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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
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
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
MDHB532EnrollAltering certain minimum payout percentages of certain video lottery terminals; requiring the Comptroller to pay a certain amount from the State Lottery Fund as local impact grants to Anne Arundel County or Baltimore City under certain circumstances...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDSB376EngrossRequiring the Governor to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation of $250,000 for fiscal year 2023 for the Maryland Nonprofit Development Center Program Fund within the Department of Commerce to be used for loans made under the Nonprofit, ...
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2021-04-12
Favorable Report by Appropriations
MDSB459EnrollEstablishing 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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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB829EnrollEstablishing 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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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB689EnrollExpanding the duties of the Special Secretary for the Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs to include establishing a mentorship program, conducting a feasibility study for creating a technical assistance program to provide support to...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB711EnrollEstablishing the Growing Family Child Care Opportunities Pilot Program in the State Department of Education; authorizing the Department to provide grants to local jurisdictions or child care licensing regions to increase the supply and ensure the sus...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB940EnrollAuthorizing sports wagering license holders to accept wagers on sporting events by certain methods and in certain locations; requiring certain fantasy competition operators to register with the State Lottery and Gaming Control Commission before offer...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDSB909EnrollRequiring the Governor's Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs, prior to the release of State funds for a certain capital project that receives at least $3,000,000 in a single fiscal year, to review the project for subcontracting oppo...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB810EngrossAltering the renewable energy portfolio standard in certain years to require a certain percentage of energy from Tier 1 renewable sources each year to be derived from certain geothermal heating and cooling systems; requiring that a certain percentage...
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2021-04-12
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1007EnrollAltering the renewable energy portfolio standard in certain years to require a certain percentage of energy from Tier 1 renewable sources each year to be derived from certain geothermal heating and cooling systems; requiring a certain percentage of e...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDSB205EnrollAltering the scope of a certain provision prohibiting the retail delivery to a purchaser of alcoholic beverages under certain circumstances; providing that certain authorization for the holders of certain licenses to sell alcoholic beverages for off-...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDSB199EnrollEstablishing the Purple Line Construction Zone Grant Program to provide funds to qualified small businesses to assist in offsetting business revenue lost due to the construction of the Purple Line light rail project; requiring in each of fiscal years...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB186EnrollExpanding 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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2021-04-10
Returned Passed
MDHB944EnrollEstablishing the Growing Family Child Care Opportunities Pilot Program in the Department of Education; authorizing the Department to provide grants to local jurisdictions or child care licensing regions to increase the supply and ensure the sustainab...
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2021-04-10
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1210EnrollProhibiting an entity from qualifying for certain State benefits unless certain criteria relating to underrepresented communities are met; requiring the Department of Commerce and the Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs to develop a...
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2021-04-10
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1091EnrollRequiring the Special Secretary of the Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs in consultation with the Secretary of Transportation and the Attorney General, to establish guidelines for each unit to consider when determining the appropr...
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2021-04-10
Passed Enrolled
MDSB816PassRequiring the Secretary of Labor to offer to employing units for certain calendar years a variety of payment plan options that spread certain contribution due dates through the end of August; requiring the Secretary to offer a variety of additional p...
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2021-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 48
MDHB908PassRequiring the Secretary of Labor to offer to employing units for certain calendar years a variety of payment plan options that spread certain contribution due dates through the end of August; requiring the Secretary to offer a variety of additional p...
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2021-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 47
MDSB444EnrollEstablishing the Workgroup to Study the Transformation of Manufacturing in Maryland's Emerging Digital Economy; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Workgroup; requiring the Workgroup to study and make recommendations regarding c...
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2021-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB654EnrollAltering 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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2021-04-02
Passed Enrolled
MDHB658EnrollEstablishing the Workgroup to Study the Transformation of Manufacturing in Maryland's Emerging Digital Economy; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Workgroup; requiring the Workgroup to study and make recommendations regarding c...
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2021-04-01
Passed Enrolled
MDSB740EngrossEstablishing the Maryland COVID-19 Small Business Grant Program in the Department of Commerce to provide funding to counties for emergency relief during calendar years 2021 and 2022 for small businesses that have experienced at least a 25% reduction ...
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2021-03-30
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB721EngrossProviding 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
MDHB1214EngrossRequiring the Secretary of General Services annually to review and evaluate all contracts that were executed in the prior year using State funds or contracts for the benefit of the State, a unit of the State, or State officials or employees; requirin...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB67EngrossProhibiting the Board of Public Works from approving a phase public-private partnership agreement for the I-495 and I-270 Public-Private Partnership Program unless the payment of the toll revenue is trasferred to a certain special fund; authorizing a...
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2021-03-22
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB803EngrossEstablishing the Western Maryland Economic Future Investment Board; establishing the Western Maryland Economic Future Investment Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund to provide grant funding to capital infrastructure projects and business development p...
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2021-03-22
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB753IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Commerce to submit to the House Appropriations and the Senate Budget and Taxations Committees a report containing demographic information, including race, age, gender, and socioeconomic status, of each recipient o...
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2021-03-18
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB45EngrossRequiring certain units of State government, in coordination with the State Lottery and Gaming Control Agency, to conduct certain studies on the distribution and use of local impact grants, the use of the Problem Gambling Fund, and the use of video l...
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2021-03-17
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB722IntroEstablishing 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
MDSB772IntroEstablishing the Maryland COVID-19 Emergency Loan Program in the Department of Commerce to provide working capital to assist Maryland for-profit small businesses, the operators of which have been disrupted due to COVID-19, and offer interim relief co...
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2021-02-19
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB843IntroProhibiting the Board of Public Works from approving a public-private partnership agreement for the I-495 and I-270 Public-Private Partnership Program unless the agreement includes that at least 10% of the toll revenue remaining after construction co...
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2021-02-19
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB1353IntroAuthorizing the governing body of a municipal corporation in Frederick County to grant, by law, a property tax credit against the municipal corporation property tax imposed on certain real property located in the municipal corporation that is owned o...
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2021-02-18
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB645IntroRequiring a county, to the extent practicable, to ensure that a certain procurement contract for which reimbursement will be sought from the 9-1-1 Board is awarded through a transparent and competitive process consistent with certain provisions of th...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB496PassProviding certain financing during fiscal years 2021 and 2022 for the purpose of relieving the adverse effects of the coronavirus pandemic; allowing, for certain taxable years, a subtraction under the Maryland income tax for certain unemployment insu...
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2021-02-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 39
MDHB797IntroRequiring 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
MDSB788IntroEstablishing 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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2021-02-10
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1144IntroEstablishing the Western Maryland Economic Future Investment Board; prohibiting a member of the Board from receiving certain compensation, but authorizing the reimbursement of certain expenses; establishing the Western Maryland Economic Future Invest...
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2021-02-09
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1149IntroAllowing a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for certain earned income of a certain small business for a period during which the State or county in which the small business is located was under a certain state of emergency and th...
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2021-02-09
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1309IntroAltering the purpose of the Maryland Small Business Innovation Research Technical Assistance Program to include providing technical assistance to assist small businesses with attracting and accessing private capital.
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2021-02-09
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1303IntroRequiring an agency or unit of State government administering a certain financial assistance program authorized in response to certain disasters to authorize, notwithstanding certain provisions of law, small, minority, and women-owned businesses that...
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2021-02-09
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB708IntroSubstituting the term "cannabis" for the term "marijuana" in certain provisions of law; altering a certain quantity threshold and establishing a certain age limit applicable to a certain civil offense of use or possession of cannabis; establishing a ...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1014IntroEstablishing the Maryland COVID-19 Emergency Loan Program in the Department of Commerce to provide working capital to assist Maryland for-profit small businesses, the operators of which have been disrupted due to COVID-19, and offer interim relief co...
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2021-02-08
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB252IntroEstablishing a Minority Business Enterprise Procurement Contract Financing Program in the Maryland Small Business Development Financing Authority to provide working capital to qualified minority business enterprises to facilitate their ability to ent...
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2021-02-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB889IntroAltering the definition of "cottage food business" for the purpose of increasing from $25,000 to $100,000 the cap on the annual revenue from the sale of cottage food products that a cottage food business may earn.
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2021-02-04
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB59IntroIncreasing 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
MDHB706IntroRequiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to license medical cannabis dispensary grower-processors to grow, process, and dispense medical cannabis if certain requirements are met; providing that an applicant for a dispensary grower...
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2021-01-29
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
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