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2018 Regular Session



Department of General Services – Bird–Safe Building Standards (Maryland Bird–Safe Buildings Act of 2018)

Sponsored by:

Senator Guzzone


In the Senate - Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring the Department of General Services to establish certain standards for State buildings to minimize adverse impacts on birds; requiring each building constructed, acquired, or substantially altered by the Department to meet the standards to the extent practicable; requiring the Department to reduce the lighting of existing public buildings in a certain manner; and requiring the Secretary of General Services to adopt certain regulations.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Guzzone and Conway
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0986
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):State Government - Regulations and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Birds
General Services, Department of
Public Buildings and Facilities -see also- Stadiums; St Hse
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - State Finance and Procurement
(4-101, 4-410)

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March 7, 2018 9:43 A.M.