2011 Regular Session


File Code: Transportation - Highways Prior Year Introduction As: SB 648/10 - FIN
Sponsored By:
Senators Pipkin and Astle
Transportation - Chesapeake Bay Bridge Crossing - Environmental Impact Study for a Third Span


Explicitly stating the power of the Maryland Transportation Authority to conduct or coordinate a study of the environmental impact of a proposed transportation facility; requiring the Transportation Authority, in collaboration with specified other agencies, to commence the process, on or before January 1, 2012, to conduct and complete an Environmental Impact Study for a third crossing of the Chesapeake Bay; and requiring that the Environmental Impact Study be for a span at a specified location.

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
Hearing 2/17 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator E. J. Pipkin, District 36
Senator John C. Astle, District 30

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Bridges and Tunnels
Chesapeake Bay
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Transportation -see also- Aircraft; Airports; Boats; etc

Bill affects the following Statute:

( 4-205 )


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