• Stephen Buckingham

Committees Hear Major Priority Bills

This past week gave UUs an opportunity to provide strong supporting testimony in committee on many of our top priority bills, including:


Education

HB 1300/SB 1000 Blueprint for Maryland's Future – Implementation of Kirwan Commission Recommendations


Gun Violence

HB 636 and SB 646 Minors’ Access to Firearms - Storage Requirements


Climate Change

HB 432 and SB 423 Maryland Transit Administration - Conversion to Electric Buses (Electric Bus Transition Act)

HB 919 Coal - Tax Credits and Exemption - Repeal

SB 926 Climate Solutions Act of 2020 – Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Act

HB 98 Electricity - Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Qualifying Biomass

HB 438 Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Eligible Sources


Health Care

HB 930 Funding for Small Business Insurance Subsidies and Outreach


All of these bills are listed in the table Current Status of Priority Legislation, along with descriptions (scroll right).


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