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HB 259 Environmental Health Monitoring and Testing - Reimbursement of Costs

 

Authorizing the Department of the Environment to factor in costs incurred by a county in conducting specified environmental health monitoring or testing; requiring the Department to reimburse a county from the Maryland Clean Water Fund for specified costs; limiting reimbursement to specified circumstances and specified amounts; requiring the Department to use the Maryland Clean Water Fund for the reimbursement of counties for specified environmental health monitoring or testing costs; etc.

 

Status: Passed in the House, Senate and was approved by the Governor, Spring 2009.

CF position: Supports

 

Link: http://mlis.state.md.us/2009rs/billfile/hb0259.htm

 

 

HB 128 Disposal of Coal Combustion Byproducts

 

Requiring a permit to install, materially alter, or materially extend a coal combustion byproduct disposal facility; prohibiting the Secretary of the Department of the Environment from issuing a permit to install, materially alter, or materially extend a site for the disposal of coal combustion byproducts unless requirements have been met in a specified sequence and the Department of the Environment has received a specified written statement; etc.

 

Status: First Reading Environmental Matters Hearing took place

on 2/4 at 1:00 p.m.

 

CF position: Support with amendments

 

Link:

http://mlis.state.md.us/2009rs/billfile/HB0128.htm

 

 

 

 

HB 804 Coal Combustion By-Product Disposal Facilities

Requiring a person to obtain a specified permit for a proposed coal combustion by-product disposal facility; prohibiting a person from installing, materially altering, or materially extending a coal combustion by-product disposal facility except in accordance with a specified permit establishing application requirements; authorizing the Secretary to deny a specified permit based on the results of specified tests; etc.

 

Status: Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.

               On 2/26, Hearing cancelled

               3/2 Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters Withdrawn

 

CF position: support with amendments

 

Link:

http://mlis.state.md.us/2009rs/billfile/hb0804.htm

 

 

 

HB1305 Coal Combustion Byproducts - Department Regulations - Transport and Beneficial Use

 

Requiring the Department of the Environment to adopt regulations regarding the transportation and permissible beneficial uses of coal combustion byproducts by a specified date.

 

Status: Passed in the House, Senate and was approved by the Governor, Spring 2009.

 

Link: 

http://mlis.state.md.us/2009rs/billfile/hb1305.htm

 

 

HB 1310 State Government - Access to Public Records - Photographs

 

Requiring the custodian of a public record to give applicants access to the public record to make a photograph if the applicant chooses to make a photograph of the public record instead of receiving a copy or printout.

Status: First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

           on 2/16 

           3/2 Re-referred Health and Government Operations

           Hearing on 3/24 at 1:00 p.m.

  3/28 - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations

Link: 

http://mlis.state.md.us/2009rs/billfile/hb1310.htm

 

 

 

HB 1556 Environment - Coal Combustion By-Products - Fees

 

Establishing a fund for the management of specified coal combustion by-products; authorizing the Department of the Environment to establish and collect specified fees; requiring the Department to consider specified factors in establishing fees; requiring fees to be paid into the Fund and used for specified purposes; requiring the Department to reduce fees under specified circumstances; requiring the Department annually to submit a Fund report to the General Assembly and to adopt specified regulations; etc.

 

Status: Passed in the House, Senate and was approved by the Governor, Spring 2009.

Link: 

http://mlis.state.md.us/2009rs/billfile/hb1556.htm

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