2012 Regular Session

Energy Matters -see also- Alt Energy Res; Fuel; Power Plants

Status of Legislation
Total number of Bills: 63

  • Failed Legislation

    HB 108

    Status as of March 20, 2012: Bill is in the House - Referred to interim study

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Luedtke, Bobo, Frush, Guzzone, Jameson, Kaiser, A. Kelly, McDermott, A. Miller, Reznik, S. Robinson, and Zucker
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Stopping, Standing, and Parking - Plug-In Vehicles
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 158

    Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 356

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Beidle, Vitale, Summers, A. Miller, Boteler, Stukes, Walker, Myers, Kaiser, Ross, Hixson, Rosenberg, Howard, F. Turner, Cardin, Ivey, Frick, George, and Luedtke
    Entitled
    Property Tax - High Performance Building Tax Credit - National Green Building Standards
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 258

    Status as of April 10, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 115

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Haddaway-Riccio
    Entitled
    Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Sale or Transfer of Solar Renewable Energy Credits - Minimum Required Term
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 259

    Status as of February 14, 2012: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Haddaway-Riccio, Donoghue, Eckardt, McDermott, Myers, and Serafini
    Entitled
    Maryland Strategic Energy Investment Fund - Municipal Electric Utility - Exemption
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 298

    Status as of March 21, 2012: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Health and Government Operations

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Carr
    Entitled
    Procurement - State Funds - Energy Efficient Outdoor Lighting Fixtures
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 381

    Status as of March 23, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Finance

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Clagett
    Entitled
    Electric Companies - Generation Request for Proposals - Expansion of Area
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Finance
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 440

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 447

    Sponsored By
    The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Reznik, Hammen, Jones, Mizeur, Rosenberg, Pendergrass, Bromwell, Cullison, Donoghue, Frank, Hubbard, Kach, A. Kelly, Kipke, Krebs, McDonough, Morhaim, Murphy, Nathan-Pulliam, Pena-Melnyk, Ready, and Tarrant
    Entitled
    Procurement - Investment Activities in Iran
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 441

    Status as of April 5, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Finance

    Sponsored By
    The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Hucker, Barnes, Barve, Bobo, Cardin, Frush, Hubbard, Jones, Mizeur, Ross, Stein, and Waldstreicher
    Entitled
    Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2012
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Finance
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 520

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 625

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Nathan-Pulliam, Barkley, Braveboy, Burns, Davis, Feldman, Harrison, Impallaria, Jameson, Jones, Kramer, Love, McHale, Minnick, Oaks, Olszewski, B. Robinson, Schuh, Stukes, Tarrant, and Vaughn
    Entitled
    Electric Companies - Contact Voltage - Surveys and Mitigation - The Deanna Camille Green Act of 2012
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 637

    Status as of March 20, 2012: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Health and Government Operations

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Serafini
    Entitled
    State Finance and Procurement - Renewable Energy Resources - Lease of State Property
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations and Economic Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 639

    Status as of March 24, 2012: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Health and Government Operations

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Morhaim and McIntosh
    Entitled
    High Performance Buildings Act - Applicability to Recipients of State Aid
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations and Appropriations
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 733

    Status as of March 24, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Beitzel
    Entitled
    Public Utility Companies - Generating Stations - Wind
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 747

    Status as of April 3, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Beitzel
    Entitled
    Garrett County - County Commissioners - Wind Energy Conversion Systems
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Senate Rules
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 770

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 679

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Davis
    Entitled
    Public Service Commission - Electric Companies - New Generation Facilities and Customer Credits and the Electric Universal Service Program
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 781

    Status as of March 6, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Carr, Arora, Bobo, Braveboy, Burns, Cullison, Glass, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Harrison, Kaiser, A. Kelly, Kipke, Kramer, Lee, Love, McComas, A. Miller, B. Robinson, S. Robinson, Schuh, Stukes, and F. Turner
    Entitled
    Electricity and Gas Suppliers - Residential Electricity Supply Contracts - Information and Customer Relations
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 864

    Status as of April 7, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Stein, Clippinger, Barkley, Cardin, Feldman, Healey, Hucker, Jameson, Lafferty, Morhaim, and Ross
    Entitled
    Electricity - Community Energy-Generating Facilities and Net Energy Metering
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 913

    Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 283

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Davis
    Entitled
    Residential Multiple Occupancy Buildings - Master Meters - Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Services
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 935

    Status as of March 22, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Stein
    Entitled
    Real Property - Commercial Buildings - Energy Usage
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 940

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 607

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Stein, Bobo, Cane, Carr, Gilchrist, Holmes, Hucker, Morhaim, and Weir
    Entitled
    Maryland Building Performance Standards - Hotels - Mandatory Master Control Device
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 950

    Status as of March 19, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Barve, Conway, Gaines, and Kramer
    Entitled
    Renewable Portfolio Standard - Solar - Small Solar On-Site Generators and Solar Water Heating Systems
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 995

    Status as of April 7, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Niemann
    Entitled
    Maryland Energy Administration - Sustainable Energy Regulated Entity Financing Program
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 996

    Status as of March 24, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Mizeur, Jameson, and A. Miller
    Entitled
    Renewable Energy for All Act
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1011

    Status as of March 24, 2012: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Health and Government Operations

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Alston and Vallario
    Entitled
    Procurement - State Motor Vehicles - Purchase Requirement
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1088

    Status as of March 21, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Kramer, Arora, Barkley, Carr, Frick, Kipke, Luedtke, B. Robinson, Rudolph, Summers, and Valderrama
    Entitled
    Electricity and Gas - Energy Efficiency On-Bill Financing Program
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1186

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 557

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Jameson, Hucker, Afzali, Barkley, Barve, Beitzel, Carr, Eckardt, Elliott, Feldman, Jacobs, Krebs, Love, McComas, Murphy, Myers, Norman, Otto, Serafini, Stein, Stocksdale, and Wood
    Entitled
    Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Renewable Energy Credits - Geothermal Heating and Cooling
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Finance
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1187

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 584

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Jameson, Barkley, Barnes, Barve, Feldman, Hershey, Hucker, Kramer, Love, Minnick, Schuh, and Vaughn
    Entitled
    Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Solar Energy and Solar Water Heating Systems
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1204

    Status as of March 18, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Mizeur, Holmes, Bobo, Carr, Frick, Frush, Healey, Hubbard, Hucker, Luedtke, McHale, McIntosh, Morhaim, Niemann, Reznik, B. Robinson, S. Robinson, Stein, F. Turner, and Washington
    Entitled
    The Marcellus Shale Safe Drilling Study Fee and Performance Bond Act
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1237

    Status as of April 7, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Budget and Taxation

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Morhaim
    Entitled
    School Buildings - Solar Technology - Design Development Documents
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1260

    Status as of February 27, 2012: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Frush
    Entitled
    Clean Energy Loan Programs
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1279

    Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 335

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Malone and McHale
    Entitled
    Motor Vehicle Administration - Plug-In Vehicles - Disclosure of Personal Information
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Finance
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1280

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 632

    Sponsored By
    Delegates McHale, Malone, Haddaway-Riccio, and Jameson
    Entitled
    Public Utilities - Electric Vehicle Users and Charging Stations - Exclusions
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Finance
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1301

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 457

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Howard
    Entitled
    Sales and Use Tax - Machinery and Equipment - Energy Star Windows and Doors
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1315

    Status as of April 9, 2012: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Davis
    Entitled
    Public Service Commission - Reports - Ratepayer Impact Statements
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1331

    Status as of April 6, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Refuses to Recede

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Carr, Beidle, Bobo, Cane, Frush, Hucker, Luedtke, Niemann, Reznik, S. Robinson, Stein, and Weir
    Entitled
    Residential Property Sales - Disclosure of Utility Consumption
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1339

    Status as of April 6, 2012: Bill is in the House - Third Reading Passed

    Sponsored By
    Delegates McIntosh, Arora, Bobo, Cane, Cardin, Carr, Frush, Glenn, Hammen, Healey, Howard, Kramer, Lafferty, Lee, Luedtke, Stein, Summers, and Washington
    Entitled
    Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Renewable Energy Credits - Thermal Biomass Systems
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1410

    Status as of April 3, 2012: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Hucker
    Entitled
    Clean Energy Loan Programs - Private Lenders - Collection of Loan Payments
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1443

    Status as of April 9, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Stein
    Entitled
    Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Qualifying Thermal Biomass Systems
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 40

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 456

    Sponsored By
    Senators Astle and Garagiola
    Entitled
    Sales and Use Tax - Machinery and Equipment - Energy Star Windows and Doors
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 152

    Status as of April 6, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Third Reading Passed

    Sponsored By
    The President (By Request - Administration)
    Entitled
    Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act of 2012
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
    House: Appropriations and Ways and Means
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 222

    Status as of February 1, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation

    Sponsored By
    Senators Frosh, Brochin, Conway, Garagiola, Jones-Rodwell, King, Madaleno, Manno, McFadden, Peters, Pinsky, Raskin, Robey, Rosapepe, and Young
    Entitled
    High Performance Buildings Act - Applicability to Recipients of State Aid
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 235

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 446

    Sponsored By
    The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Garagiola, King, Madaleno, Manno, Rosapepe, and Benson
    Entitled
    Procurement - Investment Activities in Iran
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Health and Government Operations
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 237

    Status as of January 24, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Finance

    Sponsored By
    The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Ferguson, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, King, Madaleno, Manno, McFadden, Montgomery, Ramirez, Robey, and Rosapepe
    Entitled
    Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2012
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 340

    Status as of April 2, 2012: Bill is in the House - Referred to interim study

    Sponsored By
    Senator Raskin
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Stopping, Standing, and Parking - Plug-In Vehicles
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 373

    Status as of February 23, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Finance

    Sponsored By
    Senators Middleton and Klausmeier
    Entitled
    Gas and Electric Companies - Use of Trade Name or Trademark - Royalties
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 513

    Status as of March 12, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Shank
    Entitled
    State Finance and Procurement - Renewable Energy Resources - Lease of State Property
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs and Finance
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 595

    Status as of February 14, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Finance

    Sponsored By
    Senators Pinsky and Rosapepe
    Entitled
    Electricity - Community Energy-Generating Facilities and Net Energy Metering
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 638

    Status as of March 8, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Finance

    Sponsored By
    Senators Pipkin and Rosapepe
    Entitled
    Electricity Market - Goal of the State - Best Possible Price for Ratepayers Through Reregulation
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 651

    Status as of March 12, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Budget and Taxation

    Sponsored By
    Senators Ramirez, Ferguson, Forehand, Garagiola, Jones-Rodwell, Klausmeier, Manno, Montgomery, Rosapepe, and Stone
    Entitled
    Economic Development - Green Business Incentive Zones
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Budget and Taxation and Finance
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 652

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 556

    Sponsored By
    Senators Middleton, Young, Garagiola, Manno, Mathias, and Rosapepe
    Entitled
    Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Renewable Energy Credits - Geothermal Heating and Cooling
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: Economic Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 655

    Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 282

    Sponsored By
    Senators Klausmeier, Astle, Pugh, and Kittleman
    Entitled
    Residential Multiple Occupancy Buildings - Master Meters - Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Services
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 754

    Status as of February 27, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Finance

    Sponsored By
    Senator Young
    Entitled
    Electric Companies - Generation Request for Proposals - Expansion of Area
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 767

    Status as of April 4, 2012: Bill is in the House - Re-referred Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Senator Edwards
    Entitled
    Garrett County - County Commissioners - Wind Energy Conversion Systems
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 771

    Status as of February 27, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Finance

    Sponsored By
    Senator Edwards
    Entitled
    Public Utility Companies - Generating Stations - Wind
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 780

    Status as of March 15, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Finance

    Sponsored By
    Senator Pugh
    Entitled
    Electricity and Gas Suppliers - Residential Electricity Supply Contracts - Information and Customer Relations
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 791

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 583

    Sponsored By
    Senator Garagiola
    Entitled
    Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Solar Energy and Solar Water Heating Systems
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 796

    Status as of March 22, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Finance

    Sponsored By
    Senator Garagiola
    Entitled
    Renewable Portfolio Standard - Solar - Small Solar On-Site Generators and Solar Water Heating Systems
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 798

    Status as of February 8, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Frosh
    Entitled
    The Marcellus Shale Safe Drilling Study Fee
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 869

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 606

    Sponsored By
    Senator Conway
    Entitled
    Maryland Building Performance Standards - Hotels - Mandatory Master Control Device
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 929

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 624

    Sponsored By
    Senators Astle, Conway, Ferguson, Gladden, Klausmeier, Young, Zirkin, Mathias, Muse, and Pugh
    Entitled
    Electric Companies - Contact Voltage - Surveys and Mitigation - The Deanna Camille Green Act of 2012
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 968

    Status as of March 30, 2012: Bill is in the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

    Sponsored By
    Senator Conway
    Entitled
    Residential Property Sales - Disclosure of Utility Consumption
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: House Rules and Executive Nominations
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 997

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 631

    Sponsored By
    Senator Garagiola
    Entitled
    Public Utilities - Electric Vehicle Users and Charging Stations - Exclusions
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: Economic Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 998

    Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 334

    Sponsored By
    Senator Garagiola
    Entitled
    Motor Vehicle Administration - Plug-In Vehicles - Disclosure of Personal Information
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 1004

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 635

    Sponsored By
    Senator Middleton
    Entitled
    Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Renewable Energy Credits - Thermal Biomass Systems
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: Economic Matters