2008 Regular Session


File Code: Utility Regulation Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 268
Sponsored By:
The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates McHale, Hecht, Mathias, Ali, Aumann, Barve, Bobo, Bronrott, Cardin, Carr, G. Clagett, Conway, Doory, Dumais, Eckardt, Elmore, Gilchrist, Haynes, Healey, Hixson, Howard, Hucker, James, Jones, Kaiser, Krebs, Lee, Love, Manno, Mizeur, Montgomery, Morhaim, Pena-Melnyk, Riley, Rosenberg, Shewell, Sophocleus, Stein, Tarrant, F. Turner, Burns, Feldman, Haddaway, Harrison, Kirk, and Krysiak
Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative - Maryland Strategic Energy Investment Program


Repealing the Maryland Renewable Energy Fund and establishing the Maryland Strategic Energy Investment Program in the Maryland Energy Administration; establishing the purpose of the Program; establishing the duties of the Administration under the Program; establishing the Maryland Strategic Energy Investment Fund; providing that the Fund is a special, nonlapsing fund not subject to a specified law; 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
Hearing 2/12 at 11:00 a.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Special Order 4/2 (Delegate O'Donnell) Adopted
Special Order after Special Order calendar (Delegate McHale) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Delegate O'Donnell)
Motion vote previous question (Delegate Minnick) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Delegate O'Donnell) Rejected (40-89)
Floor Amendment (Delegate Rudolph) Adopted (137-0)
Floor Amendment (Delegate O'Donnell) Rejected
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (112-29)
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (108-25)
Passed Enrolled
Senate Action
First Reading Senate Rules
Re-referred Finance
Hearing 4/5 at 11:00 a.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (30-17)
Action after passage in House and Senate
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 128

Sponsored by:

Speaker, The
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Susan L. M. Aumann, District 42
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr., District 10
Delegate Jon S. Cardin, District 11
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Galen R. Clagett, District 3A
Delegate Norman H. Conway, District 38B
Delegate Ann Marie Doory, District 43
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37B
Delegate D. Page Elmore, District 38A
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Jeannie Haddaway, District 37B
Delegate Hattie N. Harrison, District 45
Delegate Keith E. Haynes, District 44
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, District 20
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Mary-Dulany James, District 34A
Delegate Adrienne A. Jones, District 10
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Ruth M. Kirk, District 44
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Carolyn J. Krysiak, District 46
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate James N. Mathias, Jr., District 38B
Delegate Brian K. McHale, District 46
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Tanya T. Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Theodore Sophocleus, District 32
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Budgets -see also- Capital Budgets
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Conservation -see also- Soil Conservation
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Electronic Government
Energy Matters -see also- Fuel; Power Plants; Solar Energy
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Fees -see also- Devt Fees and Taxes; Reimbursement Rates
Loans -see also- Mortgages
Pollution -see also- Sediment Control
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Public Information
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
Social Services -see also- Welfare
Solar Energy
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 2-107 , 2-107 , 2-1002 )
Public Utility Companies
( 7-701 , 7-701 , 7-705 , 7-707 )
State Government
( 9-20B-12 , 9-20B-11 , 9-20B-10 , 9-20B-09 , 9-20B-08 , 9-20B-07 , 9-20B-06 , 9-20B-05 , 9-20B-04 , 9-20B-03 , 9-20B-02 , 9-20B-01 )


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: 183025/01     Offered on: April 2, 2008   at: 12:13 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 533425/01     Offered on: April 2, 2008   at: 12:25 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 763795/03     Offered on: April 1, 2008   at: 10:14 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 833194/01     Offered on: April 2, 2008   at: 12:22 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 417075/01     Offered on: April 7, 2008   at: 4:12 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 27, 2008: Floor Amendment (ODonnell) Rejected (40-89)
March 27, 2008: Floor Amendment (Rudolph) {833194/1 Adopted (137-0)
March 28, 2008: Third Reading Passed (112-29)
April 4, 2008: Third Reading Passed (108-25)
April 4, 2008: Third Reading Passed (30-17)