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Local Government - Overhead Transmission Lines - Property Maintenance

Sponsored by:

Delegate Washington, A.


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters

Synopsis:Authorizing a county or municipality to enact a law that establishes certain standards and requirements for a certain electric company to follow to maintain a certain property on which an overhead transmission line is located; specifying that certain standards and requirements may relate to certain maintenance and securement on certain property; and authorizing a county or municipality to impose a civil penalty of up to $500 for a first offense and up to $1,000 for each subsequent violation.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate A. Washington
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Economic Matters  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Local Government - Generally
Utility Regulation
Narrow Subject(s):Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
High Voltage Lines
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Nuisances -see also- Noise; Weeds
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water
Statutes:Article - Local Government

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March 2, 2018 11:58 A.M.