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2015 Regular Session



Maryland Shoreline Risk Assessment, Preparation, and Adaptation Act

Sponsored by:

Senator Pinsky


In the Senate - Hearing 2/17 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring the Department of Agriculture on or before July 1, 2016 to conduct a comprehensive assessment of the impacts of climate change on agriculture in the State; requiring the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science to establish specified sea level rise projections; requiring the Secretary of Natural Resources to update Maryland Environmental Policy Act guidelines; altering the State's Economic Growth, Resource Protection, and Planning Policy to include the consideration of climate change risks; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Pinsky, Benson, Conway, Ferguson, Gladden, Guzzone, Kagan, King, Lee, Madaleno, Manno, Middleton, Montgomery, Raskin, Rosapepe, Waugh, and Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0881
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2015
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Agriculture
Natural Resources - Generally
Narrow Subject(s):Agriculture, Department of
Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Baltimore City
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Electronic Government
Environmental Health -see also- Pollution
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Erosion -see also- Sediment Control; Shore Erosion
Flood Control
Insects -see also- Bees
Laws and Ordinances -see also- Pub Local Laws; Uniform Laws
Maps and Charts
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Natural Resources, Department of
Ocean City
Planning, Department of
Public Information
State Universities and Colleges
Zoning and Planning
Statutes:Article - Agriculture
Article - Environment
Article - Natural Resources
Article - State Finance and Procurement
(3-602.3, 5-7A-01)

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October 24, 2017 4:47 P.M.