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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

HB0016 Community Colleges - Maryland Community College Promise Scholarships  
HB0017 Higher Education - Student Loan Notification Letter - Modifications  
HB0041 Hospitals - Community Benefit Report - Disclosure of Tax Exemptions  
HB0098 Paid Leave Compromise Act of 2018  
HB0131 Income Tax Subtraction Modification - College Savings Plan Accounts - Contributions (College Savings Tax Enhancement Act)  
HB0138 Assembly Areas - State-Funded Construction or Renovation - Assistive Listening System Requirement  
HB0160 Budget Bill (Fiscal Year 2019)  
HB0161 Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act of 2018  
HB0162 Creation of a State Debt - Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loan of 2018, and the Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loans of 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017  
HB0163 University of Maryland University College - Collective Bargaining - Adjunct Faculty  
HB0193 High School Diploma by Examination - Eligibility Requirements - Exemption  
HB0199 Higher Education - Collective Bargaining - Graduate Assistants (Graduate Assistant Collective Bargaining Fairness Act)  
HB0203 Higher Education - Senatorial and Delegate Scholarships - Reimbursement of Expenses for Community College Certification and Licensure  
HB0213 Alcoholic Beverages - Sale of Powdered Alcohol - Prohibition  
HB0224 Procurement - Small Businesses and Minority Businesses - Qualification and Certification  
HB0237 Community Colleges - Unfair Labor Practices - Prohibition  
HB0281 Education - Computer Science - Curriculum and Professional Development (Securing the Future: Computer Science Education for All)  
HB0329 Somerset County - Community College - Eligibility of Students to Pay No Tuition or Fees  
HB0348 Commonsense Spending Act of 2018  
HB0350 Achieving Computer Science Collaborations for Employing Students Statewide (ACCESS) Act of 2018  
HB0351 Protect Our Students Act of 2018  
HB0365 Income Tax - Personal Exemptions - Alteration  
HB0368 Institutions of Higher Education - Hazing - Required Reporting and Education  
HB0376 Morgan State University - Board of Regents - Terms of Members  
HB0378 State Department of Education - Social Security Numbers of Students  
HB0403 Community Colleges - Facilities Renewal Grant Program - Established  
HB0420 Higher Education - Financial Aid - In-State Students (The Jill Wrigley Memorial Scholarship Expansion Act)  
HB0450 Historically Black Institutions - State Funding - Blount-Rawlings-Britt HBI Comparability Program  
HB0451 State Personnel - Collective Bargaining - State Institutions of Higher Education  
HB0493 Teachers and Teacher Preparation Programs - Research-Based Reading Instruction  
HB0511 Public Institutions of Higher Education - Hate-Bias Incident Prevention  
HB0512 Labor and Employment - Wage History Information  
HB0516 Higher Education - Community Colleges - Funding  
HB0527 Higher Education - Maryland Technology Internship Program - Alterations  
HB0538 Environment - Expanded Polystyrene Food Service Products - Prohibition  
HB0541 Labor and Employment – Criminal Record Screening Practices (Ban the Box)  
HB0546 Prevailing Wage - Tax Increment Financing Developments - Application  
HB0593 Income Tax - Student Loan Tax Credit  
HB0603 Public Senior Higher Education Institutions - Disciplinary Proceedings - Students and Student Organizations  
HB0605 State Student Loan Refinancing Program - Market-Specific Consultant Study  
HB0663 Higher Education – Academic Forgiveness Policy – Established  
HB0667 Education - Community Colleges - Collective Bargaining  
HB0689 Colonel Todd J. Hixson Memorial Resource Center Act  
HB0713 Higher Education - Transfer Student Education Records - Requirements  
HB0732 Humane Adoption of Companion Animals Used in Research Act of 2018  
HB0781 Higher Education - Educational Excellence Award Eligibility - High School Diploma by Examination  
HB0823 Education - Public School Teachers - Preparation  
HB0841 Higher Education - Endowed University System of Maryland Scholarship Program - Established  
HB0860 Income Tax Credit - Individuals Working in STEM Fields - Student Loan Payments  
HB0871 Higher Education - University System of Maryland - Quasi-Endowment Funds  
HB0874 General Assembly - Department of Legislative Services - Reorganization and Duties  
HB0875 Protecting Maryland Taxpayers Act of 2018  
HB0904 Gun–Free Higher Education Zones  
HB0913 Higher Education – Sexual Assault Policy – Disciplinary Proceedings Provisions  
HB0936 Institutions of Higher Education – Financial Aid Reductions – Notice  
HB0940 High School Credit for College Courses Act of 2018  
HB0951 Higher Education Degree and Job Certification Without Debt Act of 2018  
HB0974 Labor and Employment - Exemptions From Overtime Pay - Administrative, Executive, or Professional Capacity  
HB0976 Community Colleges – Vocational Certificates, Apprenticeship Training Programs, and Associate Degrees – Tuition Assistance  
HB0982 Higher Education Outreach and College Access Pilot Program – Alterations and Extension of Sunset  
 HB1002  Education - Teacher Certification - Montessori Schools  
 HB1060  County Boards of Education – Collection and Sharing of Student Data – Policy  
 HB1062  Historically Black Colleges and Universities – Appointment of a Special Advisor – Development of a Remedial Plan (HBCU Equity Act of 2018)  
 HB1074  Public Institutions of Higher Education - Priority Registration for Members of the Armed Forces  
 HB1103  Higher Education – Private Career Schools, For–Profit Institutions of Higher Education, and For–Profit Online Distance Education Programs – Regulation  
 HB1111  Public Health - Access to Emergency Contraception - Student Health Centers and Vending Machines  
HB1143 Southern Maryland – University System of Maryland Partnership Act of 2018  
HB1154 Teachers and Teacher Preparation Programs - Bilingual Certification and Instruction  
HB1180 Howard County Student Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Teachers Ho. Co. 14–18  
HB1190 Income Tax - Standard Deduction - Alteration  
HB1203 Maryland Education Opportunity Act of 2018  
HB1208 Job Reinvestment Act of 2018  
HB1213 Maryland 529 - Broker-Dealer College Investment Plan - Required Establishment  
HB1223 Tuition Stabilization Act of 2018  
HB1226 Career Apprenticeship Investment Act  
HB1238 Higher Education - Sexual Assault Response Training - Requirements and Grant Program  
HB1294 Income Tax Credit – Payment of Tuition at a Community College  
HB1339 State Budget - Mandated Appropriations - Reductions  
HB1341 College Affordability – Maryland 529 Plans and Student Loan Debt Relief Tax Credit – Revisions  
HB1358 Income Tax Credit - Employers - Eligible Internships  
HB1388 Community Colleges - Supplemental Services and Supports for Students With Disabilities Grant Program  
HB1400 State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program – Employees of Qualifying Organizations  
HB1404 Institutions of Postsecondary Education - Provision of Information Relating to the Cost of Higher Education  
HB1415 Education - Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education  
HB1457 Task Force on Higher Education Students With Chronic Health Conditions  
HB1471 Workgroup to Study Design Industry Impacts in Maryland  
HB1473 Public Health - Emergency Use Auto-Injectable Epinephrine Program at Institutions of Higher Education  
HB1532 Higher Education - Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program - Farmers  
HB1536 Higher Education - Tuition Rates - Exemptions  
HB1552 Procurement - Preferred Providers - Price Determinations, Work Opportunities, and Subcontracting  
HB1597 Occupational Licenses or Certificates – Application Determinations – Use of Criminal History – Reports  
HB1599 Career Education Policy Act  
HB1602 Education - Higher Education - Priority Registration for Veterans  
HB1606 Higher Education - Workforce Shortage Vocational Certificate Grant Program - Established  
HB1609 Higher Education – Professional License or Certification Exam Scholarship Program – Established  
HB1630 Higher Education - James Proctor Scholarship Program - Established  
HB1642 Commissioner of Financial Regulation – Student Education Loans – Ombudsman  
HB1657 Teachers and Teacher Preparation Programs - Maryland Reading Standards Matrix - Established  
HB1663 Income Tax - Subtraction Modification for Qualified Higher Education Expenses - Annual Limitation  
HB1724 Gun-Free Higher Education Zones  
HB1753 HBCU Internship in Maryland Government Scholarship Program  
HB1783 21st Century School Facilities Act  
HB1786 Higher Education - Richard W. Collins III Leadership With Honor Scholarship - Establishment  
HB1793 Creation of a State Debt - Baltimore County - Maryland Equine Education Center  
HB1803 Baltimore City - Independent Institutions of Higher Education - Police Force  
HB1830 Higher Education - Maryland Community College Universal Scholarships - Established  
SB0007 Somerset County - Community College - Eligibility of Students to Pay No Tuition or Fees  
SB0018 Higher Education - Senatorial Scholarships - Private Career Schools  
SB0069 Higher Education - Student Loan Notification Letter - Modifications  
SB0086 Charitable Organizations - Registration Late Fees - Distribution and Use  
SB0106 State Board for Professional Engineers - Examination Requirements - Engineer-in-Training  
SB0129 Baltimore County - Polling Places on Campuses  
SB0135  
Paid Leave Compromise Act of 2018  
SB0139 Higher Education - Heroin and Opioid Addiction and Prevention Policies - Exceptions and Revisions  
SB0184 Income Tax - Personal Exemptions - Alteration  
SB0185 Budget Bill (Fiscal Year 2019)  
SB0186 Creation of a State Debt - Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loan of 2018, and the Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loans of 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017  
SB0187 Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act of 2018  
SB0192 Workgroup on Categories for Funding Priorities in the Annual State Budget  
SB0195 Business Relief and Tax Fairness Act of 2018  
SB0204 Higher Education - Cybersecurity Public Service Scholarship Program  
SB0205 High School Credit Clarification Act of 2018  
SB0213 State Budget - Mandated Appropriations - Reductions  
SB0217 Public Schools - Student Sunscreen Use - Policy  
SB0229 Baltimore County - Program Open Space - Local Funds - Acquisition and Development of Land for Educational Purposes  
SB0252 Historically Black Institutions - State Funding - Blount-Rawlings-Britt HBI Comparability Program  
SB0253 Alcoholic Beverages - Sale of Powdered Alcohol - Prohibition  
SB0255 University of Maryland Eastern Shore - State Matching Funds for Land-Grant Institutions  
SB0261 Community Colleges – Vocational Certificates, Apprenticeship Training Programs, and Associate Degrees – Tuition Assistance  
SB0293 Commonsense Spending Act of 2018  
SB0300 Achieving Computer Science Collaborations for Employing Students Statewide (ACCESS) Act of 2018  
SB0303 Higher Education - Community College Tuition and Residency Waivers - Funding  
SB0304 Maryland Healthy Working Families Act – Delay of Effective Date  
SB0317 Higher Education Degree and Job Certification Without Debt Act of 2018  
SB0318 Income Tax – Standard Deduction – Alteration and Cost–of–Living Adjustments  
SB0342 Morgan State University - Board of Regents - Terms of Members  
SB0350 Morgan State University - Task Force on Reconciliation and Equity  
SB0377 Labor and Employment - Pay Scales and Wage History Information  
SB0380 Income Tax Credit - Employers - Eligible Internships  
SB0408 Education - Community Colleges - Collective Bargaining  
SB0470 Higher Education – Senatorial and Delegate Scholarships – Reimbursement of Expenses for Community College Certification and Licensure  
SB0479 High School Credit for College Courses Act of 2018  
SB0502 University System of Maryland – Board of Regents and Quasi–Endowment Funds  
SB0509 Community Colleges - Veterans Advisors and Veterans Resource Centers - Established  
SB0517 Career Apprenticeship Investment Act  
SB0525 Public Institutions of Higher Education – Discriminatory Harassment  
SB0532 Higher Education - Financial Aid - In-State Students (The Jill Wrigley Memorial Scholarship Expansion Act)  
SB0546 Higher Education - Tuition Rates - Exemptions  
SB0549 Health Occupations - Physician Assistants - Dispensing of Drugs Under a Delegation Agreement  
SB0560 Higher Education - Collective Bargaining - Graduate Assistants (Graduate Assistant Collective Bargaining Fairness Act)  
SB0595 Community Colleges - Facilities Renewal Grant Program - Established  
SB0596 Higher Education - Community Colleges - Funding  
SB0597 Community Colleges – Supplemental Services and Supports for Students With Disabilities Grant Program  
SB0607 Higher Education – Sexual Assault Policy – Disciplinary Proceedings Provisions  
SB0615 Higher Education - Cyber Warrior Diversity Program - Established  
SB0631 Higher Education Outreach and College Access Pilot Program - Alterations and Extension of Sunset  
SB0638 Teachers and Teacher Preparation Programs - Research-Based Reading Instruction  
SB0733 Protecting Maryland Taxpayers Act of 2018  
SB0737 State Finance and Procurement - State-Funded Entities - Diversity in Advertising  
SB0776 HBCU Internship in Maryland Government Scholarship Program  
SB0795 Higher Education – Private Career Schools, For–Profit Institutions of Higher Education, and For–Profit Online Distance Education Programs – Regulation  
SB0810 Job Reinvestment Act of 2018  
SB0820 State Budget  
SB0827 Historically Black Colleges and Universities - Appointment of a Special Advisor - Development of a Remedial Plan (HBCU Equity Act of 2018)  
SB0831 Public Safety – Elevator Inspections – Testing and Apprenticeship Program  
SB0842 Higher Education - Educational Excellence Award Eligibility - High School Diploma by Examination  
SB0892 General Assembly - Department of Legislative Services - Reorganization and Duties  
SB0933 College Affordability – Maryland 529 Plans and Student Loan Debt Relief Tax Credit – Revisions  
SB0934 State Board of Dental Examiners - Licensure - Faculty Members at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry  
SB0949 Career Education Policy Act  
SB0966 RISE Zones - Expansion and Income Tax Credit  
SB0969 Public Health - Access to Emergency Contraception - Student Health Centers and Vending Machines  
SB0991 Higher Education - Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program - Farmers  
SB1008 Higher Education - Delegate Scholarships - Qualifications  
SB1012 Commissioner of Financial Regulation - Student Education Loans - Ombudsman and Licensing of Servicers  
SB1021 Community Colleges - Baccalaureate Degrees - Prohibition  
SB1027 Higher Education - Transfer Student Education Records - Requirements  
SB1033 Public Senior Higher Education Institutions - Disciplinary Proceedings - Students and Student Organizations  
SB1041 Education – Teacher Certification – Montessori Schools  
SB1045 State Government - Grants and Contracts - Reimbursement of Indirect Costs  
SB1049 Higher Education - Endowed University System of Maryland Scholarship Program - Established  
SB1080 Assembly Areas - State-Funded Construction or Renovation - Assistive Listening System Requirement  
SB1092 Education - Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education  
SB1159 Public Health - Emergency Use Auto-Injectable Epinephrine Program for Food Service Facilities  
SB1202 Higher Education - Richard W. Collins III Leadership With Honor Scholarship - Establishment  
SB1203 Higher Education - Sexual Assault Response Training - Requirements and Grant Program  
SB1229 Public Institutions of Higher Education - Family Members of Killed or Disabled First Responders - Tuition Exemption (Sean Suiter Act)  
SB1241 Baltimore City - Independent Institutions of Higher Education - Police Force  
SB1243 21st Century School Facilities Act  
SB1265 Maryland Safe to Learn Act of 2018  

 

 

 

 

 

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