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HB0465 "EARN" Apprenticeships (Expand Apprenticeship Resources Now Act)
SB0866 Adult High School Pilot Program
HB1381 Adult High School Pilot Program
SB1058 Aggressive Drunk Driving - Punitive Damages
SB0285 Agricultural Land Preservation Easements - Overlay Easements, Rights-of-Way, or Servitudes
HB1260 Annual Reports and Personal Property Reports - Fees, Exemption, and Affidavit
SB0705 Award of Attorney's Fees and Expenses - Violation of Maryland Constitutional Right
SB0226 Biotechnology Investment Tax Credit - Qualified Maryland Biotechnology Company - Definition
HB0373 Biotechnology Investment Tax Credit - Qualified Maryland Biotechnology Company - Definition
HB1471 Business Occupations and Professions and Health Occupations - Regulation of Occupational Boards
HB0673 Business Regulation - Innkeepers - Records, Human Trafficking Awareness Training, and Hourly Accommodations
HB0859 Business Regulation - Trader's and Chain Stores Licenses and Personal Property Tax - Fees and Exemptions
SB0357 Business Relief and Tax Fairness Act of 2017
HB1306 Cable Service - Broadband Connection Requirement - Enforcement
HB0772 Civil Action - Unauthorized Access to Computers and Data
HB0641 Civil Actions - Child Sexual Abuse - Statute of Limitations and Limitation of Damages
HB0642 Civil Actions - Child Sexual Abuse - Statute of Limitations and Required Findings
HB1459 Civil Actions - Noneconomic Damages
SB0144 Civil Actions - Prelitigation Discovery of Insurance Coverage
SB0682 Civil Actions – Noneconomic Damages
SB0225 Civil Actions – Noneconomic Damages – Catastrophic Injury
SB0836 Civil Actions – Punitive Damage Awards
SB0315 Clean Cars Act of 2017
HB0406 Clean Cars Act of 2017
SB0715 Clean Energy - Energy Storage Technology Study
SB0314 Clean Water Commerce Act of 2017
HB0417 Clean Water Commerce Act of 2017
SB0305 Commonsense Paid Leave Act
HB0382 Commonsense Paid Leave Act
HB0848 Community Colleges - Vocational Certificates, Apprenticeship Training Programs, and Associate's Degrees - Tuition Assistance
SB0678 Community Colleges - Vocational Certificates, Apprenticeship Training Programs, and Associate's Degrees - Tuition Assistance
SB0205 Corporate Income Tax - Federal Repatriation Holiday
SB1096 Corporate Income Tax - Single Sales Factor Apportionment
SB0833 Corporate Income Tax - Throwback Rule
HB1018 Corporate Income Tax – Rate Reduction
HB0639 Corporate Income Tax – Throwback Rule
HB0759 Corporations - Formation of a Holding Company by Merger
HB0744 Corporations - Maryland General Corporation Law - Miscellaneous Provisions
HB1190 Corporations and Associations - Annual Reports - Fees
HB0691 Corporations and Associations - Annual Reports - Filing Fees (Filing Fee Fairness Act of 2017)
HB0714 Corporations and Associations - Fee for Processing Articles of Dissolution - Repeal
HB1184 Corporations and Associations - Filing Fees - Reductions
HB0589 Corporations and Real Estate Investment Trusts - Corporate Bylaws and Elections of Directors and Trustees
HB0215 County Revenues - Business Fees and Personal Property Tax Exemption
HB0222 Courts - Concealment of Public Hazards (Sunshine in Litigation Act)
HB0849 Courts - Physical Invasion of Privacy - Civil Cause of Action
HB1387 Criminal Law – Hydraulic Fracturing – Prohibition
HB0048 Criminal Procedure – Shielding – Nolle Prosequi
SB0318 Cybersecurity Investment Incentive Tax Credit - Eligibility and Sunset Extension
SB0099 Department of the Environment - Yard Waste and Food Residuals Diversion and Infrastructure - Study
HB0171 Department of the Environment - Yard Waste and Food Residuals Diversion and Infrastructure - Study
HB0214 Discrimination in Employment - Conditions Related to Pregnancy or Childbirth
HB1052 Economic Development - Job Creation Tax Credit – Alteration
SB0873 Economic Development - Job Creation Tax Credit – Alteration
SB0313 Economic Development - Maryland Energy Innovation Institute
HB0282 Economic Development - One Maryland Tax Credit - Expansion
HB0630 Education - On-the-Job Pilot Program
HB0110 Electric Vehicles and Recharging Equipment - Rebates and Tax Credits - Extension
SB0055 Employers of Ex-Offenders – Liability for Negligent Hiring or Inadequate Supervision – Immunity
SB0184 Energy Efficiency Programs - Calculation of Program Savings and Consideration of Cost-Effectiveness
HB1051 Enterprise Zone and Regional Institution Strategic Enterprise Zone Programs - Small Business Entities
SB1021 Enterprise Zone and Regional Institution Strategic Enterprise Zone Programs - Small Business Entities
HB0007 Environment - Children With Elevated Blood Lead Levels – Environmental Investigation
SB0862 Environment - Hydraulic Fracturing - Moratorium and Referenda
HB1461 Environment - Natural Gas and Oil Interest Restitution Fund
SB0980 Environment - Natural Gas and Oil Interest Restitution Fund
SB0280 Environment - Nonwoven Disposable Products - Advertising and Labeling
SB0266 Environment - On-Site Sewage Disposal Systems - Best Available Technology for Nitrogen Removal - Prohibition
HB0281 Environment - On-Site Sewage Disposal Systems - Best Available Technology for Nitrogen Removal - Prohibition
HB0537 Environment - On-Site Sewage Disposal Systems and Funding for Wastewater Treatment Facilities and Sewerage Systems
SB0186 Environment - Polystyrene Food Service Products and Polystyrene Loose Fill Packaging - Prohibition on Sale
HB0229 Environment - Polystyrene Food Service Products and Polystyrene Loose Fill Packaging - Prohibition on Sale
HB1625 Environment - Reduction of Lead Risk in Housing - Blood Lead Level
HB0557 Environment - Water Management - Sediment Control at Large Redevelopment Sites
HB0066 Environment – Lead and Mercury Wheel Weights – Prohibited
SB0306 Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2017
SB0365 Forest Conservation Act - Exemption, Reforestation Rate, and Forest Conservation Fund - Alterations
HB0599 Forest Conservation Act - Exemption, Reforestation Rate, and Forest Conservation Fund – Alterations
HB0758 Garrett County - Payment to Rescue Squads - Repeal
SB0591 Garrett County - Payment to Rescue Squads - Repeal
HB0414 Gas Companies - Rate Regulation - Environmental Remediation Costs
SB1037 Health Care Malpractice Qualified Expert - Limitation on Testimony in Personal Injury Claims – Repeal
SB0918 Health Insurance - Coverage of Fertility Preservation Procedures for Iatrogenic Infertility
HB0876 Health Insurance - Coverage of Fertility Preservation Procedures for Iatrogenic Infertility
HB1557 Health Insurance – Coverage for Male Sterilization – High-Deductible Health Plans
SB1156 Health Insurance – Coverage for Male Sterilization – High-Deductible Health Plans
HB0868 Higher Education - Community Colleges - Workforce Development Sequence Grants and Scholarships
SB0869 Higher Education - Community Colleges - Workforce Development Sequence Grants and Scholarships
SB0732 Hospitals - Acquisitions of Physician Offices, Group Practices, and Outpatient Health Care Entities - Notice
SB0093 Hotel Rental Tax - Accommodations Intermediary - Collection Requirement
HB1175 Human Relations - Discrimination by a Place of Public Accommodation - Enforcement and Remedies
HB0915 Income Tax - Carried Interest - Additional Tax
SB0432 Income Tax - Credit for Long-Term Care Premiums
HB0683 Income Tax - Credit for Nurse Practitioner or Licensed Physician in Preceptorship Program - Alterations
SB0436 Income Tax - Credit for Nurse Practitioner or Licensed Physician in Preceptorship Program - Alterations
HB0888 Income Tax - Expensing of Business Property and Bonus Depreciation - Recoupling With Federal Law
SB0236 Income Tax - Personal Exemptions - Inflation Adjustment
HB1176 Income Tax - Research and Development Credit - Start-Up Businesses
SB1134 Income Tax - Research and Development Credit - Start-Up Businesses
SB0237 Income Tax - Standard Deduction - Inflation Adjustment
HB0083 Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Discharged Student Loan Debt
SB0249 Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Donation of Rented Equipment
HB0230 Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - First-Time Homebuyer Savings Accounts
HB0196 Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Interest Paid on Student Loans
SB0321 Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Military Retirement Income
HB0375 Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Military Retirement Income
SB0295 Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Military Retirement Income - Individuals at Least 65 Years Old
HB1244 Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Military Retirement Income - Individuals Under the Age of 65 Years
SB0254 Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Perpetual Conservation Easements
SB0296 Income Tax Checkoff - Maryland Veterans Trust Fund
SB0057 Income Tax Credit - Class F Vehicles - Extension
SB0174 Income Tax Credit - Clean Energy Production - Qualified Energy Resources (Maryland Clean Energy Incentive Act)
HB1483 Income Tax Credit - Eligible Employers - Eligible Internships
SB0522 Income Tax Credit - Eligible Employers - Eligible Internships
HB0490 Income Tax Credit - Energy Storage Systems
HB0588 Income Tax Credit - Fueling Stations - Electric Vehicle Charging and Natural Gas Vehicle Refueling Equipment
HB0472 Income Tax Credit - Qualified Farms - Food Donation Pilot Program
SB0416 Income Tax Credit - Qualified Farms - Food Donation Pilot Program
SB0200 Income Tax Credit - Qualified Research and Development Expenses - Credit Amounts
HB0240 Income Tax Credit - Qualified Research and Development Expenses - Credit Amounts
HB0089 Income Tax Credit - Security Clearances - Employer Costs - Extension
HB0349 Income Tax Credit - Wages Paid to Qualified Veteran Employees (Hire Our Veterans Act of 2017)
HB0452 Income Tax Credits - Employer Child Care Center and Employer-Provided Child Care Services
SB0345 Income Tax Refunds - Wynne Case - Eligibility
SB0238 Income Tax Subtraction Modification - Retirement Income (Fairness in Taxation for Retirees Act)
HB0195 Income Tax Subtraction Modification - Retirement Income (Fairness in Taxation for Retirees Act)
SB0605 Income Tax – Carried Interest – Additional Tax
HB0550 Income Tax – Subtraction Modification – Military Retirement Income
SB0180 Independent Living Tax Credit Act
SB0876 Individuals With Disabilities - Establishing Community-Based Long-Term Services and Supports (Maryland Disability Integration Act)
HB1613 Individuals With Disabilities - Establishing Community-Based Long-Term Services and Supports (Maryland Disability Integration Act)
SB0697 Insurance - Property and Casualty Insurance Guaranty Corporation - Covered Claims
HB1332 Insurance - Property and Casualty Insurance Guaranty Corporation - Covered Claims
HB0112 Interest Rate on Tax Deficiencies and Refunds - Rounding
SB0872 James W. Hubbard Inclusive Higher Education Grant Program
HB0971 James W. Hubbard Inclusive Higher Education Grant Program
SB0942 Labor and Employment - Clean Energy Workforce Account - Establishment
HB0398 Labor and Employment - Equal Pay - Job Announcement and Salary History Information Disclosures
SB0404 Labor and Employment - Equal Pay - Job Announcement and Salary History Information Disclosures
HB0665 Labor and Employment - Exemptions From Overtime Pay - Administrative, Executive, or Professional Capacity
HB1146 Labor and Employment - General Contractor Liability for Nonpayment of Wages
HB0531 Labor and Employment - Labor Organizations - Right to Work
SB0490 Labor and Employment - Labor Organizations - Right to Work Act
SB0230 Labor and Employment - Maryland Healthy Working Families Act
HB0001 Labor and Employment - Maryland Healthy Working Families Act
SB0468 Labor and Employment - Noncompete and Conflict of Interest Clauses
HB0506 Labor and Employment - Noncompete and Conflict of Interest Clauses
HB1366 Labor and Employment - Number of Employees Granted H-1B or L-1 Visa - Disclosure
HB1416 Labor and Employment - Payment of Minimum Wage Required (Fight for Fifteen)
SB0962 Labor and Employment - Payment of Minimum Wage Required (Fight for Fifteen)
HB1305 Labor and Employment - Payment of Wages - Minimum Wage
SB1016 Labor and Employment - Regulation of Farm Labor Contractors and Foreign Labor Contractors
HB1307 Labor and Employment - Regulation of Farm Labor Contractors and Foreign Labor Contractors
HB0317 Labor and Employment - Wages and Benefits - Preemption of Local Authority
HB0065 Labor and Employment – Maryland Healthy Working Families Act
SB0397 Local Income Tax Overpayments - Local Reserve Account Repayment - Forgiveness
SB0855 Main Street Fairness Act of 2017
HB1213 Main Street Fairness Act of 2017
HB0463 Maryland Estate Tax – Unified Credit
HB1615 Maryland Fair Scheduling Act
SB1145 Maryland Fair Scheduling Act
HB1614 Maryland Fair Scheduling, Wages, and Benefits Act
SB1116 Maryland Fair Scheduling, Wages, and Benefits Act
HB0910 Maryland Health Benefit Exchange - Application for State Innovation Waiver
SB0571 Maryland Health Insurance Coverage Protection Act
SB0542 Maryland Lead Poisoning Recovery Act
HB1347 Maryland No-Fault Birth Injury Fund
SB0877 Maryland No-Fault Birth Injury Fund
SB0158 Maryland Oil Disaster Containment, Clean-Up and Contingency Fund and Oil Contaminated Site Environmental Cleanup Fund
SB0168 Maryland Paint Stewardship Program
HB1143 Maryland Pay Stub Transparency Act of 2017
HB0974 Maryland Personal Information Protection Act – Revisions
SB0525 Maryland Personal Information Protection Act – Revisions
HB1467 Maryland Technology Development Corporation - Enterprise Fund - Start-Up Businesses
SB0484 Maryland Transit Administration - Farebox Recovery, Goals, and Performance Indicators
SB0025 Maryland Transit Administration – Transit Service – Contracted Taxicab Service
SB0536 Maryland Transportation Authority - Vehicles Not Using Bridge - Toll Prohibition
SB0139 Maryland Transportation Authority - Video Tolls - Collection
HB0049 Maryland Transportation Authority – Chesapeake Bay Bridge – Toll Collection
SB0726 Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Law - Awards of Certain Fees and Costs and Prohibition Against Retaliation
SB0317 More Jobs for Marylanders Act of 2017
HB0911 Motor Fuel Tax Rates - Consumer Price Index Adjustment - Repeal
SB0277 Motor Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program - Prohibition on Suspension or Revocation of Registration
HB1000 Motor Vehicles - Gross Vehicle Weight - Agricultural Products
HB0768 Motor Vehicles - Gross Weight and Axle Load – Poultry
SB0034 Motor Vehicles – Leased Vehicles – Inspections, Insurance, and Excise Tax
SB0029 Natural Resources - Forest Conservation Act - Forest Conservation Thresholds and Reforestation Requirements
SB0740 Oil and Natural Gas - Hydraulic Fracturing – Prohibition
SB0364 One Maryland Economic Development Tax Credits - Business Incubators, Enterprise Zones, and Regional Institution Strategic Enterprise Zones
SB0319 Pathways in Technology Early College High (P-TECH) School Act of 2017
SB0239 Personal Property Tax - Exemption - Property Owned by New or Relocated Business
HB1238 Personal Property Tax - Exemption for Business Personal Property
HB1367 Personal Property Tax - Investments in Maryland
HB0268 Personal Property Tax and Annual Report Filing Fee - Exemption
SB0971 Procurement - Nondiscrimination Clauses and State Policy Prohibiting Discrimination
HB0504 Products That Contain Mercury - Prohibition on Sale of Electric Switches, Electric Relays, and Gas Valve Switches
HB0510 Property Tax - Assessments and Valuations of Real Property - Appeals
HB1234 Property Tax - Credit for Retired Military Service Members – Eligibility
HB1402 Property Tax Appeals - Payment of Refunds - Deadline
HB0765 Property Tax Assessment Appeal Board - Hearing Dates
HB0231 Property Tax Credit - Disabled or Fallen Law Enforcement Officers and Rescue Workers - Alteration
SB0108 Property Tax Credit - Erosion Control Measures - Nonstructural Shoreline Stabilization
SB0261 Property Tax Credit - Residential Property Damaged by Natural Disaster
HB0467 Providing Our Workers Education and Readiness (POWER) - Apprenticeship Act
HB0206 Public Health - Child Care Products Containing Flame-Retardant Chemicals - Prohibition
SB0415 Public health – Essential Generic Drugs – Price Gouging – Prohibition
SB0437 Public Health – Expensive Drugs – Manufacturer Reporting and Drug Price Transparency Advisory Committee
SB0722 Public Safety - Light Frame Combustible Construction – Requirements
HB0157 Public Service Commission - Membership
HB1457 Public Utilities - Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Revisions
HB0381 Railroad Company – Movement of Freight – Required Crew
HB0592 Real Property Tax - Assessment Appeals Process
HB0363 Recordation and Transfer Taxes - Exemptions - Property Conveyed From Sole Proprietorship to Limited Liability Company
SB0111 Recordation and Transfer Taxes - Exemptions - Property Conveyed From Sole Proprietorship to Limited Liability Company
HB1414 Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Study
SB1043 Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard Requirements - Standard Offer Service
HB1452 Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard Requirements - Standard Offer Service
SB0157 Sales and Use Tax - Alcoholic Beverages - Rate Reduction
HB0223 Sales and Use Tax - Exemption - Electricity Consumption by Small Business Located in Qualified Distressed County
SB0235 Sales and Use Tax - Exemption - Service Performed by Person Practicing Engineering
HB0470 Sales and Use Tax - Exemption - Service Performed by Person Practicing Engineering
HB0530 Sales and Use Tax - Tax-Free Period for Back-to-School Shopping - Sale of Backpacks and Bookbags
HB0113 Sales and Use Tax Exemption - Target Redevelopment Area - Definition
HB1532 State Board of Education - Financial Literacy Curriculum - Graduation Requirement
HB0284 State Property Tax - Homestead Property Tax Assessment Cap Reduction
HB0018 Task Force to Improve Partnership for Assessment and Readiness for College and Careers Scores for Maryland Public Schools Students
HB0192 Task Force to Study Bicycle Safety on Maryland Highways
HB0872 Tax Credits - Enterprise Zones, RISE Zones, and Maryland Jobs Development Projects
SB0036 Tax Credits – Electronic Filing Requirements – Waiver
SB0260 Tax Overpayment - Interest on Refunds
HB0241 Tax Sales - Reimbursement for Expenses
SB0304 Taxpayer Protection Act
HB0424 Taxpayer Protection Act
SB0292 Transportation - Baltimore Harbor Tunnel, Fort McHenry Tunnel, and Francis Scott Key Bridge - Annual Pass Study
HB0942 Transportation - Highway User Revenues - Distribution to Municipalities
HB0946 Transportation - Highway User Revenues - Distribution to Municipalities
SB1065 Transportation - I-270/US 15 Multi-Modal Corridor Study and West Side Mobility Study - Review and Update
HB1050 Transportation - I-270/US 15 Multi-Modal Corridor Study and West Side Mobility Study - Review and Update
HB0139 Unemployment Insurance - Employer Determinations - Process and Appeal Rights
SB0070 Unemployment Insurance - Exemption From Covered Employment - Youth Sports Organization Volunteers
SB0417 Unemployment Insurance - Exemptions From Covered Employment for Nail Technicians - Repeal
SB0017 Unemployment Insurance – Eligibility for Benefits – Business Operation Closings
SB0021 Unemployment Insurance – Recovery of Benefits – Collection by Assessment
HB0011 Vehicle Laws - Causing Diesel Emissions to Discharge Onto Another – Prohibition
SB0974 Vehicle Laws - Driving With Detectable Levels of a Controlled Dangerous Substance or Its Metabolites - Prohibition
HB0242 Vehicle Laws - Use of Handheld Telephone While Driving - Penalty
SB0284 Vehicle-Miles-Traveled Tax and Associated Mandated Devices - Prohibition
HB0285 Washington Metrorail Safety Commission Membership Act
SB0265 Washington Metrorail Safety Commission Membership Act
SB0125 Woodrow Wilson Bridge and Tunnel Compact - Repeal
HB0082 Woodrow Wilson Bridge and Tunnel Compact - Repeal
SB0051 Workers’ Compensation – Permanent Total Disability – Survival of Claim
SB0072 Workers’ Compensation – Tiered Rating Plans and Merit Rating Plans
HB0736 Workgroup to Recommend Possible Reforms to Maryland's Health Care System