2009 Regular Session


File Code: Local Government - Generally
Sponsored By:
Delegates Hecht, Barkley, Braveboy, Burns, Feldman, Haddaway, Harrison, Impallaria, Jameson, King, Kirk, Krysiak, Love, Manno, Mathias, McHale, Minnick, Rudolph, Stifler, Taylor, Vaughn, and Walkup
Clean Energy Loan Programs


Authorizing political subdivisions to enact an ordinance or a resolution establishing a Clean Energy Loan Program for a specified purpose; requiring the Clean Energy Loan Program to require a property owner to repay a specified loan through a surcharge on the owner's property tax bill; limiting the amount of the surcharge; providing that a person who acquires property subject to a specified surcharge assumes the obligation to pay the surcharge; etc.

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 House Rules and Executive Nominations
Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (Delegate Hecht) Adopted (123-0)
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations
Re-referred Economic Matters
Hearing 4/1 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 3/27 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (135-0)
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (135-0)
Passed Enrolled
Senate Action
First Reading Senate Rules
Re-referred Finance & Budget and Taxation
Hearing 4/9 at 1:00 p.m. (Finance)
Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Motion Special Order later today (Senator Greenip) Rejected
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (45-2)
Action after passage in House and Senate
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 743

Sponsored by:

Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Aisha N. Braveboy, District 25
Delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr., District 10
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Jeannie Haddaway, District 37B
Delegate Hattie N. Harrison, District 45
Delegate Rick Impallaria, District 7
Delegate Sally Jameson, District 28
Delegate James J. King, District 33A
Delegate Ruth M. Kirk, District 44
Delegate Carolyn J. Krysiak, District 46
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 Joseph J. Minnick, District 6
Delegate David D. Rudolph, District 34B
Delegate Donna Stifler, District 35A
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14
Delegate Michael L. Vaughn, District 24
Delegate Mary Roe Walkup, District 36

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Bonds -see also- County & Baltimore City Bonds; State Bonds.
Conservation -see also- Soil Conservation
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
County and Baltimore City Bonds
Energy Matters -see also- Fuel; Power Plants; Solar Energy
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Laws and Ordinances -see also- Pub Local Laws; Uniform Laws.
Liens -see also- Mechanics` Liens
Loans -see also- Mortgages
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Property Tax
Real Property
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees & Taxes; specific tax.

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Article - 24 Political Subdivisions - Miscellaneous Provisions
( 9-1501 , 9-1502 , 9-1503 , 9-1504 , 9-1505 , 9-1506 , 9-1507 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Attorney General Letter (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 303999/01     Offered on: April 3, 2009   at: 11:31 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 237079/01     Offered on: April 13, 2009   at: 1:15 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 16, 2009: Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (Hecht) Adopted (123-0)
March 31, 2009: Third Reading Passed (135-0)
April 10, 2009: Third Reading Passed (135-0)
April 9, 2009: Third Reading Passed (45-2)