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Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (“WSSC”) has the authority to enter
into a proposed agreement with DC Water that would benefit a developer of a
parcel of land in WSSC’s sanitary district by allowing that developer to forgo
connecting to WSSC for water/sewer service and instead connect directly to DC
Water for service.
Whether “deer cannons”
are exempt from the Maryland Department of the Environment’s noise regulations
under the exemption for “agricultural field machinery”?
Questions about the Built to Learn Act of 2020, including (1) whether the funding mandate set forth in §10-649 of the Education Article for public school construction by the Maryland Stadium Authority can be reduced or re-allocated to another purpose by either the Governor or the General Assembly; (2) whether the funding required by Article XIX, § 1 of the Maryland Constitution can be reduced by the Governor or the General Assembly, or be re-allocated for a purpose other than as set forth in the statute governing Maryland's Education Trust Fund; and (3) what funding priority, if any, applies to the funds in the Education Trust Fund?
Whether the Maryland
Abandoned Property Act applies to accounts in the programs overseen by Maryland
529 and, if so, please provide guidance on how to apply the Maryland Abandoned
Property Act to Maryland 529 accounts.
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