2007 Regular Session


File Code: Natural Resources - Generally Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 901
Sponsored By:
Delegates McIntosh, Beidle, Bobo, Bromwell, Bronrott, Cane, V. Clagett, Frush, Haynes, Healey, Holmes, Hubbard, Lafferty, Lawton, Love, Malone, Montgomery, Morhaim, Niemann, Rosenberg, Waldstreicher, Ali, Glenn, Hucker, Manno, and Stein
Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Green Fund


Establishing a Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Green Fund; prohibiting a local government from granting specified permits until a person pays an Impervious Surface Fee; establishing a fee for specified types of development; exempting specified projects; requiring the Comptroller to distribute the Fund to specified units of State government and the Chesapeake Bay Trust for specified purposes; establishing a Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Green Fund Oversight and Accountability Committee; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Re-referred Environmental Matters
Hearing 3/7 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Environmental Matters
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Floor Amendment (Delegate Shank) Rejected (36-99)
Floor Amendment (Delegate Schuh) Rejected (46-89)
Floor Amendment (Delegate Eckardt) Rejected (42-95)
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (96-41)
Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs & Budget and Taxation

Sponsored by:

Delegate Maggie McIntosh, District 43
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Eric M. Bromwell, District 8
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Virginia P. Clagett, District 30
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Cheryl Glenn, District 45
Delegate Keith E. Haynes, District 44
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Jane E. Lawton, District 18
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate James E. Malone, Jr., District 12A
Delegate Roger Manno, District 19
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Building Permits
Chesapeake Bay
Coastal Bays
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Conservation -see also- Soil Conservation
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Development Fees and Taxes
Environment, Department of
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Erosion -see also- Sediment Control; Shore Erosion
Fees -see also- Devt Fees and Taxes; Reimbursement Rates
Flood Control
Housing -see also- Apartments; Condominiums; Mobile Homes
Interstate Affairs
Local Government Mandates
Planning, Department of
Pollution -see also- Sediment Control
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
Soil Conservation
State Universities and Colleges
Zoning and Planning

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Natural Resources
( 8-2201 , 8-2202 , 8-2203 , 8-2204 , 8-2205 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 133620/01     Offered on: March 23, 2007   at: 4:45 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 243924/01     Offered on: March 23, 2007   at: 4:36 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 580717/02     Offered on: March 23, 2007   at: 4:21 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 603724/01     Offered on: March 23, 2007   at: 4:26 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 20, 2007: Floor Amendment (Shank) {603724/1 Rejected (36-99)
March 20, 2007: Floor Amendment (Schuh) {243924/1 Rejected (46-89)
March 20, 2007: Floor Amendment (Eckardt) {133620/1 Rejected (42-95)
March 21, 2007: Third Reading Passed (96-41)