2010 Regular Session


File Code: Utility Regulation Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 827
Sponsored By:
Senators Middleton, Colburn, DeGrange, Garagiola, Kelley, Kramer, Lenett, and Madaleno
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.
Senate Action
First Reading Finance & Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 3/9 at 1:00 p.m. (Finance)
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Thomas M. Middleton, District 28
Senator Richard F. Colburn, District 37
Senator James E. DeGrange, Sr., District 32
Senator Rob Garagiola, District 15
Senator Delores G. Kelley, District 10
Senator Rona E. Kramer, District 14
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18

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 , 10-304.2 )
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