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2009 Regular Session


File Code: Local Government - Generally Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 280
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
Smart, Green, and Growing - Smart and Sustainable Growth Act of 2009


Defining the term "consistency" as applicable to the adoption of ordinances or regulations by a local jurisdiction and the exercise by specified governmental entities of land use, ordinances and regulations, water and sewer plan review, growth allocation, and annexation powers to clarify consistency under specified circumstances; altering the applicability of specified land use provisions to specified local jurisdictions; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Environmental Matters
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Floor Committee Amendment Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (122-16)
Returned Passed
Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Favorable Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
Action after passage in House and Senate
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 181

Sponsored by:

Speaker, The
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Virginia P. Clagett, District 30
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Tawanna P. Gaines, District 22
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Appeals -see also- Judicial Review
Chesapeake Bay
Coastal Bays
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Conservation -see also- Soil Conservation
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Electronic Government
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Laws and Ordinances -see also- Pub Local Laws; Uniform Laws.
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Planning, Department of
Rules and Regulations
Zoning and Planning

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Article - 66B Land Use
( 1.00 , 1.00 , 1.01 , 1.02 , 1.02 , 1.03 , 1.04 , 1.04 , 2.13 , 3.01 , 3.02 , 4.07 , 4.09 )
Natural Resources
( 8-1808.1 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 890613/01     Offered on: March 24, 2009   at: 10:23 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 890710/01     Offered on: March 24, 2009   at: 10:24 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 22, 2009: Third Reading Passed (122-16)
April 4, 2009: Third Reading Passed (47-0)
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