Maryland Code | Chapter State Finance and Procurement Article 14

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MDHB92PassProhibiting, subject to a certain exception, the use of State funds to purchase or plant an invasive plant species for an outdoor project on or after July 1, 2022; and providing that the prohibition does not apply if the plant species is commonly use...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 526
MDSB697PassRepealing a prohibition on counting a certain minority business enterprise as both a woman-owned business and a business owned by a member of an ethnic or racial group for purposes of the State Minority Business Enterprise Program; and requiring the ...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 322
MDHB790PassProviding that the Small Business Reserve Program includes certain veteran-owned small business enterprises that meet certain criteria; requiring the Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs to adopt regulations to establish a certain ov...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 78
MDSB598PassProviding that the Small Business Reserve Program includes certain veteran-owned small business enterprises that meet certain criteria; requiring the Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs to adopt regulations to establish a certain ov...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 79
MDHB592Engross

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Establishing the intent of the General Assembly that a certain percentage of passenger cars and other light-duty vehicles in the State vehicle fleet be zero-emission vehicles by certain years; requiring the State to ensure that a certain minimum perc...
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2021-04-12
Third Reading Passed (96-40)
MDSB414Engross

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Requiring the State to reduce statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 60% from 2006 levels by 2030; requiring the State to achieve net-zero statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 2045; requiring the Maryland Department of Labor to adopt regulations esta...
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2021-04-12
House Conference Committee Appointed (Delegates Barve, Stein and Brooks)
MDSB649Engross

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Requiring regulations of a primary procurement unit to require the unit to make a good faith effort to solicit at least one bid from a certified minority business enterprise for a small procurement in Category II and Category III of the State Procure...
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2021-04-12
House Conference Committee Appointed (Delegates Sample-Hughes, Rosenberg and Belcastro)
MDHB1348Intro

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Requiring the Secretary of General Services, in consultation with the Chief Procurement Officer in the Department of General Services, to appoint an MBE Program Compliance Officer in the Office of State Procurement to ensure compliance by certain pro...
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2021-03-30
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB721Engross

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Providing that the Small Business Reserve Program applies to certain universities in the State; requiring the Governor's Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs to establish certain guidelines for the administration of the Small Busines...
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2021-03-29
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB703Engross

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Requiring the Board of Public Works to adopt regulations to require the certification of a business as a minority business enterprise without requiring the business to file any additional paperwork other than evidence of certification under the feder...
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2021-03-26
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB317Engross

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Requiring the Maryland Green Purchasing Committee, in consultation with certain units of State government and other stakeholders, to develop, by January 1, 2023, a certain methodology for a unit to estimate greenhouse gas emissions of food and bevera...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1212Engross

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Establishing the Workgroup to Study Enhanced Opportunities for Socially and Economically Disadvantaged Individuals in the State; requiring the Workgroup to study certain procurement preference programs, enhanced job opportunities for certain individu...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1244Engross

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Requiring each unit of State government responsible for awarding a contract for the procurement of concrete or a contract that includes the purchase or use of concrete in the performance of the contract to give a 5% price preference to the procuremen...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB722Intro

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Establishing the Department of Small Business, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation to assist units of State government in identifying and evaluating qualified minority business enterprises to help achieve the objective for greater use of minority busine...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB635Intro

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Repealing an exemption for certain procurements from Maryland Correctional Enterprises from the calculation of total procurement spending for the purpose of calculating a unit's Minority Business Enterprise Program participation rate.
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2021-02-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB797Intro

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Requiring the Governor's Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs to establish certain guidelines for the administration of the Small Business Reserve Program; requiring that certain guidelines for the Program be developed in partnership...
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2021-02-12
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB765Intro

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Altering the definition of "socially and economically disadvantaged individual" for purposes of certifying certain minority business enterprises to include certain sexual and gender minorities.
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2021-02-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1302Intro

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Repealing an exemption for certain procurements from Maryland Correctional Enterprises from the calculation of total procurement spending for the purpose of calculating a unit's Minority Business Enterprise Program participation rate.
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2021-02-12
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1323Intro

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Requiring a State unit to purchase a product or service that is or contains an algorithmic decision system that adheres to responsible artificial intelligence standards; specifying content included in responsible artificial intelligence standards as ...
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2021-02-12
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB301Intro

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Requiring the Board of Public Works to establish, by regulation, a threshold and process for determining the demographics of board members and executive officers of a corporation that are similar to those of the State; requiring the Board to adopt ce...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB33Intro

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Requiring the Special Secretary for the Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs, in consultation with the Secretary of Transportation and the Attorney General, to establish a certain overall percentage participation goal for certain min...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB207Intro

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Prohibiting a procurement officer and any other employee responsible for the procurement of goods and services on behalf of a unit that is not meeting a certain minority business enterprise goal or making improvements in meeting the goal from receivi...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB197Intro

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Prohibiting certain units of State government from waiving certain minority business enterprise goals for emergency or expedited procurement contracts or contracts for the purchase of commodities.
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2021-02-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB59Intro

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Increasing to 25% the minimum percentage of a unit's total dollar value of contracts that are, to the extent practicable, to be made directly to small businesses; providing that certain preferences do not apply to certain procurement contracts; requi...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB583Intro

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Requiring the State to reduce statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 60% from 2006 levels by 2030; requiring the State to achieve net-zero statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 2045; requiring the Maryland Department of Labor to adopt regulations esta...
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2021-01-28
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB650Intro

Sine Die
Altering the definition of "socially and economically disadvantaged individual" for purposes of certifying certain minority business enterprises to include certain sexual and gender minorities.
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2021-01-22
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB62Intro

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Establishing the Department of Small Business, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation to assist units of State government in identifying and evaluating qualified minority business enterprises to help achieve the objective for greater use of minority busine...
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2020-12-23
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
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