MD HB1184 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 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]

Summary

Requiring the driver of a vehicle to exercise due care to avoid colliding with a pedestrian; requiring the driver of a vehicle to maintain a passing distance of not less than 3 feet when overtaking pedestrians, unless a passing clearance of less than 3 feet is caused solely by the pedestrian, or unless the highway on which the vehicle is being driven is not wide enough to lawfully pass a pedestrian at a distance of at least 3 feet; prohibiting a person from throwing any object at or in the direction of any pedestrian; etc.

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Title

Vehicle Laws - Pedestrian Safety

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
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

Subjects


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Transportation11145(n/a)See Bill Text
Transportation211209(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources


Bill Comments

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