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SB 0129 - Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation - Easements
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Sponsor: Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Com, Chair
Last Action: 5/2/2012 - Approved by the Governor - - Chapter 180
Senate Committee: Senate Committee on Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
House Committee: House Committee on Environmental Matters
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BILL INFO-2012 Regular Session-SB 129
2012 Regular Session

SENATE BILL 129

File Code: Agriculture
Sponsored By:
Chair, Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee (By Request - Departmental - Agriculture)
Entitled:
Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation - Easements

Synopsis:

Repealing obsolete language relating to agricultural districts and agricultural land preservation easements; requiring specified information in specified applications; altering notice requirements; clarifying the process and requirements for the application, approval, and acquisition of agricultural preservation easements; repealing specified deadlines; authorizing the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation to assign specified district agreements to the governing body of a county under specified circumstances; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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Senate Action
1/18
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
1/19
Hearing 2/7 at 1:00 p.m.
2/13
Favorable Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
2/14
Favorable
Special Order until 2/15 (Senator Getty) Adopted
2/15
Favorable
Special Order until 2/21 (Senator Pipkin) Adopted
2/21
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
2/22
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
3/31

Senate Concur - House Amendment
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
Passed Enrolled
House Action
2/24
First Reading Environmental Matters
3/12
Hearing 3/28 at 1:00 p.m.
4/4
Favorable with Amendments Report by Environmental Matters
3/30
Favorable with Amendments {410711/1 Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
3/31
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (135-3)
Action after passage in Senate and House
5/2
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 180

Sponsored by:

Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Com, Chair
Departmental
Agriculture, Department of

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Conservation -see also- Soil Conservation
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Easements
Farmland
Forms
Hearings
Notices
Zoning and Planning

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Agriculture
( 2-509 , 2-510 , 2-513 , 2-513.1 )

Documents

All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments:
House
Number: 410711/01     Offered on: April 4, 2012   at: 12:21 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
Senate
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
House
Environmental Matters
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
Senate
February 22, 2012: Third Reading Passed (46-0)
March 31, 2012: Third Reading Passed (45-0)
House
March 31, 2012: Third Reading Passed (135-3)