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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
MDSB72PassRequiring the Governor's Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs to conduct a study of the participation of minority-owned businesses in the alcoholic beverages industry in the State; requiring the Office of the Attorney General and the...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 750
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
MDHB324PassRequiring the Governor's Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs to conduct a study of the participation of minority-owned businesses in the alcoholic beverages industry in the State; requiring the Office of the Attorney General and the...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 749
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
MDHB1482VetoRequiring the Board of Trustees for the State Retirement and Pension System to review investment holdings in eligible accounts to determine the extent to which these funds are invested in Russia-restricted investments; requiring the Board of Trustees...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
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
MDHB993PassEstablishing the Child Care Capital Support Revolving Loan Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund to provide no-interest loans for capital expenses related to a child care facility to child care providers who participate in the Child Care Scholarship Pro...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 466
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
MDSB1005PassRequiring the Board of Trustees for the State Retirement and Pension System to review investment holdings in certain eligible accounts to determine the extent to which funds are invested in Russia-restricted investments; requiring the Board of Truste...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 343
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
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
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
MDSB753Engross

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Requiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission, in consultation with the Cybersecurity Association of Maryland, Inc., on or before July 1 each year, beginning in 2023, to identify certification trends in information technology and cybersecurity s...
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2022-04-11
Third Reading Passed (128-3)
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
MDSB919Engross

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Establishing the Child Care Capital Support Revolving Loan Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund to provide no-interest loans for capital expenses related to a child care facility to child care providers who participate in the Child Care Scholarship Pro...
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2022-04-08
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1000Engross

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Requiring a professional or occupational licensing board to issue a license to an individual who completes an apprenticeship working with a person licensed in the profession or occupation for which the applicant is seeking licensure, passes a board r...
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2022-04-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
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
MDSB516Engross

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Establishing the Transit-Oriented Development Capital Grant and Revolving Loan Fund; authorizing the Department of Transportation, in collaboration with the Department of Housing and Community Development, to use the Fund to provide financial assista...
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2022-03-23
To House Rules and Executive Nominations 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
MDSB825Engross

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Requiring that certain revenue, fees, and examination and investigation fees and assessments relating to commercial financing transactions be credited to the Nondepository Special Fund; regulating commercial financing transactions, including by estab...
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2022-03-22
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1273Intro

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Allowing an individual to claim a credit against the State income tax for certain travel, hospitality, and entertainment expenses paid or incurred in the State by the individual during taxable years 2022 and 2023 under certain circumstances; providin...
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2022-03-09
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1211Intro

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Regulating commercial financing transactions, including by establishing requirements related to disclosures, calculations of annual percentage rates, terms of repayments, and other related items, and the extension of special offers; making a violatio...
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2022-03-08
Withdrawn by Sponsor
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
MDHB1033Intro

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Requiring the Department of the Environment, on or before December 1, 2022, to develop certain policies and recommendations to require at least 40% of overall spending on certain programs, projects, or investments to benefit certain overburdened comm...
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2022-02-18
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1334Intro

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Establishing the Cybersecurity Workforce Accelerator Program at the University of Maryland Baltimore County to increase the cybersecurity workforce in the State, increase the investment of the State in cybersecurity workforce programs and educational...
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2022-02-15
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB622Intro

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Allowing an individual to claim a credit against the State income tax for certain travel, hospitality, and entertainment expenses paid or incurred in the State by the individual during taxable years 2022 and 2023 under certain circumstances; providin...
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2022-02-11
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB671Intro

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Prohibiting a certain entity from qualifying for a certain State job creation incentive unless certain positions created or maintained by the entity satisfy certain standards; requiring an entity that receives a State job creation incentive to report...
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2022-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1144Intro

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Requiring the Secretary of Commerce to make available, for film production activities in Allegany, Caroline, Dorchester, Garrett, Kent, Prince George's, Somerset, Washington, or Wicomico counties, 20% of the total amount of tax credits that the Secre...
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2022-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB171Intro

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Requiring the State to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through various measures, including altering statewide greenhouse gas emissions reduction requirements so that after 2040 statewide greenhouse gas emissions are net negative; requiring the Depart...
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2022-02-10
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB708Intro

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Requiring the State to reduce statewide greenhouse gas emissions through the use of various measures, including the alteration of statewide greenhouse gas emissions goals, the establishment of a net-zero statewide greenhouse gas emissions goal, requi...
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2022-02-10
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB849Intro

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Prohibiting a certain entity from qualifying for a certain State job creation incentive unless certain positions created or maintained by the entity satisfy certain standards; requiring an entity that receives a State job creation incentive to report...
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2022-02-08
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB664Intro

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Requiring the Secretary of Commerce to make available, for film production activities in Allegany, Caroline, Dorchester, Garrett, Kent, Prince George's, Somerset, Washington, or Wicomico counties, 20% of the total amount of tax credits that the Secre...
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2022-02-05
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB657Intro

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Requiring the Governor, for fiscal year 2024, to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation of $420,000 to the Department of Commerce to be used to provide an operating grant to the Prince George's Financial Services Corporation.
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2022-02-05
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB710Intro

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Altering the More Jobs for Marylanders Program to allow certain businesses located in certain transit-oriented developments to qualify for certain Program benefits; extending the deadline after which the Department of Commerce may not certify certain...
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2022-02-02
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB567Intro

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Requiring the Governor, for fiscal year 2024, to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation of $420,000 to the Department of Commerce to be used to provide an operating grant to the Prince George's Financial Services Corporation.
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2022-02-01
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB135Intro

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Requiring the State to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through various measures, including altering statewide greenhouse gas emissions reduction requirements so that after 2040 statewide greenhouse gas emissions are net negative; requiring the Depart...
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2022-01-31
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB432Intro

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Increasing the aggregate amount of film production activity tax credit certificates that the Secretary of Commerce may issue in fiscal year 2023 to $25,000,000 and for fiscal year 2024 and each fiscal year thereafter to $50,000,000.
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2022-01-26
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB256Intro

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Altering, beginning in fiscal year 2023, the percentage to be paid by the Comptroller from the Small, Minority, and Women-Owned Businesses Account to the Nonprofit, Interest-Free, Micro Bridge Loan (NIMBL) Account within the Maryland Nonprofit Develo...
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2022-01-13
To House Ways and Means Committee
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