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Public Utilities - Renewable Energy - Electric and Gas Bills (100% Clean Renewable Energy Equity Act of 2018)

Sponsored by:

Delegate Robinson


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Making permanent the Community Solar Energy Generating System Program; altering the definition of "qualified energy resources" as it relates to the clean energy production income tax credit; establishing the Maryland Megawatt Block Program in the Public Service Commission; establishing the Office of Offshore Wind Procurement in the Department of Natural Resources; repealing various provisions of law regarding the renewable energy portfolio standard; establishing a new renewable energy portfolio standard; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Robinson, Fraser-Hidalgo, Morales, Platt, Ali, Anderson, Angel, Atterbeary, Barkley, B. Barnes, Barron, Carr, Conaway, Cullison, Ebersole, Frush, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Haynes, Hettleman, Holmes, Jalisi, Kelly, Korman, Krimm, Lafferty, Lam, J. Lewis, R. Lewis, Lierman, Luedtke, A. Miller, Moon, Morhaim, Mosby, Pena-Melnyk, Queen, Reznik, Rosenberg, Sanchez, Sydnor, Tarlau, Turner, A. Washington, M. Washington, Wilkins, K. Young, and P. Young
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018, January 1, 2019, January 1, 2020
Economic Matters  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Utility Regulation
Natural Resources - Generally
Taxes - Income
Narrow Subject(s):Alternative Energy Sources
Annotated Code of Maryland
Attorney General
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Energy Matters -see also- Alt Energy Sou; Fuel; Power Plants
Federal Government
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Fuel -see also- Coal
Income Tax
Legislative Services, Department of
Minorities -see also- Women
Natural Resources, Department of
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Public Service Commission
Rules and Regulations
Tax Credits
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water
Statutes:Article - Natural Resources
(3-1101 through 3-1110)
Article - Public Utilities
(7-306.2, 7-701, 7-702, 7-703, 7-704, 7-705, 7-706, 7-708, 7-709, 7-710, 7-711, 7-712, 7-713, 7-714, 7-305.1, 7-311)
Article - State Government
(9-20B-05, 9-20C-03)
Article - Tax - General

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March 6, 2018 3:51 P.M.