Daily Archives: March 14, 2019

Senate Passes Elfreth Bill to Study Oyster Management

In a 45-2 vote of the Maryland Senate, the body passed legislation Thursday afternoon to require the Maryland Department of Natural Resources to partner with the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science to study a fishery management program for oysters. The legislation (Senate Bill 830) is sponsored by Senator Sarah Elfreth (District 30 – Anne Arundel […]

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Augustine Introduces Legislation to Assist Victims of Theft

In a Thursday afternoon hearing of the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee, Senator Malcolm Augustine (District 47 – Prince George’s County) detailed his proposed legislation (Senate Bill 887) that seeks to provide victims of theft with a free duplicate driver’s license if they present a police report of the theft. Currently victims of robbery or theft […]

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Chairwoman King Sponsors Tax Credit to Promote Internships

In a Wednesday afternoon hearing of the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee, Chairwoman Nancy King (District 39 – Montgomery County) detailed her proposed legislation (Senate Bill 885) that seeks to provide tax credits for businesses that provide paid internships. The bill would create a tax credit for Maryland employers equal to 10% of the wages […]

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