2008 Regular Session


File Code: Environment Prior Year Introduction As: HB 890/07 - ECM & ENV Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 309
Sponsored By:
Delegates Barve, Ali, Anderson, Barkley, Barnes, Bobo, Branch, Bromwell, Bronrott, Cardin, Carr, G. Clagett, Doory, Dumais, Feldman, Frick, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Heller, Hixson, Holmes, Hubbard, Hucker, Ivey, James, Jones, Kaiser, Kullen, Lafferty, Lee, Manno, Mizeur, Montgomery, Morhaim, Nathan-Pulliam, Niemann, Pendergrass, Ramirez, Reznik, Rice, Rosenberg, Ross, Schuler, Simmons, Stein, Taylor, F. Turner, Waldstreicher, and Walker
Global Warming Solutions - Reductions in Greenhouse Gases


Authorizing specified moneys to be paid into, and expanding the permissible uses of, the Maryland Clean Air Fund; requiring the Department of the Environment to adopt regulations to require specified reductions in greenhouse gas emissions by specified years; requiring the Department to publish specified lists of greenhouse gas reduction measures and a final plan, and to adopt regulations in order to implement these measures; creating the Office of Climate Change within the Department and specifying its duties; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Economic Matters & Environmental Matters
Hearing 2/29 at 12:00 p.m. (Economic Matters)
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Talmadge Branch, District 45
Delegate Eric M. Bromwell, District 8
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Jon S. Cardin, District 11
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Galen R. Clagett, District 3A
Delegate Ann Marie Doory, District 43
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate C. William Frick, District 16
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Guy Guzzone, District 13
Delegate Henry B. Heller, District 19
Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, District 20
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Mary-Dulany James, District 34A
Delegate Adrienne A. Jones, District 10
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
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 Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, District 13
Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Todd Schuler, District 8
Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18
Delegate Jay Walker, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Conservation -see also- Soil Conservation
Energy Matters -see also- Fuel; Power Plants; Solar Energy
Environment, Department of
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Fees -see also- Devt Fees and Taxes; Reimbursement Rates
Fuel -see also- Coal
Hazardous and Toxic Substances -see also- Asbestos; Radiatn.
Health -see also- Mental Health
Interstate Affairs
Investments -see also- Securities
Local Government Mandates
Pollution -see also- Sediment Control
Power Plants
Publications -see also- Maryland Register
Public Information
Public Service Commission
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
Solar Energy
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 2-107 , 2-1201 , 2-1202 , 2-1203 , 2-1204 , 2-1205 , 2-1206 , 2-1207 , 2-1208 , 2-1209 , 2-1210 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered