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Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays 2010 Trust Fund - Use of Funds

Sponsored by:

Senator Simonaire


In the House - Hearing 3/25 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to establish a Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays 2010 Trust Fund to be used only for nonpoint source pollution control projects except under specified circumstances; prohibiting the transfer of funds in the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays 2010 Trust Fund to the General Fund or a special fund of the State except under specified circumstances; submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State for their adoption or rejection; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Simonaire, Bates, Waugh, and Salling
Additional Facts:Bill is a Constitutional Bill
Cross-filed with: HB0302
Introduced in a prior session as: SB1116 Session: 2014 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Contingency - on a referendum
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingEnvironment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Natural Resources - Generally
Narrow Subject(s):Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Chesapeake Bay
Constitutional Amendments
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Flood Control
Forests and Parks -see also- Program Open Space; Trees
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Pollution -see also- Sediment Control
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rivers and Streams
Sediment Control
Statutes:Article - III - Legislative Department

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November 20, 2015 7:22 P.M.