MD HB174 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous HB1048


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Vetoed on May 28 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-28 - Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requiring certain investor-owned gas, electric, or combination gas and electric companies to require certain contractors and subcontractors to pay their employees not less than the prevailing wage rate for certain projects involving the construction, reconstruction, installation, demolition, restoration, or alteration of any underground gas or electric infrastructure of the company, and any related traffic control activities.

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Public Utilities – Investor–Owned Utilities – Prevailing Wage


Roll Calls

2021-03-29 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 32 N: 15 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-18 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 96 N: 39 NV: 3 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2021-05-28HouseVetoed by the Governor (Policy)
2021-03-30HouseReturned Passed
2021-03-29SenateThird Reading Passed (32-15)
2021-03-26SenateSecond Reading Passed
2021-03-26SenateFavorable Adopted
2021-03-26SenateFavorable Report by Finance
2021-03-19SenateReferred Finance
2021-03-18HouseThird Reading Passed (96-39)
2021-03-17HouseSecond Reading Passed
2021-03-17HouseFavorable Adopted
2021-03-17HouseFavorable Report by Economic Matters
2021-01-12HouseHearing 1/21 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-13HouseFirst Reading Economic Matters

Same As/Similar To

SB95 (Crossfiled) 2021-05-28 - Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
HB1048 (Carry Over) 2020-02-11 - Hearing 3/09 at 1:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Public Utilities5305(n/a)See Bill Text
State Finance and Procurement17201(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments