MD HB1196 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Passed on May 8 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-05-08 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 443
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Repealing an exemption for certain check cashing services from provisions of law governing the licensure of check cashing services; authorizing a person to provide check cashing services without obtaining a certain license by registering each year with the Commissioner of Financial Regulation; requiring a person to obtain and maintain a certain identifier to register as a check cashing service; requiring a person to provide the Commissioner with certain information to register as a check cashing service; etc.

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Financial Institutions - Check Cashing Services - Registration and Dissemination of Information


Roll Calls

2020-03-18 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2020-03-17 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 132 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 7) [PASS]


2020-05-08HouseEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 443
2020-03-18HouseReturned Passed
2020-03-18SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2020-03-18SenateSecond Reading Passed
2020-03-18SenateFavorable Adopted
2020-03-18SenateFavorable Report by Finance
2020-03-17SenateReferred Finance
2020-03-17HouseThird Reading Passed (132-0)
2020-03-16HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-16HouseFavorable with Amendments {883799/1 Adopted
2020-03-16HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
2020-02-10HouseHearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-07HouseFirst Reading Economic Matters

Same As/Similar To

SB939 (Crossfiled) 2020-05-08 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 444


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Financial Institutions12102(n/a)See Bill Text
Financial Institutions12105(n/a)See Bill Text
Financial Institutions12105.1(n/a)See Bill Text
Financial Institutions12118(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments