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MDHB45EnrollAltering certain terms relating to eligibility for benefits under the More Jobs for Marylanders and Opportunity Zone Enhancement programs; altering, to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2018, but before January 1, 2027, the time for which en...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB119IntroEstablishing the Commission on African American Patriots in the American Revolutionary War; authorizing the Commission to raise funds for its operation; requiring the Commission, in consultation with certain persons, to conduct research to advance th...
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2020-03-18
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations; Withdrawn
MDSB306EnrollContinuing 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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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB442EnrollProviding, 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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2020-03-18
Passed Enrolled
MDSB499EnrollRequiring the Department of Commerce in a certain annual report on economic development programs to include information for minority business enterprises on the number of enterprises that received assistance from each economic development program and...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB4EnrollAuthorizing sports wagering license holders to accept wagers on sporting events by certain methods and in certain locations; including in the authorized uses of the Problem Gambling Fund the implementation of free or reduced cost problem gambling pro...
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2020-03-18
Passed Enrolled
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)
MDHB1300EnrollRepealing, altering, and adding certain provisions of law to implement The Blueprint for Maryland's Future, which is intended to transform Maryland's early childhood, primary, and secondary education system to the levels of high-performing systems ar...
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2020-03-17
Passed Enrolled
MDHB328EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education to disaggregate certain discipline-related data in an electronic spreadsheet format for the Department's website; requiring certain discipline-related data to be available as a data download; requiring the ...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB404EnrollRequiring the Department of Commerce in a certain annual report on economic development programs to include information for minority business enterprises on the number of enterprises that received assistance from each economic development program and...
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2020-03-16
Returned Passed
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
MDHB1022EngrossRequiring each county board of education, beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, to report certain data and information for each alternative school within its jurisdiction to the State Department of Education; requiring the Department, on or before ...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1260EnrollRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to establish a certain new unit to assist in evaluating and reviewing certain proposals for new programs and substantial modifications of existing programs; requiring the Governor, in each of fiscal ...
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2020-03-16
Returned Passed
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
MDSB449EngrossEstablishing the Direct Care Workforce Innovation Program in the Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning within the Maryland Department of Labor; requiring the Division to provide certain matching grants to certain entities to create and...
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2020-03-15
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1204EngrossProhibiting a county board, public or nonpublic prekindergarten programs, and public or nonpublic primary or secondary schools that receive State funds from discriminating against a person because of certain factors, refusing enrollment of, expelling...
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2020-03-14
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1578IntroExpressing the sense of the General Assembly that facial recognition technology can present certain risks as well as provide a variety of benefits and that safeguards are necessary to allow the use of the technology in ways that benefit society; esta...
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2020-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1333EngrossRequiring 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; providing for the inclusion of certain issues in the...
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2020-03-13
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB287EngrossEstablishing the Maryland Arts Capital Grant Program to provide grants for the expansion of, the renovation of, or major repairs to a facility operated by a certain eligible organization; requiring the Governor, for fiscal years 2022 through 2027, to...
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2020-03-12
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1549IntroRequiring the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City to establish, subject to the availability of funds, the Green Career Gender and Minority Empowerment and Training Pilot Program on or before January 1, 2021, to encourage young women and minoriti...
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2020-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB59IntroRequiring the Anne Arundel County Board of Education to include an Equity category and certain subcategories in the Anne Arundel County Board of Education annual budget; and requiring the Anne Arundel County Board of Education to provide certain info...
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2020-03-05
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; 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
MDHB1347IntroRequiring each county board of education to keep a record of the race and gender of all applicants for a position with the local school system and of any individuals who are hired for a position with the local school system, compile the information i...
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2020-02-28
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDSB1043IntroRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to establish certain new units to assist in evaluating and reviewing certain proposals for new programs and substantial modifications of existing programs; requiring the Governor, in each of fiscal y...
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2020-02-27
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB713IntroRequiring the Office of Personnel Services and Benefits within the Department of Budget and Management to study the number and salaries of certain employees employed by certain State agencies in a position of grade 19 or above who are African America...
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB308IntroRequiring the Prince George's County Board of Education to include certain additional categories in the Prince George's County Board of Education annual budget; and requiring the Prince George's County Board of Education to provide information on whe...
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2020-02-21
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDSB861IntroRequiring the Office of Personnel Services and Benefits within the Department of Budget and Management to study the number and salaries of certain employees employed by certain State agencies in a position of grade 19 or above who are African America...
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2020-02-21
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDSB983IntroEstablishing the Maryland Data Analysis and Accountability Program in the Maryland Longitudinal Data System Center; stating the purpose of the Program; requiring the Center to perform certain functions and duties; establishing a certain governing boa...
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2020-02-20
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB1044IntroRequiring the State Treasurer to ensure that any shares held by the State are voted in favor of shareholder resolutions that ask companies to adopt policies of refusing to do business with governments engaging in genocide or crimes against humanity; ...
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2020-02-19
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB856IntroRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to work with the historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the State to approve and prioritize certain academic programs and to promote the overall competitiveness of the HBCUs; requiri...
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2020-02-18
Unfavorable Report by Budget and Taxation; Withdrawn
MDHB1057IntroRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to work with the historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the State to approve and prioritize certain academic programs and to promote the overall competitiveness of the HBCUs; requiri...
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB1528IntroEstablishing the Maryland Council on Health in All Policies to employ a Health in All Policies framework, a public health framework through which public and private policymakers and stakeholders use a collaborative approach to improve health outcomes...
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2020-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1592IntroRequiring the State Treasurer to ensure that any shares held by the State are voted in favor of shareholder resolutions that ask companies to adopt policies of refusing to do business with governments engaging in genocide or crimes against humanity; ...
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2020-02-14
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1591IntroEstablishing the Elijah E. Cummings Public Service Scholarship in the Workforce Shortage Student Assistance grants program; requiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to select and offer grants to students who are pursuing a major in public p...
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2020-02-13
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB1013IntroEstablishing the Social Housing Subprogram within the Partnership Rental Housing Program operated by the Department of Housing and Community Development to stimulate the construction of safe, decent affordable housing while promoting economic growth ...
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2020-02-12
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB826IntroProviding that the purpose of certain provisions of law is to prohibit certain discriminatory real estate practices with respect to housing in Howard County; requiring certain licensed real estate sales personnel who include in an advertisement for t...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1043IntroClarifying a requirement for the State Department of Education to collect data on restraint and seclusion incidents; requiring the Department to provide any data gathered under the Act to the Maryland Longitudinal Data System Center; requiring the De...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1195IntroRequiring each county board of education, beginning in the 2022-2023 school year, to submit a report on or before April 30 each year to the State Board of Education and the General Assembly on computer science courses offered in public schools in the...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1340IntroEstablishing the Commission on History, Culture, and Civics in Education to make recommendations to further discovery, interpretation, and learning; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Commission; requiring the Commission to stu...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1421IntroRequiring that, beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, a student who exceeds grade level standards on the Maryland School Assessment, is identified as gifted and talented, or has reached college and career ready benchmarks on certain standardized te...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1422IntroRequiring the governing body of a county or Baltimore City to establish a certain community advisory committee for student assignment within 30 days after a county board of education votes to begin a school redistricting process; establishing the pur...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means 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
MDSB1000IntroRepealing, altering, and adding certain provisions of law to implement The Blueprint for Maryland's Future, which is intended to transform Maryland's early childhood, primary, and secondary education system to the levels of high-performing systems ar...
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2020-02-11
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs 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
MDHB1149IntroEstablishing the Social Housing Subprogram within the Partnership Rental Housing Program operated by the Department of Housing and Community Development; specifying the purposes of the Subprogram; requiring the Department to take certain actions rela...
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2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation 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
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