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Original
Chamber
1st
Reading
Referral
to Cmte
2nd
Reading
3rd
Reading
Opposite
Chamber
1st
Reading
Referral
to Cmte
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 W. Fisher, Stewart, Acevero, Boyce, Cardin, Carr, Charkoudian, Charles, Ebersole, Feldmark, Foley, Guyton, Henson, Howell, Kelly, Lehman, J. Lewis, Lopez, Moon, Palakovich Carr, Ruth, Sample-Hughes, Shetty, Smith, Solomon, Terrasa, Toles, Wilkins, and Williams
Status
In the House - Hearing 2/23 at 1:00 p.m.
Analysis
Fiscal and Policy Note
Synopsis
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Maryland to establish that every person has the fundamental and inalienable right to a healthful and sustainable environment; and requiring the State to serve as the trustee of the State's natural resources, including the air, land, water, wildlife, and ecosystems of the State, and to conserve, protect, and enhance the State's natural resources for the benefit of every person, including present and future generations.
Committee Testimony
Details
Constitutional Bill
Cross-filed with: SB0783
Bill File Type: Regular
Contingency - on a referendum
Legislation History
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
1/31/2022
Legislative Date
1/31/2022
Action
First Reading Environment and Transportation
Proceedings
Chamber
Calendar Date
Legislative Date
Action
Text - First - Constitutional Amendment - Environmental Rights
Proceedings
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
2/04/2022
Legislative Date
2/04/2022
Action
Hearing 2/23 at 1:00 p.m.
Proceedings
Chamber Calendar Date Legislative Date Action Proceedings
House 1/31/2022 1/31/2022 First Reading Environment and Transportation
Text - First - Constitutional Amendment - Environmental Rights
House 2/04/2022 2/04/2022 Hearing 2/23 at 1:00 p.m.
Last Updated: 7/8/2022 2:21 PM
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