Proposed Land Regulations

Up to Date as of April 1, 2018. 

Proposed Actions provide the full text of proposed regulations and amendments, an estimate of the economic impact of an action on the regulated parties, the agency, other State or local agencies, and the general public. Proposed Actions also detail how the public may provide comments to an agency about a proposed regulation.

All Notices of Proposed Action are published in the Maryland Register.

Regulation TitleChange to Definition of Solid Waste
PurposeAmends the citation for the definition of "solid waste" to cite the definition in the statute at §9-101(j) of the Environment Article, Annotated Code of Maryland
COMAR26.04.07.02B(28)
Relevant Statutory DeadlineNone
Public Informational and Formal Comment OpportunitiesDeadline for submitting written comments is Spril 30, 2018.
Other Documents
StatusProposal published in the March 30, 2018 issue of the Maryland Register.
Regulation TitleVerifiable Methods Approved by the Department
Purpose(1) Repeal in their entirety Regulations .01-.09 under COMAR 26.16.03 Procedures for Making and Implementing a Qualifies offer; and (2) Amend Regulations .01 and.02 under COMAR 26.16.04 Verifiable Methods approved by the Department; and
COMAR26.16.03.04
Relevant Statutory DeadlineNone
Public Informational and Formal Comment OpportunitiesDeadline for submitting written comments is Spril 30, 2018.
Other Documents
StatusProposal published in the March 30, 2018 issue of the Maryland Register.
Regulation TitleProcedures for Performing Lead Abatement Services
PurposeAmend regulations .09 and .03 under COMAR 26.16.05 Procedures for Performing Lead Abatement
COMAR26.16.05
Relevant Statutory DeadlineNone
Public Informational and Formal Comment OpportunitiesDeadline for submitting written comments is Spril 30, 2018.
Other Documents
StatusProposal published in the March 30, 2018 issue of the Maryland Register.
Regulation TitleAccreditation and Training for Lead Paint Abatement Services
PurposeAmend regulations .08 and.20 under COMAR 26.16.01 Accreditation and Training for Lead Paint Abatement Services
COMAR26.16.01
Relevant Statutory DeadlineNone
Public Informational and Formal Comment OpportunitiesDeadline for submitting written comments is Spril 30, 2018.
Other Documents
StatusProposal published in the March 30, 2018 issue of the Maryland Register.
Regulation TitleHazardous Material Security
PurposeRepeal regulations regarding hazardous material security requirements to conform to statutory changes.
COMAR26.27.01.01 - 26.27.01.12
Relevant Statutory DeadlineNone
Public Informational and Formal Comment OpportunitiesDeadline for submitting written comments is Spril 30, 2018.
Other Documents
StatusProposal published in the March 30, 2018 issue of the Maryland Register.
Regulation TitleStandards Applicable to Transporters of Special Medical Waste
PurposeAmend regulations .01 under COMAR 26.13.13 Standards Applicable to Transporters of Special Medical Waste.
COMAR26.13.13.01
Relevant Statutory DeadlineNone
Public Informational and Formal Comment OpportunitiesDeadline for submitting written comments is Spril 30, 2018.
Other Documents
StatusProposal published in the March 30, 2018 issue of the Maryland Register.
Regulation TitleStandards Applicable to Transporters of Hazardous Waste
PurposeAmend regulations .01 under COMAR 26.13.04 Standards Applicable to Transporters of Hazardous Waste
COMAR26.13.04.01
Relevant Statutory DeadlineNone
Public Informational and Formal Comment OpportunitiesDeadline for submitting written comments is April 30, 2018.
Other Documents
StatusProposal published in the March 30, 2018 issue of the Maryland Register.
Regulation TitleWater Pollution: General and Water Pollution: Discharge Limitations
PurposeRepeal the requirement for certain animal feeding operations to submit a Certification of Conformance to the Maryland Department of the Environment
COMAR26.08.01.01 and 26.08.03.09
Relevant Statutory DeadlineNone
Public Informational and Formal Comment OpportunitiesDeadline for submitting written comments is April 30, 2018.
Other Documents
StatusProposal published in the March 30, 2018 issue of the Maryland Register.
Regulation TitleDevelopment of County Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plans
PurposeRevise the amount of time allowed to the Department to review a county's proposed revisions to the county's Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan, consistent with revised statutory requirements, and make other technical corrections to the review process.
COMAR26.03.06.05
Relevant Statutory DeadlineNone
Public Informational and Formal Comment OpportunitiesDeadline for submitting written comments is April 30, 2018
Other Documents
StatusProposal published in the March 30, 2018 issue of the Maryland Register.
Number of Land Proposed Regulations: 9

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