MD HB732 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Vetoed on May 7 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-05-07 - Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Increasing certain tax rates on cigarettes and other tobacco products; imposing a sales and use tax rate of 12% on electronic smoking devices; requiring the Governor to include at least $18,250,000 in the annual budget for fiscal year 2022 and each fiscal year thereafter for certain smoking cessation activities; requiring the Comptroller to distribute certain revenue attributable to certain taxes to The Blueprint for Maryland's Future Fund; imposing a tax on certain revenues from certain digital advertising services in the State; etc.

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Taxation – Tobacco Tax, Sales and Use Tax, and Digital Advertising Gross Revenues Tax


Roll Calls

2020-03-18 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 88 N: 47 NV: 0 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2020-03-17 - Senate - Third Readings Passed with Amendments (Y: 29 N: 16 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2020-03-17 - Senate - Floor Amendment 363920/1 (Senator Ready) Rejected (Y: 14 N: 31 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [FAIL]
2020-03-12 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 89 N: 44 NV: 1 Abs: 7) [PASS]


2020-05-07HouseVetoed by the Governor (Policy)
2020-03-18HousePassed Enrolled
2020-03-18HouseThird Reading Passed (88-47)
2020-03-18HouseHouse Concurs Senate Amendments
2020-03-17SenateThird Readings Passed with Amendments (29-16)
2020-03-17SenateFloor Amendment {363920/1 (Senator Ready) Rejected (14-31)
2020-03-17SenateFloor Committee Amendment {679237/1 Budget and Taxation Adopted
2020-03-17SenateFloor Amendment {433624/2 (Senator Hough) Adopted
2020-03-17SenateFloor Amendment {293522/1 (Senator Jennings) Rejected
2020-03-17SenateMotion Laid Over (Senator Jennings) Adopted
2020-03-17SenateFloor Amendment {293522/1 (Senator Jennings)
2020-03-16SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-16SenateFavorable with Amendments {549037/1 Adopted
2020-03-16SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Budget and Taxation
2020-03-14SenateReassigned to Budget and Taxation
2020-03-13SenateReferred Finance Budget and Taxation
2020-03-12HouseThird Reading Passed (89-44)
2020-03-10HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-10HouseFavorable with Amendments {915466/2 Adopted
2020-03-09HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
2020-02-04HouseHearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m. (Ways and Means)
2020-02-03HouseReassigned to Ways and Means Economic Matters
2020-01-30HouseFirst Reading Economic Matters and Ways and Means


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Business Regulation5101(n/a)See Bill Text
Business Regulation7101(n/a)See Bill Text
Education5219(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General131015(n/a)See Bill Text
Tax - General11104(n/a)See Bill Text
Tax - General12101(n/a)See Bill Text
Tax - General12102(n/a)See Bill Text
Tax - General12105(n/a)See Bill Text
Tax - General12201(n/a)See Bill Text
Tax - General12302(n/a)See Bill Text
Tax - General21303(n/a)See Bill Text
Tax - General21602.1(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

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Bill Comments