MD SB398 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-1)
Status: Vetoed on May 7 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-05-07 - Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Establishing the Maryland Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer Incentive Program to foster job creation and economic development in the State by promoting the commercialization of research, facilitating the transfer of certain technology, and encouraging small businesses to apply for certain grants; establishing qualifications for participation in the Program; authorizing the Program to provide certain awards and investments to certain businesses, subject to certain limitations; etc.

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Maryland Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer Incentive Program


Roll Calls

2020-03-18 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 134 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2020-03-15 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2020-05-07SenateVetoed by the Governor (Policy)
2020-03-18SenateReturned Passed
2020-03-18HouseThird Reading Passed (134-1)
2020-03-17HouseFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2020-03-17HouseFavorable Report by Ways and Means
2020-03-15HouseReferred Ways and Means
2020-03-15SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2020-03-13SenateSecond Reading Passed
2020-03-13SenateFavorable Adopted
2020-03-13SenateFavorable Report by Finance
2020-02-13SenateHearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-05SenateHearing canceled
2020-01-31SenateHearing 2/25 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-01-27SenateFirst Reading Finance

Same As/Similar To

HB514 (Crossfiled) 2020-05-07 - Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Economic Development10496(n/a)See Bill Text
State Finance and Procurement6226(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments