House Bill 1106

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12 02, 2017

Legislature Overrides Veto of Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard Increase

February 12th, 2017|Environmental Law|

On February 2, 2017, the Maryland Senate and House of Delegates voted to override the veto of an increase the State’s Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard, as enacted in the 2016 Maryland General Assembly session. Last May, Maryland Governor Lawrence J. Hogan, Jr., vetoed House Bill 1106, that was characterized as a “sunshine tax” to be [...]

5 06, 2016

Maryland Vetoes Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard Increase

June 5th, 2016|Environmental Law|

Maryland Governor Lawrence J. Hogan, Jr., vetoed an increase in the State’s Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard that would have resulted in higher electricity prices across the State. This push back against an ever increasing legislatively mandated subsidized renewable energy ‘market’ portends a national trend. Specifically, Governor Hogan announced he was vetoing House Bill 1106 - [...]