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Legislative Review 2012
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by Sarah Peters | 2012


 

Bill # and Name

House Action

Senate Action

Final Action

Energy Bills

 

 

 

SB 791 (RPS Standard - Solar Energy and Solar Water Heating Systems)

Passed

Passed

Bill Passed

HB 864/SB 595 (Community Energy-Generating Facilities and Net Energy Metering)

Unfavorable vote in Economic Matters committee

No Action

Bill Failed

HB 441/SB 237 (Offshore Wind)

Passed

No Action

Bill Failed - stuck in Senate Finance Committee

Water Bills

 

 

 

HB 987/SB 614 (Stormwater Management)

Passed

Passed

Bill Passed

HB 446/SB 240 (Bay Restoration Fund)

Passed

Passed

Bill Passed

HB 445/SB 236 (Sustainable Growth and Agricultural Preservation Act )

Passed

Passed (significant amendments)

Bill Passed (significant amendments)

Fracking Bills

 

 

 

HB 1204/SB 798 (Marcellus Shale Safe Drilling Study Fee and Performance Bond Act)    

Passed

No vote in Environment committee

Bill Failed

HB 296 (Hydraulic Fracturing Wastewater)

Unfavorable Report

Not introduced in the Senate

Bill Failed

HB 1123/SB 636 (Contamination from shale gas drilling)

Passed

Passed with amendments

Bill Passed with amendments

Recycling Bills

 

 

                     

HB 895 (PG County - Authority to Impose Fees for Use of Disposable Bags)

Unfavorable vote in Environmental Matters committee

No Action

Bill Failed

HB 929 (Recycling Rates and Waste Diversion - Statewide Goals)

Passed

Passed

Bill Passed

HB 1247/SB 511 (Community Cleanup and Greening Act – “Bag fee”)

No Action

No Action

Bill Failed

HB 1/SB 208 (Recycling - Apartment Buildings and Condominiums)

Passed

Passed

Bill Passed

Misc Bills

 

 

 

HB 167/ SB 207 (Commercial Feed - Arsenic Prohibition)

Passed

Passed

Bill Passed

 

Thanks to Sarah Peters for compiling the table.

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