Montgomery County Delegation
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PG/MC 116-08 Maryland–National Capital Park and Planning Commission – Prince George’s 
County Agricultural Preservation Easement Program
Sponsor Delegate James Proctor
Synopsis FOR the purpose of establishing the Prince George’s County Agricultural 
Preservation Easement Program; providing for the purposes of the Program; 
requiring the Prince George’s County Planning Board to administer the Program 
in consultation with the Prince George’s County Soil Conservation District; 
authorizing the County Council of Prince George’s County to enact certain 
ordinances relating to agricultural preservation and to delegate certain authority 
of the Planning Board relating to the Program to the Soil Conservation District; 
requiring the Board to adopt certain regulations; establishing the Prince George’s 
County Agricultural Preservation Easement Fund; requiring the Planning Board to 
administer the Fund; requiring the Board to deposit certain funds into the Fund 
for certain purposes; requiring the Fund to be used for certain purposes; requiring 
the Planning Board to solicit and consider the recommendations of the Soil 
Conservation District when making certain decisions; authorizing the Planning 
Board to purchase certain easements on certain land that is outside the 
Maryland–Washington Metropolitan District but is within the Maryland–Washington 
Regional District in Prince George’s County; authorizing the Planning Board to 
expend certain current funds for certain purposes; requiring a certain property 
owner to convey a certain easement to the Planning Board at a certain time and 
recording a certain easement in the land records; providing that certain provisions 
of law do not apply to a certain subtitle; authorizing the Prince George’s County 
Council, sitting as the district council to enact ordinances that create a certain 
program for the purchase of certain development rights; defining certain terms; 
and generally relating to the Prince George’s County Agricultural Preservation
Easement Program in the Maryland–National Capital Park and Planning 
Commission.
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House Bill Number HB 939
Bill History  Bill will be acted on in Prince George's County Delegation first.
Local Action House -
Montgomery County Delegation:
12/06/07 - Public Hearing - 7:00 p.m. 3rd Floor Hearing Room - 
Stella Werner Council Office Building in Rockville.  Online sign up to testify 
   12/14/07 - Assigned to the Land Use and Transportation Committee
   03/03/08 - Land Use and Transportation Committee Work/Voting Session - Agenda - FAVORABLE as amended
   03/07/08 - Montgomery County House Delegation Voting Session -  Agenda - FAVORABLE as amended 
                 in Prince George's County House Delegation
                 Bill moves to the House Environmental Matters Committee
.
   
Local Action House - Prince 
George's County Delegation:
 10/30/07 - Public Hearing
   02/29/08 - Prince George's County House Delegation - FAVORABLE with amendments
 Bill moves to Montgomery County House Delegation Land Use and Transportation Committee
.
Local Action Senate - Montgomery County Delegation:  03/21/08 - Montgomery County Senate Delegation Voting Session - FAVORABLE as amended
   
Local Action Senate - Prince 
George's County Delegation:
 03/25/08 - Prince George's County Senate Delegation Voting Session - FAVORABLE as amended
   
House Action:  02/06/08 - First Reading Environmental Matters Committee
   03/20/08 - Hearing 1:00 p.m. Environmental Matters Committee
   03/22/08 - Favorable with Amendments Report by Environmental Matters Committee
   03/19/08 - Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
                 Second Reading Passed with Amendments
   03/20/08 - Third Reading Passed (135-1)
   
Senate Action:  03/22/08 - First Reading Education Health & Environmental Affairs Committee
   04/03/08 - Favorable Report by Education Health & Environmental Affairs Committee
   04/02/08 - Favorable Report Adopted
                 Second Reading Passed
   04/03/08 - Special Order later today (Senator Exum) Adopted
                 Special Order later today (Senate Muse) Adopted
   
Action After Passage: