MD HB1597 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 14 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-14 - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Pending: House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Increasing to 25% the minimum percentage of a unit's total dollar value of contracts that are, to the extent practicable, to be made directly to small businesses; providing that certain preferences do not apply to certain procurement contracts; requiring a certain unit to apply a 5% percentage price preference on procurement contracts designated for the small business reserve under certain circumstances; and applying the Act prospectively.

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State Procurement - Small Business Reserve Program



2020-02-14HouseFirst Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

Same As/Similar To

SB772 (Crossfiled) 2020-02-05 - Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
State Finance and Procurement14501(n/a)See Bill Text
State Finance and Procurement14502(n/a)See Bill Text
State Finance and Procurement14504(n/a)See Bill Text

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