MD HB646 | 2023 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Foward to future SB1014


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Introduced on February 6 2023 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-02-10 - Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
Pending: House Health and Government Operations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring each unit to publish on the unit's website annually a certain procurement forecast listing certain known and anticipated procurements to be made by the unit in the upcoming fiscal year; requiring a unit determining eligibility for a merit increase or promotion for a procurement officer or other employee to consider certain efforts by the procurement officer or other employee responsible for procuring goods and services for the unit in meeting the unit's minority enterprise participation goals; etc.

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State Procurement - Minority Business Enterprises and Small Business Enterprises - Procurement Forecast, Employee Performance, and Outreach (Small Business Protection Act of Maryland)



2023-02-10HouseHearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
2023-02-06HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations and Appropriations

Same As/Similar To

HB646 (Carry Over) 2023-02-10 - Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
SB578 (Crossfiled) 2023-02-07 - Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
State Finance and Procurement14302(n/a)See Bill Text
State Finance and Procurement14302.1(n/a)See Bill Text
State Government9302(n/a)See Bill Text
State Government9304.1(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments