MD HB1721 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on April 24 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-04-24 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 184
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Altering the amount available for a purse for the Maryland International thoroughbred race by specifying the amount is up to $500,000; specifying that the Maryland International is a graded stakes race; authorizing the Maryland International to continue to be conducted after June 30, 2019; requiring that certain money distributed to the Racing Special Fund and paid for certain purposes remain available for those purposes and may not be used for any other purpose; etc.

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Horse Racing - Maryland International and Preakness Stakes Incentives - Modifications


Roll Calls

2018-03-26 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (45-0) (Y: 46 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2018-03-13 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (131-0) (Y: 132 N: 1 NV: 5 Abs: 11) [PASS]


2018-04-24HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 184
2018-03-30HouseReturned Passed
2018-03-29SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2018-03-28SenateSecond Reading Passed
2018-03-28SenateFavorable Report Adopted
2018-03-28SenateFavorable Report by Finance
2018-03-19SenateFirst Reading Finance
2018-03-17HouseThird Reading Passed (131-0)
2018-03-15HouseSecond Reading Passed
2018-03-15HouseFavorable Report Adopted
2018-03-15HouseFavorable Report by Ways and Means
2018-03-13HouseHearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-03-02HouseRereferred to Ways and Means
2018-02-19HouseFirst Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments