MD HB204 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 18-3)
Status: Engrossed on March 11 2020 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-03-12 - Referred Budget and Taxation
Pending: Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requiring the State Department of Assessments and Taxation to review the filing fees and associated requirements of neighboring states that are equivalent or substantially similar to the filing fees required under ยง 1-203(b)(3)(ii) of the Corporations and Associations Article, and report, on or before January 1, 2021, recommendations to make Maryland more competitive with neighboring states, including whether to establish less frequent filing requirements; etc.

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Corporations and Associations - Filing Fee Study


Roll Calls

2020-03-11 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 136 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2020-03-12SenateReferred Budget and Taxation
2020-03-11HouseThird Reading Passed (136-2)
2020-03-10HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-10HouseFavorable with Amendments {223992/1 Adopted
2020-03-09HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
2020-01-24HouseHearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-01-16HouseFirst Reading Economic Matters

Same As/Similar To

SB359 (Crossfiled) 2020-01-28 - Hearing 2/05 at 2:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Corporations and Associations1203(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments 750