2020 Legislation

Every year during the Legislative Session, the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) follows many bills that may impact the agency, agriculture, and its constituents​.

If the department provides written testimony for any bill, that testimony will be posted below after the hearing, if not sooner. To read individual bills, fiscal notes, and to obtain complete information about hearings and voting sessions, visit the Maryland General Assembly​​ ​Website.​​​

Departmental Bills

A summary of MDA's 2020 departmental bills can be found here​

SB 9 - Maryland Department of Agriculture - Agriculture - ​ ​Maryland Egg Law - Revisions
Jan. 16, 2020
Committee: Senate Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs​
 
SB 92 - Maryland Department of Agriculture - Secretary of Agriculture - Weed Control Law
Jan. 16, 2020​
​Committee: Senate Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs​
 
SB 118 - Maryland Department of Agriculture - Land Use - Alcohol Production and Agricultural Alcohol Production
Jan. 16, 2019
Committee: Senate Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

Contact Information

Cassie Shirk
Director of Legislation & Government Relations
50 Harry S Truman Parkway
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-841-5886