Dick Uliano, wtop.com
Washington – Hundreds of new laws take effect at the year’s mid-point Sunday, among them are alcohol, environmental, gun and transportation laws.
Starting Sunday in Virginia, the limits come off the number of handguns someone can buy at one time.
Women seeking an abortion in Virginia will be required to get an ultrasound at least 24 hours before the abortion.
Among Maryland’s new environmental laws, the state’s 10 largest jurisdictions will begin collecting fees for storm water runoff based on the amount of a property’s pavement. T the state’s “flush tax” is doubling from $2.50 to $5.00 for any homes whose wastewater is discharged directly into the Chesapeake Bay or any other coastal waterways.
The turn of the calendar page Sunday, from June to July, will have some commuters digging deeper into their pockets to pay the fare.
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