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MDSB121PassAltering the purpose and use of the Maryland Farms and Families Fund; establishing the Maryland Food and Agricultural Resiliency Mechanism Grant Program and Fund to provide grants to food banks and charitable emergency food providers to alleviate foo...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 480
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
MDSB518PassEstablishing the Career Pathways for Health Care Workers Program in the Maryland Department of Labor for the purpose of providing matching grants to eligible employers for training programs attended by health care workers; requiring the Governor to i...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 403
MDHB749PassEstablishing the Maryland Park Explorers Grant Pilot Program in the Department of Natural Resources to provide Anne Arundel County and Baltimore County with funds to establish local Park Explorers Pilot Programs; requiring the Pilot Programs to targe...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 470
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
MDHB1048PassEstablishing the Commission on African American History and Culture as an independent agency; requiring the Governor, for each fiscal year, to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation of $1,600,000 for the Commission; etc.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 451
MDSB953PassEstablishing the Commission on African American History and Culture as an independent unit in the Executive Branch of State government; and requiring the Governor to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation of $1,600,000 to the Commission.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 452
MDHB97PassEstablishing the Workgroup on Black, Latino, Asian American Pacific Islander, and Other Underrepresented Behavioral Health Professionals; and requiring the Workgroup, on or before July 1, 2023, to report its findings and recommendations to the Govern...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 318
MDSB124PassEstablishing the Grant Program to Reduce and Compost School Waste to award grants to county boards of education and public schools to develop and implement programs for reducing food waste and to establish composting of pre- and post-consumer waste; ...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 205
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
MDHB355PassEstablishing the Workgroup on the Membership and Operation of the Prince George's County Board of Education to study and make recommendations regarding implementation of an electoral process for an all-elected Board, appropriate compensation, and an ...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 217
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
MDSB673PassAltering the authority of the Secretary of Natural Resources with respect to hiring, promoting, and transferring employees of the Natural Resources Police Force; requiring the Department of Natural Resources to include advertising that is targeted to...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 203
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
MDSB348PassProviding that the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Natural Resources, and the Maryland Environmental Trust must allow participants in certain cost sharing programs to participate in and receive compensation from greenhouse gas markets, c...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 238
MDSB5PassRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim the fourth Thursday in March as Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day; and requiring the proclamation to urge educational and cultural organizations to observe Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day through appropri...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 67
MDSB192PassAltering the termination date for certain provisions of law concerning the Minority Business Enterprise Program; and altering the date by which the final report on a certain study of the Minority Business Enterprise Program is required to be submitte...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 117
MDHB479PassRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim the fourth Thursday in March as Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day; and requiring the proclamation to urge educational and cultural organizations to observe Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day through appropri...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 68
MDHB158Enroll

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Establishing 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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2022-04-11
Passed Enrolled
MDHB147Engross

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Altering the purpose and use of the Maryland Farms and Families Fund; establishing the Maryland Food and Agricultural Resiliency Mechanism Grant Program and Fund to provide grants to food banks and charitable emergency food providers to alleviate foo...
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2022-04-11
Third Reading Passed (130-3)
MDHB146Enroll

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Altering the definition of "reportable offense" to include only offenses that occurred off school premises, that did not occur at events sponsored by the school, and that involved certain crimes of violence; requiring the State Department of Educatio...
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2022-04-11
Passed Enrolled
MDSB72Enroll

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Requiring 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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2022-04-11
Returned Passed
MDSB362Enroll

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Requiring a teacher preparation program to include certain training related to teaching in a virtual learning environment as a component of instruction; providing that a county board of education may authorize a county superintendent of schools, unde...
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2022-04-11
Passed Enrolled
MDHB386Enroll

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Expanding 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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2022-04-11
Passed Enrolled
MDSB666Engross

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Prohibiting county boards of education and certain schools and prekindergarten programs from taking certain discriminatory actions because of a person's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, ...
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2022-04-11
Favorable Report by Ways and Means
MDHB850Enroll

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Prohibiting county boards of education and certain schools and prekindergarten programs from taking certain discriminatory actions because of a person's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, ...
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2022-04-11
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1163Enroll

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Requiring a teacher preparation program to include certain training related to teaching in a virtual learning environment as a component of instruction; providing that a county board of education may authorize a county superintendent of schools to pr...
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2022-04-11
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1216Engross

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Altering the purpose and contents of and the requirements and qualifications under the Urban Agriculture Grant Fund; requiring nonprofit organizations that receive a grant for purposes of distribution to urban agricultural producers to distribute at ...
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2022-04-11
Second Reading Passed
MDSB926Enroll

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Requiring the Apprenticeship and Training Council and consultants to the Council to include representation by individuals who are Black and Latino; establishing the Apprenticeship 2030 Commission to examine and make recommendations to expand access t...
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2022-04-11
Passed Enrolled
MDSB644Enroll

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Requiring 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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2022-04-11
Returned Passed
MDSB753Engross

Sine Die
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)
MDHB150Engross

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Establishing the Grant Program to Reduce and Compost School Waste to award grants to county boards of education and public schools to develop and implement programs for reducing food waste and to establish composting of pre- and post-consumer waste; ...
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2022-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB9Enroll

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Requiring the certification agency designated by the Board of Public Works to study and report recommendations for streamlining the process for certification of minority business enterprises; requiring the certification agency to submit the findings ...
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2022-04-09
Passed Enrolled
MDSB228PassAltering certain purposes of the Maryland Corps Program by allowing participants to transition to the workforce as well as to higher education institutions; requiring that Program funds be used to expand the Chesapeake Conservation Corps and the Mary...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 37
MDSB541PassAddressing infrastructure, capacity, and accessibility needs within the Maryland Park Service and State parks, including establishing systems and processes for surveying infrastructure and critical maintenance needs, increasing the number of Maryland...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 39
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
MDHB821Engross

Sine Die
Establishing the Career Pathways for Health Care Workers Program in the Maryland Department of Labor for the purpose of providing grants to eligible employers for training programs attended by health care workers; and requiring the Governor to includ...
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2022-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB812Enroll

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Requiring the Montgomery County Board of Education to adopt a data disaggregation policy that applies to any data collection, reports, or internal documents and includes a category for each racial and ethnic group that constitutes at least 5% of the ...
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2022-04-09
Returned Passed
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
MDHB1200Enroll

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Requiring a person applying for a certain permit from the Department of the Environment to include in the application the EJ Score from the Maryland EJ tool for the census tract where the applicant is seeking the permit; requiring the Department, on ...
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2022-04-09
Returned Passed
MDHB1255PassProhibiting certain public agencies from using seclusion as a behavioral health intervention for a student; prohibiting a public agency from using physical restraint and a nonpublic school from using physical restraint or seclusion as a behavioral he...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 31
MDHB603Enroll

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Altering the process for appointing members of the Harford County Board of Education.
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2022-04-09
Returned Passed
MDHB324Enroll

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Requiring 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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2022-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB524Enroll

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Requiring the Department of Housing and Community Development to procure or provide for electricity customers energy efficiency and conservation programs and services designed to achieve an annual incremental gross energy savings of at least 0.4% sta...
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2022-04-08
Returned Passed
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
MDSB954Engross

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Requiring the Investment Committee of the State Retirement Agency to assess the use of minority business enterprises beginning July 1, 2022, and each fiscal year thereafter; requiring a certain certification agency and the Governor's Office of Small,...
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2022-04-08
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB11Engross

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Establishing the Workgroup on Online Consumer Personal Information Privacy to review current practices of business entities relating to the collection, use, storage, disclosure, analysis, deletion, and modification of online personal information of c...
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2022-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB310Enroll

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Expanding 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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2022-04-07
Passed Enrolled
MDHB399Enroll

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Continuing until July 1, 2023, provisions relating to procurement from minority business enterprises by the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission.
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2022-04-07
Returned Passed
MDHB1258Intro

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Establishing the Broadening Options and Opportunities for Students Today Program to provide certain students with scholarships for students who are eligible for the free and reduced price lunch program to attend a nonpublic school; establishing the M...
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2022-04-07
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