2009 Regular Session

Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut

Status of Legislation
Total number of Bills: 136

  • Failed Legislation

    HB 34

    Status as of February 16, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Cardin
    Entitled
    Environment - Impervious Surface - Statewide Database
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 49

    Status as of March 9, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate G. Clagett
    Entitled
    Agriculture - Specialty Fertilizers - "No Phosphate Fertilizer"
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 90

    Status as of April 14, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 127

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Environmental Matters Committee (By Request - Departmental - Environment)
    Entitled
    Department of the Environment - Bay Restoration Fund and Bay Restoration Fee
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 128

    Status as of January 23, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Cecil County Delegation
    Entitled
    Environment - Disposal of Coal Combustion Byproducts - Zoning and Land Use Requirements
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 135

    Status as of April 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Cecil County Delegation
    Entitled
    Environment - Sewage Sludge Utilization - Zoning and Land Use Requirements
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 148

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 660

    Sponsored By
    Calvert County Delegation
    Entitled
    Calvert County - Reimbursement of Costs - Authority
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 176

    Status as of April 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Lafferty, Ali, Beidle, Bobo, Bromwell, Carr, Glenn, Healey, Holmes, Hucker, Malone, Niemann, Olszewski, Schuler, and Stein
    Entitled
    Bay Restoration Act of 2009
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 189

    Status as of April 9, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Third Reading Passed with Amendments

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Morhaim, Cardin, Hubbard, Tarrant, Reznik, Pendergrass, Nathan-Pulliam, Pena-Melnyk, Montgomery, Kipke, and V. Turner
    Entitled
    Respiratory Illness Prevention Act
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations and Ways and Means
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 203

    Status as of February 23, 2009: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Frush, Barnes, and Pena-Melnyk
    Entitled
    Forest Conservation Fund - Authorized Uses - Street Side Shrub Planting
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 221

    Status as of February 23, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Elliott and Stull
    Entitled
    Bay Restoration Fund - Disbursement of Funds
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 226

    Status as of April 11, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Health and Government Operations

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Beitzel, Bates, Boteler, Eckardt, Elmore, Frank, Haddaway, McComas, Miller, Myers, Norman, Riley, Serafini, Shewell, Smigiel, Sossi, Stifler, and Stull
    Entitled
    State Capital Projects - High Performance Buildings - Green Globe Rating
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations and Appropriations
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 248

    Status as of April 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Niemann, Ali, Carr, Frush, Glenn, Hammen, Hucker, Lafferty, Montgomery, Holmes, Levi, Stein, and V. Clagett
    Entitled
    Task Force to Study Strategies to Reduce Solid Waste
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 259

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 665

    Sponsored By
    Delegates King, Love, Kipke, and Schuh
    Entitled
    Environmental Health Monitoring and Testing - Reimbursement of Costs
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 294

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 177

    Sponsored By
    The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Ali, Barve, Beidle, Benson, Cane, Carr, V. Clagett, Feldman, Frush, Gaines, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Healey, Hecht, Howard, Hucker, Lafferty, Lee, Mizeur, Montgomery, Niemann, Pena-Melnyk, Manno, Glenn, and Stein
    Entitled
    Smart, Green, and Growing - Local Government Planning - Planning Visions
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 295

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 179

    Sponsored By
    The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Lafferty, Ali, Barve, Beidle, Cane, Carr, V. Clagett, Feldman, Gaines, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Healey, Howard, Hucker, Lee, Mizeur, Montgomery, and Niemann
    Entitled
    Smart, Green, and Growing - Annual Report - Smart Growth Goals, Measures, and Indicators and Implementation of Planning Visions
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 297

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 181

    Sponsored By
    The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Ali, Barve, Beidle, Cane, Carr, V. Clagett, Feldman, Frush, Gaines, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Healey, Howard, Hucker, Lafferty, Lee, Mizeur, Montgomery, Niemann, Pena-Melnyk, Manno, Bobo, Glenn, and Stein
    Entitled
    Smart, Green, and Growing - Smart and Sustainable Growth Act of 2009
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 312

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 174

    Sponsored By
    The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Ali, Barnes, Beidle, Bronrott, Carr, V. Clagett, Frush, Glenn, Healey, Holmes, Howard, Hucker, Lafferty, Lee, Malone, Montgomery, Niemann, Pena-Melnyk, Stein, Stukes, Valderrama, Cane, O'Donnell, Sossi, and Weir
    Entitled
    Aquaculture - Shellfish - Leasing
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 315

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 171

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Barve and the Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Ali, Barkley, Barnes, Beidle, Benson, Bobo, Branch, Bronrott, Cane, Cardin, Carr, V. Clagett, Feldman, Frick, Frush, Gaines, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Healey, Hecht, Holmes, Howard, Hubbard, Hucker, Ivey, Kaiser, Kramer, Lafferty, Lee, Levi, Levy, Malone, Manno, McIntosh, Mizeur, Montgomery, Morhaim, Niemann, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, Ramirez, Reznik, Rosenberg, Ross, Schuler, Stein, Stukes, Taylor, F. Turner, V. Turner, Valderrama, Vaughn, Waldstreicher, Braveboy, Burns, Davis, Glenn, Harrison, Jameson, Kirk, Love, Mathias, McHale, and Rudolph
    Entitled
    Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Act of 2009
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters and Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 346

    Status as of March 21, 2009: Bill is in the House - Recommit to Committee Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Love, Beidle, V. Clagett, Costa, Dwyer, George, King, Kipke, Schuh, and Sophocleus
    Entitled
    Bay Restoration Fund - Nitrogen-Removing Septic Systems
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 395

    Status as of March 2, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Hubbard, Frush, and Ross
    Entitled
    Environment - Ammonia Emissions from Animal Waste on Poultry Farms - Reporting
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 420

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 391

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Love, Beidle, V. Clagett, Costa, and Sophocleus
    Entitled
    Environment - Limitation of Actions - Political Subdivisions
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 447

    Status as of February 4, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Levi, Holmes, Hubbard, and Hucker
    Entitled
    Landfills - Disposal of Motor Vehicle Oil Filters
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 480

    Status as of April 11, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Levi, Barnes, Dumais, Feldman, Frush, Gilchrist, Holmes, Hubbard, Hucker, Kramer, Lafferty, Lee, Manno, Montgomery, Niemann, Pena-Melnyk, V. Turner, Valderrama, and Waldstreicher
    Entitled
    Public Utility Tree Management Act of 2009
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 529

    Status as of March 17, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates G. Clagett, Barkley, Holmes, Robinson, and Wood
    Entitled
    Environment - Sewage Sludge Utilization Permit - Septage
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 532

    Status as of March 10, 2009: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Health and Government Operations

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Morhaim
    Entitled
    State Procurement Diesel Emissions Reduction Act
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 541

    Status as of April 10, 2009: Bill is in the House - House Conference Committee Appointed

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Bronrott, Morhaim, Conway, Hammen, Proctor, Ali, Aumann, Barve, Beitzel, Bobo, Branch, Bromwell, Cardin, Carr, G. Clagett, V. Clagett, Donoghue, Doory, Dumais, Eckardt, Elmore, Feldman, Frank, Frick, Gaines, Gilchrist, Griffith, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Healey, Hecht, Heller, Hixson, Howard, Hubbard, Hucker, Ivey, Jones, Kaiser, Kipke, Kullen, Lafferty, Lee, Levy, Manno, McHale, McIntosh, Mizeur, Montgomery, Pena-Melnyk, Reznik, Rice, Schuh, Schuler, Shewell, Simmons, Sophocleus, Sossi, Stein, F. Turner, V. Turner, Waldstreicher, Walker, and Weldon
    Entitled
    High Performance Buildings Act - Applicable to Community College Capital Projects
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Appropriations
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 573

    Status as of March 23, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Cane, Holmes, Manno, Mathias, Minnick, and Sophocleus
    Entitled
    Environment - Floating Vessel Platforms
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 595

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 408

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Olszewski and Cardin
    Entitled
    State Government - Recycling Program - Aluminum, Glass, Paper, and Plastic
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 609

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 279

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Holmes, Carr, V. Clagett, Niemann, and Manno
    Entitled
    Chesapeake Bay Phosphorous Reduction Act of 2009
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 655

    Status as of April 6, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Sossi, Ali, Aumann, Beidle, Bobo, Cane, Carr, V. Clagett, Dwyer, Eckardt, Elliott, Frank, Frush, George, Glenn, Haddaway, Healey, Holmes, Hucker, Kipke, Lafferty, Malone, McComas, McIntosh, Minnick, Norman, O'Donnell, Serafini, Shewell, Smigiel, Stein, Stull, Walkup, Weir, and Wood
    Entitled
    Natural Resources - Expanded Use of Waterway Improvement Fund
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 709

    Status as of February 18, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Hubbard, Barve, Benson, Bronrott, Costa, Donoghue, Frush, Kipke, Montgomery, Morhaim, Nathan-Pulliam, Niemann, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, Reznik, Riley, Ross, Tarrant, V. Turner, and Weldon
    Entitled
    Children's Environmental Health Protection Act
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means and Health and Government Operations
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 729

    Status as of March 23, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates McConkey, Beidle, George, Glenn, Holmes, Sossi, and Weir
    Entitled
    Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Critical Area - Prospective Land Purchases - Inspections
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 743

    Status as of March 4, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Hucker
    Entitled
    Electric Companies - Purchase or Use of Mountaintop Coal - Prohibited
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 763

    Status as of March 23, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Hubbard, Frush, and Morhaim
    Entitled
    Environment - Lead Wheel Weights - Prohibited
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 765

    Status as of March 17, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Cardin, Hubbard, Morhaim, and Stein
    Entitled
    Natural Resources - Land Available for Tree Planting - Database
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 771

    Status as of February 11, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Cane, Conway, Eckardt, Elmore, Haddaway, Haynes, Holmes, Malone, Mathias, McConkey, Rice, Rudolph, Smigiel, Sophocleus, Sossi, and Walkup
    Entitled
    Sustainable Forestry Act of 2009
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 787

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 519

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Conway, Malone, Beitzel, Cane, DeBoy, Mathias, Rudolph, Aumann, Bates, Bohanan, Branch, G. Clagett, Gaines, Guzzone, Jones, Proctor, Sophocleus, Stocksdale, and Wood
    Entitled
    Emergency Responders - Death Benefits and Funeral Expenses
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Appropriations
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 796

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 421

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Walker and Vaughn
    Entitled
    Agriculture - Emerald Ash Borer Grant Fund
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 800

    Status as of April 13, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Favorable Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Hucker and Manno
    Entitled
    Natural Resources - Roadside Trees - Protection and Enforcement
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 801

    Status as of March 23, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate McDonough
    Entitled
    Task Force to Study the Economic Impact of Environmental Legislation and Policy
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 804

    Status as of March 2, 2009: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates King and Love
    Entitled
    Environment - Coal Combustion By-Product Disposal Facilities
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 814

    Status as of March 4, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Hucker, Feldman, and Manno
    Entitled
    Maryland Energy Administration - Green Jobs Workforce Training Program
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 876

    Status as of March 23, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Glenn, Hucker, Ali, Anderson, Beidle, Bobo, Braveboy, Cane, Carr, Carter, V. Clagett, Conaway, Doory, Frush, Hammen, Harrison, Haynes, Healey, Holmes, Jones, Kirk, Krysiak, Lafferty, Malone, McHale, McIntosh, Niemann, Norman, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, Robinson, Rosenberg, Shewell, Sossi, Stein, Stukes, Tarrant, and Weir
    Entitled
    Environment - Healthy Homes Initiative
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 888

    Status as of March 23, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Sossi and Smigiel
    Entitled
    Transportation - Chesapeake Bay Bridge Crossing - Environmental Impact Study for a Third Span
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 929

    Status as of March 17, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Hubbard, Carr, V. Clagett, Frush, Holmes, Lafferty, Montgomery, Morhaim, Nathan-Pulliam, and Oaks
    Entitled
    Agriculture - Fertilizers and Pesticides - Release Reporting
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 940

    Status as of March 24, 2009: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Health and Government Operations

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Carter, Oaks, Tarrant, Robinson, Conaway, Rosenberg, and Gutierrez
    Entitled
    Continuing Care Retirement Communities - Construction - Environmental Impact Statement
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 959

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 257

    Sponsored By
    Prince George's County Delegation
    Entitled
    Prince George's County - Green Businesses - Tax Credits PG 401-09
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 992

    Status as of March 26, 2009: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates McIntosh, Beidle, Bobo, Cane, Carr, V. Clagett, Dumais, Frush, Glenn, Guzzone, Haynes, Healey, Hecht, Holmes, Hucker, Ivey, Lafferty, Love, Montgomery, Niemann, Robinson, Stein, and Waldstreicher
    Entitled
    Driver Relief Act of 2009
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1053

    Status as of March 27, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates McIntosh, Barkley, Bobo, Cane, V. Clagett, Dumais, Frush, Haynes, Healey, Howard, Hucker, Ivey, Kaiser, Lafferty, Lee, McHale, Morhaim, Niemann, Olszewski, Riley, Robinson, and Waldstreicher
    Entitled
    Community Environmental Protection Act of 2009
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1054

    Status as of February 13, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Niemann
    Entitled
    Environment - Permitting Process - Environmental Justice Review
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1058

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 437

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Walkup, Eckardt, Haddaway, and Sossi
    Entitled
    Environment - Sewage Sludge Utilization Permits - Local Notice
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1072

    Status as of February 25, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate McHale
    Entitled
    Electricity - Smart Grid Initiative
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1078

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 193

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Niemann
    Entitled
    Environment - Permit Applications - Notice Requirements
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1083

    Status as of March 23, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Schuh and V. Clagett
    Entitled
    Environment - On-Site Sewage Disposal Systems - Requirements
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1092

    Status as of February 13, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Frush and V. Clagett
    Entitled
    Environment - Recycling Receptacles - Events and Forests and Parks
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1105

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 708

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Frush, Beidle, Bobo, Costa, Manno, and Sossi
    Entitled
    Private Wastewater Treatment Act of 2009
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1106

    Status as of March 2, 2009: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Frush, Beidle, V. Clagett, Costa, Dwyer, George, Healey, Hubbard, King, Kipke, Love, McConkey, and Schuh
    Entitled
    Bay Restoration Fund - Septic Systems - Nitrogen Removal Projects
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1116

    Status as of March 27, 2009: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Lafferty, Ali, Barkley, Beidle, Bobo, Bronrott, Cane, Carr, V. Clagett, Conway, Costa, Frush, Gaines, Guzzone, Heller, Holmes, Hubbard, Hucker, Kullen, Manno, McHale, McIntosh, Mizeur, Montgomery, Morhaim, Niemann, Rosenberg, and Weir
    Entitled
    Smart Growth - Visions and Performance Standards
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1163

    Status as of March 24, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Health and Government Operations

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Manno
    Entitled
    Procurement - Capital Procurements - Life Cycle Assessment
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1187

    Status as of March 23, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Manno
    Entitled
    Environment - Dishwashing Detergent Containing Phosphorus - Penalties
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1188

    Status as of February 16, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Gilchrist, Hixson, Ivey, and Kaiser
    Entitled
    Tax Incentives and Benefits - Credits and Subtraction Modifications
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1210

    Status as of February 13, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Carr, Ali, Frush, Haynes, Hecht, Holmes, Hucker, Ivey, Lee, Montgomery, and Schuler
    Entitled
    Chesapeake Bay Restoration Consumer Retail Choice Act of 2009
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1236

    Status as of February 18, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Rudolph
    Entitled
    Maryland Energy Administration - Clean Energy Loan Payment Program
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters and Ways and Means
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1248

    Status as of March 23, 2009: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Shank, Bates, Beitzel, Cane, Conway, Eckardt, Elmore, Haddaway, Krebs, Manno, Mathias, Myers, Norman, O'Donnell, Riley, Rudolph, Serafini, Shewell, Sossi, Stocksdale, Stull, Taylor, Weir, Weldon, and Wood
    Entitled
    Agriculture - Nutrient Management Plans - Confidentiality
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1263

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 713

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Hucker, O'Donnell, Shewell, and Manno
    Entitled
    Mercury Switch Removal from Vehicles
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1266

    Status as of April 10, 2009: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Health and Government Operations

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Hucker
    Entitled
    High Performance Buildings and Energy Performance Standards - Exceptions - Repeal
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations and Appropriations
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1289

    Status as of March 25, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Carr
    Entitled
    Public Safety - Regulation of Demolition - Demolition Contractors
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1290

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 265

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Rice, Ali, Barve, Bronrott, Carr, Frick, Glenn, Guzzone, Holmes, Hucker, Ivey, Jennings, Manno, Reznik, Robinson, Schuler, Stukes, Taylor, Valderrama, Beidle, V. Clagett, Frush, Healey, Lafferty, Shewell, Stein, and Weir
    Entitled
    Environment - Recycling - Public School Plans
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1291

    Status as of April 8, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Bobo, Carr, Frush, Healey, and Hucker
    Entitled
    Natural Resources - No Net Loss of Forest Policy - Forest Conservation Act
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Senate Rules
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1305

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 717

    Sponsored By
    Delegate King
    Entitled
    Environment - Coal Combustion Byproducts - Department Regulations - Transport and Beneficial Use
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters and Economic Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1333

    Status as of April 6, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Appropriations

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Walker, Benson, Bohanan, Cane, Feldman, Guzzone, Haynes, Healey, Howard, Impallaria, Ivey, Lafferty, Levi, Olszewski, Pena-Melnyk, Proctor, Rice, Schuh, Serafini, Taylor, and Valderrama
    Entitled
    Supplemental Retirement Plans - Investment Options
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Appropriations
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1362

    Status as of March 4, 2009: Bill is in the House - Re-referred Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Costa
    Entitled
    Environment - Bay Restoration Fund - Authorized Uses
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1363

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 454

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Murphy, Kipke, Bartlett, Barve, Boteler, Cardin, Doory, Elmore, Frick, George, Gilchrist, Hixson, Howard, Ivey, Kaiser, Myers, Olszewski, Rice, Ross, Shank, Stukes, F. Turner, and Walker
    Entitled
    County Boards of Education - Procurement of Green Product Cleaning Supplies
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1368

    Status as of April 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Beidle and V. Clagett
    Entitled
    Task Force on Residential Pier Construction
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1379

    Status as of March 4, 2009: Bill is in the House - Re-referred Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Hubbard, Barnes, V. Clagett, Frush, and Wood
    Entitled
    Biomass and Biofuels - In-State Production Incentives
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1407

    Status as of April 14, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 167

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Economic Matters Committee (By Request - Departmental - Natural Resources)
    Entitled
    Environmental Trust Fund - Environmental Surcharge - Sunset Extension
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Finance
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1416

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 463

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Environmental Matters Committee (By Request - Departmental - Environment)
    Entitled
    Small Business Pollution Compliance Loan Fund - Repeal
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1417

    Status as of April 14, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 168

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Environmental Matters Committee (By Request - Departmental - Environment)
    Entitled
    Water Quality and Drinking Water Quality Revolving Loan Funds - Use of Funds
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1536

    Status as of March 9, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Hucker
    Entitled
    Department of the Environment - Licensing and Permitting Prohibited for Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: House Rules and Executive Nominations
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1547

    Status as of March 9, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Frush
    Entitled
    Environment - Water Pollution Control - Incentives and Penalties
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: House Rules and Executive Nominations
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1556

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 480

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Economic Matters Committee and Chair, Environmental Matters Committee (By Request - Departmental - Environment)
    Entitled
    Environment - Coal Combustion By-Products - Fees
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters and Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1567

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 743

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Hecht, Barkley, Braveboy, Burns, Feldman, Haddaway, Harrison, Impallaria, Jameson, King, Kirk, Krysiak, Love, Manno, Mathias, McHale, Minnick, Rudolph, Stifler, Taylor, Vaughn, and Walkup
    Entitled
    Clean Energy Loan Programs
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Finance and Budget and Taxation
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1569

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 651

    Sponsored By
    Delegates McIntosh, Barkley, Beidle, Carr, V. Clagett, Dumais, Frush, Glenn, Haynes, Healey, Howard, Hucker, Ivey, Kaiser, Lafferty, Lee, McHale, Morhaim, Niemann, Olszewski, Riley, Robinson, Stein, and Waldstreicher
    Entitled
    Standing - Miscellaneous Environmental Protection Proceedings and Judicial Review
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HJ 6

    Status as of February 19, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Hucker, Manno, McHale, and McIntosh
    Entitled
    Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: House Rules and Executive Nominations
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HJ 8

    Status as of March 2, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Hucker
    Entitled
    Federal Mandates Regarding Environmentally Damaging Corn Ethanol
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: House Rules and Executive Nominations
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 4

    Status as of January 14, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Harrington
    Entitled
    Environment - Permitting Process - Environmental Justice Review
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 26

    Status as of March 9, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Peters
    Entitled
    Landfills - Disposal of Motor Vehicle Oil Filters
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 42

    Status as of March 25, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Senator Conway
    Entitled
    Natural Resources - BayStat Subcabinet - Membership
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 47

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 192

    Sponsored By
    Senator Harrington
    Entitled
    Environment - Permit Applications - Notice Requirements
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 120

    Status as of February 13, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Stone
    Entitled
    Environment - Permit Process - Modifications
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 163

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 206

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee (By Request - Departmental - Natural Resources)
    Entitled
    Program Open Space - Use of Funds - Indoor or Outdoor Recreational Facilities
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 168

    Status as of March 26, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee (By Request - Departmental - Natural Resources)
    Entitled
    Department of Natural Resources - Crabs - Public Process
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 177

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 518

    Sponsored By
    Senators Glassman, Colburn, Edwards, Jacobs, Klausmeier, Pugh, and Robey
    Entitled
    Emergency Responders - Death Benefits and Funeral Expenses
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
    House: Appropriations
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 240

    Status as of March 23, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Astle
    Entitled
    Natural Resources - Expanded Use of Waterway Improvement Fund
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 243

    Status as of January 28, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation

    Sponsored By
    Senators Greenip, Brinkley, Colburn, Edwards, Harris, Middleton, and Stoltzfus
    Entitled
    State Capital Projects - High Performance Buildings - Green Globe Rating
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 271

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 173

    Sponsored By
    The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Colburn, Conway, Forehand, Harrington, Lenett, Middleton, Pinsky, Raskin, and Klausmeier
    Entitled
    Aquaculture - Shellfish - Leasing
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 273

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 176

    Sponsored By
    The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Della, King, Klausmeier, Lenett, Madaleno, and Rosapepe
    Entitled
    Smart, Green, and Growing - Local Government Planning - Planning Visions
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 276

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 178

    Sponsored By
    The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Della, Madaleno, and Rosapepe
    Entitled
    Smart, Green, and Growing - Annual Report - Smart Growth Goals, Measures, and Indicators and Implementation of Planning Visions
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 278

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 172

    Sponsored By
    Senator Pinsky and the President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Conway, Currie, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Gladden, Harrington, Kelley, King, Lenett, Madaleno, Middleton, Muse, Peters, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, Rosapepe, Stone, and Jones
    Entitled
    Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Act of 2009
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Economic Matters and Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 280

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 180

    Sponsored By
    The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Della, King, Lenett, Madaleno, and Rosapepe
    Entitled
    Smart, Green, and Growing - Smart and Sustainable Growth Act of 2009
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 352

    Status as of April 11, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Senators Peters, Frosh, Harrington, Lenett, Pinsky, and Rosapepe
    Entitled
    Public Utility Tree Management Act of 2009
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 399

    Status as of March 9, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Rosapepe
    Entitled
    Forest Conservation Fund Authorized Uses - Street Side Shrub Planting
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 403

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 256

    Sponsored By
    Senators Harrington, Muse, and Peters
    Entitled
    Prince George's County - Green Businesses - Tax Credits
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
    House: Ways and Means
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 408

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 258

    Sponsored By
    Senators Simonaire, Brochin, Colburn, Forehand, Gladden, Harrington, Lenett, Raskin, Rosapepe, and Stone
    Entitled
    Environment - Water Pollution Control - Penalties
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 465

    Status as of March 17, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Stone
    Entitled
    Environment - Floating Vessel Platforms
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 473

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 264

    Sponsored By
    Senators Lenett, Garagiola, Harrington, Jones, Madaleno, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, and Rosapepe
    Entitled
    Environment - Recycling - Public School Plans
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 476

    Status as of April 9, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Finance

    Sponsored By
    Senator Pipkin
    Entitled
    Transportation - Chesapeake Bay Bridge Crossing - Environmental Impact Study for a Third Span
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 529

    Status as of February 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Harrington
    Entitled
    Environment - Environmental Justice Review - Public Service Companies
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs and Finance
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 539

    Status as of February 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senators Frosh, Conway, Gladden, Harrington, Lenett, Madaleno, Pinsky, and Rosapepe
    Entitled
    Driver Relief Act of 2009
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 549

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 175

    Sponsored By
    Senator Dyson
    Entitled
    Sustainable Forestry Act of 2009
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 553

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 278

    Sponsored By
    Senators Lenett, Brinkley, Colburn, Conway, Currie, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Gladden, Harrington, Harris, Jacobs, Jones, Kasemeyer, Kelley, King, Madaleno, McFadden, Middleton, Miller, Munson, Muse, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, Stoltzfus, Stone, and Zirkin
    Entitled
    Chesapeake Bay Phosphorous Reduction Act of 2009
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 554

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 280

    Sponsored By
    Senators Lenett, Conway, Currie, Della, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Gladden, Harrington, Jones, Kasemeyer, Kelley, Klausmeier, Madaleno, McFadden, Miller, Muse, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, and Robey
    Entitled
    Chesapeake Bay Nitrogen Reduction Act of 2009
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 555

    Status as of April 10, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Third Reading Passed

    Sponsored By
    Senators Middleton, Brinkley, Colburn, Currie, DeGrange, Della, Exum, Garagiola, Glassman, Haines, Harrington, Jones, Kasemeyer, Kelley, King, Klausmeier, Kramer, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Miller, Munson, Muse, Peters, Pugh, Robey, Stoltzfus, and Zirkin
    Entitled
    Biomass and Biofuels - In-State Production Incentives
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance and Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 581

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 289

    Sponsored By
    Senators Frosh, Conway, Harrington, Lenett, Pinsky, Rosapepe, and Peters
    Entitled
    Natural Resources - Roadside Trees - Protection and Enforcement
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 623

    Status as of March 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senators Pipkin, Brinkley, Colburn, Dyson, Edwards, Greenip, Haines, Harris, Kittleman, Kramer, Middleton, and Stoltzfus
    Entitled
    Agriculture - Nutrient Management Plans - Confidentiality
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 666

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 298

    Sponsored By
    Senators Pinsky, Conway, Frosh, Harrington, Lenett, Madaleno, Raskin, Rosapepe, and Harris
    Entitled
    Natural Resources - No Net Loss of Forest Policy - Forest Conservation Act
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 680

    Status as of March 23, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Finance

    Sponsored By
    Senator Gladden
    Entitled
    Continuing Care Retirement Communities - Construction - Environmental Impact Statement
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 686

    Status as of April 10, 2009: Bill is in the House - House Conference Committee Appointed

    Sponsored By
    Senators Robey, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Harrington, King, Klausmeier, Kramer, Lenett, Madaleno, Peters, Raskin, Rosapepe, DeGrange, Greenip, Jones, and Stoltzfus
    Entitled
    High Performance Buildings Act - Modifications and Applicability to Community College Capital Projects
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
    House: Appropriations
  • Failed - Vetoed - Policy or Technical

    SB 721

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Vetoed by the Governor - Policy

    Sponsored By
    Senators Pinsky and Harris
    Entitled
    Private Wastewater Treatment Act of 2009
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 824

    Status as of March 30, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senators Frosh, Brochin, Harrington, Pinsky, Raskin, and Rosapepe
    Entitled
    Community Environmental Protection Act of 2009
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 828

    Status as of April 9, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Pipkin
    Entitled
    Environment - Independent Audit - Use of State Money by Nongovernmental Organizations
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs and Budget and Taxation
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 841

    Status as of March 27, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Lenett
    Entitled
    Environment - Landfills - Methane Testing
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 856

    Status as of April 3, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Senators Pugh, Astle, Exum, Gladden, Lenett, McFadden, Rosapepe, Garagiola, Glassman, Kelley, Klausmeier, and Middleton
    Entitled
    Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation - Green Jobs Workforce Training Program
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 867

    Status as of March 23, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Finance

    Sponsored By
    Senators Lenett and Rosapepe
    Entitled
    The Renewables First Act
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 878

    Status as of February 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senators Harrington and Frosh
    Entitled
    Smart Growth - Visions and Performance Standards
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 917

    Status as of February 26, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senators Lenett, Exum, McFadden, Pinsky, Rosapepe, and Stone
    Entitled
    Agriculture - Fertilizers and Pesticides - Release Reporting
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 922

    Status as of March 27, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senators Simonaire, Astle, DeGrange, and Greenip
    Entitled
    Bay Restoration Fund - Septic Systems - Nitrogen Removal Projects
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 967

    Status as of April 7, 2009: Bill is in the House - Re-referred Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Senator Colburn
    Entitled
    Environment - Bay Restoration Fund - Authorized Uses
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 972

    Status as of April 6, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Rosapepe
    Entitled
    Environment - On-Site Sewage Disposal Systems - Requirements
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 975

    Status as of April 6, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Harrington
    Entitled
    Public Safety - Regulation of Demolition - Demolition Contractors
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 1017

    Status as of March 16, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Colburn
    Entitled
    Marine Contractors - Licensure and Regulation - Wetland Permits and Authorizations
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 1021

    Status as of March 4, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules

    Sponsored By
    Senator Harrington
    Entitled
    Environment - Dishwashing Detergent Containing Phosphorus - Penalties
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Senate Rules
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 1065

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 650

    Sponsored By
    Senators Frosh, Harrington, and Lenett
    Entitled
    Standing - Miscellaneous Environmental Protection Proceedings and Judicial Review
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SJ 8

    Status as of February 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senators Lenett and Frosh
    Entitled
    Federal Mandates Regarding Environmentally Damaging Corn Ethanol
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SJ 9

    Status as of February 26, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Pugh
    Entitled
    Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SJ 12

    Status as of March 27, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

    Sponsored By
    Senator Klausmeier
    Entitled
    Regional Manufacturing Institute of Maryland - GreenTech Maryland
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: House Rules and Executive Nominations