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Budget and Taxation Committee

Chair
Senator Guy Guzzone
Vice Chair
Senator Jim Rosapepe
Address
3 West
Miller Senate Office Building
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
Phone
410-841-3690
301-858-3690
Toll-free in MD: 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3690
Contact
Email
Online Contact cannot be used to submit written committee hearing testimony.
For questions requiring an immediate response please call the committee.
Staff
Erika S. Schissler, Phillip S. Anthony, Matthew J. Bennett; Dept. of Legislative Services
Assistant to Chair: Kimberly J. Landry
Issue Areas
State operating and capital budgets, including revenues and expenditures
Supplementary appropriations bills
State and county bond authorizations
Legislative budgetary procedures
Taxation and property assessment matters
Education financing
Public pension and retirement matters
Further Information
Witness Guidelines and Committee FAQs
Legislation Sponsorship Type Sort Chamber Sort
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0001 (HB0001)
Title
Built to Learn Act of 2020
Sponsor
Senator Peters
6 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0002
Title
Digital Advertising Gross Revenues - Taxation
Sponsor
Senator Miller
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0003
Title
Electronic Smoking Devices, Other Tobacco Products, and Cigarettes - Taxation and Regulation
Sponsor
Senator McCray
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0004
Title
Gaming - Sports Betting - Implementation
Sponsor
Senator Zucker
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0007
Title
Maryland Green Building Council - Membership
Sponsor
Chair, Budget and Taxation Committee
5 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0016
Title
Business Occupations and Professions - Master Electricians Guaranty Fund - Establishment
Sponsor
Senator Reilly
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0024
Title
Small Business Fairness Act
Sponsor
Senator Young
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0040
Title
Sales and Use Tax - Diapers - Exemption
Sponsor
Senator Lam
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0048
Title
Property Tax - Homeowners' and Renters' Property Tax Credits - Deadlines
Sponsor
Chair, Budget and Taxation Committee
5 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0051
Title
Video Lottery Terminal Proceeds - Local Impact Grants - Reimbursement for Maryland Route 210 Projects
Sponsor
Senator Patterson
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0053 (HB0124)
Title
Maryland Income Tax Refunds - Anne Arundel County - Warrant Intercept Program
Sponsor
Senator Reilly
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0055
Title
Income Tax Checkoff - Maryland Assault Weapons Buyback Fund
Sponsor
Senator Young
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0058
Title
Expansion of Commercial Gaming - Referendum - Sports Wagering
Sponsor
Senator West
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0059 (HB0131)
Title
State Lottery - Instant Ticket Lottery Machines - Fraternal Organizations ("Slots" for Homeless Veterans Act)
Sponsor
Senator Young
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0061 (HB0006)
Title
Public Safety - 9-1-1 Fees - Audits
Sponsor
Senator Kagan
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0063
Title
Baltimore City - Property Tax Credit for Newly Constructed Dwellings - Reauthorization and Modification
Sponsor
Senator Hayes
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0066
Title
Income Tax - Credit for Small Businesses - State Minimum Wage Increase
Sponsor
Senator Ellis
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0076
Title
Legal Holiday - Maryland Emancipation Day - Establishment
Sponsor
Senator Ellis
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0079
Title
Gaming - Video Lottery Facilities and Licenses - Definitions
Sponsor
Chair, Budget and Taxation Committee
5 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0085
Title
Maryland Neighborhood Revitalization Funding
Sponsor
Senator Ellis
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0105 (HB0205)
Title
Southern Maryland Rapid Transit Project - Requirements and Funding
Sponsor
Senator Ellis
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0108
Title
Income Tax - Credit for Qualified Commuters
Sponsor
Senator Ellis
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0109
Title
Disabled Active Duty Service Members, Disabled Veterans, and Surviving Spouses - Exemption From Property Tax and Other Charges and Refunds
Sponsor
Senator Ellis
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0115
Title
Annual and Personal Property Reports - Submission
Sponsor
Chair, Budget and Taxation Committee
5 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0121 (HB0016)
Title
Sales and Use Tax - Aircraft Parts and Equipment - Exemption
Sponsor
Senator Eckardt
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0122 (HB0045)
Title
Economic Development - Opportunity Zone Incentives - Alteration of the More Jobs for Marylanders and Opportunity Zone Enhancement Programs
Sponsor
Senator McCray
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0132
Title
Property Tax - Assessment Reviews - Aids in Reviewing Property
Sponsor
Senator Elfreth
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0136 (HB0086)
Title
Transportation – Maryland Metro/Transit Funding Act – Alterations
Sponsor
Senator Feldman
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0144 (HB0221)
Title
Income Tax Credit - Class F Vehicles - Extension
Sponsor
Senator McCray
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0146
Title
Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Expenses of Medical Cannabis Grower, Processor, Dispensary, or Independent Testing Laboratory
Sponsor
Senator Young
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0185 (HB0027)
Title
Baltimore County - Sales and Use Tax Exemption - Qualified Opportunity Zones
Sponsor
Senator Jennings
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0190
Title
Budget Bill (Fiscal Year 2021)
Sponsor
President
3 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0191 (HB0151)
Title
Creation of a State Debt - Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loan of 2020, and the Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loans of 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, and 2019
Sponsor
President
3 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0192 (HB0152)
Title
Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act of 2020
Sponsor
President
3 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0203
Title
Income Tax Checkoff - Maryland Veterans Trust Fund
Sponsor
Senator Elfreth
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0211
Title
Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Military Retirement Income
Sponsor
Senator Salling
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0216
Title
Income Tax - Carried Interest - Additional Tax
Sponsor
Senator Pinsky
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0223 (HB0185)
Title
Commission on Tax Policy, Reform, and Fairness
Sponsor
Senator Feldman
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0236 (HB0251)
Title
Teachers' Retirement and Pension Systems - Obsolete Reemployment Provisions
Sponsor
Senator Elfreth
6 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0253
Title
State Finance and Procurement - Prohibited Appropriations - Magnetic Levitation Transportation System
Sponsor
Senator Pinsky
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0261 (HB0097)
Title
St. Mary's County - Public Facilities Bond
Sponsor
Senator Bailey
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0263 (HB0224)
Title
Opportunity Zone Tax Deduction Reform Act of 2020
Sponsor
Senator Rosapepe
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0264 (HB0353)
Title
Frederick County – Elderly or Disabled Renters – Grants
Sponsor
Senator Young
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0269 (HB0350)
Title
Income Tax Subtraction Modification – Correctional Officers, Law Enforcement Officers, and Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Services Personnel (Hometown Heroes Act)
Sponsor
President
3 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0276 (HB0338)
Title
Building Opportunity Act of 2020
Sponsor
President
3 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0278 (HB0342)
Title
Retirement Tax Reduction Act of 2020
Sponsor
President
3 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0279 (HB0361)
Title
Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Military Retirement Income
Sponsor
President
3 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0281 (HB0336)
Title
Renewable Energy Development and Siting (REDS) – Evaluations and Tax and Fee Exemptions
Sponsor
President
3 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0287 (HB0127)
Title
Maryland Arts and Culture Capital Grant Program
Sponsor
Senator Elfreth
2 1
Bill/Chapter
(Cross/Chapter)
Title Sponsor Sponsorship Type Sort Chamber Sort Current Status Org Committees & Hearings Opp Committees & Hearings
SB0001 (HB0001) Built to Learn Act of 2020 Senator Peters 6 1 In the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation
Budget and Taxation
SB0002 Digital Advertising Gross Revenues - Taxation Senator Miller 2 1 In the Senate - Hearing 1/29 at 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
1/29/2020 - 1:00 PM
SB0003 Electronic Smoking Devices, Other Tobacco Products, and Cigarettes - Taxation and Regulation Senator McCray 2 1 In the Senate - Hearing 1/29 at 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
1/29/2020 - 1:00 PM
SB0004 Gaming - Sports Betting - Implementation Senator Zucker 2 1 In the Senate - Hearing 1/29 at 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
1/29/2020 - 1:00 PM
SB0007 Maryland Green Building Council - Membership Chair, Budget and Taxation Committee 5 1 In the House - First Reading Environment and Transportation
Budget and Taxation
1/09/2020 - 2:00 PM
Environment and Transportation
SB0016 Business Occupations and Professions - Master Electricians Guaranty Fund - Establishment Senator Reilly 2 1 In the Senate - Hearing 1/22 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
1/22/2020 - 1:00 PM
Budget and Taxation
SB0024 Small Business Fairness Act Senator Young 2 1 In the Senate - Hearing 1/09 at 2:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
1/09/2020 - 2:00 PM
SB0040 Sales and Use Tax - Diapers - Exemption Senator Lam 2 1 In the Senate - Hearing 1/09 at 2:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
1/09/2020 - 2:00 PM
SB0048 Property Tax - Homeowners' and Renters' Property Tax Credits - Deadlines Chair, Budget and Taxation Committee 5 1 In the Senate - Second Reading Passed
Budget and Taxation
1/09/2020 - 2:00 PM
SB0051 Video Lottery Terminal Proceeds - Local Impact Grants - Reimbursement for Maryland Route 210 Projects Senator Patterson 2 1 In the Senate - Hearing 1/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
1/22/2020 - 1:00 PM
SB0053 (HB0124) Maryland Income Tax Refunds - Anne Arundel County - Warrant Intercept Program Senator Reilly 2 1 In the Senate - Hearing 1/15 at 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
1/15/2020 - 1:00 PM
SB0055 Income Tax Checkoff - Maryland Assault Weapons Buyback Fund Senator Young 2 1 In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Budget and Taxation; Withdrawn
Budget and Taxation
SB0058 Expansion of Commercial Gaming - Referendum - Sports Wagering Senator West 2 1 In the Senate - Hearing 1/29 at 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
1/29/2020 - 1:00 PM
SB0059 (HB0131) State Lottery - Instant Ticket Lottery Machines - Fraternal Organizations ("Slots" for Homeless Veterans Act) Senator Young 2 1 In the Senate - Hearing 1/09 at 2:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
1/09/2020 - 2:00 PM
SB0061 (HB0006) Public Safety - 9-1-1 Fees - Audits Senator Kagan 2 1 In the Senate - Hearing 1/15 at 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
1/15/2020 - 1:00 PM
SB0063 Baltimore City - Property Tax Credit for Newly Constructed Dwellings - Reauthorization and Modification Senator Hayes 2 1 In the Senate - Hearing 1/15 at 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
1/15/2020 - 1:00 PM
SB0066 Income Tax - Credit for Small Businesses - State Minimum Wage Increase Senator Ellis 2 1 In the Senate - Hearing 1/15 at 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
1/15/2020 - 1:00 PM
SB0076 Legal Holiday - Maryland Emancipation Day - Establishment Senator Ellis 2 1 In the Senate - First Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs and Budget and Taxation
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Budget and Taxation
SB0079 Gaming - Video Lottery Facilities and Licenses - Definitions Chair, Budget and Taxation Committee 5 1 In the House - First Reading Ways and Means
Budget and Taxation
1/09/2020 - 2:00 PM
Ways and Means
SB0085 Maryland Neighborhood Revitalization Funding Senator Ellis 2 1 In the Senate - Hearing 1/21 at 1:30 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
1/21/2020 - 1:30 PM
Budget and Taxation
SB0105 (HB0205) Southern Maryland Rapid Transit Project - Requirements and Funding Senator Ellis 2 1 In the Senate - Hearing 1/09 at 2:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
1/09/2020 - 2:00 PM
SB0108 Income Tax - Credit for Qualified Commuters Senator Ellis 2 1 In the Senate - Hearing 1/15 at 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
1/15/2020 - 1:00 PM
SB0109 Disabled Active Duty Service Members, Disabled Veterans, and Surviving Spouses - Exemption From Property Tax and Other Charges and Refunds Senator Ellis 2 1 In the Senate - Hearing 1/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
1/22/2020 - 1:00 PM
SB0115 Annual and Personal Property Reports - Submission Chair, Budget and Taxation Committee 5 1 In the House - First Reading Ways and Means
Budget and Taxation
1/09/2020 - 2:00 PM
Ways and Means
SB0121 (HB0016) Sales and Use Tax - Aircraft Parts and Equipment - Exemption Senator Eckardt 2 1 In the Senate - Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Budget and Taxation
1/15/2020 - 1:00 PM
SB0122 (HB0045) Economic Development - Opportunity Zone Incentives - Alteration of the More Jobs for Marylanders and Opportunity Zone Enhancement Programs Senator McCray 2 1 In the Senate - Hearing 1/15 at 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
1/15/2020 - 1:00 PM
SB0132 Property Tax - Assessment Reviews - Aids in Reviewing Property Senator Elfreth 2 1 In the Senate - Hearing 1/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
1/22/2020 - 1:00 PM
SB0136 (HB0086) Transportation – Maryland Metro/Transit Funding Act – Alterations Senator Feldman 2 1 In the Senate - Hearing 1/29 at 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
1/29/2020 - 1:00 PM
SB0144 (HB0221) Income Tax Credit - Class F Vehicles - Extension Senator McCray 2 1 In the Senate - Hearing 1/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
1/22/2020 - 1:00 PM
SB0146 Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Expenses of Medical Cannabis Grower, Processor, Dispensary, or Independent Testing Laboratory Senator Young 2 1 In the Senate - Hearing 1/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
1/22/2020 - 1:00 PM
SB0185 (HB0027) Baltimore County - Sales and Use Tax Exemption - Qualified Opportunity Zones Senator Jennings 2 1 In the Senate - Hearing 1/29 at 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
1/29/2020 - 1:00 PM
SB0190 Budget Bill (Fiscal Year 2021) President 3 1 In the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation
Budget and Taxation
SB0191 (HB0151) Creation of a State Debt - Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loan of 2020, and the Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loans of 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, and 2019 President 3 1 In the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation
Budget and Taxation
SB0192 (HB0152) Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act of 2020 President 3 1 In the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation
Budget and Taxation
SB0203 Income Tax Checkoff - Maryland Veterans Trust Fund Senator Elfreth 2 1 In the Senate - Hearing 1/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
1/22/2020 - 1:00 PM
SB0211 Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Military Retirement Income Senator Salling 2 1 In the Senate - Hearing 1/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
1/22/2020 - 1:00 PM
SB0216 Income Tax - Carried Interest - Additional Tax Senator Pinsky 2 1 In the Senate - Hearing 1/29 at 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
1/29/2020 - 1:00 PM
SB0223 (HB0185) Commission on Tax Policy, Reform, and Fairness Senator Feldman 2 1 In the Senate - Hearing 1/29 at 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
1/29/2020 - 1:00 PM
SB0236 (HB0251) Teachers' Retirement and Pension Systems - Obsolete Reemployment Provisions Senator Elfreth 6 1 In the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation
Budget and Taxation
SB0253 State Finance and Procurement - Prohibited Appropriations - Magnetic Levitation Transportation System Senator Pinsky 2 1 In the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation and Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Budget and Taxation
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
SB0261 (HB0097) St. Mary's County - Public Facilities Bond Senator Bailey 2 1 In the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation
Budget and Taxation
SB0263 (HB0224) Opportunity Zone Tax Deduction Reform Act of 2020 Senator Rosapepe 2 1 In the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation
Budget and Taxation
SB0264 (HB0353) Frederick County – Elderly or Disabled Renters – Grants Senator Young 2 1 In the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation
Budget and Taxation
SB0269 (HB0350) Income Tax Subtraction Modification – Correctional Officers, Law Enforcement Officers, and Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Services Personnel (Hometown Heroes Act) President 3 1 In the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation
Budget and Taxation
SB0276 (HB0338) Building Opportunity Act of 2020 President 3 1 In the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation
Budget and Taxation
SB0278 (HB0342) Retirement Tax Reduction Act of 2020 President 3 1 In the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation
Budget and Taxation
SB0279 (HB0361) Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Military Retirement Income President 3 1 In the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation
Budget and Taxation
SB0281 (HB0336) Renewable Energy Development and Siting (REDS) – Evaluations and Tax and Fee Exemptions President 3 1 In the Senate - First Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs and Budget and Taxation
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Budget and Taxation
SB0287 (HB0127) Maryland Arts and Culture Capital Grant Program Senator Elfreth 2 1 In the Senate - First Reading Budget and Taxation
Budget and Taxation
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Chair
Guzzone, Guy
District 13
Howard County
Democrat
Vice Chair
Rosapepe, Jim
District 21
Prince George's and Anne Arundel Counties
Democrat

Eckardt, Adelaide C.
District 37
Caroline, Dorchester, Talbot, and Wicomico Counties
Republican
Edwards, George C.
District 1
Garrett, Allegany, and Washington Counties
Republican
Elfreth, Sarah K.
District 30
Anne Arundel County
Democrat
Griffith, Melony
District 25
Prince George's County
Democrat
King, Nancy J.
District 39
Montgomery County
Democrat
McCray, Cory V.
District 45
Baltimore City
Democrat
Miller, Thomas V. Mike, Jr.
District 27
Prince George's, Charles and Calvert Counties
Democrat
Peters, Douglas J. J.
District 23
Prince George's County
Democrat
Salling, Johnny Ray
District 6
Baltimore County
Republican
Serafini, Andrew A.
District 2
Washington County
Republican
Zucker, Craig J.
District 14
Montgomery County
Democrat

Capital Budget

Chair
Peters, Douglas J. J.
District 23
Prince George's County
Democrat
Vice Chair
Zucker, Craig J.
District 14
Montgomery County
Democrat

Edwards, George C.
District 1
Garrett, Allegany, and Washington Counties
Republican
Griffith, Melony
District 25
Prince George's County
Democrat
King, Nancy J.
District 39
Montgomery County
Democrat
McCray, Cory V.
District 45
Baltimore City
Democrat
Miller, Thomas V. Mike, Jr.
District 27
Prince George's, Charles and Calvert Counties
Democrat



Education, Business And Administration

Chair
Zucker, Craig J.
District 14
Montgomery County
Democrat

Elfreth, Sarah K.
District 30
Anne Arundel County
Democrat
King, Nancy J.
District 39
Montgomery County
Democrat
Serafini, Andrew A.
District 2
Washington County
Republican



Health And Human Services

Chair
Griffith, Melony
District 25
Prince George's County
Democrat

Eckardt, Adelaide C.
District 37
Caroline, Dorchester, Talbot, and Wicomico Counties
Republican
Rosapepe, Jim
District 21
Prince George's and Anne Arundel Counties
Democrat
Salling, Johnny Ray
District 6
Baltimore County
Republican



Pensions

Chair
Elfreth, Sarah K.
District 30
Anne Arundel County
Democrat

Eckardt, Adelaide C.
District 37
Caroline, Dorchester, Talbot, and Wicomico Counties
Republican
Griffith, Melony
District 25
Prince George's County
Democrat
McCray, Cory V.
District 45
Baltimore City
Democrat
Rosapepe, Jim
District 21
Prince George's and Anne Arundel Counties
Democrat
Serafini, Andrew A.
District 2
Washington County
Republican
Zucker, Craig J.
District 14
Montgomery County
Democrat



Public Safety, Transportation, And Environment

Chair
McCray, Cory V.
District 45
Baltimore City
Democrat

Edwards, George C.
District 1
Garrett, Allegany, and Washington Counties
Republican
Miller, Thomas V. Mike, Jr.
District 27
Prince George's, Charles and Calvert Counties
Democrat
Peters, Douglas J. J.
District 23
Prince George's County
Democrat



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