MD HB1312 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 17 2021 - 50% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2021-04-12 - Motion Rules Suspend Two Readings Same Day Const/Rule 24 (Senator King) Rejected (30-16)
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requiring the Maryland Judiciary to collect, maintain, and provide certain access to certain information on eviction actions; requiring the Maryland Judiciary to report to the Governor and the General Assembly on the eviction data by August 31, 2022, and each year thereafter; establishing that a substantial loss of income due to a declared catastrophic health emergency is an affirmative defense to certain eviction actions; etc.

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Landlord and Tenant - Eviction Actions - Catastrophic Health Emergencies


Roll Calls

2021-04-12 - Senate - Motion Rules Suspend Two Readings Same Day Const/Rule 24 (Senator King) Rejected (Y: 30 N: 16 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-17 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 92 N: 43 NV: 1 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2021-03-12 - House - Floor Amendment 183326/1 (Delegate Chisholm) Rejected (Y: 51 N: 83 NV: 3 Abs: 4) [FAIL]
2021-03-12 - House - Floor Amendment 933629/1 (Delegate Morgan) Rejected (Y: 44 N: 86 NV: 7 Abs: 4) [FAIL]


2021-04-12SenateMotion Rules Suspend Two Readings Same Day Const/Rule 24 (Senator King) Rejected (30-16)
2021-04-12SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-04-12SenateFloor Amendment {373124/1 (Senator Hettleman) Withdrawn
2021-04-12SenateFavorable with Amendments {638776/1 Adopted
2021-04-12SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
2021-03-18SenateReferred Judicial Proceedings
2021-03-17HouseThird Reading Passed (92-43)
2021-03-12HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-03-12HouseFloor Amendment {183326/1 (Delegate Chisholm) Rejected (51-83)
2021-03-12HouseFloor Amendment {933629/1 (Delegate Morgan) Rejected (44-86)
2021-03-11HouseMotion Special Order until Next Session (Delegate Clippinger) Adopted
2021-03-11HouseFavorable with Amendments {892718/1 Adopted
2021-03-11HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
2021-02-09HouseHearing 2/17 at 1:30 p.m. (Judiciary)
2021-02-08HouseFirst Reading Judiciary and Environment and Transportation

Same As/Similar To

SB910 (Crossfiled) 2021-04-12 - Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Real Property81001(n/a)See Bill Text
Real Property81002(n/a)See Bill Text
Real Property81003(n/a)See Bill Text
Real Property81004(n/a)See Bill Text
Real Property8901(n/a)See Bill Text

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