MD SB787 | 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 669
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Exempting, from a certain tax on annual gross revenues derived from digital advertising services in the State, advertisement services on digital interfaces owned or operated by or operated on behalf of a broadcast entity and news media entity; prohibiting a person who derives gross revenues from digital advertising in the State from passing on the cost to a certain customer; allowing, for a certain taxable year, a subtraction under the Maryland income tax for certain utility arrearages forgiven during that taxable year; etc.

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Digital Advertising Gross Revenues, Income, Sales and Use, and Tobacco Taxes - Alterations and Implementation


Roll Calls

2021-04-12 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 32 N: 14 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-04-09 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 95 N: 43 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2021-03-05 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 46 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-03-04 - Senate - Floor Amendment 233429/1 (Senator Simonaire) Rejected (Y: 16 N: 31 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]


2021-05-30SenateEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 669
2021-04-12SenatePassed Enrolled
2021-04-12SenateThird Reading Passed (32-14)
2021-04-12SenateSenate Concurs House Amendments
2021-04-09HouseThird Reading Passed (95-43)
2021-04-08HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-04-08HouseFavorable with Amendments {255361/1 Adopted
2021-04-08HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
2021-03-09HouseHearing 3/25 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-03-08HouseReferred Ways and Means
2021-03-05SenateThird Reading Passed (46-0)
2021-03-04SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-03-04SenateFloor Amendment {233429/1 (Senator Simonaire) Rejected (16-31)
2021-03-04SenateFavorable with Amendments {219934/1 Adopted
2021-03-03SenateMotion Laid Over (Senator Simonaire) Adopted
2021-03-03SenateFavorable with Amendments {219934/1
2021-03-02SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Budget and Taxation
2021-02-05SenateHearing 2/17 at 1:00 p.m.
2021-02-05SenateFirst Reading Budget and Taxation

Same As/Similar To

HB1200 (Crossfiled) 2021-02-09 - Hearing 2/26 at 1:30 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Tax - General5101(n/a)See Bill Text
Tax - General5102(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

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Bill Comments