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Original
Chamber
1st
Reading
Referral
to Cmte
2nd
Reading
3rd
Reading
Opposite
Chamber
1st
Reading
Referral
to Cmte
2nd
Reading
3rd
Reading
Review in
Original Chamber
Passed Both
Chambers
Conf. Cmte
(if necessary)
To Governor
Title
Constitutional Amendment - Environmental Rights
Sponsored by
Senators Smith, Jackson, Guzzone, Beidle, Carter, Elfreth, Feldman, Kelley, Watson, Waldstreicher, Young, Washington, Lee, Lam, Kramer, and Hettleman
Status
In the Senate - Hearing 3/09 at 1:00 p.m. (Judicial Proceedings)
Analysis
Fiscal and Policy Note
Synopsis
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Maryland to establish that every person has the fundamental and inalienable right to a healthful and sustainable environment; and requiring the State to serve as the trustee of the State's natural resources, including the air, land, water, wildlife, and ecosystems of the State, and to conserve, protect, and enhance the State's natural resources for the benefit of every person, including present and future generations.
Committee Testimony
Details
Constitutional Bill
Cross-filed with: HB0596
Bill File Type: Regular
Contingency - on a referendum
Legislation History
Chamber
Senate
Calendar Date
2/07/2022
Legislative Date
2/07/2022
Action
First Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Proceedings
Chamber
Calendar Date
Legislative Date
Action
Text - First - Constitutional Amendment - Environmental Rights
Proceedings
Chamber
Senate
Calendar Date
2/09/2022
Legislative Date
2/09/2022
Action
Reassigned to Judicial Proceedings Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Proceedings
21 Click to view Recorded Media
Chamber
Senate
Calendar Date
2/14/2022
Legislative Date
2/14/2022
Action
Hearing 3/09 at 1:00 p.m. (Judicial Proceedings)
Proceedings
Chamber Calendar Date Legislative Date Action Proceedings
Senate 2/07/2022 2/07/2022 First Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Text - First - Constitutional Amendment - Environmental Rights
Senate 2/09/2022 2/09/2022 Reassigned to Judicial Proceedings Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs 21 Click to view Recorded Media
Senate 2/14/2022 2/14/2022 Hearing 3/09 at 1:00 p.m. (Judicial Proceedings)
Last Updated: 3/10/2022 3:25 PM
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