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MDHB158PassEstablishing the Maryland New Start Grant Program in the Department of Labor to provide loans to covered individuals participating in eligible entrepreneurship development programs; establishing the Maryland New Start Microloan Program in the Departm...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 485
MDSB310PassExpanding the eligible uses of the Small, Minority, and Women-Owned Businesses Account to include the provision of grants and the conversion of certain loan amounts into grants in Anne Arundel County and the City of Annapolis when in a declared local...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 491
MDHB386PassExpanding the eligible uses of the Small, Minority, and Women-Owned Businesses Account to include the provision of grants and the conversion of certain loan amounts into grants in Anne Arundel County and the City of Annapolis when in a declared local...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 490
MDHB478PassEstablishing that the purpose of the Enterprise Zone Program is to attract, retain, and encourage commercial development in economically distressed areas of the State by incentivizing capital investment and job creation through real property and inco...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 732
MDSB557PassAuthorizing Baltimore County to exercise powers to acquire, develop or redevelop, and dispose of certain land or property located in West Baltimore County for residential, commercial, or industrial purposes; authorizing the County Executive and Count...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 717
MDSB830PassEstablishing various programs, goals, research requirements, planning requirements, and funding requirements related to oyster spat, oyster shells, and oyster substrate; requiring the Maryland Agricultural and Resource-Based Industry Development Corp...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 574
MDHB375VetoRepealing exemptions from the Open Meetings Act for certain independent and regional development units; establishing enhanced requirements under the Open Meetings Act for certain public bodies; and providing that a project site visit or educational f...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB1479VetoEstablishing the Maryland Equity Investment Fund in the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to allow unappropriated General Fund surplus to be invested in a qualified business with a goal to increase private equity and venture capital in the ...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB269PassRepealing exemptions from the Open Meetings Act for certain independent and regional development units; establishing enhanced requirements under the Open Meetings Act for specified public bodies; and providing that a project site visit or educational...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 346
MDSB594PassEstablishing the Winery and Vineyard Economic Development Grant Program within the Department of Commerce; authorizing certain individuals and corporations to receive a grant equal to 25% of the qualified capital expenses incurred in connection with ...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 358
MDSB698PassRepealing the Maryland Wine and Grape Promotion Fund and the Advisory Commission on Maryland Wine and Grape Growing; establishing the Advisory Commission on Maryland Alcohol Manufacturing in the Department of Commerce as the successor to the Advisory...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 462
MDHB854PassRepealing the Maryland Wine and Grape Promotion Fund and the Advisory Commission on Maryland Wine and Grape Growing; establishing the Advisory Commission on Maryland Alcohol Manufacturing in the Department of Commerce as the successor to the Advisory...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 461
MDSB826PassEstablishing the Maryland Watermen's Microloan Program in the Maryland Agricultural and Resource-Based Industry Development Corporation to provide loans to qualified commercial fishermen to continue commercial operations in the State; providing, begi...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 384
MDSB885PassEstablishing the Maryland Equity Investment Fund in the Maryland Technology Development Corporation; providing for the investment of certain General Fund surplus in certain private equity and venture capital in the State for a certain purpose through...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 391
MDSB473PassAltering the minimum threshold for a qualified donation or pledge made to a research endowment of a nonprofit institution of higher education for purposes of the Maryland E-Nnovation Initiative Program if the nonprofit institution of higher education...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 249
MDSB453PassEstablishing the Maryland Makerspace Initiative Program in the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to encourage the establishment of makerspaces throughout the State; authorizing the Corporation to partner with a certain entity to provide tec...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 322
MDHB641PassAllowing certain theatrical production entities to claim a credit against the State income tax for certain costs incurred for certain theatrical productions within the State; making the credit refundable under certain circumstances; requiring the Dep...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 258
MDSB597PassAllowing certain theatrical production entities to claim a credit against the State income tax for certain costs incurred for certain theatrical productions within the State; making the credit refundable under certain circumstances; requiring the Dep...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 259
MDHB730PassAltering the minimum threshold for a qualified donation or pledge made to a research endowment of a nonprofit institution of higher education for purposes of the Maryland E-Nnovation Initiative Program if the nonprofit institution of higher education...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 248
MDHB1340PassAltering the membership and appointment of the board of directors of a district corporation in Montgomery County; altering the procedures by which certain persons may apply to establish a district corporation or expand the geographic area of a distri...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 283
MDSB911PassAltering the entity with which the Maryland Stadium Authority must enter into a written operating agreement before issuing bonds to finance the Hagerstown Multi-Use Sports and Events Facility from the Hagerstown-Washington County Industrial Foundatio...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 252
MDSB378PassRequiring the Governor to appropriate $900,000 to the Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland from the Cigarette Restitution Fund in fiscal year 2024 and each fiscal year thereafter; requiring the funds appropriated under the Act to be used for the ...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 187
MDHB385PassRequiring certain institutions of higher education to provide certain information to students who are applying to be a resident of certain types of student housing; requiring an occupancy agreement between a student and the Maryland Economic Developm...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 183
MDSB391PassEstablishing the purpose of the More Jobs for Marylanders Program; altering the circumstances under which and the period of time for which the Department of Commerce may provide a qualified business entity a certificate certifying that an eligible pr...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 136
MDSB560PassRequiring certain institutions of higher education to provide certain information to students who are applying to be a resident of certain types of student housing; and requiring an occupancy agreement between a student and the Maryland Economic Deve...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 184
MDSB191PassAltering the definition of "economic development program" for purposes of certain data collection, tracking, and reporting requirements of the Maryland Jobs Development Act to include certain tax credit programs; altering the purpose of the Purple Li...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 116
MDSB474PassEstablishing the Western Maryland Economic Future Investment Board; establishing the Senator George C. Edwards Fund to provide grant or loan funding to capital infrastructure and business development projects that improve the economic conditions in t...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 63
MDHB838PassEstablishing the Western Maryland Economic Future Investment Board; establishing the Senator George C. Edwards Fund to provide grant or loan funding to capital infrastructure and business development projects that improve the economic conditions in t...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 62
MDHB896PassAltering the amount of taxable or tax exempt bonds that the Maryland Stadium Authority may issue for certain sports facilities at Camden Yards and the purposes for which the proceeds from those bonds may be utilized; specifying the maximum amount of ...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 60
MDHB897PassAuthorizing the Maryland Stadium Authority to issue certain bonds to finance site acquisition, design, and construction of any portion of a certain sports entertainment facility, subject to certain limitations; authorizing the Authority to issue cert...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 61
MDHB646Engross

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Requiring the Governor to appropriate $900,000 to the Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland from the Cigarette Restitution Fund in fiscal year 2024 and each fiscal year thereafter; and requiring the funds appropriated under the Act to be used for ...
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2022-04-11
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1388Engross

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Establishing the Winery and Vineyard Economic Development Grant Program within the Department of Commerce; authorizing certain individuals and corporations to receive a grant equal to 25% of the qualified capital expenses incurred in connection with ...
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2022-04-11
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB20PassIncreasing the membership of the Maryland Stadium Authority from seven to nine; and altering the number of members of the Authority needed to constitute a quorum and the number of affirmative votes of the Authority needed to take certain actions.
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 17
MDSB541PassAddressing infrastructure, capacity, and accessibility needs within the Maryland Park Service and State parks, including establishing systems and processes for surveying infrastructure and critical maintenance needs, increasing the number of Maryland...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 39
MDSB528PassRequiring the State to reduce statewide greenhouse gas emissions by altering statewide greenhouse gas emissions goals, establishing of a net-zero statewide greenhouse gas emissions goal, developing certain energy efficiency and emissions reduction re...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 38
MDHB837PassRequiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission, in consultation with certain stakeholders, to conduct a baseline study of cannabis use in the State by March 1, 2023; altering certain provisions relating to penalties, charging procedures...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 26
MDHB1228PassEstablishing various programs, goals, research requirements, planning requirements, and funding requirements related to oyster spat, oyster shells, and oyster substrate; requiring the Maryland Agricultural and Resource-Based Industry Development Corp...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 30
MDHB1290PassRequiring the Interagency Commission on School Construction to take certain actions relating to public school construction, including increasing the State share of certain public school construction project costs under certain circumstances and inspe...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 32
MDHB1384Engross

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Establishing the Industry 4.0 Technology Grant Program in the Department of Commerce to provide grants to small and medium-sized manufacturing enterprises to assist those manufacturers with implementing new Industry 4.0 technology or related infrastr...
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2022-04-04
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB40Engross

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Requiring the Interagency Commission on School Construction to consider systemic renovation projects with a construction cost of at least $100,000 as eligible for funding from the Supplemental Public School Construction Financing Fund and the Supplem...
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2022-03-22
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB554Engross

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Establishing the Maryland New Start Grant Program in the Maryland Department of Labor to provide grants to organizations to create or support existing entrepreneurship development programs to provide assistance to certain formerly imprisoned individu...
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2022-03-22
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB393Engross

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Establishing the Project Restore Program within the Department of Housing and Community Development to provide financial incentives for small businesses, commercial developers, and nonprofit organizations to revitalize certain vacant retail and comme...
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2022-03-21
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1242Intro

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Establishing the Maryland Watermen's Microloan Program in the Maryland Agricultural and Resource-Based Industry Development Corporation to provide loans to qualified commercial fishermen to continue commercial operations in the State; providing, begi...
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2022-03-09
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB245Engross

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Requiring the Governor to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation of $1,000,000 for fiscal year 2023 for the Maryland Nonprofit Development Center Program Fund to be used for certain loans under the Nonprofit, Interest-Free, Micro Bridge L...
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2022-03-03
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB418Intro

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Altering the circumstances under which and the period of time for which the Department of Commerce may provide a qualified business entity a certificate certifying that an eligible project is enrolled in the More Jobs for Marylanders Program; and req...
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2022-02-28
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1427Intro

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Authorizing Baltimore County to exercise powers to acquire, develop or redevelop, and dispose of certain land or property located in West Baltimore County for residential, commercial, or industrial purposes; authorizing the County Executive and Count...
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2022-02-17
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB692Intro

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Legalizing the use and possession of a certain amount of cannabis by an individual who is at least 21 years of age; providing for the clearing of criminal records and disposition of certain charges relating to the use and possession of cannabis; and ...
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2022-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB846Intro

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Establishing the Maryland Technology Infrastructure Pilot Program in the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to establish a program in Western Maryland to support the innovation economy by incentivizing the Development of advanced industry in...
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2022-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB845Intro

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Establishing the Rural Business Innovation Initiative Fund in the Maryland Technology Development Corporation as a special, nonlapsing fund to provide assistance to start-up and small technology-based businesses in the rural areas of the State; requi...
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2022-02-10
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB1095Intro

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Establishing the Rural Business Innovation Initiative Fund in the Maryland Technology Development Corporation as a special, nonlapsing fund to provide assistance to start-up and small technology-based businesses in the rural areas of the State; requi...
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2022-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
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