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Home Sprinkler and Fire Safety Assistance Fund - Pilot Program

Sponsored by:

Delegate Sample-Hughes


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation

Synopsis:Establishing the Home Sprinkler and Fire Safety Assistance Fund to provide grants to offset the costs of installing a sprinkler system when purchasing a home; requiring the Department of Housing and Community Development to administer the Fund; requiring the State Treasurer to hold the Fund and the Comptroller to account for the Fund; specifying the contents of the Fund; requiring the Governor, in fiscal years 2020 through 2022, to include in the annual State budget an appropriation of $300,000 for the Fund; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Sample-Hughes, Anderton, Fennell, Ghrist, Holmes, Hornberger, Jacobs, and Otto
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB1173
Introduced in a prior session as: HB1623 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
Bill imposes a mandated appropriation in the annual State Budget Bill
Environment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Economic and Community Development
Narrow Subject(s):Appropriations
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Fire Protection
Housing -see also- Apartments; Condos; Mobile & Manuf Homes
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Statutes:Article - Housing and Community Development
(4-103, 4-1501 through 4-1503)

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March 5, 2018 10:02 A.M.