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MDHB98PassRepealing the termination date of the Maryland Higher Education Outreach and College Access Pilot Program; providing that one of the purposes of the Program is to increase the number of low-income students attending and succeeding in college; alteri...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 403
MDHB156PassRequiring a local board of elections to obtain input from large residential communities including institutions of higher education, continuing care retirement communities, senior communities, and military installations when establishing precinct boun...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 656
MDSB283PassRequiring a local board of elections to obtain input from large residential institutional communities including institutions of higher education, continuing care retirement communities, senior communities, and military installations when establishing...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 657
MDHB891PassEstablishing the Hunger-Free Campus Grant Program to address student hunger and basic food needs on campus; requiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to administer the Program, develop a certain form, and designate certain campuses as hunger...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 579
MDSB664PassRequiring each county board of education to encourage and assist high school seniors to complete and submit certain financial aid forms by a certain deadline; requiring each county board to develop a certain outreach plan; requiring each county board...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 577
MDHB1039PassAltering a certain requirement for certain State Board of Massage Therapy Examiners members who are licensed massage therapists; altering the education requirements for applicants to qualify for a certain license or registration by requiring that cer...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 491
MDSB745PassAltering a certain requirement for certain State Board of Massage Therapy Examiners members who are licensed massage therapists; altering the education requirements for applicants to qualify for a certain license or registration by requiring that cer...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 492
MDSB767PassEstablishing the Hunger-Free Campus Grant Program to address student hunger and basic food needs on campus; requiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to administer the Program, develop a certain form, and designate certain campuses as hunger...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 580
MDSB800PassEstablishing the Inmate Training and Job Pilot Program at certain institutions of postsecondary education to provide educational and vocational training opportunities for inmates in the 12 months preceding the inmate's date of release; requiring the ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 677
MDSB155PassRepealing a certain provision of law requiring a financial aid administrator to verify certain information under certain circumstances; altering the method by which a financial administrator at a public institution of higher education is required to ...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 257
MDHB216PassRepealing a certain provision of law requiring a financial aid administrator to verify certain information under certain circumstances; altering the method by which a financial administrator at a public institution of higher education is required to ...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 256
MDHB460PassRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to establish certain procedures that require a public institution of higher education that denies the transfer of a credit or course to an enrolled student to report the denial to the student and the...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 188
MDSB40PassRequiring the Office of Student Financial Assistance within the Maryland Higher Education Commission to award at least 25% of annual grant money from the Richard W. Collins III Leadership With Honor Scholarship to students at Bowie State University.
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 240
MDHB1124PassRequiring the Office of Student Financial Assistance within the Maryland Higher Education Commission to award at least 25% of annual grant money from the Richard W. Collins III Leadership With Honor Scholarship to students at Bowie State University.
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 239
MDSB886PassRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to establish certain procedures that require a public institution of higher education that denies the transfer of a credit or course to an enrolled student to report the denial to the student and the...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 189
MDHB670PassRepealing the Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights; prohibiting a police officer from preventing a citizen from recording the officer's actions if the citizen is otherwise acting lawfully and safely; establishing the Maryland Loan Assistance Repa...
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2021-04-10
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/9/2021) - Chapter 59
MDHB1372PassAltering certain policy and funding provisions and implementation dates relating to the Blueprint for Maryland's Future; requiring the State Department of Education to submit a certain report on information technology; requiring, beginning in the 202...
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2021-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 55
MDSB904Engross

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Requiring the Comptroller, in consultation with the Maryland Higher Education Commission, to conduct a certain study on designating certain periods each year to be tax-free periods during which an exemption from the sales and use tax is provided for ...
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2021-04-09
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1358Intro

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Altering the name of the Outreach and Advocacy Program in the Department of Veterans Affairs to be the Office of Communications and Public Affairs; requiring the Office, in collaboration with the Maryland Higher Education Commission, to actively help...
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2021-04-06
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB948Engross

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Altering the name of the Outreach and Advocacy Program in the Department of Veterans Affairs to be the Office of Communications and Public Affairs; requiring the Office, in collaboration with the Maryland Higher Education Commission, to actively help...
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2021-04-06
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB918Intro

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Establishing the Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Underrepresented Teachers; requiring the Office of Student Financial Assistance in the Maryland Higher Education Commission to assist in the repayment of a certain loan owed by certain e...
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2021-03-30
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1PassRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to establish a new unit to assist in evaluating and reviewing certain proposals for new programs and substantial modifications of existing programs; requiring the Governor, for fiscal years 2023 thro...
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2021-03-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 41
MDSB1PassRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to establish a new unit to assist in evaluating and reviewing certain proposals for new programs and substantial modifications of existing programs; requiring the Governor, for fiscal years 2023 thro...
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2021-03-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 42
MDSB538Engross

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Requiring certain funding be provided to certain institutions of higher education in certain fiscal years.
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2021-03-22
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB965Intro

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Altering certain policy and funding provisions relating to the Blueprint for Maryland's Future; altering certain dates for the implementation of the Blueprint for Maryland's Future; requiring the State Department of Education to submit certain data t...
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2021-03-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB147Intro

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Establishing the Task Force on Higher Education Students With Chronic Health Conditions to study existing data on undergraduate and graduate students with chronic health conditions at institutions of higher education in the State; authorizing the Tas...
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2021-03-02
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1337Intro

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Establishing the Inmate Training and Job Pilot Program at certain institutions of postsecondary education to provide educational and vocational training opportunities for inmates in the 9 months preceding the inmate's date of release; requiring the P...
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2021-02-24
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB59Intro

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Establishing the Task Force on Higher Education Students With Chronic Health Conditions to study existing data on undergraduate and graduate students with chronic health conditions at institutions of higher education in the State; authorizing the Tas...
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2021-02-22
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1172Intro

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Establishing the Pay It Forward Program to encourage and facilitate foundations and other organizations to partner with the Maryland Higher Education Commission and historically black colleges and universities to pay the tuition and fees of students ...
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2021-02-21
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1067Intro

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Requiring the Governor, beginning in fiscal year 2023, to include in the annual State budget for the Maryland Higher Education Commission a General Fund appropriation of $10,000,000 to fund State-mandated tuition and residency waivers for community c...
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2021-02-21
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1208Intro

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Establishing the Task Force to Study Credit for Prior Learning in Higher Education; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; prohibiting a member of the Task Force from receiving certain compensation, but authorizing the ...
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2021-02-21
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB403Intro

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Requiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission, in consultation with public institutions of higher education and Maryland Correctional Enterprises, to establish a process to increase access to academic and employment opportunities at public insti...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB584Intro

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Requiring the State Department of Education, in collaboration with certain agencies, to collect certain information each year; requiring the Department to establish and maintain a certain database on the Department's website; requiring the Department...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB723Intro

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Requiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission, in consultation with public institutions of higher education and Maryland Correctional Enterprises, to establish a process to increase access to academic and employment opportunities at public insti...
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2021-02-06
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB46Intro

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Requiring the State Department of Education, in collaboration with certain agencies, to collect certain information each year; requiring the Department to establish and maintain a certain database on the Department's website; requiring the Department...
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2021-01-21
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB161Intro

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Establishing the Task Force to Study Access to Mental Health Care in Higher Education; requiring the Task Force to study and make recommendations regarding barriers to providing mental health services on campus, the use of telemedicine, video confere...
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2021-01-06
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB244Intro

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Establishing the Task Force to Study Access to Mental Health Care in Higher Education; requiring the Task Force to study and make recommendations regarding barriers to providing mental health services on campus, the use of telemedicine, video confere...
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2021-01-04
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB96Intro

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Requiring public high school students, beginning in the 2022-2023 school year, as a requirement for graduation, to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to the U.S. Department of Education or the Maryland State Financial Aid App...
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2020-12-22
To House Ways and Means Committee
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