2008 Regular Session


File Code: Taxes - Miscellaneous Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 377
Sponsored By:
The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators King, Garagiola, Madaleno, Forehand, Frosh, Lenett, Pinsky, and Rosapepe
Solar and Geothermal Tax Incentive and Grant Program


Altering the grant amounts awarded under the Solar Energy Grant Program and the Geothermal Heat Pump Grant Program in the Maryland Energy Administration; authorizing the Administration to adjust the grant amounts under the programs under specified circumstances; exempting from the sales and use tax a sale of specified geothermal equipment and solar energy equipment; exempting from the State and local property tax specified geothermal property and solar energy property; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Budget and Taxation & Finance
Hearing 2/6 at 1:00 p.m. (Budget and Taxation)
Hearing 2/6 at 1:00 p.m. (Finance)
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

President, The
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Brian E. Frosh, District 16
Senator Rob Garagiola, District 15
Senator Nancy J. King, District 39
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Paul G. Pinsky, District 22
Senator Jim Rosapepe, District 21

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Energy Matters -see also- Fuel; Power Plants; Solar Energy
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Heating and Cooling
Property Tax
Sales and Use Tax
Solar Energy

Bill affects the following Statutes:

State Government
( 9-2007 , 9-2008 )
Tax - General
( 11-230 )
Tax - Property
( 7-242 , 7-308 )


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