2012 Regular Session


File Code: Environment Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 236
Sponsored By:
The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Bobo, Carr, Feldman, Frush, Gaines, Glenn, Hucker, Lafferty, McIntosh, Niemann, S. Robinson, and Rosenberg
Sustainable Growth and Agricultural Preservation Act of 2012


Altering the contents of a specified element that is required in a specified plan; prohibiting the approval of a residential major subdivision if a local jurisdiction has established specified tiers unless a planning board reviews and recommends the approval under specified circumstances; prohibiting the Department of the Environment from approving a major residential subdivision under specified circumstances on or before a specified date; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 2/15 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Speaker, The
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Tawanna P. Gaines, District 22
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Maggie McIntosh, District 43
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Shane Robinson, District 39
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Environment, Department of
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Land Records -see also- Deeds
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Local Government Mandates
Maps and Charts
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Planning, Department of
Pollution -see also- Sediment Control
Public Information
Rules and Regulations
Zoning and Planning

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Article - 66B Land Use
( 1.00 , 1.03 , 1.04 , 1.05 , 3.05 )
( 9-206 , 9-206 , 9-1110 )
Land Use
( 1-401 , 1-405 , 1-407 , 3-101 , 3-103 , 5-104 )


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