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MDSB234PassRequiring 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 fore...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 602
MDHB272PassRequiring 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 fore...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 601
MDSB584PassAuthorizing a certain transferee of a Class B-D-7 license to apply to the Board of License Commissioners to exchange the license for a Class A-7 license under certain circumstances; establishing an Inner Harbor Park license; authorizing the Board to ...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 677
MDHB637PassAuthorizing a certain transferee of a Class B-D-7 license to apply to the Board of License Commissioners to exchange the license for a Class A-7 license under certain circumstances; establishing an Inner Harbor Park license; authorizing the Board to ...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 676
MDHB1347PassAmending certain prior authorizations of State Debt to alter the requirement that certain grantees provide certain matching funds; extending the deadline for certain grantees to present certain evidence that a matching fund will be presented; extendi...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 737
MDHB488VetoEstablishing 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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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB735VetoRequiring the Harry R. Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology, in consultation with the Departments of Natural Resources, Environment, Planning, and Agriculture and the Chesapeake Bay Program to conduct a technical study to review changes in forest cover and...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB330PassRequiring, except under certain circumstances, that a diaper-changing facility be installed in certain public restrooms in certain public buildings; requiring the Board of Public Works, through the Department of General Services, to adopt certain sta...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 523
MDHB393PassAuthorizing a park services associate who is not commissioned as a law enforcement officer to issue a citation for a parking violation on certain property in the State.
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 470
MDSB729PassRequiring the Harry R. Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology, in consultation with the Departments of Natural Resources, the Environment, Planning, and Agriculture and the Chesapeake Bay Program to conduct a technical study to review changes in forest cover...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 405
MDHB417PassRepealing a requirement that a report of a sewer overflow or treatment plant bypass provided to the Department of the Environment by an owner or operator of certain sewer systems or wastewater treatment plants be made by telephone; specifying the con...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 310
MDSB467PassEstablishing 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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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 223
MDSB390PassAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow a person to hunt game birds or mammals on a Sunday during the open season for that game bird or mammal on private property or certain public land in St. Mary's County under certain circumstance...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 242
MDHB352PassAltering the definition of "public safety officer" to include certain police officers who are employed full time by the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission Park Police or the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission Police Force for...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 164
MDHB1353PassAuthorizing the Secretary of Agriculture to implement, subject to available funding in the State budget, a program to use Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis to control or eliminate nuisance insects in the State; requiring the program to be implemente...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 132
MDHB1244EngrossRequiring, except under certain circumstances, that a diaper-changing facility be installed in certain public restrooms in certain public buildings; requiring the Board of Public Works, through the Department of General Services, to adopt certain sta...
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2019-04-08
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB859EngrossRequiring that certain advertisements for medical cannabis, medical cannabis products, or medical cannabis-related services be supported by substantial clinical evidence or data and include information about side effects or risks associated with the ...
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2019-04-02
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB203EngrossAltering the standard for achieving a no net loss of forest policy by altering the definition of "no net loss of forest" to mean that 40% of all land in Maryland is covered by forest as determined by data used in the most current Chesapeake Bay Water...
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2019-03-21
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB514IntroAltering the publication requirements for the statewide greenhouse gas emissions inventory; requiring the Department of the Environment, beginning January 1, 2020, and on January 1 of each even-numbered year thereafter through 2030, to establish a gr...
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2019-03-19
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB1019IntroAuthorizing the governing body of Anne Arundel County to grant, by law, a property tax credit against the county property tax imposed on real property that is located in a Rural Legacy Area and for which the property owner has sold certain developmen...
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2019-03-19
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB760IntroRequiring the Department of Natural Resources to establish a Natural Resources Whistleblower Program; establishing the purpose of the Program; requiring the Program to provide rewards of financial compensation under certain circumstances to individua...
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2019-03-18
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB728EngrossAuthorizing, on or after July 1, 2020, an individual who possesses a valid hunting license to use an off-road vehicle for the purpose of retrieving certain white tailed deer and black bear during a hunting season on roads or trails in any State park ...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1194EngrossRequiring the Department of Natural Resources to establish a Natural Resources Protection Program through a contractual relationship with a third-party organization to provide rewards of financial compensation to individuals and nonprofit organizatio...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB859IntroRequiring certain actions to be subject to review by the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission; clarifying that each action may require separate reviews by the Commission; and establishing that a referral to the Commission is only de...
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2019-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; 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
MDSB744EngrossEstablishing the Commission on the Development of a Blueprint for Solar Energy in Maryland to develop a comprehensive siting blueprint to guide units of State and local government in evaluating proposed solar energy projects, consistent with the Comm...
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2019-03-12
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB534IntroRequiring, except under certain circumstances, that a diaper-changing facility be installed in certain restrooms in certain public buildings and certain places of public accommodation; requiring the Board of Public Works, through the Department of Ge...
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2019-02-15
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDHB1307IntroRequiring the Office of the Attorney General, at least 90 days before the implementation of any law that reduces penalties for or legalizes the use of marijuana, to establish an information system, including the creation of a website and public servi...
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2019-02-14
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB532IntroEstablishing the Commission on the Development of a Blueprint for Solar Energy in Maryland; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Commission; requiring the Commission to develop a certain blueprint to guide units of State and loca...
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2019-02-12
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1118IntroAuthorizing certain funds under Program Open Space to be used for the maintenance and upkeep of certain grass athletic fields and drainage systems; authorizing a certain subdivision to request funds for the maintenance and upkeep of certain grass ath...
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2019-02-11
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB120IntroAltering the standard for achieving a no net loss of forest policy by altering the definition of "no net loss of forest" to mean that 40% of all land in Maryland is covered by forest land.
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2019-01-31
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
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