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MICUA Priority Bills

This section will be updated as bills are added to MICUA's Priority Bills List.

Here you can view the key bills impacting higher education in Maryland. Click on the bill number to see the sponsors, read a synopsis, review the history, and more.

BILL NUMBER

BILL TITLE

TESTIMONY

HB0001 Labor and Employment - Maryland Healthy Working Families Act  
HB0012 Senatorial and Delegate Scholarships - Veterans - Eligibility and Use of Funds  
HB0018 Task Force to Improve Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers Scores for Maryland Public School Students  
HB0033 Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Retirement Account Withdrawals for Higher Education Tuition Support with amendments
HB0065 Labor and Employment - Maryland Healthy Working Families Act  
HB0070     State Board of Nursing - Disciplinary Process and Authority - Revisions  
HB0083 Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Discharged Student Loan Debt  
HB0094 Maryland E-Nnovation Initiative Program - Requirements for Matching Funds Support
HB0150
Budget Bill (Fiscal Year 2018)  
HB0151    Creation of a State Debt - Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loan of 2017, and the Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loans of 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016  
HB0152     Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act of 2017  
HB0159 Weapon-Free Higher Education Zones  
HB0196 Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Interest Paid on Student Loans  
HB0204 Community Colleges - Small Community Colleges - Funding  
HB0224 Higher Education - AmeriCorps Program Participants - In-State Tuition  
HB0229 Environment - Polystyrene Food Service Products and Polystyrene Loose Fill Packaging - Prohibition on Sale  
HB0262 Student Debt Disclosure Act of 2017 Oppose
HB0272 Higher Education - Public Institutions of Higher Education - Sanctuary Campus Status  
HB0317 Labor and Employment - Wages and Benefits - Preemption of Local Authority  
HB0347 Cybersecurity Investment Fund and Enterprise Fund - Higher Education Loan Repayment - Expanded Use  
HB0382 Commonsense Paid Leave Act  
HB0392 Higher Education - Senatorial and Delegate Scholarships - Allocation of Unused Funds  
HB0398 Labor and Employment - Equal Pay - Job Announcement and Salary History Information Disclosures  
HB0399 Student Debt Relief Act of 2017  
HB0413 Pathways in Technology Early College High (P-TECH) School Act of 2017  
HB0427 Public Institutions of Higher Education - Public Health Advisories - Required Communication  
HB0437 Higher Education - University System of Maryland - Quasi-Endowment Funds  
HB0458 Visual Impairments - Requirements for Teacher Training, Student Screening, and Maryland Medical Assistance Program Coverage  
HB0459 Higher Education - Adult Correctional Institutions - Job Training and Education  
HB0462 Higher Education - Tuition Waivers for Foster Care Recipients and Unaccompanied Homeless Youth - Alterations  
HB0465 "EARN" Apprenticeships (Expand Apprenticeship Resources Now Act)  
HB0467 Providing Our Workers Education and Readiness (POWER) - Apprenticeship Act  
HB0482 Maryland Nurse Practice Act - Revisions  
HB0503 State Budget - Appropriations - Income Tax Revenue Estimate Cap and Revenue Stabilization Account  
HB0507 Community Colleges and Local Governments - Use of Public Funds to Influence Collective Bargaining Rights - Prohibition  
HB0509 Higher Education - Student Loan Notification Letter Support with amendments
HB0522 Food Service Facilities - Automated External Defibrillator Program (The Joe Sheya Act)  
HB0528 Humane Adoption of Companion Animals Used in Research Act of 2017  
HB0556 Higher Education - St. Mary's College of Maryland - Funding  
HB0561 Higher Education - St. Mary's College of Maryland - Governing Authority  
HB0581 Maryland Medical Practice Act - Individuals Exempt From Licensure - Repeal of Criminal History Records Check Requirement  
HB0652 Career Apprenticeship Opportunity Act of 2017  
HB0656 Environment - Municipal Stormwater Charges - Property Subject to Charges  
HB0665 Labor and Employment - Exemptions From Overtime Pay - Administrative, Executive, or Professional Capacity  
HB0680 Maryland Longitudinal Data System - Student and Workforce Data Linkage - Extension of Time Limit  
HB0694 Higher Education - Admissions Process - Criminal History (Maryland Fair Access to Education Act of 2017) Oppose
HB0715 Institutions of Higher Education - Teacher Preparation Programs - Accreditation and Approval  
HB0717 Academic Facilities Bonding Authority  
HB0763 Maryland Wage and Hour Law - Public Senior Higher Education Institution - Payment of County Minimum Wage  
HB0770 Maryland Collection Agency Licensing Act - Student Education Loan Servicers  
HB0798 Creation of a State Debt - Baltimore County - Community College of Baltimore County Catonsville Campus Artificial Turf Field  
HB0810 Apprenticeships - Apprenticeship and Training Council - Revisions  
HB0840 Criminal Procedure - Partial Expungement  
HB0848 Community Colleges - Vocational Certificates, Apprenticeship Training Programs, and Associate's Degrees - Tuition Assistance  
HB0865 Higher Education - Financial Aid - In-State Students (The Jill Wrigley Memorial Scholarship Expansion Act)  
HB0868 Higher Education - Community Colleges - Workforce Development Sequence Grants and Scholarships  
HB0871 Education - Community Colleges - Collective Bargaining  
HB0900 Income Tax Credit - Payment of Tuition at a Community College  
HB0921 Hospitals - Community Benefit Report - Disclosure of Tax Exemptions  
HB0931 Maryland Education Opportunity Act of 2017  
HB0950 University System of Maryland - Constituent Institutions - Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Program  
HB0965 Maryland Personal Information Protection Act - Security Breach Notification Requirements - Modifications  
HB0967 The Textbook Cost Savings Act of 2017  
HB0971 James W. Hubbard Inclusive Higher Education Grant Program  
HB0974 Maryland Personal Information Protection Act - Revisions  
HB1031 State Board of Pharmacy - Registered Pharmacy Technicians - Exemption for Pharmacy Students  
HB1033 Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Discharged Student Loan Debt  
HB1060 State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists - Meetings and Timeliness of Certification and Licensure Issuance  
HB1069 Higher Education - Community Colleges - Funding  
HB1124 Health Occupations - Physician Assistants - Preparing and Dispensing Prescriptions  
HB1135 Public Institutions of Higher Education - Instructors - Expressions of Opinion  
HB1142 Public Senior Higher Education Institutions - Disciplinary Proceedings - Students and Student Organizations  
HB1143 Maryland Pay Stub Transparency Act of 2017  
HB1170 Education - College and Career Readiness Assessment - English Learner Student Exception  
HB1189 Prevailing Wage - Basis for Rate Determination - Survey Data  
HB1197 Child Abuse and Neglect - Reporting - Definitions  
HB1205 Public Institutions of Higher Education - Access of Students to Emergency Contraception  
HB1209 Sexual Assault Victims Resources Act of 2017  
HB1311 Public Safety - Light Frame Combustible Construction - Requirements  
HB1521 Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Commission to Study Firearm Violence - Establishment  
SB0004 Minority Business Enterprises - Program Participation - Requirements and Reauthorization  
SB0007 Governor's P-20 Leadership Council - College and Career Readiness and College Completion Reporting - Revisions  
SB0041 State Board of Nursing - Nurse Licensure Compact - Revisions  
SB0100 Creation of a State Debt - Charles County - Southern Maryland Studies Center  
SB0117 Community Colleges - Out-of-State Fee - Waiver for Border State Residents  
SB0141 Election Law - Polling Places on College Campuses Information Only
SB0151 State Board of Nursing - Disciplinary Process and Authority - Revisions  
SB0152 Higher Education - Community Colleges - Funding  
SB0170 Budget Bill (Fiscal Year 2018)  
SB0171 Creation of a State Debt - Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loan of 2017, and the Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loans of 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016  
SB0172 Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act of 2017  
SB0202 Higher Education - University System of Maryland - Quasi-Endowment Funds  
SB0213 Maryland College Investment Plan - State Contribution to Account Holders - Alterations  
SB0230 Labor and Employment - Maryland Healthy Working Families Act Support with amendments
SB0303 Commonsense Spending Act of 2017  
SB0305 Commonsense Paid Leave Act  
SB0313 Economic Development - Maryland Energy Innovation Institute  
SB0319 Pathways in Technology Early College High (P-TECH) School Act of 2017  
SB0320 Student Debt Relief Act of 2017  
SB0327 Public Senior Higher Education Institutions - Financial Aid - Reduction Restrictions  
SB0335 Career Apprenticeship Opportunity Act of 2017  
SB0404 Labor and Employment - Equal Pay - Job Announcement and Salary History Information Disclosures  
SB0420 Humane Adoption of Companion Animals Used in Research Act of 2017 Oppose
SB0424 The Textbook Cost Savings Act of 2017  
SB0427 Food Service Facilities - Automated External Defibrillator Program (The Joe Sheya Act)  
SB0429 Higher Education - Student Loan Notification Letter  
SB0434 Higher Education - St. Mary's College of Maryland - Funding  
SB0435 Higher Education - St. Mary's College of Maryland - Governing Authority  
SB0471 Morgan State University - Task Force on Reconciliation and Equity  
SB0521 Community Colleges - Small Community Colleges - Funding  
SB0522 Income Tax Credit - Eligible Employers - Eligible Internships  
SB0525 Maryland Personal Information Protection Act - Revisions  
SB0543 Higher Education - Admissions Process - Criminal History (Maryland Fair Access to Education Act of 2017)  
SB0596 Creation of a State Debt - Baltimore County - Community College of Baltimore County Catonsville Campus Artificial Turf Field  
SB0604 Visual Impairments - Requirements for Teacher Training, Student Screening, and Maryland Medical Assistance Program Coverage  
SB0607 Labor and Employment - Exemptions From Overtime Pay - Administrative, Executive, or Professional Capacity  
SB0647 Consumer Protection - Disclosure of Social Security Number - Prohibition  
SB0652 Education - Community Colleges - Collective Bargaining  
SB0678 Community Colleges - Vocational Certificates, Apprenticeship Training Programs, and Associate's Degrees - Tuition Assistance  
SB0690 State Budget  
SB0699 Providing Our Workers Education and Readiness (POWER) - Apprenticeship Act  
SB0701 Higher Education - Tuition Waivers for Foster Care Recipients and Unaccompanied Homeless Youth - Alterations  
SB0712 Historically Black Institutions - State Funding - Blount-Rawlings-Britt HBI Comparability Program  
SB0721 Public Institutions of Higher Education - Events Held by Conservation Organizations  

 

 

 

 

 

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