MD HB616 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-3)
Status: Engrossed on March 16 2018 - 50% progression
Action: 2018-03-27 - Hearing 3/27 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Authorizing a Maryland small or independent film entity to qualify as a film production entity under certain circumstances; altering a certain audit requirement to apply only to an entity with total direct costs that exceed $500,000; altering the amount of certain tax credit certificates that the Secretary of Commerce may issue under certain circumstances; etc.

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Income Tax - Film Production Activity Tax Credit - Small or Independent Film Entities


Roll Calls

2018-03-13 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (133-3) (Y: 134 N: 4 NV: 2 Abs: 9) [PASS]


2018-03-27SenateHearing 3/27 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-03-16SenateFirst Reading Budget and Taxation
2018-03-16HouseThird Reading Passed (133-3)
2018-03-15HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2018-03-15HouseFavorable with Amendments {905566/1 Report Adopted
2018-03-08HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
2018-02-14HouseHearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-01-29HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments