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MDSB471PassProhibiting the administration of a medically important antimicrobial drug in feed or water to cattle, swine, or poultry unless ordered by a licensed veterinarian through a certain prescription or a veterinary feed directive; exempting dairy cattle o...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 679
MDSB483PassExpanding the purpose and use of the Maryland Farms and Families Fund to include grants to nonprofit farmers markets and local nonprofit organizations; authorizing the Department of Agriculture, when awarding grants, to consider a nonprofit organizat...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 575
MDHB84PassExpanding the purpose and use of the Maryland Farms and Families Fund to include grants to nonprofit farmers markets and local nonprofit organizations; authorizing the Department of Agriculture, when awarding grants, to consider a nonprofit organizat...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 574
MDSB546PassRequiring that a summary of each nutrient management plan be filed and updated with the Department of Agriculture at certain times; authorizing the Department to require an updated summary to take the form of an annual implementation report; requirin...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 760
MDHB652PassProhibiting the administration of a medically important antimicrobial drug in feed or water to cattle, swine, or poultry unless ordered by a licensed veterinarian through a certain prescription or a veterinary feed directive; exempting dairy cattle o...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 678
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)
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
MDHB403PassAltering the definition of "qualified farms", for purposes of a certain credit against the State income tax for certain food donations, to include farm businesses located in the State rather than in certain counties; extending the taxable years for w...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 361
MDHB808PassRepealing a certain list of plants considered to be noxious weeds in the State; requiring the Secretary of Agriculture to adopt regulations to establish a list of plants considered to be noxious weeds in the State; altering a certain condition under ...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 278
MDHB1123PassAltering the name of the Industrial Hemp Pilot Program to be the Hemp Research Pilot Program; establishing the Hemp Farming Program to promote hemp as an agricultural commodity in the State, the commercial sale of hemp products within and outside the...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 228
MDSB25PassAuthorizing the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation, the Maryland Historical Trust, the Maryland Environmental Trust, certain other land trusts, a county, and the Department of Natural Resources to record notice of certain easements, c...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 127
MDSB56PassAuthorizing the Secretary of Agriculture to provide an exemption from a certain annual licensing requirement to a certain live poultry market operator, production facility operator, or poultry dealer; providing that the Secretary may adopt a certain ...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 128
MDHB50PassEstablishing the Maryland Produce Safety Program in the Department of Agriculture to reduce the risk of adverse impacts on human health from the consumption of contaminated produce; requiring the Program to conform with certain federal standards for ...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 131
MDHB954PassProhibiting the Secretary of Agriculture from adopting regulations to establish or impose a per ton inspection fee on commercial compost distributed by a private entity in the State.
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 178
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
MDHB1174IntroRequiring a certain dispensary or dispensary agent to ensure that medical cannabis grown using a pesticide and products containing medical cannabis grown using a pesticide have a label affixed at the time of sale stating that the medical cannabis was...
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2019-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB974IntroProhibiting certain departments or local licensing authorities that issue occupational licenses or certificates from denying an application for a license or certificate based on the applicant's criminal history if a period of 5 years has passed since...
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2019-04-08
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
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
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
MDHB747EngrossRequiring the Department of Information Technology to take certain actions to include links to the online voter registration system on the websites of State agencies; requiring links to the online voter registration system on State agency websites to...
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2019-03-19
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB275EngrossProhibiting, on or after December 31, 2020, the use of chlorpyrifos in the State, including insecticides containing chlorpyrifos and seeds treated with chlorpyrifos; authorizing the Department of Agriculture to grant a waiver, under certain circumsta...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB904EngrossRequiring that a summary of each nutrient management plan be filed and updated with the Department of Agriculture at certain times; authorizing the Department to require an updated summary to take the form of an annual implementation report; requirin...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
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
MDSB270IntroProhibiting, on or after January 1, 2020, the use of chlorpyrifos in the State, including insecticides containing chlorpyrifos and seeds treated with chlorpyrifos; and requiring the State Department of Agriculture, with existing budgeted resources, t...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
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