MD HB1226 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 12-2)
Status: Engrossed on March 17 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-03-17 - Referred Judicial Proceedings
Pending: Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requiring that a school bus be routed with the intent that the number of pupils on the bus does not exceed the manufacturer's rated seating capacity for the bus; and providing that if an emergency or temporary situation causes the number of pupils on the bus to exceed the seating capacity, the situation shall be corrected within a reasonable period of time.

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Vehicle Laws - School Bus Safety - Occupant Capacity


Roll Calls

2020-03-17 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 134 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 7) [PASS]


2020-03-17SenateReferred Judicial Proceedings
2020-03-17HouseThird Reading Passed (134-0)
2020-03-15HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-15HouseMotion Special Order until End Of This Calendar (Delegate Hornberger) Adopted
2020-03-15HouseFavorable with Amendments {850612/1 Adopted
2020-03-15HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Environment and Transportation
2020-02-10HouseHearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-07HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Transportation211118(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments