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Task Force on the Forest Conservation Act Offset Policy

Sponsored by:

Senator Young


In the House - Third Reading Passed with Amendments (103-36)

Synopsis:Establishing the Task Force on the Forest Conservation Act Offset Policy to study and review certain issues related to certain changes to forested lands in the State due to certain circumstances; requiring the Task Force to develop findings and recommendations regarding forest conservation in Maryland and to report to the Governor and the General Assembly by December 1, 2018; authorizing the Task Force to consult with the Chesapeake Bay Program, the U.S. Forest Service, and certain governmental entities and academic institutions; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Young, Benson, Conway, Currie, Feldman, Ferguson, Guzzone, Kagan, Kelley, King, Lee, Madaleno, Nathan-Pulliam, Pinsky, Ramirez, Robinson, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0766
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2018
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingEnvironment and Transportation
Broad Subject(s):Natural Resources - Generally
Narrow Subject(s):Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Conservation -see also- Soil Conservation
Forests and Parks -see also- Program Open Space; Trees
Natural Resources, Department of
Publications -see also- Maryland Register

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May 11, 2018 2:05 P.M.