2009 Regular Session


File Code: Transportation - Highways Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 476
Sponsored By:
Delegates Sossi and Smigiel
Transportation - Chesapeake Bay Bridge Crossing - Environmental Impact Study for a Third Span


Explicitly stating the power of the Maryland Transportation Authority to conduct or coordinate a study of the environmental impact of a proposed transportation facility; requiring the Transportation Authority, in collaboration with specified other agencies, to commence the process, on or before a specified date, to conduct and complete an Environmental Impact Study for a third crossing of the Chesapeake Bay; and requiring that the Environmental Impact Study be for a span at a specified location.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Richard A. Sossi, District 36
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Bridges and Tunnels
Chesapeake Bay
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Transportation -see also- Aircraft; Airports; Boats; etc

Bill affects the following Statute:

( 4-205 )


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