2012 Regular Session


File Code: Education - Miscellaneous Prior Year Introduction As: HB 571/11 - ECM Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 961
Sponsored By:
Delegates Lee, Arora, Barve, Carr, Glenn, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Ivey, Kaiser, Lafferty, Luedtke, McDonough, A. Miller, Minnick, Mitchell, Mizeur, Morhaim, Reznik, B. Robinson, Stukes, and Zucker
Maryland Biotech SBIR and STTR Bridge Program


Establishing a Maryland Biotech SBIR and STTR Bridge Program to be administered by the Maryland Technology Development Corporation for specified purposes; authorizing the Program to provide grants to specified eligible biotechnology businesses; stating the purpose of the Program; establishing the Maryland Biotech SBIR and STTR Bridge Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund for specified purposes; providing for the administration, sources, and use of the Fund; requiring a specified audit of the Fund; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Economic Matters & Appropriations
Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m. (Economic Matters)
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Sam Arora, District 19
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Guy Guzzone, District 13
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Eric G. Luedtke, District 14
Delegate Pat McDonough, District 7
Delegate Aruna Miller, District 15
Delegate Joseph J. Minnick, District 6
Delegate Keiffer J. Mitchell, Jr., District 44
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Melvin L. Stukes, District 44
Delegate Craig J. Zucker, District 14

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Auditors and Audits
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc
Federal Government
Industry and Technology
Medical Research
Public Corporations and Instrumentalities
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Economic Development
( 10-401 , 10-401 )
( 21-601 through 21-604 )
State Finance and Procurement
( 6-226 , 6-226 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Economic Matters