MD HB139 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on May 8 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-05-08 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 71
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Providing that only a dealer may contract for the sale and delivery of a vehicle by electronic means except under certain circumstances; providing that a consumer shall be deemed not to have agreed to enter into a transaction for the sale or lease of a vehicle with a dealer by electronic means unless the dealer provides the consumer with certain documents and a reasonable opportunity to review the documents before providing an electronic signature; requiring that a vehicle be delivered at a certain location and within a certain time period; etc.

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Consumer Protection - Electronic Transactions - Sale and Lease of Vehicles


Roll Calls

2020-03-18 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 124 N: 0 NV: 9 Abs: 8) [PASS]
2020-03-18 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2020-02-28 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 137 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2020-05-08HouseEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 71
2020-03-18HousePassed Enrolled
2020-03-18HouseThird Reading Passed (124-0)
2020-03-18HouseHouse Concurs Senate Amendments
2020-03-18SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2020-03-17SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-17SenateFavorable with Amendments {357673/1 Adopted
2020-03-17SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Finance
2020-03-02SenateReferred Finance
2020-02-28HouseThird Reading Passed (137-0)
2020-02-26HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-02-26HouseFavorable with Amendments {333191/1 Adopted
2020-02-25HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
2020-01-24HouseHearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-01-15HouseFirst Reading Economic Matters

Same As/Similar To

SB134 (Crossfiled) 2020-05-08 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 72


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Commercial Law21101(n/a)See Bill Text
Commercial Law21104(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments