MD SB442 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 18-0)
Status: Passed on May 8 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-05-08 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 553
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Providing, under certain circumstances, that the provisions of the Minority Business Enterprise Program apply to public-private partnerships; altering, from July 1, 2020, to July 1, 2023, the date by which certain provisions of law relating to minority business participation goals are of no effect and may not be enforced; incorporating certain findings and evidence associated with the Program; requiring certain applicants for certain wind projects to comply with the Program to a certain extent; etc.

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Minority Business Enterprise Program – Public–Private Partnerships, Offshore Wind Projects, and Video Lottery Terminals


Roll Calls

2020-03-18 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 44 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2020-03-17 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 128 N: 4 NV: 1 Abs: 8) [PASS]
2020-03-03 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 46 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2020-05-08SenateEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 553
2020-03-18SenatePassed Enrolled
2020-03-18SenateThird Reading Passed (44-0)
2020-03-18SenateSenate Concurs House Amendments
2020-03-17HouseThird Reading Passed (128-4)
2020-03-16HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-16HouseFavorable with Amendments {550216/1 Adopted
2020-03-16HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Environment and Transportation
2020-03-11HouseHearing canceled (Appropriations)
2020-03-11HouseHearing 3/24 at 1:00 p.m. (Appropriations)
2020-03-04HouseReferred Environment and Transportation Appropriations
2020-03-03SenateThird Reading Passed (46-0)
2020-02-28SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-02-28SenateFavorable with Amendments {299638/1 Adopted
2020-02-27SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Budget and Taxation
2020-02-10SenateHearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-10SenateHearing canceled
2020-01-29SenateHearing 2/12 at 2:00 p.m.
2020-01-27SenateFirst Reading Budget and Taxation

Same As/Similar To

HB313 (Crossfiled) 2020-03-17 - Referred Budget and Taxation


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Public Utilities7704.1(n/a)See Bill Text
State Finance and Procurement10A404(n/a)See Bill Text
State Finance and Procurement11203(n/a)See Bill Text
State Government91A-10(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments