Codes, Standards & Legislation Committee


If you would like MBOA to follow legislation not listed below, please contact Patsy Warnick at Patsy.Warnick@montgomerycountymd.gov to have it added to the list. For more information visit: http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/mgawebsite/Search/Legislation


Maryland Legislation of interest:

May 23, 2022
State Bill # Summary Status
MD HB1 Constitutional Amendment - Cannabis - Adult Use and Possession 2022-04-09 / Passed
Assigned a chapter number, enactment subject to constitutional referendum - Chapter 45
MD HB11 Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard – Tier 1 Renewable Source – Alterations (Reclaim Renewable Energy Act of 2022) 2022-03-15 / Introduced
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MD HB12 Worcester County - Public Safety - Buildings Used for Agritourism 2022-04-12 / Passed
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 96
MD HB43 Department of General Services – Energy–Conserving Standards (Maryland Sustainable Buildings Act of 2022) 2022-03-17 / Engrossed
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MD HB58 Income Tax - Credit for Energy Efficiency Upgrades - Passive Houses 2022-01-04 / Introduced
To House Ways and Means Committee
MD HB61 Charter Counties - Enforcement of Local Building Performance Laws (Building Energy Performance Standards Act of 2022) 2022-01-10 / Introduced
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MD HB79 Courts - Prohibited Indemnity and Defense Liability Agreements 2022-01-07 / Introduced
To House Judiciary Committee
MD HB133 Environment - Sealant Products - Prohibitions (Safer Sealant Act of 2022) 2022-04-06 / Enrolled
Passed Enrolled
MD HB156 Local Governments – Urban Agricultural Incentive Zones – Authorization 2022-03-22 / Engrossed
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MD HB157 Vehicle Laws - Plug-In Electric Drive Vehicles - Reserved Parking Spaces 2022-05-16 / Passed
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 418
MD HB171 Climate Crisis and Environmental Justice Act 2022-02-10 / Introduced
To House Economic Matters Committee
MD HB179 Workgroup on Food Environments 2022-03-22 / Engrossed
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MD HB246 Open Meetings Act - Notices and Closed Sessions - Retention Periods and Online Posting 2022-05-16 / Passed
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 345
MD HB248 Legionnaires' Disease Prevention Act 2022-01-19 / Introduced
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MD HB250 Private Well Safety Act of 2022 2022-04-11 / Engrossed
Motion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Hester) Adopted
MD HB257 Residential Elevators - Inspections 2022-03-01 / Introduced
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MD HB303 Public Safety - Maryland Swimming Pool and Spa Standards - Adoption 2022-04-11 / Enrolled
Passed Enrolled
MD HB361 Mold Inspections and Remediation - Standards, Reporting, Penalties, and Tax Credit 2022-03-18 / Introduced
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MD HB401 Prince George's County - Cooperative Housing Corporations, Condominiums, and Homeowners Associations - Reserve Studies PG 403- 22 2022-03-15 / Engrossed
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MD HB705 Land Use - Reporting - Annual Reports and Development of New Housing 2022-03-07 / Introduced
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MD HB806 Building Standards and Emissions Reductions – High Performance, State, and Local Government Buildings, State Operations, and Eligible Projects 2022-02-09 / Introduced
To House Appropriations Committee
MD HB818 Electricity - Community Solar Energy Generation - Consolidated Billing 2022-03-22 / Engrossed
To Senate Finance Committee
MD HB834 On–Site Sewage Disposal Systems – Outreach and Education (Septic Awareness Act of 2022) 2022-03-22 / Engrossed
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MD HB835 Retail Service Stations – New Construction – Setbacks and Electric Charging Stations 2022-03-17 / Introduced
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MD HB869 Wetlands and Waterways Program Division - Permitting for Ecological Restoration Projects - Required Study 2022-05-16 / Passed
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 465
MD HB880 Environment - Impact of Actions on Climate, Labor, and Environmental Justice 2022-02-14 / Introduced
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MD HB1052 Public Safety - Natural Gas and Liquefied Propane Piping Systems - Construction Requirements (Flynn and Laird Act) 2022-04-21 / Passed
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 140
MD HB1068 Local Health Departments, Environmental Health Specialists, and On-Site Sewage Disposal Systems - Systems Standards, Regulations, Applications, and Funding 2022-02-11 / Introduced
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MD HB1146 Residential Construction - Electric Vehicle Charging 2022-02-14 / Introduced
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MD SB3 Facilities - Disabilities, Juveniles, Behavioral Health, and Health Care - Plans 2022-04-09 / Enrolled
Passed Enrolled
MD SB10 Workers' Compensation - COVID-19 Occupational Disease Presumption 2022-02-11 / Introduced
To Senate Finance Committee
MD SB32 Worcester County – Public Safety – Buildings Used for Agritourism 2022-04-12 / Passed
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 97
MD SB34 Residential Elevators - Inspections 2022-01-14 / Introduced
To Senate Finance Committee
MD SB45 Income Tax - Credit for Energy Efficiency Upgrades - Passive Houses 2022-01-07 / Introduced
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MD SB64 Beach Erosion Control District - State- and City-Owned Structures 2022-05-16 / Passed
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 474
MD SB81 Charter Counties - Enforcement of Local Building Performance Laws (Building Energy Performance Standards Act of 2022) 2022-02-22 / Engrossed
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MD SB110 Electricity - Community Solar Energy Generating Systems - Generating Capacity 2022-01-21 / Introduced
To Senate Finance Committee
MD SB113 Environmental Health Specialists and On–Site Sewage Disposal Systems
– Transfer of Responsibilities and Standards, Regulations, Applications, and Plans
2022-01-20 / Introduced
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MD SB135 Climate Crisis and Environmental Justice Act 2022-01-31 / Introduced
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MD SB146 Vehicle Laws - Plug-In Electric Drive Vehicles - Reserved Parking Spaces 2022-05-16 / Passed
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 417
MD SB161 Courts - Prohibited Indemnity and Defense Liability Agreements 2022-03-16 / Engrossed
To House Judiciary Committee
MD SB273 Environment – PFAS Chemicals – Prohibitions and Requirements (George “Walter” Taylor Act) 2022-04-21 / Passed
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 139
MD SB528 Climate Solutions Now Act of 2022 2022-04-09 / Passed
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 38
MD SB604 Maryland Electricians Act – Revisions 2022-04-11 / Enrolled
Returned Passed
MD SB627 State Building Code - Electric Vehicles 2022-02-03 / Introduced
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MD SB871 Accessory Dwelling Unit Authorization and Promotion Act 2022-02-11 / Introduced
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee