Capital Budget

Legislation/IssuesSynopsisResourcesNew This Week/Upcoming Dates
SB 35 (HB 37) - Procurement - Prevailing Wage - Applicability Altering a certain limitation on the applicability of the Prevailing Wage Law to the construction of a public work for which 25%, rather than 50%, or more of the money used for construction is State money; altering the applicability of the Prevailing Wage Law to public work contracts by reducing the contract threshold amount from $500,000 to $250,000; applying the Act only to a public work contract executed on or after October 1, 2021; etc. SB 35

HB 37

Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/8/2021) - Chapter 57 (4/10)

Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/8/2021) - Chapter 58 (4/10)
SB 492 (HB 590) - Creation of a State Debt - Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loan of 2021, and the Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loans of 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020 Authorizing the creation of a State Debt in the amount of $1,107,427,000, the proceeds to be used for certain necessary building, construction, demolition, planning, renovation, conversion, replacement, and capital equipment purchases of the State, for acquiring certain real estate in connection therewith, and for grants to certain subdivisions and other organizations for certain development and improvement purposes; etc. SB 492

HB 590

SB 492-HB 590- Capital Budget- Maryland Hospital Association Private Hospital Grant Program- Final Testimony.pdf (3-2)

SB 492-HB 590- Capital Budget- Maryland Hospital Association Private Hospital Grant Program- Final Testimony.pdf (3-2)

First Reading Budget and Taxation (1/20)

Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 63 (4/11)
SB 909 - Capital Projects - Minority Business Enterprise Goals Requiring the Governor's Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs, prior to the release of State funds for a certain capital project that receives at least $3,000,000 in a single fiscal year, to review the project for subcontracting opportunities under the State Minority Business Enterprise Program and, if practicable, establish minority business enterprise subgoals for the project; requiring the Office to consider minority business enterprises when setting certain subgoals; etc. SB 909

SB 909- Capital Projects - Minority Business Enterprise Goal- Letter of Concern.pdf (3-8)

Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 728 (5/30)
HB 1055 - Capital Budget - Legislative Initiatives - Alterations Requiring the Department of General Services to notify, within 90 days of the effective date of the capital budget, the recipient of a grant authorized by the capital budget; requiring the Comptroller, on receipt of notice from the Department, to expend money from the State and Local Facilities Loan Fund for certain purposes; providing that the Board of Public Works is not required, under certain circumstances, to approve certain contracts and expenditures to spend the proceeds of a general obligation loan; etc. HB 1055

Withdrawn by Sponsor (4/2)
HB 1374 - Prior Authorizations of State Debt - Alterations Amending certain prior authorizations of State Debt to alter the requirement that certain grantees provide certain matching funds; extending the termination date of certain grants; changing the locations of certain capital projects; altering the purposes of certain grants; changing the names of certain grantees; altering the authorized uses of certain grants; altering certain matching fund and expenditure requirements; repealing certain provisions that require grantees to provide and expend a certain matching fund; etc. HB 1374

Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 576 (5/30)