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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

HB0022 Occupational Licenses or Certificates - Application Determinations - Use of Criminal History  
HB0027 Clean Indoor Air Act - Use of Electronic Cigarette Devices - Prohibition  
HB0041 Student Debt Relief Act of 2019 Support with Amendments
HB0056 Maryland Healthy Working Families Act - Employers With On-Site Health Clinics - Exemption  
HB0093 Walter Sondheim Jr. Public Service Internship Scholarship Program - Repeal of Award Cap  
HB0100 Budget Bill (Fiscal Year 2020)  
HB0101 Creation of a State Debt - Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loan of 2019, and the Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loans of 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018  
HB0104 Income Tax - Subtraction Modification for Qualified Higher Education Expenses - Annual Limitation  
HB0109 Environment - Expanded Polystyrene Food Service Products - Prohibition  
HB0118 Higher Education - Senatorial and Delegate Scholarships - In-State Tuition  
HB0134 Environment - Single-Use Plastic Straws - Use in Restaurants  
HB0141 Commercial Law - Internet Privacy and Net Neutrality  
HB0152 Pathways in Technology Early College High (P-TECH) Expansion Act of 2019  
HB0166 Labor and Employment – Payment of Wages – Minimum Wage (Fight for Fifteen)  
HB0170 Jane E. Lawton Conservation Loan Program - Eligible Borrowers  
HB0175 Maryland Research and Development Tax Credit - Sunset Extension  
HB0205 Higher Education - Academic Forgiveness Policy - Established Unfavorable
HB0228 State Board of Nursing – Criminal History Records Checks – Revised Statement  
HB0235 Economic Development - Maryland Technology Infrastructure Program  
HB0245 Education - Student Data Privacy Council  
HB0262 Higher Education - Tuition Rates - Exemptions  
HB0268 Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship Program - Alterations to the Award of Scholarship Funds  
HB0270  Higher Education - Collective Bargaining - Graduate Assistants (Graduate Assistant Collective Bargaining Fairness Act)  
 HB0294  Correctional Services - Diminution Credits - Education  
 HB0318  Public Institutions of Higher Education - Residency Requirement - Determination of In-State Tuition Status  
 HB0319  University of Maryland University College - Renaming  
 HB0328  Institutions of Higher Education - Financial Aid Reductions - Notice Oppose
 HB0365  State Grants and Contracts - Reimbursement of Nonprofit Indirect Costs - Application  
 HB0440  Pathways in Technology Early College High (P-TECH) Expansion Act of 2019  
 HB0461  Maryland Higher Education Commission - Private Nonprofit Institutions of Higher Education - Regulation (Private Nonprofit Institution of Higher Education Protection Act of 2019) Support
 HB0464  Private Career Schools and For-Profit Institutions of Higher Education - Disclosures and Regulation  
 HB0482  Income Tax Credit - Endowments of Maryland Historically Black Colleges and Universities  
 HB0533  University System of Maryland - Board of Regents - Transparency and Oversight  
 HB0548  Collective Bargaining - Student Athletes  
 HB0582  Income Tax Credit - Employers - Eligible Internships  
 HB0594  Financial Institutions - Student Loan Servicers - Unfair, Abusive, or Deceptive Trade Practices  
 HB0633  Higher Education - Legal Representation Fund for Title IX Proceedings - Established  
HB0634 Labor and Employment - Wage History and Wage Range  
HB0658 Interagency Agreements - Historically Black Colleges and Universities - Goals  
HB0704 Maryland Longitudinal Data System - Student Data and Governing Board Support with Amendments
HB0714 Community Colleges - Supplemental Services and Supports for Students With Disabilities Grant Program  
HB0766 Education - Community Colleges - Collective Bargaining  
HB0767  Collective Bargaining - Chancellor of the University System of Maryland - Negotiations  
HB0779  Higher Education - Historically Black Colleges and Universities - Funding  
HB0804  Senatorial and Delegate Scholarships - Certification and Licensure Courses at Community Colleges - Use of Scholarship  
HB0822  University System of Maryland - Regular Employees - Grievance Procedures and Disciplinary Actions  
HB0824  Financial Aid - Guaranteed Access Grants - Verification and Administration by Institutions of Higher Education  Support
HB0829 Health Insurance - Provider Panels - Graduate Providers  
HB0876 Higher Education - Policy on Student Concerns About Athletic Programs and Activities  
HB0881 Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission - Academic Research - Medical Uses and Properties of Cannabis  
HB0890 Sales and Use Tax - Tax-Free Periods - University and College Textbooks  
HB0896 Income Tax Credit - Small Businesses - Student Interns and Apprentices  
 HB0902 Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - College Savings Plan Contributions  
 HB0916  Maryland National Guard - Tuition Assistance Program - Modifications  Support
 HB0937  Family Law - Child Support - Eligibility of a Child Who Has Attained the Age of 18 Years  
 HB0950  State Department of Education - School Discipline - Data Collection  
 HB0994  Labor and Employment - Criminal Record Screening Practices (Ban the Box)  
 HB1040  Labor and Employment - Exemptions From Overtime Pay - Administrative, Executive, or Professional Capacity (Overtime Modernization Act of 2019)  
HB1047  Task Force to Study Admission Practices at Public Senior Higher Education Institutions  
 HB1073  Joint Committee on Workforce Development  
HB1094  Community Safety and Strengthening Act  
 HB1104 State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists – Licensure, Disciplinary Action, Criminal History Records Checks, and Trainee Status – Revisions  
 HB1107  Discrimination in Employment - Pregnancy and Childbirth  
 HB1115  Community Colleges - Workforce Readiness Grant Program - Established  
 HB1116  Gender Diversity in the Boardroom – Annual Report or Nonprofit Sales and Use Tax Exemption Application  
 HB1125  High Schools - Postsecondary Career and Technology Education Programs - Reporting on Student Acceptance Rates  
 HB1143  Higher Education - Collective Bargaining - Tenured Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, and Graduate Student Employees  
 HB1154  Maryland Personal Information Protection Act - Security Breach Notification Requirements - Modifications  
 HB1162  Heritage Structure Rehabilitation Tax Credit - Alterations - Opportunity Zones, Targeted Projects, and Transferability  
 HB1192  Assembly Areas - State-Funded Construction or Renovation - Assisted Listening System Requirement  
 HB1206  Maryland Longitudinal Data System Center - Data Matching  
 HB1236  State Contracts - Certification of Pay Equity Compliance - Requirement  
 HB1237  Maryland Technology Internship Program - Qualifications for Participation - Alteration  
 HB1250  Career Education Act of 2019  
 HB1262  Human Relations - Employment Discrimination and Discriminatory Housing Practices - Revisions  
 HB1271  Maryland Wine and Grape Promotion Fund - Grants to Public Institutions of Higher Education - Authorization  
 HB1273  Immigration Enforcement - County Boards of Education, Public Institutions of Higher Education, and Hospitals - Policies  
 HB1315  Higher Education - Cyber Warrior Diversity Program - Revisions  
 HB1352  University System of Maryland - Academic Facilities Bonding Authority  
 HB1365  Education - Workforce Development Sequence Scholarship - Eligibility  
 HB1407  Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act of 2019  
 HB1413  The Blueprint for Maryland's Future  
 HJ0006  Higher Education - Publishers of Academic Publications - cOAlition S and Plan S  
 SB0001  Paternity Proceedings - Attorney for the Child Support Administration  
SB0012  Capital Projects - Inclusion of Public Art  
 SB0016  Workgroup on Categories for Funding Priorities in the Annual State Budget  
 SB0017  State Grants and Contracts - Reimbursement of Nonprofit Indirect Costs - Application  
 SB0038  Maryland Healthy Working Families Act – Employers With On–Site Health Clinics – Exemption  
 SB0074  Higher Education - Charles W. Riley Firefighter and Ambulance and Rescue Squad Member Scholarship - Alterations  
 SB0088  Student Debt Relief Act of 2019 Support with Amendment
 SB0108  Income Tax - Subtraction Modification for Qualified Higher Education Expenses - Annual Limitation  
 SB0125  Budget Bill (Fiscal Year 2020)  
 SB0126  Creation of a State Debt - Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loan of 2019, and the Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loans of 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018  
 SB0134  State Board of Nursing - Criminal History Records Checks - Certified Nursing Assistants and Certified Medication Technicians  
 SB0167  Pathways in Technology Early College High (P-TECH) Expansion Act of 2019  
 SB0175  Economic Development - Maryland Technology Infrastructure Program  
 SB0180  Education - Robotics Grant Program - Alterations  
 SB0182  Community Colleges - Supplemental Services and Supports for Students With Disabilities Grant Program  
 SB0219  Employers of Ex-Offenders - Liability for Negligent Hiring or Inadequate Supervision - Immunity  
 SB0229  Baltimore City - Summer Youth Employment - Funding and Incentives  
 SB0240  Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship Program - Alterations to the Award of Scholarship Funds  
 SB0244  Income Tax Credit - Individuals Working in STEM Fields - Student Loan Payments  
 SB0253  Major Information Technology Development Project Fund - Money Received by Baltimore City Community College - Exemption  
 SB0254  Baltimore City Community College - Procurement Authority  
 SB0260  Community Colleges - Maryland Community College Promise Scholarships - Revisions  
SB0264  General Provisions - Age of Majority - Right to Parental Support and Maintenance  
 SB0280  Labor and Employment - Payment of Wages - Minimum Wage and Enforcement (Fight for Fifteen)  
 SB0285  Environment - Expanded Polystyrene Food Service Products - Prohibition  
 SB0396  Higher Education - Legal Representation Fund for Title IX Proceedings - Established  
 SB0399  Private Career Schools and For-Profit Institutions of Higher Education - Disclosures and Regulation  
SB0400 Maryland Higher Education Commission - Private Nonprofit Institutions of Higher Education - Regulation (Private Nonprofit Institution of Higher Education Protection Act of 2019)  
SB0432 Higher Education - Cyber Warrior Diversity Program - Revisions  
SB0491 Higher Education - Collective Bargaining - Graduate Assistants (Graduate Assistant Collective Bargaining Fairness Act)  
SB0492 Investment in Job Skills Act of 2019  
SB0502 Education - Workforce Development Sequence Scholarship - Eligibility  
SB0515 Community Colleges - Workforce Readiness Grant Program - Established  
SB0537 Higher Education - Tuition Rates - Exemptions  
SB0581 Economic and Community Development Tax Credits - Opportunity Zone Enhancement Program  
SB0588 Career Education Act of 2019  
SB0599 Immigration Enforcement - County Boards of Education, Public Institutions of Higher Education, and Hospitals - Policies  
SB0613 Online Consumer Protection Act  
SB0616 Joint Committee on Workforce Development  
SB0617 Free College, Career Skills, and Youth Apprenticeship Act of 2019  
SB0619 University of Maryland Medical System Corporation - Board of Directors - Conflicts of Interest, Prestige of Office, and Financial Disclosure  
SB0621 Correctional Services - Diminution Credits - Education  
SB0656 Heritage Structure Rehabilitation Tax Credit - Alterations - Opportunity Zones, Targeted Projects, and Transferability  
SB0670 Financial Institutions - Student Loan Servicers - Unfair, Abusive, or Deceptive Trade Practices  
SB0677 Deaf or Hard of Hearing Individuals - Support for Parents  
SB0681 Labor and Employment - Maryland Healthy Working Families Act - Seasonal Temporary Workers  
SB0696 Collective Bargaining - Chancellor of the University System of Maryland - Negotiations  
SB0711 University System of Maryland - Regular Employees - Grievance Procedures and Disciplinary Actions  
 SB0714  Institutions of Higher Education - Student Drug Use - Parent Notification  
 SB0717  Independent Institutions of Higher Education – Police Force  
 SB0718  Criminal Procedure - Government Agents - Requests for and Use of Immigration Status Information  
 SB0719  University System of Maryland - Board of Regents - Transparency and Oversight  
 SB0738  Labor and Employment - Wage History and Wage Range  
 SB0755  Interagency Agreements - Historically Black Colleges and Universities - Goals  
 SB0793  Community Safety and Strengthening Act  
 SB0798  Higher Education - Policy on Student Concerns About Athletic Programs and Activities  
 SB0929  Income Tax - Subtraction Modification From Unrelated Business Taxable Income - Employee Benefits  
 SB0974  Occupational Licenses or Certificates - Application Determinations - Use of Criminal History  
 SB0983  Procurement - Small Businesses and Minority Businesses - Qualification and Certification (Small and Minority Business Certification Streamlining Act of 2019)  
 SB0990  State Budget  
 SB1002  County Boards of Education - Establishing Regional Career and Technical Education Schools - Authority and Funding  
 SB1014  Assembly Areas - State-Funded Construction or Renovation - Assisted Listening System Requirement Support with Amendments
 SB1029  Rural Public Institutions of Higher Education - Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Students - Recruitment  
 SB1030  The Blueprint for Maryland's Future  
 SB1032  Morgan State University - Task Force on Reconciliation and Equity - Extension  
 SB1040  Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act of 2019  

 

 

 

 

 

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