2008 Regular Session


File Code: Economic and Community Development Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 1409
Sponsored By:
Senators Miller, Astle, Brinkley, Colburn, Conway, Currie, DeGrange, Dyson, Edwards, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Gladden, Jacobs, Jones, Kasemeyer, Kelley, King, Kittleman, Klausmeier, Kramer, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Middleton, Mooney, Munson, Muse, Peters, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, Rosapepe, Stone, Zirkin, and Glassman
Coordinating Emerging Nanobiotechnology Research (CENTR) in Maryland Program


Establishing a specified grant program to be administered by the Maryland Technology Development Corporation for specified nanobiotechnology research projects; establishing the purposes of the Program; establishing types of grants to be awarded under the Program; requiring the Corporation to adopt regulations; requiring the Corporation to include specified information in its annual report to the General Assembly; expressing legislative intent related to funding provided to implement the Act; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Finance
Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
Senate Concur - House Amendment
Third Reading Passed (33-0)
Passed Enrolled
House Action
First Reading Economic Matters
Hearing 3/25 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (120-17)
Action after passage in Senate and House
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 445

Sponsored by:

Senator Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr., District 27
Senator John C. Astle, District 30
Senator David R. Brinkley, District 4
Senator Richard F. Colburn, District 37
Senator Joan Carter Conway, District 43
Senator Ulysses Currie, District 25
Senator James E. DeGrange, Sr., District 32
Senator Roy P. Dyson, District 29
Senator George C. Edwards, District 1
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Brian E. Frosh, District 16
Senator Rob Garagiola, District 15
Senator Lisa A. Gladden, District 41
Senator Barry Glassman, District 35
Senator Nancy Jacobs, District 34
Senator Verna L. Jones, District 44
Senator Edward J. Kasemeyer, District 12
Senator Delores G. Kelley, District 10
Senator Nancy J. King, District 39
Senator Allan H. Kittleman, District 9
Senator Katherine Klausmeier, District 8
Senator Rona E. Kramer, District 14
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Nathaniel J. McFadden, District 45
Senator Thomas M. Middleton, District 28
Senator Alexander X. Mooney, District 3
Senator Donald F. Munson, District 2
Senator C. Anthony Muse, District 26
Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, District 23
Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator James N. Robey, District 13
Senator Jim Rosapepe, District 21
Senator Norman R. Stone, Jr., District 6
Senator Bobby A. Zirkin, District 11

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Auditors and Audits
Higher Education -see also- Comm Colleges; Med Schools; etc.
Industry and Technology
Medical Research
Public Corporations and Instrumentalities
Rules and Regulations

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Economic Development
( 10-445 , 10-446 , 10-447 , 10-448 , 10-449 , 10-450 , 10-451 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 147679/01     Offered on: March 5, 2008   at: 11:25 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 543594/01     Offered on: April 1, 2008   at: 11:21 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 7, 2008: Third Reading Passed (46-0)
April 1, 2008: Third Reading Passed (33-0)
March 27, 2008: Third Reading Passed (120-17)