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MDHB93PassIncreasing the $3,000 cap on the amount that will be awarded for a scholarship under the Walter Sondheim Jr. Public Service Internship Scholarship Program to $5,000.
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 536
MDSB240PassDefining the term "local promise scholarship" as a community college scholarship program in effect on July 1, 2018, that provides a scholarship to any high school senior who is eligible for enrollment at the community college; and specifying that if ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 464
MDHB594PassProhibiting a student loan servicer from employing any scheme, device, or artifice to mislead a student loan borrower; prohibiting a student loan servicer from engaging in any unfair, abusive, or deceptive trade practice; prohibiting a student loan s...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 546
MDHB824PassAuthorizing certain institutions of higher education to verify the eligibility of an applicant for, and on verification administer, Guaranteed Access Grants under the Delegate Howard P. Rawlings Program of Educational Excellence Awards under certain ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 485
MDSB74PassRepealing the requirement for applicants for and recipients of the Charles W. Riley Firefighter and Ambulance and Rescue Squad Member Scholarship to file for federal and State financial aid each year.
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 147
MDHB118EnrollMaking a certain applicant eligible for senatorial and delegate scholarships if the applicant is eligible for in-State tuition.
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2019-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB779IntroRequiring the Governor, for fiscal years 2021 through 2035, to include in the annual State operating budget at least $16,660,000 in general funds for each historically black college and university in the State; providing for the allowable uses of cer...
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2019-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDSB260EnrollAltering the eligibility requirements for a Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship; altering the employment requirements relating to a service obligation associated with a scholarship; requiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission's annu...
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2019-04-04
Passed Enrolled
MDHB268EnrollDefining "local promise scholarship" as a community college scholarship program in effect on July 1, 2018, that provides a scholarship to any high school senior who is eligible for enrollment at the community college; and specifying that if an award ...
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2019-04-03
Returned Passed
MDSB588EngrossAuthorizing a county board to award credit for time spent by a high school student toward a high school diploma or a postsecondary credential for work-based training and classroom instruction completed under a youth apprenticeship program; authorizin...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB112PassRepealing certain reporting requirements that are obsolete, unnecessary, or duplicative; consolidating certain reporting requirements for efficiency; codifying certain reporting requirements for transparency; modifying certain reporting requirements ...
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2019-03-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 6
MDSB670EngrossProhibiting a student loan servicer from employing any scheme, device, or artifice to mislead a student loan borrower; prohibiting a student loan servicer from engaging in any unfair, abusive, or deceptive trade practice toward any person; prohibitin...
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2019-03-26
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB244EngrossAuthorizing a credit against the State income tax for certain individuals with outstanding student loan debt during the taxable year if the debt was incurred to attend an institution of higher education, a certain degree was obtained, and the individ...
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2019-03-20
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB548IntroRequiring the State Higher Education Labor Relations Board to adopt regulations authorizing and establishing the process for collective bargaining for student athletes on or before July 1, 2020.
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2019-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB916IntroRequiring the Military Department to provide assistance equal to 100% of the remaining cost of in-State tuition, after any institutional waiver, for any active member of the Maryland National Guard who meets certain eligibility requirements.
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2019-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB513EngrossAuthorizing the county boards of education in Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, and Talbot counties to establish a regional Career and Technology Education (CTE) school to provide career and technology education programs to public high school...
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2019-03-13
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB1028IntroEstablishing the Rural Health Care Scholarship and Grant Program to increase the availability of primary health care in rural areas of the State by providing financial assistance to certain students and health care professionals; requiring a recipien...
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2019-03-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB502IntroExpanding the definition of "Workforce Development Sequence" under the Workforce Development Sequence Scholarship; and expanding the allowable uses of the Scholarship to include fees for certain skills or aptitude assessments.
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2019-03-08
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB328IntroRequiring public senior and private nonprofit higher education institutions, within 30 days after a student's acceptance and before reducing a student's institutional gift aid, to provide certain students with notice of whether additional gift aid ma...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDSB492IntroEstablishing the Career and Technology Education Grant Program; authorizing, rather than requiring, the Governor to appropriate at least $3,000,000 in the annual budget for Workforce Development Sequence Scholarships; requiring the Department of Labo...
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2019-02-28
Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m. (Budget and Taxation)
MDSB1002IntroAuthorizing the county boards of education in Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, and Talbot counties and an institution of higher education located within the regional counties to establish a regional career and technical education school subj...
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2019-02-22
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1365IntroExpanding the definition of "Workforce Development Sequence" under the Workforce Development Sequence Scholarship to include a skills or aptitude assessment that assists in identifying an appropriate Workforce Development Sequence for an individual; ...
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2019-02-18
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1250IntroRequiring the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation to develop a mobile application to target employers in industries in which industry skills align with the skills developed through membership in a certain student organization; requiring co...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB58IntroRepealing certain reporting requirements that are obsolete, unnecessary, or duplicative; consolidating certain reporting requirements for efficiency; codifying certain reporting requirements for transparency; modifying certain reporting requirements ...
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2019-02-11
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB804IntroRepealing a requirement that certain recipients of a senatorial scholarship or a delegate scholarship use the scholarship to reimburse certain expenses; authorizing certain recipients of a senatorial scholarship or a delegate scholarship who are curr...
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2019-02-11
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB41IntroEstablishing a Maryland Promise Plus Scholarship program to provide tuition assistance to certain students attending eligible State institutions; establishing eligibility requirements to include limitations on gross income levels under certain circum...
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2019-02-07
Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m. (Appropriations)
MDSB88IntroEstablishing a Maryland Promise Plus Scholarship program to provide tuition assistance to certain students attending eligible State institutions; establishing eligibility requirements to include limitations on gross income levels under certain circum...
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2019-01-29
Hearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)
MDSB108IntroIncreasing, from $2,500 to $5,000, the maximum amount allowed in a taxable year as a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for advance payments of certain qualified higher education expenses made by an account holder or a contributor...
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2019-01-25
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB104IntroIncreasing, from $2,500 to $5,000, the maximum amount allowed in a taxable year as a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for advance payments of certain qualified higher education expenses made by an account holder or a contributor...
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2019-01-24
Hearing 2/06 at 1:00 p.m. (Ways and Means)
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