MD HB1477 | 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Action: 2020-03-06 - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn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]


Establishing that certain requirements that apply to a person walking on a highway also apply to a person running on a highway; authorizing a pedestrian to walk or run along and on a bike lane or shoulder adjacent to a roadway regardless of the presence of a sidewalk; and requiring the driver of a vehicle to yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian who is walking or running along and on a bike lane or shoulder under certain circumstances.

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Vehicle Laws - Pedestrians - Rights and Requirements



2020-03-06HouseUnfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn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


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Transportation21506(n/a)See Bill Text

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