MD HB1 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on March 24 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-03-24 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 41
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Requiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to establish a new unit to assist in evaluating and reviewing certain proposals for new programs and substantial modifications of existing programs; requiring the Governor, for fiscal years 2023 through 2032, to include in the annual State operating budget $577,000,000 to be allocated to certain historically black colleges and universities; establishing the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Reserve Fund; requiring the Cigarette Restitution Fund to include a separate account; etc.

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Historically Black Colleges and Universities - Funding


Roll Calls

2021-03-17 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-17 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 120 N: 14 NV: 2 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2021-02-12 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 115 N: 14 NV: 3 Abs: 8) [PASS]


2021-03-24HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 41
2021-03-17HousePassed Enrolled
2021-03-17HouseThird Reading Passed (120-14)
2021-03-17HouseHouse Concurs Senate Amendments
2021-03-17SenateThird Reading Passed (46-0)
2021-03-16SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-03-16SenateFavorable with Amendments {373123/1 Adopted
2021-03-16SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Budget and Taxation
2021-02-16SenateReferred Budget and Taxation Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-02-12HouseThird Reading Passed (115-14)
2021-02-11HouseFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2021-02-05HouseFavorable Report by Appropriations
2021-01-04HouseHearing 1/19 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-13HouseFirst Reading Appropriations

Same As/Similar To

SB1 (Crossfiled) 2021-03-24 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 42


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Education10214(n/a)See Bill Text
Education11206.3(n/a)See Bill Text
Education15126(n/a)See Bill Text
Education15127(n/a)See Bill Text
State Finance and Procurement6226(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments