2010 Regular Session

Conservation -see also- Soil Conservation

Status of Legislation
Total number of Bills: 58

  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 25

    Status as of January 15, 2010: Bill is in the House - First Reading Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Smigiel
    Entitled
    Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Amounts Received for Agricultural Preservation
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 160

    Status as of January 27, 2010: Bill is in the House - First Reading Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Malone
    Entitled
    Maryland Estate Tax - Exclusion for Family Farm Subject to Agricultural Preservation Easements
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 295

    Status as of April 13, 2010: Became Law - Chapter 117

    Sponsored By
    Delegate O'Donnell
    Entitled
    Natural Resources - Incidental Taking Permit for Endangered Puritan Tiger Beetle - Requirements
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 303

    Status as of March 8, 2010: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Smigiel, Aumann, Carter, Costa, Eckardt, Elmore, Frank, George, Haddaway, Kelly, McDonough, Miller, Shewell, Sossi, and Walkup
    Entitled
    Natural Resources - Oyster Harvest - Closure of State Waters
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 349

    Status as of March 16, 2010: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Carr and Bronrott
    Entitled
    Maryland Efficiency Standards Act - Televisions
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 356

    Status as of May 4, 2010: Became Law - Chapter 406

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Cane, Elmore, Howard, Malone, Morhaim, and Stull
    Entitled
    Forest Product Operators - Standards, Procedures, and Enforcement
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Bond Bill rolled into Capital Budget

    HB 389

    Status as of April 12, 2010: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Appropriations

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Taylor, Carr, Hixson, Hucker, Kaiser, and Montgomery
    Entitled
    Creation of a State Debt - Montgomery County - Maydale Nature Center
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Appropriations
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 475

    Status as of May 20, 2010: Became Law - Chapter 487

    Sponsored By
    The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Bartlett, Bobo, Bronrott, Cane, Carr, V. Clagett, Davis, Donoghue, Doory, Eckardt, Elmore, Frush, Gaines, Haddaway, Hammen, Healey, Jones, Kullen, Lafferty, McIntosh, Morhaim, Nathan-Pulliam, Proctor, Ramirez, Rice, Stein, Barve, Cardin, Frick, George, Gilchrist, Hixson, Howard, Ivey, Kaiser, Murphy, Myers, Olszewski, Ross, Stukes, F. Turner, and Walker
    Entitled
    Smart, Green, and Growing - The Sustainable Communities Act of 2010
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means and Environmental Matters
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 576

    Status as of May 4, 2010: Became Law - Chapter 424

    Sponsored By
    Prince George's County Delegation and Montgomery County Delegation
    Entitled
    Prince George's County - Development Permits - Expedited Review for Qualifying Redevelopment Projects PG/MC 115-10
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 606

    Status as of May 4, 2010: Became Law - Chapter 284

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Love, Beidle, Costa, George, King, Kipke, McConkey, Schuh, and Sophocleus
    Entitled
    Natural Resources - Local Forest Conservation Funds - Use of Money
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 647

    Status as of May 4, 2010: Became Law - Chapter 428

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Reznik, Hammen, Donoghue, Pena-Melnyk, Riley, and V. Turner
    Entitled
    Department of Natural Resources - Conservation Service Opportunities - Procurement Exemption
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations and Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 696

    Status as of March 1, 2010: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Hecht, Beidle, Bronrott, Carr, Doory, Feldman, Frick, Glenn, Holmes, Jameson, Krysiak, Love, Manno, Mathias, McHale, and Niemann
    Entitled
    Maryland Strategic Energy Investment Fund - Allocation of Proceeds
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 709

    Status as of March 22, 2010: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Carr
    Entitled
    Roadway Lighting - Expressways and Controlled Access Highways - Lighting Curfew and Tariffs
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 835

    Status as of March 10, 2010: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Appropriations

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Heller (Chair, Joint Committee on the Management of Public Funds) and Delegates Elmore, Howard, and Levy
    Entitled
    Energy Performance Contracts - Financing - State Energy Performance Contract Loan of 2010
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Appropriations
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 922

    Status as of March 15, 2010: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Hecht
    Entitled
    The Renewables First Act
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 943

    Status as of May 4, 2010: Became Law - Chapter 276

    Sponsored By
    Delegates McIntosh, Beidle, Bobo, Bronrott, Cane, Carr, DeBoy, Dumais, Frick, Frush, Glenn, Healey, Hecht, Howard, Hucker, Kaiser, Kullen, Lafferty, McHale, Montgomery, Morhaim, Niemann, Olszewski, Ramirez, Reznik, Riley, and Weir
    Entitled
    Chesapeake Conservation Corps Program
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 967

    Status as of March 23, 2010: Bill is in the House - First Reading Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Washington County Delegation
    Entitled
    Washington County - Local Forest Conservation Fund - Fee-in-Lieu Rates
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1014

    Status as of February 24, 2010: Bill is in the House - First Reading Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Hecht, Waldstreicher, Barkley, Bobo, Bronrott, G. Clagett, Feldman, Frick, Gilchrist, Guzzone, Lafferty, Lee, Manno, McHale, Mizeur, Montgomery, Niemann, Rice, and Stull
    Entitled
    Clean Energy Loan Programs
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1040

    Status as of April 6, 2010: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Health and Government Operations

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Bronrott, Barkley, Barnes, Barve, Beidle, Bobo, Carr, Dumais, Frick, Frush, Gaines, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Hammen, Haynes, Hecht, Hixson, Hubbard, Hucker, Jones, Kaiser, Krysiak, Lafferty, Lee, Manno, McIntosh, Mizeur, Montgomery, Morhaim, Niemann, Ramirez, Reznik, Rice, Ross, Stein, and Taylor
    Entitled
    High Performance Buildings Act - Applicability to Recipients of State Aid
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations and Appropriations
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1044

    Status as of May 20, 2010: Became Law - Chapter 528

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Bronrott, Ali, Aumann, Barkley, Barnes, Bartlett, Barve, Beidle, Beitzel, Bobo, Cardin, Carr, G. Clagett, Conway, Dumais, Eckardt, Feldman, Frick, Frush, Gaines, Griffith, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Hammen, Haynes, Healey, Hecht, Hixson, Hubbard, Hucker, Ivey, Jones, Kaiser, Kipke, Krysiak, Lafferty, Lee, Manno, McIntosh, Mizeur, Montgomery, Morhaim, Niemann, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, Proctor, Ramirez, Reznik, Rice, Robinson, Ross, Stein, Taylor, F. Turner, and V. Turner
    Entitled
    High Performance Buildings Act - Applicable to Community College Capital Projects
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations and Appropriations
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1045

    Status as of March 26, 2010: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Health and Government Operations

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Carter, Oaks, and Rosenberg
    Entitled
    State Government - Commemorative Days - Earth Hour
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1112

    Status as of May 20, 2010: Became Law - Chapter 722

    Sponsored By
    Carroll County Delegation
    Entitled
    Carroll County - Green Building Tax Credit
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1189

    Status as of February 18, 2010: Bill is in the House - First Reading Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Bartlett, Bates, Boteler, G. Clagett, Dwyer, Elliott, Elmore, Frank, Jenkins, Kach, Krebs, Kullen, Miller, Montgomery, Murphy, Norman, Shank, Sossi, and Stocksdale
    Entitled
    Property Tax Exemption - Farm or Agricultural Property Subject to an Easement
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1352

    Status as of May 4, 2010: Became Law - Chapter 466

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Stein, Ali, Bobo, Carr, V. Clagett, Frush, Glenn, Healey, Hucker, Lafferty, and Morhaim
    Entitled
    Forest Conservation Fund - Contribution Rates - Priority Funding Areas
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1373

    Status as of March 2, 2010: Bill is in the House - First Reading Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Frush, V. Clagett, Conway, Hecht, James, and Proctor
    Entitled
    Board of Public Works - Tax Forgiveness - Authority
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means and Environmental Matters
  • Failed - Bond Bill not rolled into Capital Budget

    HB 1437

    Status as of April 12, 2010: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Appropriations

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Vaughn and Howard
    Entitled
    Creation of a State Debt - Prince George's County - Capitol Heights Green Initiative
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Appropriations
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1508

    Status as of May 20, 2010: Became Law - Chapter 741

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Rudolph
    Entitled
    Environment - Coal Combustion By-Products - Disposal and Noncoal Mine Reclamation Sites
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1525

    Status as of April 10, 2010: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Hucker, Bobo, Frush, and Niemann
    Entitled
    Natural Resources - Oysters - Fishery Management Plan and Sanctuaries
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Bond Bill rolled into Capital Budget

    HB 1548

    Status as of April 12, 2010: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Appropriations

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Rudolph, James, and Riley
    Entitled
    Creation of a State Debt - Cecil County - Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Appropriations
  • Failed Legislation

    HJ 9

    Status as of April 12, 2010: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable House Rules and Executive Nominations

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Carter, Oaks, and Rosenberg
    Entitled
    Earth Hour
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: House Rules and Executive Nominations
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 29

    Status as of May 4, 2010: Became Law - Chapter 205

    Sponsored By
    Senator Astle
    Entitled
    Department of Natural Resources - Preparation of Fishery Management Plans - Authority
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 59

    Status as of May 4, 2010: Became Law - Chapter 210

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Budget and Taxation Committee (By Request - Departmental - Agriculture)
    Entitled
    Agricultural Land Transfer Tax - Distribution and Use of Revenue
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
    House: Ways and Means
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 69

    Status as of May 4, 2010: Became Law - Chapter 215

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee (By Request - Departmental - Natural Resources)
    Entitled
    Woodland Incentives Program - Prohibition on Use of Federal Funds - Repeal
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 95

    Status as of April 13, 2010: Became Law - Chapter 36

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee (By Request - Departmental - Agriculture)
    Entitled
    Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation - Farmland Preservation Partnership Program
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 155

    Status as of January 26, 2010: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation

    Sponsored By
    Senators Glassman, Brinkley, Colburn, Edwards, Garagiola, Harris, Kittleman, Middleton, Mooney, and Munson
    Entitled
    Maryland Estate Tax - Exclusion for Family Farm Subject to Agricultural Preservation Easements
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 193

    Status as of March 9, 2010: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Budget and Taxation

    Sponsored By
    Senator Colburn
    Entitled
    Dorchester County - Electric Transmission Privilege Tax
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 215

    Status as of January 26, 2010: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation

    Sponsored By
    Senators Frosh, Brochin, Conway, Harrington, Jones, King, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Peters, Pinsky, Raskin, Robey, and Rosapepe
    Entitled
    High Performance Buildings Act - Applicability to Recipients of State Aid
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 222

    Status as of February 17, 2010: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Colburn
    Entitled
    Oyster Sanctuaries - Authority to Designate
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 234

    Status as of May 20, 2010: Became Law - Chapter 527

    Sponsored By
    Senators Robey, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Gladden, Harrington, Kelley, King, Lenett, Madaleno, Peters, Raskin, Rosapepe, and Zirkin
    Entitled
    High Performance Buildings Act - Applicable to Community College Capital Projects
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
    House: Health and Government Operations and Appropriations
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 285

    Status as of January 27, 2010: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation

    Sponsored By
    The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Della, Exum, Forehand, Gladden, Harrington, Jones, King, Klausmeier, Lenett, Madaleno, Middleton, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, and Stone
    Entitled
    Smart, Green, and Growing - The Sustainable Communities Act of 2010
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 311

    Status as of May 4, 2010: Became Law - Chapter 275

    Sponsored By
    Senators Miller, Klausmeier, Astle, Brochin, DeGrange, Della, Dyson, Exum, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Gladden, Harrington, Jones, Kasemeyer, Kelley, King, Kramer, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Middleton, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, and Robey
    Entitled
    Chesapeake Conservation Corps Program
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 361

    Status as of May 4, 2010: Became Law - Chapter 283

    Sponsored By
    Senator Astle
    Entitled
    Natural Resources - Local Forest Conservation Funds - Use of Money
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 455

    Status as of February 17, 2010: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senators Pinsky, Frosh, Harrington, Lenett, Madaleno, and Raskin
    Entitled
    Maryland Efficiency Standards Act - Televisions
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs and Finance
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 479

    Status as of March 31, 2010: Bill is in the House - First Reading Health and Government Operations

    Sponsored By
    Senator Stoltzfus
    Entitled
    High Performance Buildings - Green Globes Program
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
    House: Health and Government Operations and Appropriations
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 515

    Status as of March 1, 2010: 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 720

    Status as of February 24, 2010: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Finance

    Sponsored By
    Senator Middleton
    Entitled
    Clean Energy Loan Programs
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 790

    Status as of February 17, 2010: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation

    Sponsored By
    Senators Garagiola, DeGrange, Dyson, and Lenett
    Entitled
    Maryland Estate Tax - Exclusions for Family Farms Subject to Agricultural Preservation Easements
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 914

    Status as of April 8, 2010: Bill is in the House - Third Reading Passed with Amendments

    Sponsored By
    Senators Harrington, Lenett, Madaleno, and Raskin
    Entitled
    Forest Conservation Fund - Contribution Rates - Priority Funding Areas
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Sponsored By
    Carroll County Senators
    Entitled
    Carroll County - Green Building Tax Credit
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 939

    Status as of March 26, 2010: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Jones (Chair, Joint Committee on the Management of Public Funds) and Senators Forehand and Haines
    Entitled
    Energy Performance Contracts - Financing - State Energy Performance Contract Loan of 2010
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 960

    Status as of March 3, 2010: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Budget and Taxation

    Sponsored By
    Senators Brinkley, Glassman, and Kittleman
    Entitled
    Property Tax Exemption - Farm or Agricultural Property Subject to an Easement
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 987

    Status as of May 4, 2010: Became Law - Chapter 367

    Sponsored By
    Senator Astle
    Entitled
    Natural Resources - Conservation Law Enforcement Act of 2010
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 1020

    Status as of April 13, 2010: Became Law - Chapter 116

    Sponsored By
    Senator Dyson
    Entitled
    Natural Resources - Incidental Taking Permit for Endangered Puritan Tiger Beetle - Requirements
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Bond Bill rolled into Capital Budget

    SB 1093

    Status as of March 5, 2010: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Budget and Taxation

    Sponsored By
    Senator Kramer
    Entitled
    Creation of a State Debt - Montgomery County - Maydale Nature Center
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 1095

    Status as of April 9, 2010: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Finance

    Sponsored By
    Senator Klausmeier
    Entitled
    Public Utility Companies - Energy Efficiency and Demand Response Programs - Review of Competitive Selection Procedures
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 1096

    Status as of March 22, 2010: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Astle
    Entitled
    Natural Resources - Fishery Management Reform Act - Task Force and Sunset Repeal
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Bond Bill not rolled into Capital Budget

    SB 1121

    Status as of March 11, 2010: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation

    Sponsored By
    Senator Harrington
    Entitled
    Creation of a State Debt - Prince George's County - Low Impact Development Center Green Roof Projects
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
  • Failed Legislation

    SJ 6

    Status as of April 12, 2010: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable House Rules and Executive Nominations

    Sponsored By
    Senator Gladden
    Entitled
    Earth Hour
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: House Rules and Executive Nominations