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Task Force on the Forest Conservation Act Offset Policy

Sponsored by:

Senator Young


In the House - Hearing 3/29 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Establishing the Task force on the Forest Conservation Act Offset Policy; requiring the Task Force to review, study, and develop findings and recommendations regarding forest conservation in Maryland; authorizing the Task Force to consult with the Chesapeake Bay Program and other entities to gather information about data, models, and policies useful to carrying out its mission; requiring the Task Force to report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and General Assembly by December 1, 2017; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Young, Conway, Madaleno, Manno, Nathan-Pulliam, and Pinsky
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0599
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2017
Creates a Task Force or Commission
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingEnvironment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Natural Resources - Generally
Narrow Subject(s):Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Conservation -see also- Soil Conservation
Forests and Parks -see also- Program Open Space; Trees
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water

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November 28, 2017 1:10 P.M.