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MDSB306PassContinuing the State Board of Dental Examiners in accordance with the provisions of the Maryland Program Evaluation Act (sunset law) by extending until July 1, 2031, the termination provisions relating to the statutory and regulatory authority of the...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 548
MDHB521PassEstablishing the Maryland Small Business Innovation Research Technical Assistance Program in the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to provide technical assistance to small businesses in the State seeking grants under certain federal program...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 231
MDSB442PassProviding, under certain circumstances, that the provisions of the Minority Business Enterprise Program apply to public-private partnerships; altering, from July 1, 2020, to July 1, 2023, the date by which certain provisions of law relating to minori...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 553
MDSB583PassEstablishing the Maryland Small Business Innovation Research Technical Assistance Program in the Maryland Technology Development Corporation; to provide technical assistance to small businesses in the State seeking grants under certain federal progra...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 232
MDHB817PassRequiring a certain unit of State government proposing a regulation affecting small businesses to include a certain certification stating whether a certain comparable regulation has been adopted by a unit of local government in a certain economic imp...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 333
MDHB1026PassAltering the definition of "economic development program" for purposes of the data collection, tracking, and reporting requirements of the Maryland Jobs Development Act to include certain tax credit programs; and requiring the Department of Commerce,...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 408
MDSB4PassProviding that the General Assembly may authorize, by law, the State Lottery and Gaming Control Commission to issue certain sports and event wagering licenses; requiring certain implementing legislation to include certain criteria; declaring the inte...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 492
MDHB514VetoEstablishing the Maryland Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer Incentive Program to foster job creation and economic development in the State by promoting commercialization of research, facilitating technology transfer, and enco...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB398VetoEstablishing the Maryland Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer Incentive Program to foster job creation and economic development in the State by promoting the commercialization of research, facilitating the transfer of certain t...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB493VetoIncreasing the required minimum appropriation for the Small Business Development Center Network Fund from $950,000 to $1,150,000 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021.
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB313EngrossProviding, under certain circumstances, that the provisions of the Minority Business Enterprise Program apply to public-private partnerships; prohibiting the Board of Public Works from approving a public-private partnership agreement until the report...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB771EngrossRequiring the State Lottery and Gaming Control Agency to conduct a certain study on the use of proceeds from certain gambling activities; requiring the Agency to report its findings to the Governor and the General Assembly on or before December 1, 20...
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2020-03-17
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1249EngrossRequiring the public-private partnership agreement for the I-495 and I-270 Public-Private Partnership Program to include certain provisions; authorizing certain revenues derived from certain tolls to be distributed to a certain special fund to be bud...
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2020-03-17
Third Reading Passed (97-36)
MDSB707EngrossEstablishing the Task Force on the Tourism Industry in Maryland to review the need for additional funding, training, and other resources necessary to increase diversity and inclusion in the tourism industry in the State; providing for the composition...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB779EngrossEstablishing the Commission on Minority- and Women-Owned Small Business Participation in State Procurement; providing for the duties, membership, cochairs, and staffing of the Commission; requiring the Commission to study, determine, review, and mak...
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2020-03-16
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB398EngrossRequiring the Department of Housing and Community Development to give preference to applications for certain loans that will use the services of certain small, minority, women-owned, and veteran-owned businesses, particularly those businesses that pr...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB565EngrossRepealing certain provisions of law authorizing and governing a credit against the State income tax for certain expenses incurred for certain cellulosic ethanol technology research and development activities; prohibiting the Secretary of Commerce fro...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB204EngrossRequiring the State Department of Assessments and Taxation to review the filing fees and associated requirements of neighboring states that are equivalent or substantially similar to the filing fees required under ยง 1-203(b)(3)(ii) of the Corporatio...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB1284IntroProviding that certain entities may not claim certain excess tax credits as a refund under the One Maryland Economic Development Tax Credit, Maryland Cybersecurity Investment Tax Credit, More Jobs for Marylanders, and the aerospace, electronics, or d...
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2020-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
MDHB894IntroEstablishing a Microbusiness Payment Pilot Program to expedite payments to certain microbusinesses under a State procurement contract for supplies or services made by or on behalf of the Historic St. Mary's City Commission or St. Mary's College of Ma...
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2020-03-05
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB532EngrossEstablishing the Task Force to Study the Veteran-Owned Small Business Enterprise Program; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to study and make recommendations regarding opportunities for vet...
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2020-03-04
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1597IntroIncreasing 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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2020-02-14
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1568IntroRequiring State residential centers and State-operated hospitals to develop a workplace safety plan; establishing certain requirements for a certain workplace safety plan; requiring that certain training address certain risks and include certain inst...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB577IntroAllowing certain theatrical production entities to claim a credit against the State income tax for certain costs incurred for certain theatrical productions in the State; making the credit refundable under certain circumstances; requiring an entity t...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB770IntroRequiring that the Department of Commerce ensure that certain fund managers distribute a certain portion of the Small, Minority, and Women-Owned Businesses Account to the communities and jurisdictions surrounding a video lottery facility in proportio...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB1192IntroAllowing certain theatrical production entities to claim a credit against the State income tax for certain costs incurred for certain theatrical productions in the State; making the credit refundable under certain circumstances; requiring an entity t...
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2020-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1198IntroAllowing a credit against the State income tax for certain small businesses that hire high school or college interns or apprentices under certain circumstances; establishing that a business may not claim the credit for more than three interns or appr...
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2020-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1280IntroProhibiting a county or municipal corporation from imposing the admissions and amusement tax on gross receipts of a business that has total gross receipts of less $75,000 in a calendar year.
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2020-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1317IntroRequiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to license medical cannabis dispensary grower-processors under certain circumstances; requiring an applicant to meet certain conditions to be licensed as a dispensary grower-processor; prov...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1400IntroSubstituting 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 an...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1329IntroRequiring the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange, in consultation with the Maryland Insurance Commissioner and as approved by the Board of Trustees of the Exchange, to establish and implement a Small Business Health Insurance Subsidies Program to provi...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1541IntroEstablishing the Task Force on the Tourism Industry in Maryland to review the need for additional funding, training, and other resources necessary to increase diversity and inclusion in the tourism industry in the State; providing for the composition...
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2020-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1369IntroAuthorizing a person to submit a certain application to the Department of Agriculture to approve the use of a pesticide in the production of cannabis; requiring that an application include a certain certified risk assessment; requiring the Natalie M....
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB821IntroAuthorizing a person to submit a certain application to the Department of Agriculture to approve the use of a pesticide in the production of cannabis; requiring that an application include a certain certified risk assessment; requiring the Natalie M....
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB953IntroRequiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to license medical cannabis dispensary grower-processors under certain circumstances; requiring an applicant to meet certain conditions to be licensed as a dispensary grower-processor; prov...
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB977IntroRequiring the Governor to include in the annual budget bill for fiscal year 2022 and each fiscal year thereafter an annual appropriation of $17,000,000 for the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange; and requiring the appropriation to be allocated in a cer...
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1005IntroSpecifying the circumstances under which a broadband Internet access service provider may handle certain customer personal information in a certain manner; establishing a mechanism through which a broadband Internet access service provider may obtain...
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2020-02-07
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB930IntroRequiring the Governor to include in the annual budget for fiscal year 2022 and each fiscal year thereafter an annual appropriation of $17,000,000 for the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange; and requiring the appropriation to be allocated in a certain ...
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2020-02-06
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB957IntroProhibiting fixed Internet service providers and mobile broadband Internet access service providers, in the course of providing certain services, from blocking certain content, applications, services, or devices, subject to a certain limitation, or i...
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2020-02-06
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB720IntroRequiring a certain unit of State government proposing a regulation affecting small businesses to include a certain certification stating whether a certain comparable regulation has been adopted by a unit of local government in a certain economic imp...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB772IntroIncreasing 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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2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1007IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study the Veteran-Owned Small Business Enterprise Program; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to study and make recommendations regarding opportunities for vet...
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2020-02-05
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB991IntroAltering the definition of "unit" for the purposes of applying certain provisions of law governing procurement to certain county procurement contracts using State funds or for the benefit of the State; requiring certain invitations for bids and reque...
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2020-02-05
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB416IntroEstablishing the Medical Cannabis Business Development Fund to provide financial assistance and grants relating to small, minority and women business owners; requiring the Department of Housing and Community Development to administer the Fund; requir...
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2020-02-04
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB492IntroIncreasing the required minimum appropriation for the Small Business Development Center Network Fund from $950,000 to $1,500,000 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021.
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2020-01-29
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB359IntroRequiring the State Department of Assessments and Taxation to waive certain document filing fees for certain entities certified under the federal Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program and certain veteran-owned small business enterprises; and requ...
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2020-01-28
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB66IntroAllowing a credit against the State income tax for certain wages paid by certain small businesses during the taxable year to certain minimum wage employees under certain circumstances; requiring the Maryland Department of Labor, on application by a s...
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2020-01-06
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB24IntroRequiring affiliated retail trade and food services corporations with multiple locations to compute Maryland taxable income using a combined reporting method; requiring, subject to regulations, certain groups of retail trade and food services corpora...
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2019-12-19
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
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