2007 Regular Session


File Code: Natural Resources - Generally Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 1220
Sponsored By:
Senators Conway, Frosh, and Pinsky
Chesapeake Bay Green Fund


Establishing a Chesapeake Bay Green Fund; prohibiting a local government from granting specified permits until a person pays an Impervious Surface Fee; establishing a fee for development inside or outside specified areas; exempting specified projects; prohibiting money in the Fund from reverting or being transferred to the General Fund; requiring the Comptroller to distribute the Fund to specified units of State government and the Chesapeake Bay Trust; establishing a Chesapeake Bay Green Fund Oversight and Accountability Committee; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Senate Action
First Reading Senate Rules
Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs & Budget and Taxation
Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Joan Carter Conway, District 43
Senator Brian E. Frosh, District 16
Senator Paul G. Pinsky, District 22

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Building Permits
Chesapeake Bay
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
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
Pollution -see also- Sediment Control
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
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: None offered