2009 Regular Session


File Code: Utility Regulation Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 555
Sponsored By:
Delegates Hubbard, Barnes, V. Clagett, Frush, and Wood
Biomass and Biofuels - In-State Production Incentives


Altering provisions relating to net energy metering to allow eligible customer generators generating electricity from cellulosic feedstock to recover accrued generation credit for electricity fed back to the grid; prohibiting a person from selling or offering for sale diesel fuel in the State more than 1 year after the in-State production levels of cellulosic biofuel and biodiesel reach specified levels unless the diesel fuel contains a specified percentage of biodiesel; 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
Re-referred Economic Matters
Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Virginia P. Clagett, District 30
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate John F. Wood, Jr., District 29A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Agriculture, Department of
Energy Matters -see also- Fuel; Power Plants; Solar Energy
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Fuel -see also- Coal
Maryland Register
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Transportation, Department of
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Business Regulation
( 10-101 , 10-304.2 )
Public Utility Companies
( 7-306 )


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