Legislation

2016 Legislation Supported

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SENATE BILL 38 (PRE–FILED) By: Senator Klausmeier Requested: October 20, 2015 Introduced and read first time: January 13, 2016 Assigned to: Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs. Higher Education – Community Colleges – Workforce Development Sequence 2 Grants and Scholarships.

SENATE BILL 245 By: Senators Manno and Peters Introduced and read first time: January 22, 2016 Assigned to: Finance. Labor and Employment – Hiring and Promotion Preferences – Veterans and 2 Spouses 3

SENATE BILL 246 By: Senator Manno Introduced and read first time: January 22, 2016 Assigned to: Budget and Taxation. Income Tax Credit – Security Clearances – Employer Costs – Extension 2

SENATE BILL 273 By: Senators King, Currie, Edwards, Ferguson, Guzzone, Manno, Peters, Serafini, and Young Introduced and read first time: January 22, 2016 Assigned to: Budget and Taxation. Income Tax Credit – Apprenticeship and Training – Work–Based Learning 2 Program 3

SENATE BILL 285 By: Chair, Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee (By Request – Departmental – Labor, Licensing and Regulation) Introduced and read first time: January 22, 2016 Assigned to: Rules. Maryland Home Improvement Commission – Subcontractor Licensing 2 Requirement – Repeal 3

HOUSE BILL 54 By: Delegate Haynes Requested: May 5, 2015 Introduced and read first time: January 13, 2016 Assigned to: Ways and Means. Income Tax Credit – Student Employees 2

HOUSE BILL 105 (SB 173) By: Delegate Clippinger Introduced and read first time: January 18, 2016 Assigned to: Economic Matters. Local Government – Clean Energy Loan Programs – Commercial Property 2 Owners – Renewable Energy Projects 3

HOUSE BILL 108 By: Delegates McCray, Anderson, Chang, Conaway, Glenn, Hayes, Hettleman, Jackson, Kelly, Korman, Krimm, Lierman, Luedtke, McIntosh, A. Miller, Moon, Morales, Platt, S. Robinson, Sydnor, Tarlau, and P. Young Introduced and read first time: January 18, 2016 Assigned to: Health and Government Operations. Capital Budget – Construction Projects – Apprenticeship Requirements 2

HOUSE BILL 236 By: Delegates B. Robinson, Glenn, C. Howard, Patterson, Proctor, and M. Washington Introduced and read first time: January 25, 2016 Assigned to: Health and Government Operations. Minority Business Enterprises – Transitioning From Subcontractors to Prime 2 Contractors – Study and Report 3

HOUSE BILL 236 By: Delegates B. Robinson, Glenn, C. Howard, Patterson, Proctor, and M. Washington Introduced and read first time: January 25, 2016 Assigned to: Health and Government Operations. Minority Business Enterprises – Transitioning From Subcontractors to Prime 2 Contractors – Study and Report 3

HOUSE BILL 264 By: Delegates B. Robinson, A. Washington, Glenn, Anderson, Angel, Atterbeary, D. Barnes, Barron, Branch, Brooks, Carr, Carter, Conaway, Davis, Fennell, Gaines, Hayes, Haynes, Hill, Holmes, C. Howard, Jackson, Jones, Knotts, McCray, Moon, Oaks, Patterson, Pena–Melnyk, Proctor, Sample–Hughes, Smith, Sydnor, Tarlau, Turner, Vaughn, Walker, M. Washington, and C. Wilson Introduced and read first time: January 25, 2016 Assigned to: Economic Matters. Study Group to Investigate Discriminatory Practices Against Minority 2 Franchisees 3

HOUSE BILL 275 By: Chair, Ways and Means Committee (By Request – Departmental – Housing and Community Development) Introduced and read first time: January 25, 2016 Assigned to: Ways and Means

HOUSE BILL 282 By: Delegate B. Robinson Introduced and read first time: January 26, 2016 Assigned to: Health and Government Operations. Procurement Preferences – Small Businesses and Minority Business 2 Enterprises – Workshop Requirement 3

HB 333 Delegate Barbara Robinson – Establishing the Commission to Study the Employment of Ethnic Minorities and Women Under Procurement Contracts at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport;