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Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Act - Reauthorization

Sponsored by:

Delegate Barve


Veto sustained (0-135)

Synopsis:Repealing the termination date for a provision of law requiring the State to reduce statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 25% from 2006 levels by 2020; requiring the State to reduce statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 40% from 2006 levels by 2030; requiring the Department of the Environment to submit specified plans to the Governor and the General Assembly on or before specified dates; requiring the Maryland Commission on Climate Change to oversee a study of the economic impact of requiring specified reductions from the manufacturing sector; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Barve, Stein, Beidle, Carr, Chang, Ebersole, Fraser-Hidalgo, Frick, Frush, Gaines, Healey, Hixson, Holmes, Jalisi, Kaiser, Korman, Lafferty, Lam, Lierman, Luedtke, Morhaim, Pena-Melnyk, Platt, Reznik, S. Robinson, Tarlau, Turner, Valderrama, Vaughn, Waldstreicher, Gilchrist, Knotts, Hill, A. Miller, and Smith
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0323
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Economic Matters  View Committee Hearing
Environment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):Environment
Narrow Subject(s):Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Environment, Department of
Environmental Health -see also- Pollution
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee
Higher Education -see also- Comm Colleges; Med Schools; etc.
Pollution -see also- Sediment Control
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Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Environment
(2-1204, 2-1205, 2-1206, 2-1207, 2-1210, 2-1211, 2-1204.1)
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