The bill comes after students found mold in at least 10 dorms at the University of Maryland in 2018.
Both universities cancelled classes as they prepare to move courses online.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan confirmed five coronavirus cases in the state as of Sunday.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has confirmed four cases in Montgomery County and one in Harford County.
UMD community members testified in support of the bill at a hearing Thursday.
“While we continue to hope for the best, we continue to prepare for the worst,” Hogan said.
The university already suspended semester study abroad programs this spring in China, Italy and South Korea.
She's attempting to unseat longtime District 5 representative Steny Hoyer.
“I don’t think we need to keep waiting,” one student said.