Bills Pending Maryland House Ways and Means Committee

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MDHB1144IntroEstablishing the Western Maryland Economic Future Investment Board; prohibiting a member of the Board from receiving certain compensation, but authorizing the reimbursement of certain expenses; establishing the Western Maryland Economic Future Invest...
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2021-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1279IntroExpanding the purposes of the Regional Institution Strategic Enterprise Zone Program; establishing the Regional Institution Strategic Enterprise Zone Fund in the Department of Commerce for certain purposes; prohibiting the Secretary of Commerce from ...
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2021-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB1318IntroAuthorizing, for purposes of unemployment insurance law, a certain employing unit to elect to delay submitting a contribution and employment report for calendar quarters ending on March 31, 2021, and March 31, 2022; altering the application of a cert...
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2021-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB1209IntroRepealing the termination of certain provisions of law making sales and charges related to peer-to-peer car sharing subject to a certain sales and use tax rate; altering the definition of "marketplace facilitator" to include certain peer-to-peer car ...
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2021-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB1169IntroEstablishing the Maryland Innovation Initiative University Expansion Pilot Program within the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to expand opportunities for technology validation, entrepreneurial development, and industry engagement at Frost...
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2021-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB1200IntroExempting, from a certain tax on certain annual gross revenues derived from certain 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 medi...
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2021-02-09
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB1197IntroRequiring the Baltimore County Board of Education to employ legal counsel and a Chief Budget Analyst; providing for the terms of employment of the legal counsel and Chief Budget Analyst; requiring the legal counsel to serve as the legal advisor to th...
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2021-02-08
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1052IntroAllowing a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for certain expenses paid or incurred during the taxable year if the payment of the expense results in forgiveness of a certain loan and the income that results from the forgiveness is...
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2021-02-08
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB1014IntroEstablishing the Maryland COVID-19 Emergency Loan Program in the Department of Commerce to provide working capital to assist Maryland for-profit small businesses, the operators of which have been disrupted due to COVID-19, and offer interim relief co...
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2021-02-08
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB1086IntroRequiring a unit of State government that administers a tax credit authorized after July 1, 2021, to adopt certain regulations before issuing certain certificates of eligibility; renaming the Tax Credit Evaluation Act to be the Tax Expenditure Evalua...
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2021-02-08
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB1057IntroAltering the maximum rate of the admissions and amusement tax that a county or municipal corporation may set for gross receipts that are also subject to the State sales and use tax; altering the rate of the sales and use tax; altering the percentage ...
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2021-02-08
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB1157IntroRequiring an individual to take a certain civics test, and achieve a passing score by correctly answering at least 60% of the questions, in order to, on or after January 1, 2023, graduate from a public high school, meet certain alternative requiremen...
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2021-02-08
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MDHB1019IntroAuthorizing a certain vendor credit for the collection and payment of the sales and use tax; specifying eligibility requirements for and the amount of the credit up to $1,500 for each return; prohibiting a vendor from claiming a certain credit if a...
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2021-02-08
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB982IntroAllowing a credit against the State income tax for certain qualified expenses paid or incurred by a taxpayer for the installation of certain mechanical insulation in a certain manner on a certain property and for which the taxpayer obtains a tax cred...
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2021-02-08
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB1111IntroAllowing an individual to itemize deductions to compute Maryland taxable income whether or not the individual itemizes deductions on the individual's federal income tax return; providing that, for an individual who does not itemize deductions on the ...
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2021-02-08
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB1254IntroRepealing a prerequisite that a public school employee who is subject to a certain prohibited personnel action relating to an act of whistleblowing must exhaust any administrative remedies before instituting a civil action against a public school emp...
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2021-02-08
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MDHB1271IntroRequiring the initial evaluation of a certain child to determine whether the child is in need of special education services to include certain questions regarding the history of traumatic brain injury; and requiring these questions to be developed by...
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2021-02-08
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MDHB1128IntroAuthorizing the Garrett County Superintendent to order a virtual education day instead of closing a public school under certain circumstances; requiring the county superintendent to notify a public school principal as soon as possible after the count...
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2021-02-08
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MDHB1299IntroRequiring the State Board of Education to develop curriculum content for a half-semester-long course in financial literacy; requiring each county board of education to implement the financial literacy curriculum content in every public high school in...
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2021-02-08
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MDHB988IntroAltering a certain requirement that certain entities consult with certain stakeholders regarding development and construction in the communities surrounding the Pimlico racing facility by including the neighborhoods included in the Northwest Communit...
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2021-02-06
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MDHB995IntroProviding that the sales and use tax does not apply to the sale of electricity, oil, liquefied petroleum gas, or artificial or natural gas used to operate a restaurant; defining "restaurant" as an establishment that is primarily engaged in selling or...
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2021-02-06
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MDHB987IntroEstablishing the Comprehensive Technical Assistance Program in the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to provide comprehensive technical assistance to any business that qualifies for certain financial assistance; requiring the Program to inc...
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2021-02-06
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MDHB1087IntroClarifying certain provisions of law concerning the State income tax imposed on certain pass-through entities; authorizing a pass-through entity to elect to pay that tax imposed with respect to certain shares of all members of the pass-through entity...
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2021-02-05
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MDHB1017IntroIncreasing from $50 to $75 the maximum amount of qualified expenses an individual may claim as a credit against the State income tax for a certain donation of processed deer meat; increasing from $200 to $600 the maximum aggregate credit amount the i...
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2021-02-05
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MDHB782IntroEstablishing the Purple Star Schools Program to recognize public schools that provide strong services and supports for military-connected students and their families; requiring the State Department of Education to administer the Program and designate...
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2021-02-03
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MDHB901IntroRequiring 3% of the hotel tax revenue generated in the City of Annapolis to be distributed to a special fund to be used only to fund the Annapolis Art in Public Places Commission; requiring the Commission to report annually on its use of the hotel ta...
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2021-02-03
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MDHB939IntroEstablishing the Student Education Grant Program in the State Department of Education to provide grants to eligible students in the State to attend an open nonpublic school approved to operate in the State; providing for the renewal of a grant from t...
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2021-02-03
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MDHB916IntroRequiring the State Department of Education to update the Maryland State Curriculum for Personal Financial Literacy Education and financial literacy standards to include content related to student loans and taxes; requiring the State Board to develop...
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2021-02-03
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MDHB949IntroAuthorizing a membership entity to require a member to donate to noncampaign political activity of the membership entity up to 25% of the total annual amount the member is required to pay as dues, fees, or other assessments as a condition of members...
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2021-02-03
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MDHB954IntroEstablishing certain solar energy property as a subclass of personal property; providing that the county tax rate applicable to certain solar energy property may be a different rate from the county tax rate applicable to other personal property, subj...
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2021-02-03
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MDHB895IntroRequiring local boards of elections to establish separate precincts in continuing care retirement communities of 200 or more individuals who are at least 60 years old specifically to serve at least the residents of those retirement communities if a c...
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2021-02-03
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MDHB914IntroRequiring the State Department of Education to study certain matters relating to the Home and Hospital Teaching Program for Students and make recommendations regarding any statutory or regulatory changes to the Program; requiring, by December 31, 202...
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2021-02-03
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MDHB955IntroRepealing a provision of law requiring a local board of elections to provide an absentee ballot by facsimile transmission if requested by a voter; altering a certain provision of law to require a local board to provide an absentee ballot by the Inter...
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2021-02-03
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MDHB951IntroIncreasing to $20,000 the amount of a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for certain military retirement income for individuals who are at least 55 years old; increasing to $10,000 the amount of a subtraction modification under th...
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2021-02-02
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB310EngrossAltering the circumstances under which a certain provision of law requiring a campaign finance entity to terminate and file a final campaign finance report applies; altering the time period within which a certain campaign finance entity is required t...
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2021-02-02
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MDHB892IntroEstablishing the Maryland Technology Infrastructure Pilot Program in the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to support and incentivize advanced industry infrastructure and resources that build on the existing strengths of the Western Marylan...
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2021-02-02
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB963IntroProviding an exemption under the sales and use tax for the first $500 of the taxable price of certain firearm safety devices, including a firearm safe, firearm lockbox, trigger and barrel lock, or any other item designed for home firearm safety; etc.
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2021-02-02
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MDHB940IntroAuthorizing sports wagering license holders to accept wagers on sporting events by certain methods and in certain locations; requiring certain fantasy competition operators to register with the State Lottery and Gaming Control Commission under certai...
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2021-02-02
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB767IntroAuthorizing the Montgomery County Council to adopt, by law, a ranked choice voting method or an approval voting method for elections for certain local offices; defining "ranked choice voting" and "approval voting"; and authorizing a local law adoptin...
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2021-02-01
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MDHB761IntroProhibiting certain candidates from petitioning for a recount under certain circumstances; prohibiting a registered voter from filing a petition for a recount based on the certified results of a ballot question under certain circumstances; altering t...
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2021-02-01
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MDHB759IntroRequiring that the State Board of Elections conduct a certain automated software audit in collaboration with the local boards of elections; altering the scope of a certain automated software audit to be of the electronic images of not more than 25% o...
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2021-02-01
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MDHB760IntroAuthorizing a local board of elections to take certain actions to prepare an absentee ballot for tabulation during the period beginning 14 days before election day through 8 p.m. on election day; prohibiting a local board from tabulating absentee bal...
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2021-02-01
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MDHB745IntroAltering the number of early voting centers certain counties are required to establish.
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2021-02-01
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MDHB746IntroProhibiting the form and content required to be prescribed by the State Board of Elections for an envelope enclosing an absentee ballot from including language or information that visibly identifies the party affiliation of the voter; prohibiting bal...
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2021-02-01
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MDHB852IntroEstablishing the Homeowner Protection Program in the Department of Assessments and Taxation; providing that the purpose of the Program is to divert vulnerable homeowners from the private tax lien sale process into an alternative program with certain ...
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2021-02-01
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MDHB854IntroIncluding placement data from State-sponsored out-of-home care organizations in the data collected, organized, managed, disaggregated, and analyzed by the Maryland Longitudinal Data System Center; altering the purpose of the Center to include generat...
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2021-01-29
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MDHB864IntroAllowing a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for the first $30,000 of military retirement income received by an individual during the taxable year if the individual has received a determination of a 100% service-connected disabil...
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2021-01-29
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MDHB888IntroAltering, under certain circumstances, certain service requirements for a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for certain volunteer fire, rescue, or emergency medical services members; and applying the Act to taxable years beginnin...
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2021-01-29
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MDHB884IntroExtending the deadline for the reporting requirement for the Task Force on the Economic Future of Western Maryland to October 1, 2021; and extending the termination date for the Task Force.
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2021-01-29
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MDHB792IntroDesignating, beginning in calendar year 2021, the last 7 days of August each year to be a tax-free period during which an exemption from the sales and use tax is provided for the sale of certain textbooks purchased by individuals enrolled full or par...
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2021-01-29
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