MD HB118 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carryover of previous HB721


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Engrossed on February 11 2021 - 50% progression
Action: 2021-02-12 - Referred Judicial Proceedings
Pending: Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


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

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Vehicle Laws - Injury or Death of Vulnerable Individual - Penalties


Roll Calls

2021-02-11 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 133 N: 2 NV: 2 Abs: 3) [PASS]


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) 2020-12-28 - Hearing 1/27 at 11:00 a.m.
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