2007 Regular Session

Zoning and Planning

Status of Legislation
Total number of Bills: 49

  • Failed Legislation

    HB 31

    Status as of February 5, 2007: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Morhaim, Cardin, Costa, Kach, and Stein
    Entitled
    Community or Homeowners' Associations - Standing to Participate in Certain Proceedings
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 34

    Status as of February 5, 2007: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Morhaim, Costa, and Kach
    Entitled
    Planning and Zoning Decisions - Standing to Appeal
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 49

    Status as of February 7, 2007: Bill is in the House - First Reading Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Oaks and Rosenberg
    Entitled
    Communications Towers - Zoning and Other Regulatory Approval - Adjacent Local Jurisdiction
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 69

    Status as of April 6, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Cane (Joint Subcommittee on Program Open Space/Agricultural Land Preservation) and Delegates Beidle, Boteler, Braveboy, V. Clagett, Eckardt, Elmore, Frank, Haddaway, Hubbard, Jennings, Love, Mathias, Morhaim, Proctor, Rudolph, Smigiel, Sophocleus, Sossi, Walkup, Weir, Lawton, Shewell, and Stull
    Entitled
    Program Open Space - Attainment of Acquisition Goals - Increased Allocation for Local Government
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 158

    Status as of March 12, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Calvert County Delegation
    Entitled
    Business Regulation - Licenses - Calvert County
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 185

    Status as of February 12, 2007: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Costa, Beidle, V. Clagett, Frush, George, Hubbard, J. King, Kipke, Love, McConkey, and Sophocleus
    Entitled
    Environment - Grading or Building Permit - Patuxent River Watershed
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 363

    Status as of April 9, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Queen Anne's County Delegation
    Entitled
    Environment - Landfills - Termination Date
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 394

    Status as of May 8, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 399

    Sponsored By
    St. Mary's County Delegation
    Entitled
    St. Mary's County - Review of County Plans - Water Supply Systems and Designees
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 549

    Status as of April 9, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Anne Arundel County Delegation
    Entitled
    Anne Arundel County - Chesapeake Bay Critical Area - Violations of Local Law - Statute of Limitations - Disclosure in Real Estate Sales
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 603

    Status as of May 8, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 415

    Sponsored By
    St. Mary's County Delegation
    Entitled
    St. Mary's County - Subdivision Regulations - Exemptions
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 665

    Status as of February 8, 2007: Bill is in the House - First Reading Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Montgomery County Delegation and Prince George's County Delegation
    Entitled
    Prince George's County - Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission - Subdivision Appeals MC/PG 114-07
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 668

    Status as of February 8, 2007: Bill is in the House - First Reading Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Montgomery County Delegation and Prince George's County Delegation
    Entitled
    Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission - Prince George's County - Municipal Building Requirements MC/PG 119-07
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 708

    Status as of May 8, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 425

    Sponsored By
    Montgomery County Delegation and Prince George's County Delegation
    Entitled
    Montgomery County - Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission - Town of Kensington MC/PG 112-07
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 711

    Status as of May 8, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 428

    Sponsored By
    Montgomery County Delegation and Prince George's County Delegation (By Request)
    Entitled
    Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission - Open Space Dedication - Fee in Lieu MC/PG 120-07
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 720

    Status as of March 12, 2007: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Montgomery County Delegation and Prince George's County Delegation
    Entitled
    Prince George's County - Maryland-Washington Regional District - Municipal Annexation - Enforcement of Covenants MC/PG 123-07
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 772

    Status as of May 17, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 625

    Sponsored By
    Howard County Delegation
    Entitled
    Howard County - Zoning Regulations - Administrative Proceedings Ho. Co. 5-07
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 773

    Status as of May 17, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 626

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Lafferty, Barkley, Barve, Beidle, Cane, V. Clagett, DeBoy, Glenn, Guzzone, Holmes, Hucker, Kach, Kullen, Lawton, Malone, McIntosh, Murphy, Niemann, Rosenberg, Schuler, Stein, and Stull
    Entitled
    Task Force on the Future for Growth and Development - Membership and Charge
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 784

    Status as of May 8, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 300

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Lawton, McIntosh, Barkley, Bobo, Bronrott, Cane, V. Clagett, Frush, Glassman, Healey, Holmes, Hucker, Lafferty, Malone, Manno, Mizeur, Shewell, and Waldstreicher
    Entitled
    Affordable Housing - Enabling Authority for Counties and Municipalities
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 786

    Status as of April 24, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 122

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Lawton, Beidle, Bobo, Bronrott, V. Clagett, Frush, Guzzone, Healey, Hubbard, Hucker, Lafferty, Lee, McIntosh, Montgomery, Niemann, Stein, F. Turner, Waldstreicher, Glenn, Glassman, and Weir
    Entitled
    Stormwater Management Act of 2007
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 893

    Status as of April 24, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 257

    Sponsored By
    Delegate James
    Entitled
    Bay Restoration Fund - Wastewater Treatment Facilities Upgrades - Reporting Requirements
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 941

    Status as of March 19, 2007: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Kach, Boteler, Bromwell, Frush, George, Hucker, Impallaria, Schuler, Shewell, Stull, and Weir
    Entitled
    Radio Communications - Regulation of Amateur Radio Equipment - Limitations
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1034

    Status as of April 3, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Second Reading Passed

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Oaks, Glenn, and Rosenberg
    Entitled
    Maryland Healthy Places Act
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1100

    Status as of March 23, 2007: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Weir, Aumann, Beidle, Boteler, DeBoy, Frank, Glassman, Impallaria, Lafferty, Malone, McConkey, McIntosh, and Minnick
    Entitled
    Residential Real Property Sales - Notice Requirements - Industrial Zoned Land
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1175

    Status as of April 24, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 267

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Davis
    Entitled
    Counties - Purchase of Development Rights
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1217

    Status as of April 10, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 93

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Environmental Matters Committee (By Request - Departmental - Planning)
    Entitled
    Maryland Heritage Areas Authority
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1220

    Status as of March 23, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Delegates McIntosh, Beidle, Bobo, Bromwell, Bronrott, Cane, V. Clagett, Frush, Haynes, Healey, Holmes, Hubbard, Lafferty, Lawton, Love, Malone, Montgomery, Morhaim, Niemann, Rosenberg, Waldstreicher, Ali, Glenn, Hucker, Manno, and Stein
    Entitled
    Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Green Fund
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs and Budget and Taxation
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1320

    Status as of May 8, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 469

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Davis, Rudolph, Braveboy, Burns, Feldman, Haddaway, Harrison, Hecht, Impallaria, Jameson, J. King, Krysiak, Love, Manno, Mathias, McHale, Minnick, Stifler, Taylor, Vaughn, and Walkup
    Entitled
    Joint Committee on Base Realignment and Closure
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1331

    Status as of May 17, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 650

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Cane, Conway, Eckardt, Elmore, Glassman, Haddaway, Jennings, Mathias, Rudolph, Smigiel, Stull, and Weldon
    Entitled
    Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation - Removal of Districts
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1344

    Status as of May 8, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 474

    Sponsored By
    Frederick County Delegation
    Entitled
    Frederick County Commissioners - Zoning and Planning - Public Ethics
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1354

    Status as of May 8, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 476

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Environmental Matters Committee (By Request - Departmental - Agriculture)
    Entitled
    Certification of County Priority Preservation Areas
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1436

    Status as of March 22, 2007: Bill is in the House - Re-referred Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Donoghue
    Entitled
    Washington County - Zoning and Land Use - Actions Concerning Hospitals and Medical Campuses - Bonds and Other Security
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 49

    Status as of March 7, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Middleton (Joint Subcommittee on Program Open Space/Agricultural Land Preservation) and Senators DeGrange, Edwards, Hooper, and Munson
    Entitled
    Program Open Space - Attainment of Acquisition Goals - Increased Allocation for Local Government
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 65

    Status as of March 6, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senators Brochin, Della, Haines, Raskin, and Stone
    Entitled
    Community or Homeowners' Associations - Standing to Participate in Certain Proceedings
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 68

    Status as of March 6, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senators Klausmeier and Mooney
    Entitled
    Radio Communications - Regulation of Amateur Radio Equipment - Limitations
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 159

    Status as of March 6, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senators Brochin, Della, Klausmeier, Pugh, and Stone
    Entitled
    Planning and Zoning Decisions - Standing to Appeal
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 164

    Status as of May 17, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 522

    Sponsored By
    Senators Miller and Dyson
    Entitled
    Business Regulation - Licenses - Calvert County
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 215

    Status as of February 21, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Referred to interim study

    Sponsored By
    Senators Colburn, Harris, Pugh, and Robey
    Entitled
    Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Critical Area Protection Program - Advisory Committee
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 218

    Status as of February 14, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Gladden
    Entitled
    Communications Towers - Zoning and Other Regulatory Approval - Adjacent Local Jurisdiction
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 221

    Status as of April 5, 2007: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Senator Frosh
    Entitled
    Maryland Condominium Act - Application and Preemption of Certain Laws
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 408

    Status as of May 17, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 550

    Sponsored By
    Anne Arundel County Senators
    Entitled
    Anne Arundel County - Chesapeake Bay Critical Area - Violations of Local Law - Statute of Limitations - Disclosure in Real Estate Sales Contracts
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 498

    Status as of March 7, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Brinkley
    Entitled
    Smart Growth - Priority Funding Areas - Rural Counties
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 553

    Status as of April 24, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 161

    Sponsored By
    Senators Pipkin, Miller, Britt, and Brochin
    Entitled
    Environment - Landfills - Termination Date
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 581

    Status as of February 14, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Rosapepe
    Entitled
    Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission - Prince George's County - Municipal Building Requirements
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 672

    Status as of March 29, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senators Harris and Greenip
    Entitled
    Residential Real Property Sales - Notice Requirements - Industrial Zoned Land
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 710

    Status as of May 8, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 299

    Sponsored By
    Senators Conway, Dyson, Exum, Frosh, Gladden, Hogan, Kelley, and Pugh
    Entitled
    Affordable Housing - Enabling Authority for Counties and Municipalities
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 784

    Status as of April 24, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 121

    Sponsored By
    Senators Rosapepe, Britt, Pinsky, Conway, and Raskin
    Entitled
    Stormwater Management Act of 2007
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 901

    Status as of March 9, 2007: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senators Conway, Frosh, and Pinsky
    Entitled
    Chesapeake Bay Green Fund
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs and Budget and Taxation
  • Sponsored By
    Senator Brinkley
    Entitled
    Frederick County Commissioners - Zoning and Planning - Public Ethics
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 1030

    Status as of April 24, 2007: Became Law - Chapter 221

    Sponsored By
    Senator Dyson
    Entitled
    Critical Areas - Applications for Variances - Local Jurisdictions
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters