2017 Legislative Session

MCCC Priorities

MCCC President and CEO Gigi Godwin presented its legislative agenda to the Montgomery County Delegation at the Priorities Hearing held prior to the session on November 18. Read the written testimony here.

 

MCCC 2016 Legislative Agenda

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MCCC Testimony

To see a copy of the bill as well as supporting documents and where it is in the legislative process, access the Maryland General Assembly home page

  • MC 15-17 Liquor Control Authority (Oppose)
  • MC 17-17 Alcoholic Beverages – Licenses (Support)
  • MC 18-17 Alcoholic Beverages – Class A Agency Stores (Support)
  • MC 20-17 Alcoholic Beverages – Class A Licences (Support)
  • MC/PG 101-17 WSSC Service Rates (Oppose)
  • MC/PG 104-17 WSSC System Development Charge Exemptions (Support)

Bill

Category

Title

MCCC Position

HB 119

 

Infrastructure

 

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority - Washington Metrorail Safety Commission - Establishment and Compact

 

Support

 

HB 285

 

Infrastructure

 

Washington Metrorail Safety Commission
Membership Act

 

Support

 

SB 265

 

Infrastructure

 

Washington Metrorail Safety Commission
Membership Act

 

Support

 

 

HB 543

 

Infrastructure

 

State Highway Administration
Watkins Mill Road 
Interchange Project

 

Support

 

 

HB 552

 

Infrastructure

 

Transportation - Motor Fuel
Tax and Hightway User Revenue
- Increased Local Share

 

Support

 

 

SB 564

 

Infrastructure

 

Transportation Highway User Revenues -
Distribution to Municipalities

 

Support

 

 

HB 942

 

Infrastructure

 

Transportation Highway User Revenues -
Distribution to Municipalities

 

Support

 

 

HB 1050

 

Infrastructure

 

Transportation I-270/US 15 Multi-Modal Corridor Study and West Side Mobility Study
Review and Update

 

Support

 

 

HB 1

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

Maryland Healthy Working Families Act

 

Support w/Amendments

 

HB 615

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

Business Relief and Tax Fairness Act of 2017

 

Support

 

HB 112

 

Economic Competitiveness

INTEREST RATE ON TAX DEFICIENCIES
AND REFUNDS - ROUNDING

 

Support

 

HB 2

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

Earned Income Tax Credit – Individuals Without Qualifying Children – Expansion

Support 

 

HB 240

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

Qualified Research and Development Expenses
- Credit Amounts

 

Support

 

HB 268

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

Economic Development - One Maryland Tax Credit – Expansion

 

Support

 

HB 317

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

Wages and Benefits – Preemption of Local Authority

Support

 

HB 349

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

Income Tax Credit - Wages Paid to Qualified Veteran Employees (Hire Our Veterans Act of 2017)

Support

 

HB 363

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

Recordation and Transfer Taxes - Exemptions
- Property Conveyed From Sole Proprietorship to Limited Liability Company

Support

 

HB 373

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

Biotechnology Investment Tax Credit - Qualified Maryland Biotechnology Company - Definition

Support

 

HB 382

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

Commonsense Paid Leave Act

Support w/Amendments

 

HB 463

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

Maryland Estate Tax - Unified Credit

Oppose

 

HB 89

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

SECUIRTY CLEARANCES – EMPLOYER COSTS – EXTENSION

Support

 

SB 111

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

RECORDATION AND TRANSFER TAXES
– EXEMPTIONS – PROPERTY CONVEYED FROM SOLE PROPRIETORSHIP TO LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY

Support

 

SB 138

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

INCOME TAX CREDIT – SECURITY CLEARANCES – EMPLOYER COSTS – EXTENSION

Support

 

SB 14

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

Earned Income Tax Credit – Individuals Without Qualifying Children – Expansion

Support

 

SB 200

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

Income Tax Credit - Qualified Research and Development Expenses - Credit Amounts

Support

 

SB 205

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

Corporate Income Tax
– Federal Repatriation Holiday

Support

 

SB 226

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

Biotechnology Investment Tax Credit – Qualified Maryland Biotechnology Company – Definition

Support

 

SB 230

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

Maryland Healthy Working Families Act

Support w/Amendments

 

SB 239

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

Personal Property Tax;
Exemption – Property Owned
by New or Relocated Business

Support

 

SB 305

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

Commonsense Paid Leave Act

Support w/Amendments

 

SB 404

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

Labor and Employment - Equal Pay - Job Announcement and Salary History Information Disclosures

Oppose

 

HB 665

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

Labor and Employment - Exemptions From Overtime Pay - Administrative, Executive, Or - Personal Capacity

Oppose

 

HB 691

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

Corporations And Associations – Annual Reports – Filing Fees (Filing Fees Fairness Act Of 2017)

Oppose

 

HB 873

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

Income Tax Credit -Security Clearances – Employer Costs - Extension

Support

 

SB 318

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

Cybersecurity Investment Initiative Tax Credit -Eligibility And Sunset 

Support

 

SB 357

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

Business Relief and Tax Fairness Act of 2017

Oppose

 

SB 522

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

Income Tax Credit - Eligible Employeers - Eligible Interships 

Support

 

SB 973

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

Maryland Technology Development Corporation 

Support

 

HB 378

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

Cybersecurity Investment Initiative Tax Credit - Eligibility and Sunset Extention 

Support

 

HB 859

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

Business Regulation - Trader's and Chain Stores Licenses and Personal Property Tax - Fees and Exemptions

Support

 

HB 1483

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

Income Tax Credit - Eligible Employers - Eligible Internships

Support

 

SB 607

 

Economic Competitiveness

 

Labor and Employment - Exemptions from Overtime Pay - Administrative, Executive, or Personal Capacity

Support

 

HB 399

 

Shaping the Marketplace

 

Student Debt Relief Act of 2017

Support

 

HB 587

 

Shaping the Marketplace

 

Veteran-Owned Small Business Enterprises
– Definitions

Support

 

HB 308

 

Shaping the Marketplace

 

Montgomery County - Alcohol Beverages -
Class A Licenses MC 20-17

Support

 

HB 315

 

Shaping the Marketplace

 

Montgomery County - Alcohol Beverages -
Class A Agency Store Beer, Wine, and Liquor Licenses MC 18-17

Support

 

HB 397

 

Shaping the Marketplace

 

Montgomery County Alcohol Beverages Licenses MC 20-17

Support

 

HB 347

 

Shaping the Marketplace

 

Cybersecurity Investment Fund;
And Enterprise Fund –
Higher Education Loan Replayment;
– Expanded Use

Support

 

SB 320

 

Shaping the Marketplace

 

Student Debt Relief Act of 2017 

Support

 

SB 463

 

Shaping the Marketplace

 

Business Regulation Limited Residential Lodging 

Support

 

SB 869

 

Shaping the Marketplace

 

Higher Education - Community Colleges - Workforce Development Sequence Grants and Scholarships

Support

 

 

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