MD HB1000 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 15-1)
Status: Vetoed on May 7 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-05-07 - Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Prohibiting a public library from charging a fine for overdue library materials on a minor's library materials; prohibiting a public library from charging a replacement fee for a minor's overdue library materials until 21 days after the date the materials were due; requiring a public library to cancel a fee if a minor's overdue materials are returned; requiring the Governor to include $7,500,000 in fiscal year 2022 and each fiscal year thereafter in the annual operating or capital budget for county library capital projects; etc.

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Building Lifelong Library Learners Act


Roll Calls

2020-03-16 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 37 N: 8 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2020-03-09 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 117 N: 16 NV: 1 Abs: 6) [PASS]


2020-05-07HouseVetoed by the Governor (Policy)
2020-03-16HouseReturned Passed
2020-03-16SenateThird Reading Passed (37-8)
2020-03-15SenateSecond Reading Passed
2020-03-15SenateFavorable Adopted
2020-03-15SenateFavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2020-03-10SenateReferred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Budget and Taxation
2020-03-09HouseThird Reading Passed (117-16)
2020-03-05HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-05HouseFavorable with Amendments {215668/1 Adopted
2020-03-05HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
2020-02-11HouseHearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-05HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means

Same As/Similar To

SB524 (Crossfiled) 2020-05-07 - Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Education23205(n/a)See Bill Text
Education23409(n/a)See Bill Text
Education23503(n/a)See Bill Text
Education23509(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments