MD HB118 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carryover of previous HB721


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on May 18 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-18 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 165
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Prohibiting an individual from causing the serious physical injury or death of a certain vulnerable individual as a result of the individual operating a vehicle in violation of Maryland Vehicle Law; defining "vulnerable individual" as a person acting lawfully including a pedestrian, certain workers and emergency services personnel, an individual walking an animal, or an individual operating certain modes of transport; establishing certain penalties of a fine of up to $2,000, community service, motor vehicle safety education; etc.

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Vehicle Laws - Injury or Death of Vulnerable Individual - Penalties


Roll Calls

2021-04-08 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 138 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2021-04-06 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-11 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 133 N: 2 NV: 2 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2021-05-18HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 165
2021-04-08HousePassed Enrolled
2021-04-08HouseThird Reading Passed (138-0)
2021-04-08HouseHouse Concurs Senate Amendments
2021-04-06SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2021-04-01SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-04-01SenateFavorable with Amendments {638371/1 Adopted
2021-03-31SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
2021-02-12SenateReferred Judicial Proceedings
2021-02-11HouseThird Reading Passed (133-2)
2021-02-08HouseFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2021-02-04HouseFavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
2020-12-22HouseHearing 1/14 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-13HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation

Same As/Similar To

SB293 (Crossfiled) 2021-05-18 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 166
HB721 (Carry Over) 2020-03-15 - Referred Judicial Proceedings


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Transportation11101(n/a)See Bill Text
Transportation11145(n/a)See Bill Text
Transportation21901.3(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments