanded polystyrene food service product on or after July 1, 2020; prohibiting food service businesses or schools from selling or providing food or beverages in expanded polystyrene food service prod...
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2019-04-03
Passed Enrolled
MDSB1051IntroEstablishing the Public Fishery Pilot Program; requiring the Department of Natural Resources, in coordination with the Oyster Advisory Commission, to develop and operate the Program; providing that the purpose of the Program is to increase oyster abu...
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2019-04-03
Hearing 4/05 at 1:00 p.m.
MDHB308EngrossRequiring an applicant for a certificate of public convenience and necessity for certain construction to conduct a rapid health impact assessment (HIA) on the project and report on its findings; requiring a rapid HIA report to be completed not later ...
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2019-04-02
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB921IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, as part of its review and approval process for an application for a water quality certification for the Conowingo Dam relicensing process, to require the applicant to fulfill certain requirements and condi...
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2019-03-29
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB1087IntroProviding that the General Assembly finds that all State residents have a right to health care; providing it is the intent of the General Assembly to establish a comprehensive universal single-payer health care coverage program and a health care cost...
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2019-03-28
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB112PassRepealing certain reporting requirements that are obsolete, unnecessary, or duplicative; consolidating certain reporting requirements for efficiency; codifying certain reporting requirements for transparency; modifying certain reporting requirements ...
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2019-03-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 6
MDHB1113EnrollRenaming the Joint Audit Committee to be the Joint Audit and Evaluation Committee and altering its powers and duties; establishing the Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability in the Department of Legislative Services; requiring the...
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2019-03-26
Returned Passed
MDHB492IntroRequiring the Maryland Green Purchasing Committee to publish a list of carbon-intensive foods, in consultation with the Department of the Environment and the Department of General Services, and to establish best practices for units to reduce the volu...
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2019-03-21
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1235IntroEstablishing a Healthy Climate Initiative in the Department of the Environment for certain purposes; requiring the Secretary of the Environment to administer certain schedules of greenhouse gas pollution charges; requiring the Secretary to delegate c...
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2019-03-19
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1219IntroRequiring a soil percolation test conducted on an unimproved property in Calvert County to remain valid for at least 20 years under certain circumstances.
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2019-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1142IntroRequiring a person to dispose of synthetic turf and turf infill only in a certain hazardous waste facility or closed-loop recycling facility; prohibiting a person from incinerating synthetic turf and turf infill; requiring the Department of the Envir...
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2019-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDSB851IntroExpanding the uses of a certain account in the Bay Restoration Fund to include making certain no- or low-cost loans for the repair or replacement of certain failing on-site sewage disposal systems; limiting a certain loan to a homeowner who resides i...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDHB1220IntroAuthorizing a local jurisdiction to authorize a residential major subdivision served by on-site sewage disposal systems, community sewerage systems, or shared systems in Tier III and Tier IV areas under certain circumstances; exempting certain reside...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1196IntroRequiring the Critical Area Commission for the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays to adopt regulations to exempt from certain buffer establishment and buffer management plan requirements a lot or parcel for which an applicant applies for a certain ...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDSB871IntroProviding that the General Assembly finds that all State residents have a right to health care; providing it is the intent of the General Assembly to establish a comprehensive universal single-payer health care coverage program and a health care cost...
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2019-03-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1036IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, as part of its review and approval process for an application for a water quality certification for the Conowingo Dam relicensing process, to require the applicant to fulfill certain requirements and condi...
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2019-03-04
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB752IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, by October 1, 2020, to adopt regulations to establish procedures for conducting environmental investigations to determine lead hazards for children under the age of 6 years and pregnant women with elevated...
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2019-02-28
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDSB931IntroEstablishing the Office of Transportation Oversight as an independent unit in the Executive Branch of State government; applying the motor fuel tax to bunker fuel; requiring the Comptroller and the State Treasurer to establish a certain motor fuel ta...
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2019-02-22
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB27IntroAltering the Clean Indoor Air Act to include a prohibition of the use of a certain electronic cigarette device under certain circumstances; defining the term "electronic cigarette device" as an electronic device that can be used to deliver nicotine o...
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2019-02-14
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB58IntroRepealing certain reporting requirements that are obsolete, unnecessary, or duplicative; consolidating certain reporting requirements for efficiency; codifying certain reporting requirements for transparency; modifying certain reporting requirements ...
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2019-02-11
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB702IntroEstablishing a Healthy Climate Initiative in the Department of the Environment for certain purposes; requiring the Secretary of the Environment to administer certain schedules of greenhouse gas pollution charges; requiring the Secretary to delegate c...
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2019-02-11
Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m. (Finance)
MDHB1257IntroEstablishing the Office of Transportation Oversight as an independent unit in the Executive Branch of State government; applying the motor fuel tax to bunker fuel; requiring the Comptroller and the State Treasurer to establish a certain motor fuel ta...
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2019-02-11
Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)
MDHB695IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, in conjunction with a reporting agency, to conduct a comprehensive study regarding the environmental impact of certain public-private partnership projects under certain circumstances; prohibiting a reporti...
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2019-02-07
Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)
MDSB788IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, in conjunction with a reporting agency, to conduct a comprehensive study regarding the environmental impact of certain public-private partnership projects under certain circumstances; prohibiting a reporti...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
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