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Maryland General Assembly


2021 General Assembly Session

The 2020 General Assembly session began January 13, 2021.  OPC will review all energy, telecommunication, consumer and environmental bill to determine if they had any major affect--positive or negative--on residential utility customers.  

During the 90 day session (ending on April 12, 2021) we will testify on bills related to residential telephone service, energy suppliers, smart meters (AMI), the renewable portfolio standard (RPS), and transportation.

Senate Bills: 2021

HB 30 Office of People's CounselAlterations to Environmental Reform Act 3/23/2021  (Crossfiled)

31  Electricity and Gas--Energy Suppliers--Supply Offers

SB 430 Public Service Commission--Virtual Public Hearings

SB 462 Public Utiliities--Low Income Housing--Energy Performance Targets

SB 503 Natural Gas Service Regulator Safety--Flower Branch Act

SB 595 Residential Electric and Gas Supply Billing Information-Reports

HB 768 Montgomery County--Community Choice Energy--Pilot Program 3/23/2021. (Senate verison)

SB 856 Electric Companies--Billing Information

SB 949 Public Utilities--Bills for Electric Service


House Bills: 2021

HB 345 Flower Branch Act

HB 379 Public Utility--Low Income Housing--Energy Performance Target

HB 397 Electric & Natural Gas--Energy Suppliers--Supply Offers

HB 556 Public Service Commission--Virtual Public Hearings

HB 768 Montgomery County--Community ChoiceEnergy--Pilot Program

HB 890 Strategic Infrastructure Development & Enhancements--Surcharge & Plans

HB 945 Human Services Critical Medical Needs Program

HB 969 Home Energy Assistance--Critical Medical Needs Program--Power to the People Pilot Program

HB 1327 Public-Transitional & Default electric Service Implementation



As the session progresses you can access OPC's testimony for session years 2021, 2020, and 2019 on the Publications Page  


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