MD HB1178 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 7 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-03-09 - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Prohibiting the prepayment of certain fines imposed for a violation of certain provisions of the Maryland Vehicle Law; requiring the District Court to establish a certain base fine for certain violations; providing for the calculation of a fine imposed on an individual under the Act based on a certain adjusted gross income of the individual; prohibiting a fine imposed under the Act from exceeding a certain maximum amount; authorizing a court to consider certain income for determining a certain adjusted gross income of a defendant; etc.

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Vehicle Laws - Fines - Pilot Project for Income-Based Fines (Fair Fines Act of 2020)



2020-03-09HouseUnfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
2020-02-10HouseHearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-07HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Transportation27101(n/a)See Bill Text
Transportation27105(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments