MD HB804 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on May 30 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-30 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 515
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Establishing a certain whistleblower reward program within the Office of the Comptroller; providing that a certain whistleblower who voluntarily provides certain information to the Comptroller shall be entitled to receive a certain monetary award under certain circumstances; providing for the determination and allocation of the amount of an award if two or more whistleblowers are eligible for the award; providing that the determination of the amount of the award shall be solely in the discretion of the Comptroller; etc.

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Taxes – Whistleblower Reward Program and Statute of Limitations for Tax Collections


Roll Calls

2021-04-10 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 46 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-03-22 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 96 N: 39 NV: 2 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2021-03-20 - House - Floor Amendment 463128/1 (Delegate Mautz) Rejected (Y: 43 N: 86 NV: 6 Abs: 6) [FAIL]
2021-03-20 - House - Floor Amendment 383629/1 (Delegate Adams) Rejected (Y: 39 N: 91 NV: 5 Abs: 6) [FAIL]


2021-05-30HouseEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 515
2021-04-12HouseReturned Passed
2021-04-10SenateThird Reading Passed (46-0)
2021-04-09SenateSecond Reading Passed
2021-04-09SenateFavorable Adopted
2021-04-09SenateFavorable Report by Budget and Taxation
2021-03-22SenateReferred Budget and Taxation
2021-03-22HouseThird Reading Passed (96-39)
2021-03-20HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-03-20HouseFloor Amendment {463128/1 (Delegate Mautz) Rejected (43-86)
2021-03-20HouseFloor Amendment {383629/1 (Delegate Adams) Rejected (39-91)
2021-03-20HouseFloor Committee Amendment {695569/1 Adopted
2021-03-19HouseMotion Special Order until Later This Session (Delegate Adams) Adopted
2021-03-19HouseFavorable with Amendments {715565/1 Adopted
2021-03-18HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
2021-01-29HouseHearing 2/18 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-29HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means

Same As/Similar To

SB916 (Crossfiled) 2021-04-12 - Motion Special Order until Later This Session (Delegate Luedtke) Adopted


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Tax - General1401(n/a)See Bill Text
Tax - General1402(n/a)See Bill Text
Tax - General1403(n/a)See Bill Text
Tax - General1404(n/a)See Bill Text
Tax - General1405(n/a)See Bill Text
Tax - General1406(n/a)See Bill Text
Tax - General1407(n/a)See Bill Text
Tax - General1408(n/a)See Bill Text
Tax - General131103(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

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