Montgomery County Delegation
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MC/PG 115-09 Maryland-Washington Regional District - Highways - Pedestrian and Bicycle Traffic and Facilities
Sponsor Montgomery County & Prince George's County Delegation Chairs on behalf of M-NCPPC
Synopsis For the purpose of requiring the Maryland–National Capital Park and Planning Commission in the Maryland–Washington Regional District to consider certain information relating to existing hiking, biking, and walking trails in the Commission’s review of certain proposed construction projects; requiring the Commission to communicate its reasons to certain persons if the Commission does not approve a certain proposed facility without conditions under certain circumstances; requiring the Director of Bicycle and Pedestrian Access to consult regularly with the Commission; adding a representative from the Commission to the membership of the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory
Committee; increasing the maximum number of members of the Committee; requiring the State Highway Administration, for a project located in the Maryland–Washington Regional District, to implement a certain plan to
increase safety and access for bicycle or pedestrian traffic; requiring the plan to be developed by a certain local government in consultation with the Commission under certain circumstances; requiring the Administration to construct a project in the Maryland–Washington Regional District in a manner that will enhance, to the extent possible, existing major routes for pedestrian and bicycle traffic; requiring the Administration to develop certain guidelines in consultation with the Commission under certain circumstances; requiring sidewalks to be
constructed in response to a request by the Commission under certain circumstances; requiring certain persons that regularly employ more than a certain number of employees located in the Maryland–Washington Regional
District to report to the Commission regarding certain accommodations for bicycle access by a certain date; making stylistic and technical changes; and generally relating to the bicycle and pedestrian traffic and facilities in the
Maryland–Washington Regional District.
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House Bill Number HB 1144
Bill History Bill will be acted on in the Montgomery County Delegation first
Local Action House - Montgomery County:

12/8/08 - Public Hearing - 7:00 p.m. 1st Floor Auditorium, Executive Office Bldg., 101 Monroe St. in Rockville

  12/16/08 - Assigned to the Land Use & Transportation Committee
  1/26/09 - Land Use & Transportation Committee Work Session - AGENDA
  2/18/09 - Land Use & Transportation Committee Meeting - AGENDA - HOLD
  2/20/09 - Land Use & Transportation Committee Meeting - FAVORABLE with amendments
 

2/27/09 - Montgomery County House Delegation Voting Session - AGENDA - FAVORABLE with amendments

Bill moves to the Prince George's House Delegation & the Environmental Matters Committee

Local Action House - Prince George's County: 11/19/08 - Public Hearing - Prince George's County
  3/6/09 - Prince George's County House Delegation - FAVORABLE with amendments
Local Action Senate - Montgomery County Delegation: 4/10/09 - Montgomery County Senate Delegation Meeting - FAVORABLE  as amended
Local Action Senate - Prince George's County Delegation: 4/6/09 - Prince George's County Senate Delegation - FAVORABLE as amended
House Action: 2/13/09 - First reading Environmental Matters Committee
  3/19/09 - Hearing - 1:00 p.m. - Environmental Matters Committee
  3/25/09 - Favorable with Amendments Report by Environmental Matters Committee
 

3/23/09 - Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted

                Second Reading Passed with Amendments

  3/24/09 - Third Reading Passed (136-0)
   
   
   
Senate Action: 3/27/09 - First Reading Judicial Proceedings Committee
  4/7/09 - Hearing - 1:00 p.m. - Judicial Proceedings Committee
  4/13/09 - Favorable Report by Judicial Proceedings Committee
 

4/8/09 - Favorable Report Adopted

           - Second Reading Passed

  4/9/09 - Third Reading Passed (47-0)
   
   
   
Action After Passage:

5/7/09 - Approved by the Governor

           - Chapter 443