MD HB654 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on May 18 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-18 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 205
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Altering the definitions of "small business innovation research grant" and "small business technology transfer grant" for purposes of the Maryland Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer Incentive Program; requiring the Program to prioritize providing awards to eligible small businesses that are engaged in research and development activities that assist in the prevention of, preparedness for, or response to a public health crisis; expanding the Program's marketing and outreach activities; etc.

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Maryland Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer Incentive Program - Alterations


Roll Calls

2021-04-02 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 126 N: 4 NV: 2 Abs: 9) [PASS]
2021-04-01 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-16 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 135 N: 1 NV: 2 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2021-05-18HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 205
2021-04-02HousePassed Enrolled
2021-04-02HouseThird Reading Passed (126-4)
2021-04-02HouseHouse Concurs Senate Amendments
2021-04-01SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2021-03-31SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-03-31SenateFavorable with Amendments {327077/1 Adopted
2021-03-31SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Finance
2021-03-19SenateHearing 3/24 at 1:00 p.m.
2021-03-17SenateReferred Finance
2021-03-16HouseThird Reading Passed (135-1)
2021-03-12HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-03-12HouseFavorable with Amendments {325069/1 Adopted
2021-03-11HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
2021-01-22HouseHearing 2/04 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-22HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Economic Development10473(n/a)See Bill Text
Economic Development10474(n/a)See Bill Text
Economic Development10475(n/a)See Bill Text
Economic Development10476(n/a)See Bill Text
Economic Development10477(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments