MD HB1459 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 7 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-03-06 - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Prohibiting a person from causing the serious physical injury or death of a vulnerable individual as a result of the person operating a vehicle in a careless or distracted manner or in violation of any other rules of the road provisions of the Maryland Vehicle Law; establishing that a person convicted of a violation of the Act may be fined up to $2,000 and must appear in court and may not prepay the fine; establishing additional penalties of participation in a motor vehicle safety course and up to 150 hours of community service; etc.

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Vehicle Laws - Injury or Death of Vulnerable Individual - Penalties



2020-03-06HouseUnfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
2020-03-04HouseHearing canceled
2020-03-02HouseHearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-26HouseRereferred to Environment and Transportation
2020-02-26HouseHearing canceled
2020-02-10HouseHearing 3/04 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-07HouseFirst Reading Judiciary


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Transportation11101(n/a)See Bill Text
Transportation11145(n/a)See Bill Text
Transportation21901.3(n/a)See Bill Text

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Bill Comments