HB1063

Find a 2017 Bill:

2017 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Agriculture - Maryland Healthy Soils Program

Sponsored by:

Delegate Stein

Status:

In the House - Returned Passed


Synopsis:Establishing the Maryland Healthy Soils Program to increase biological activity and carbon sequestration in the State's soils by promoting practices based on emerging soil science; requiring the Department of Agriculture to provide incentives, including research, education, technical assistance, and, subject to available funding, financial assistance, to farmers to implement farm management practices that contribute to healthy soils; requiring the Department to determine if the program could complement other agricultural programs; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Stein, Healey, Lafferty, Morhaim, Platt, and Robinson
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Committee(s):
Environment and Transportation  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Agriculture
Narrow Subject(s):Agriculture, Department of
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Farmland
Statutes:Article - Agriculture
(2-1901)

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March 29, 2017 8:42 A.M.