2010 Regular Session


File Code: Utility Regulation Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 569
Sponsored By:
Delegates Hubbard, Barnes, Barve, Beidle, Bobo, Bohanan, Bronrott, Cardin, Carr, V. Clagett, Eckardt, Frush, Hecht, Hucker, Jameson, Krysiak, Kullen, Lafferty, Levy, Love, Morhaim, Niemann, O'Donnell, Ross, Schuh, Sossi, Stein, Taylor, 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; requiring, on or after specified dates and after a specified certification, that specified percentages of the total diesel sold by volume in the State be biodiesel produced from feedstock grown in the United States; requiring the Comptroller to adopt regulations; 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 Economic Matters
Hearing 3/2 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate John L. Bohanan, Jr., District 29B
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Jon S. Cardin, District 11
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Virginia P. Clagett, District 30
Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37B
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Sally Jameson, District 28
Delegate Carolyn J. Krysiak, District 46
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Murray D. Levy, District 28
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Anthony J. O'Donnell, District 29C
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Steven R. Schuh, District 31
Delegate Richard A. Sossi, District 36
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14
Delegate John F. Wood, Jr., District 29A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Agriculture, Department of
Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Alternative Energy Sources
Energy Matters -see also- Alt Energy Res; Fuel; Power Plants
Fuel -see also- Coal
Maryland Register
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Rules and Regulations
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Business Regulation
( 10-101 , 10-101 , 10-101 , 10-101 , 10-304.1 )
Public Utility Companies
( 7-306 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Economic Matters