MD SB740 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 29 2021 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-03-30 - Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
Pending: House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Establishing the Maryland COVID-19 Small Business Grant Program in the Department of Commerce to provide funding to counties for emergency relief during calendar years 2021 and 2022 for small businesses that have experienced at least a 25% reduction in gross receipts during the pandemic; authorizing a county to apply to the Department for a distribution of funds; authorizing a county to designate a county entity to receive and distribute the funds; authorizing a county to establish certain eligibility and application requirements; etc.

Tracking Information

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Economic Development - COVID-19 Small Business Grant Program (COVID-19 Crisis Small Business Survival Program Act of 2021)


Roll Calls

2021-03-29 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-03-30HouseReferred Rules and Executive Nominations
2021-03-29SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2021-03-26SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-03-26SenateFavorable with Amendments {557671/1 Adopted
2021-03-26SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Finance
2021-02-10SenateHearing 3/16 at 1:00 p.m. (Finance)
2021-02-05SenateFirst Reading Finance and Budget and Taxation


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Economic Development1101(n/a)See Bill Text
Economic Development51701(n/a)See Bill Text
Economic Development51702(n/a)See Bill Text
Economic Development51703(n/a)See Bill Text
Economic Development51704(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments