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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
MDHB399PassContinuing until July 1, 2023, provisions relating to procurement from minority business enterprises by the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission.
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 612
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
MDSB644PassRequiring the Department of General Services, in consultation with the Governor's Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs, to study the feasibility and impacts of establishing a State procurement preference for businesses located in his...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 518
MDHB685PassAltering the calculation of certain funding for certain regional resource centers and each county public library system for certain fiscal years; and requiring, beginning January 1, 2024, each public library to offer at least one type of service alon...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 496
MDSB458PassRequiring the Board of Trustees of the Maryland Teachers and State Employees Supplemental Retirement Plans to consider using minority business enterprises for investment advisor and fund manager services; requiring the Board to use the Office of Stat...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 392
MDSB632PassRequiring the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange to convene a workgroup to study and make recommendations relating to the establishment of a Small Business and Nonprofit Health Insurance Subsidies Program to provide subsidies to small businesses and no...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 483
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
MDHB389PassRequiring a procurement officer, in an invitation for bids or a request for proposals, to include a certain summary of the factors used to determine the expected degree of minority business enterprise participation for the contract; requiring the Gov...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 155
MDSB487PassRequiring a procurement officer, in an invitation for bids or a request for proposals, to include a certain summary of the factors used to determine the expected degree of minority business enterprise participation for the contract; requiring the Gov...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 156
MDHB1057PassEstablishing the Prince George's County Recreation Blue Ribbon Workgroup to study and make recommendations to the Prince George's County Council on improving access to certain programming, facilities, and opportunities, the potential costs, benefits,...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 218
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
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
MDHB709Engross

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Requiring the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange to convene a workgroup to study the establishment of a Small Business and Nonprofit Health Insurance Subsidies Program to provide subsidies to small businesses and nonprofit employers for the purchase of...
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2022-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
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
MDSB782Engross

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Establishing the Workgroup on the Post-COVID-19 Crisis Economic Transition to make recommendations regarding how the State may adjust its economic development and other strategies in the context of changes resulting from crises in certain sectors; an...
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2022-04-07
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1424Intro

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Establishing the Workgroup on the Post-COVID-19 Crisis Economic Transition to make recommendations regarding how the State may adjust its economic development and other strategies in the context of changes resulting from crises in certain sectors; an...
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2022-04-07
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
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
MDSB833Engross

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Requiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to conduct a baseline study of cannabis use in the State; establishing the Cannabis Business Assistance Fund in the Department of Commerce to provide assistance to small, minority, and wome...
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2022-04-01
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
MDHB909Engross

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Requiring the Board of Trustees of the Maryland Teachers and State Employees Supplemental Retirement Plans to consider using minority business enterprises for investment advisor and fund manager services; requiring the Board to use the Office of Stat...
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2022-03-22
To Senate Budget and Taxation 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
MDSB418Engross

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Requiring a person who is a developer of a project, on the approval of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for the construction of a certain generating station or qualified generator lead line and an exemption from the requirement for a...
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2022-03-21
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB996Intro

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Altering the definition of "small business" for the purposes of the Small Business Reserve Program by adding a requirement that the principal office of the business must be located in the State; increasing from 15% to 30% the minimum percentage of a ...
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2022-03-10
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB1284Intro

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Authorizing a credit against the State income tax for a certain small business that employs 50 or fewer employees for costs incurred by the small business during the taxable year for certain cybersecurity measures undertaken by the small business; an...
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2022-03-09
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1226Intro

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Prohibiting, on and after January 1, 2027, a person from disposing of a mattress in a landfill; prohibiting a person from burning or incinerating a mattress as an alternative means of disposal, subject to certain exceptions; requiring certain produce...
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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
MDHB1458Intro

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Altering the definition of "small business" for the purposes of the Small Business Reserve Program by adding a requirement that the principal office of the business must be located in the State; increasing from 15% to 30% the minimum percentage of a ...
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2022-02-24
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1070Intro

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Establishing the On-Farm Composting and Compost Use Grant Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund; establishing a solid waste disposal surcharge to be paid, on a quarterly basis beginning April 1, 2023, to the Comptroller by owners or operators of refuse ...
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2022-02-11
To House Environment and Transportation 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
MDHB569Intro

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Requiring the Public Service Commission to condition the approval of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for the construction of a certain generating station or qualified generator lead line and an exemption from the requirement for a c...
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2022-02-03
To House Economic Matters 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
MDHB414Intro

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Establishing the Project Restore Program within the Department of Housing and Community Development to provide financial incentives for small businesses and commercial developers to revitalize certain vacant retail and commercial space; authorizing t...
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2022-01-27
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB255Intro

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Establishing the Maryland Internship Opportunities Program to provide students with internship opportunities with humanities-based businesses; allowing certain employers a credit, up to $4,200 for each eligible intern, against the State income tax fo...
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2022-01-22
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB267Intro

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Allowing certain persons to claim a 50% credit against the State income tax for certain qualified costs incurred during the taxable year to purchase and install certain indoor air quality equipment in a certain home, rental dwelling unit, or commerci...
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2022-01-18
To Senate Budget and Taxation 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
MDHB85Intro

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Allowing certain persons to claim a credit against the State income tax for certain costs incurred during the taxable year to purchase and install certain indoor air quality equipment in a certain home, rental dwelling unit, or commercial building; r...
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2022-01-04
To House Ways and Means Committee
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