MD HB1290 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 7 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-03-12 - Referred to interim study by Economic Matters
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Authorizing certain home improvement contractors to obtain the full contract price of a home improvement contract by posting an irrevocable letter of credit in an amount equal to $100,000 per home improvement contract but not exceeding $2,000,000; authorizing certain owners to file a complaint with the Division of Consumer Protection in the Office of the Attorney General under certain circumstances; requiring the Division to notify the contractor, investigate a certain complaint, and make certain determinations; etc.

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Consumer Protection - Home Improvement Contractors - Home Improvement Contracts



2020-03-12HouseReferred to interim study by Economic Matters
2020-02-10HouseHearing 3/02 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-07HouseFirst Reading Economic Matters

Same As/Similar To

SB1016 (Crossfiled) 2020-02-12 - First Reading Senate Rules


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Business Regulation8501.1(n/a)See Bill Text
Business Regulation8617(n/a)See Bill Text
Commercial Law13201(n/a)See Bill Text
Commercial Law13204(n/a)See Bill Text

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