HB0226 (CH0003)

2013 Regular Session



Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013

Sponsored by:



Approved by the Governor - Chapter 3

Synopsis:Altering the Maryland renewable energy portfolio standard program to include a specified amount of energy derived from offshore wind energy; prohibiting the portion of the renewable energy portfolio that represents offshore wind energy from applying to retail electricity sales by a supplier in excess of specified limits; defining "offshore wind renewable energy credit"; establishing an application process for proposed offshore wind energy projects; establishing the Clean Energy Technical Education Program Task Force; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Hucker, Anderson, Arora, Barkley, Barnes, Barve, Bobo, Branch, Braveboy, Busch, Carr, Clippinger, Conway, Cullison, Davis, Dumais, Feldman, Frick, Frush, Gaines, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Hammen, Healey, Hixson, Holmes, Howard, Hubbard, Ivey, Kaiser, A. Kelly, Kramer, Lafferty, Lee, Love, Luedtke, McIntosh, A. Miller, Mitchell, Mizeur, Nathan-Pulliam, Niemann, Reznik, B. Robinson, S. Robinson, Rosenberg, Sophocleus, Stein, Summers, V. Turner, Valderrama, Vaughn, Waldstreicher, Walker, A. Washington, M. Washington, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0275
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2013
By Request of the Governor
Creates a Task Force or Commission
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Broad Subject(s):Environment
Utility Regulation
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Alternative Energy Sources
Associations -see also- Cooperative Associations
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Community Colleges
Contractors -see also- Heating & Cooling; Home Improvement
Energy Matters -see also- Alt Energy Res; Fuel; Power Plants
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Escrow Accounts
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Higher Education -see also- Comm Colleges; Med Schools; etc.
Higher Education Commission
High Voltage Lines
Investments -see also- Securities
Leases and Rent
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Minorities -see also- Women
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Public Information
Public Service Commission
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
Shore Erosion
Small Business
State Universities and Colleges
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - Natural Resources
Article - Public Utilities
(7-208, 7-701, 7-703, 7-704, 7-704.1, 7-704.2, 7-705)
Article - State Finance and Procurement
Article - State Government
(9-20C-01 through 9-20C-04)

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October 24, 2017 1:00 P.M.