Legislative Session 2022

Check this site often for updates and actions taken during the Maryland General Assembly session beginning in January. Click the title to read the Chamber’s position letter.

Website for the Maryland General Assembly

The Chamber’s Legislative Committee meets weekly to  review up coming bills.  If there is pending legislation that you feel should be brought to the committee’s attention please contact Mike at 410-848-9050.

Bill NumberSubject of BillPosition
HB 0008Time to Care Act of 2022Oppose
HB 0258Employment Standards - Seating for EmployeesOppose
HB 0299Employment Standards - Definition of EmployerOppose
HB 0431Maryland Fair Scheduling ActOppose
HB 0496Family and Medical Leave Insurance ProgramOppose
HB 0420Retirement Tax Elimination Act of 2022Support
HB 0787Retiree Income Tax Relief Act of 2022Support
HB 0698State Minimum Wage Rate - IncreaseOppose
HB 0278Carroll County - Prospective Employees and Volunteers - Criminal History Records CheckSupport
HB 0409Corporations and Associations – Annual Reports – Fees for Electronic FilingsSupport
HB 0709Small Business and Nonprofit Health Insurance Subsidies ProgramSupport
HB 1203Right to WorkSupport
HB 0708 - HB 0171Comprehensive Climate Solutions and Climate Crisis and Environmental Justice ActOppose
HB 0215Personal Property Tax – Depreciation of Assessed Value Support
HB 0268Property Tax – Exemptions for Business Personal Property – AlterationsSupport
HB 0841Income Tax – Expensing of Business Property – Recoupling With Federal Law (Maryland Manufacturing Tax Relief Act of 2022)Support
HB 1326Income Tax – Subtraction Modification – Rental Real Estate ActivitiesSupport
HB 1273Income Tax - Credit for Travel, Hospitality and EntertainmentSupport
HB 1282Property Tax - Agricultural Use Assessments - Improvements
Support
HB 1284Income Tax - Credit for Cybersecurity Measures Undertaken by Small Businesses
Support
Bill NumberSubject of BillPosition
SB 0018Workers' Compensation - COVID-19 Occupational Disease PresumptionOppose
SB 0066Labor and Employment - Hiring - HIgher Education Requirements - Give Me a Chance ActOppose
SB 0224Employment Standards - Definition of EmployerOppose
SB 0275Time to Care Act of 2022Oppose
SB 0530Maryland Fair Scheduling ActOppose
SB 0371Carroll County - Prospective Employees and Volunteers - Criminal History Records Check ActSupport
SB 0405Retirement Tax Elimination Act of 2022Support
SB 0721State Minimum Wage Rate - IncreaseOppose
SB 0403Corporations and Associations – Annual Reports – Fees for Electronic FilingsSupport
SB 0632Small Business and Nonprofit Health Insurance Subsidies ProgramSupport
SB 0528
SB 0135
Climate Solutions Now Act of 2022 and Climate Crisis and Environmental Justice ActOppose
SB 0274Property Tax – Exemptions for Business Personal Property – AlterationsSupport
SB 0693Income Tax – Expensing of Business Property – Recoupling With Federal Law (Maryland Manufacturing Tax Relief Act of 2022)Support
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