2009 Regular Session


File Code: Local Government - Generally Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 878
Sponsored By:
Delegates Lafferty, Ali, Barkley, Beidle, Bobo, Bronrott, Cane, Carr, V. Clagett, Conway, Costa, Frush, Gaines, Guzzone, Heller, Holmes, Hubbard, Hucker, Kullen, Manno, McHale, McIntosh, Mizeur, Montgomery, Morhaim, Niemann, Rosenberg, and Weir
Smart Growth - Visions and Performance Standards


Altering the visions for land use plans; establishing performance standards to measure the achievement of the visions; requiring a plan to enable a local jurisdiction to meet specified performance standards on or before October 1, 2018; requiring a local jurisdiction to demonstrate to the Department of Planning by October 1, 2012, that the plan will achieve the performance standards by October 1, 2018; 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 Environmental Matters
Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Virginia P. Clagett, District 30
Delegate Norman H. Conway, District 38B
Delegate Robert A. Costa, District 33B
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Tawanna P. Gaines, District 22
Delegate Guy Guzzone, District 13
Delegate Henry B. Heller, District 19
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate Brian K. McHale, District 46
Delegate Maggie McIntosh, District 43
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Michael H. Weir, Jr., District 6

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Administrative Hearings, Office of
Building Permits
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Conservation -see also- Soil Conservation
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Environment, Department of
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Flood Control
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers` Licenses
Local Government Mandates
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Planning, Department of
Rules and Regulations
Zoning and Planning

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 4-103 , 4-204 , 9-324 )
Article - 66B Land Use
( 1.00 , 1.00 , 1.00 , 1.01 , 3.05 , 3.05 , 3.05 , 3.05 , 3.07 , 3.07.1 , 3.09 , 4.03 )
State Finance and Procurement
( 5-7A-01 , 5-7A-02 , 5-7B-08 )


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