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MDSB323PassEstablishing the Maryland Arts Capital Grant Program to provide grants for the acquisition of, the expansion of, the renovation of, or major repairs to a facility or other infrastructure operated by a certain organization; requiring the Governor, for...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 395
MDHB310PassEstablishing the Maryland Arts Capital Grant Program to provide grants for the acquisition of, the expansion of, the renovation of, or major repairs to a facility or other infrastructure operated by a certain organization; requiring the Governor, for...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 394
MDHB90PassRequiring the Department of Housing and Community Development to report to the General Assembly and the Governor by December 1, 2023, and every 5 years thereafter, on the efforts by the State, political subdivisions, and housing authorities to promot...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 751
MDSB509PassExtending certain funding to each fiscal year; altering the definition of "national capital region" for the purposes of the National Capital Strategic Economic Development Program; requiring, in fiscal years 2022 and 2023, that 100% of the National C...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 707
MDHB769PassProviding that a committee of the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County is a public body for purposes of the Open Meetings Act.
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 431
MDHB829PassEstablishing a Capital Access Program in the Department of Commerce for the purpose of stimulating opportunities for small businesses that may have difficulty in obtaining business financing to have access to credit by establishing a loan loss reserv...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 704
MDSB636PassEstablishing the Passive House Pilot Program in the Department of Housing and Community Development to assist a nonprofit organization in partnership with neighboring high schools and institutes of higher education to provide students with career and...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 583
MDHB867PassExtending the requirement to provide an annual appropriation of $12,000,000 in the State budget for the Baltimore Regional Neighborhood Initiative Program Fund for fiscal year 2020 and to each fiscal year thereafter.
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 416
MDSB687PassRequiring the Department of Housing and Community Development to report to the General Assembly and the Governor by December 1, 2023, and every 5 years thereafter, on the efforts by the State, political subdivisions, and housing authorities to promot...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 752
MDSB699PassExtending the requirement to provide an annual appropriation of $12,000,000 in the State budget for the Baltimore Regional Neighborhood Initiative Program Fund to each fiscal year after 2020.
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 417
MDSB764PassEstablishing the Workgroup on Adaptive Reuse of Vacant Commercial Spaces to study the potential for conversion of vacant or underutilized commercial spaces into residential, mixed-use, and commercial spaces in order to increase the affordable housing...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 584
MDSB732PassEstablishing the Maryland Innovation Initiative University Partnership Pilot Program within the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to expand opportunities for technology validation, entrepreneurial development, and industry engagement at eli...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 697
MDHB1328PassAuthorizing a county or municipal corporation to adopt certain policies to advance progress of infrastructure, equipment, and systems needed to extend broadband access to underserved areas; requiring the Department of Transportation and units of loca...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 632
MDHB1211PassEstablishing the Pre-Seed Builder Fund in the Maryland Technology Development Corporation as a special, nonlapsing fund to support the development of start-up companies run by entrepreneurs from socially or economically disadvantaged backgrounds that...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 415
MDHB1239PassEstablishing the Appraisal Gap From Historic Redlining Financial Assistance Program in the Department of Housing and Community Development to make financial assistance available to certain developers working in low-income census tracts in order to he...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 702
MDSB859PassEstablishing the Appraisal Gap From Historic Redlining Financial Assistance Program in the Department of Housing and Community Development to make financial assistance available to affordable housing developers working in low-income census tracts in ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 703
MDSB824PassAuthorizing a county or municipal corporation to adopt certain policies to advance progress of infrastructure, equipment, and systems needed to extend certain broadband access to underserved areas; requiring the Department of Transportation and units...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 633
MDHB278VetoAltering the definition of "qualified position" for purposes of eligibility under the job creation tax credit program; altering the definition of "revitalization area" to include a certain Tier I county for purposes of the program; applying the Act t...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB419VetoAltering references to the term "clean energy" to be "advanced clean energy" for purposes of certain provisions of law concerning the Maryland Clean Energy Center and the Maryland Energy Innovation Institute; altering certain findings of the General ...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB97VetoEstablishing the Office of Statewide Broadband in the Department of Housing and Community Development to ensure that every resident of the State is supported by high-quality broadband Internet service at an affordable price and has the tools necessar...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB460VetoAltering references to the term "clean energy" to be "advanced clean energy" for purposes of certain provisions of law concerning the Maryland Clean Energy Center and the Maryland Energy Innovation Institute; altering certain findings of the General ...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB77PassRequiring the Department of Housing and Community Development to give preference to applications for funding for a net-zero home from the Energy-Efficient Homes Construction Fund that will use the services of small, minority, women-owned, and veteran...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 302
MDSB256PassAltering the definitions of "artistic work" and "arts and entertainment enterprise" for purposes of provisions of law governing the State arts and entertainment district program; altering the eligibility for certain persons to claim certain tax incen...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 250
MDSB186PassExpanding eligibility under the job creation tax credit program administered by the Department of Commerce to include certain small businesses that hire at least one qualified veteran employee; providing for the calculation of the credit for qualifie...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 191
MDSB116PassRequiring the Office of Recycling in the Department of the Environment to promote the development of markets for recycled materials and recycled products in the State; requiring the Office to evaluate the availability of certain markets and identify ...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 290
MDHB70PassRequiring the Department of Housing and Community Development to give preference to applications for funding for a net-zero home from the Energy-Efficient Homes Construction Fund that will use the services of small, minority, women-owned, and veteran...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 301
MDSB51PassAuthorizing the Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland to act as a property manager of the Southern Maryland Regional Agricultural Center.
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 276
MDHB164PassRequiring the Office of Recycling in the Department of the Environment to promote the development of markets for recycled materials and products in the State; requiring the Office to evaluate the availability of certain markets and identify businesse...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 289
MDSB80PassAltering the title of the Executive Director of the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to be the Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation; increasing the membership of the Board of the Maryland Technology Development Corporation from 15 to...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 196
MDHB6PassAltering the title of the Executive Director of the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to be the Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation; increasing the membership of the Board of the Maryland Technology Development Corporation from 15 to...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 195
MDSB459PassEstablishing the Comprehensive Technical Assistance Program in the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to provide comprehensive technical assistance to any business that qualifies for financial assistance under the Act or any other program in...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 235
MDHB654PassAltering the definitions of "small business innovation research grant" and "small business technology transfer grant" for purposes of the Maryland Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer Incentive Program; requiring the Program to ...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 205
MDHB639PassAuthorizing the Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland to act as a property manager of the Southern Maryland Regional Agricultural Center owned by and located within St. Mary's County.
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 275
MDSB637PassAuthorizing the Community Development Administration in the Department of Housing and Community Development to administer a home buyer assistance program that assists current students and recent graduates of public institutions of higher education to...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 247
MDSB639PassEstablishing the Inclusion Fund in the Maryland Technology Development Corporation as a special, nonlapsing fund to provide capital investment in certain technology-based businesses; requiring the Corporation to administer the Fund; requiring the Sta...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 180
MDSB609PassRequiring the Maryland Industrial Development Financing Authority to work to increase the utilization of certain programs and funds to assist minority and women-owned businesses and consider incentives to encourage the use of certain credit insurance...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 190
MDSB778PassExpanding the purposes of the Regional Institution Strategic Enterprise Zone Program; establishing the Regional Institution Strategic Enterprise Zone Fund in the Department of Commerce to finance certain rental assistance to business entities located...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 207
MDHB987PassEstablishing 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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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 236
MDHB1279PassExpanding the purposes of the Regional Institution Strategic Enterprise Zone Program; establishing the Regional Institution Strategic Enterprise Zone Fund in the Department of Commerce to finance the provision of rental assistance to business entitie...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 206
MDHB1301PassAltering the method by which a certain annual appropriation in the Baltimore City budget to Visit Baltimore is calculated for certain fiscal years; and extending to 2027 the termination date of the appropriation for Visit Baltimore.
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 208
MDSB789PassRequiring, for each fiscal year beginning on or after July 1, 2022, that the appropriation in the Baltimore City budget to Visit Baltimore will be calculated from the actual hotel room tax receipts received from the immediately preceding 3-year rolli...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 209
MDSB926PassAuthorizing the Maryland Stadium Authority to review and make recommendations on the Hagerstown Multi-Use Sports and Events Facility; authorizing the Authority to acquire a site or an interest in a site for the Facility; requiring the Governor to inc...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 353
MDSB885PassAllowing a credit against the State income tax to individuals, nonprofit organizations, or business entities for certain new construction costs and rehabilitation costs for certain catalytic revitalization projects; requiring the Secretary of Housing...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 332
MDSB933PassRequiring the Commissioner of Financial Regulation to submit a certain report that analyzes the banking environment in the State to the General Assembly on or before December 31, 2021; and requiring the report to include the number and types of finan...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 193
MDSB66PassEstablishing the Office of Statewide Broadband in the Department of Housing and Community Development to ensure that every resident of the State is supported by high-quality, affordable broadband Internet service and has the tools necessary to take a...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 74
MDSB160PassAltering the Cybersecurity Investment Incentive Tax Credit program in the Department of Commerce to be the Innovation Investment Incentive Tax Credit program; providing that the purpose of the program is to foster the growth of Maryland's technology ...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 113
MDSB196PassEstablishing that the purpose of the Research and Development Tax Credit Program is to foster increased research activities and expenditures in Maryland; increasing the amount of research and development tax credits that the Department of Commerce ma...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 114
MDSB19PassAltering eligibility for the Biotechnology Investment Incentive Tax Credit Program by altering the definitions of "qualified investor" and "qualified Maryland biotechnology company"; providing that the purpose of the program is to foster the growth o...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 112
MDSB365PassExpanding the purposes of the Neighborhood Business Development Program to include retaining certain businesses and enterprises in food deserts and certain areas that serve food deserts; increasing to $100,000 the maximum amount of a certain small lo...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 91
MDHB853PassExpanding the eligible uses of the Small, Minority, and Women-Owned Businesses Account to include the provision of certain grants and the conversion of certain loan amounts into grants in areas declared to be federal disaster areas or subject to a fe...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 116
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