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Original
Chamber
1st
Reading
Referral
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2nd
Reading
3rd
Reading
Opposite
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1st
Reading
Referral
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2nd
Reading
3rd
Reading
Review in
Original Chamber
Passed Both
Chambers
Conf. Cmte
(if necessary)
To Governor
Title
Constitutional Amendment - Environmental Rights
Sponsored by
Delegates Stewart, Acevero, Boyce, Cardin, Charkoudian, Hettleman, Hill, Korman, Lehman, R. Lewis, Lierman, Moon, Palakovich Carr, Solomon, Stein, Terrasa, Turner, Wells, and P. Young
Status
In the House - Withdrawn by Sponsor
Analysis
Fiscal and Policy Note
Synopsis
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to establish that every person has the right to a certain clean and healthy environment; establishing that every person has the right to intervene in an action brought by the State or a political subdivision of the State to protect certain rights; prohibiting the State or a political subdivision of the State from causing diminution of or degradation to the State's natural resources; submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State for their adoption or rejection; etc.
Committee Testimony
Details
Constitutional Bill
Bill File Type: Regular
Contingency - on a referendum
Legislation History
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
1/27/2020
Legislative Date
1/27/2020
Action
First Reading Environment and Transportation
Proceedings
Chamber
Calendar Date
Legislative Date
Action
Text - First - Constitutional Amendment - Environmental Rights
Proceedings
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
1/28/2020
Legislative Date
1/28/2020
Action
Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
Proceedings
Chamber
Calendar Date
Legislative Date
Action
Vote - House - Committee - Environment and Transportation
Proceedings
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Chamber
House
Calendar Date
3/06/2020
Legislative Date
3/06/2020
Action
Withdrawn by Sponsor
Proceedings
Chamber Calendar Date Legislative Date Action Proceedings
House 1/27/2020 1/27/2020 First Reading Environment and Transportation
Text - First - Constitutional Amendment - Environmental Rights
House 1/28/2020 1/28/2020 Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
Vote - House - Committee - Environment and Transportation Click to view Recorded Media
House 3/06/2020 3/06/2020 Withdrawn by Sponsor
Last Updated: 9/22/2020 1:53 PM
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