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2017 Regular Session



Volkswagen Settlement Funds - Use of Environmental Mitigation Trust

Sponsored by:

Delegate Robinson


In the House - Hearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Establishing the Volkswagen Settlement Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund; specifying the purpose of the Fund; requiring the Department of the Environment and the Maryland Energy Administration to administer the Fund; requiring specified funds received under the Volkswagen settlement agreement to be distributed to the Fund; providing that at least 15% of the revenue received by the Fund must be used for specified purposes related to electric vehicle infrastructure; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Robinson, Fraser-Hidalgo, Barkley, Lam, and Reznik
Additional Facts:Bill is an Emergency Bill
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): Upon Enactment
Bill imposes a mandated appropriation in the annual State Budget Bill
Appropriations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Environment
Operating Budget
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Alternative Energy Sources
Emergency Bills
Environment, Department of
Industry and Technology
Investments -see also- Securities
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Statutes:Article - State Finance and Procurement
(6-226, 7-310.1, 7-329)

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November 28, 2017 1:00 P.M.