Constitutional Amendment – Right to Healthy Environment and Communities

Bill Number:  SB0873

Bill Sponsor(s):  Senator Zirkin

Subject:  Education, Health & Env. Affairs

Bill Summary:

Amending the Maryland Constitution to establish that every person has the right to certain environmental and community standards; authorizing an agency, a political subdivision, or any person that meets certain standing requirements to enforce a certain right; establishing that every person has the right to intervene in an action brought by the State to protect a certain right; and submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State for their adoption or rejection.

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