MD HB151 | 2023 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous HB551


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on April 24 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-04-24 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 146
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Prohibiting a landlord from including a certain term in a lease pertaining to electronic delivery of the notice of a rent increase; requiring a landlord to notify a tenant in writing before increasing the tenant's rent through first-class mail or, if elected by the tenant, electronic delivery; requiring a county or municipality that adopts a certain local law related to limitations on rent increases to report annually certain information on building permits issued for multifamily dwellings intended as rental housing; etc.

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Real Property - Residential Leases - Notification of Rent Increases


Roll Calls

2023-04-07 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 36 N: 7 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2023-03-20 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 103 N: 32 NV: 1 Abs: 4) [PASS]


2023-04-24HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 146
2023-04-08HouseReturned Passed
2023-04-07SenateThird Reading Passed (36-7)
2023-04-07SenateSecond Reading Passed
2023-04-07SenateFavorable Adopted
2023-04-07SenateFavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
2023-03-22SenateHearing 3/28 at 1:00 p.m.
2023-03-20SenateReferred Judicial Proceedings
2023-03-20HouseThird Reading Passed (103-32)
2023-03-17HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2023-03-17HouseMotion Special Order until Next Session (Delegate Adams) Adopted
2023-03-17HouseFavorable with Amendments {223728/1 Adopted
2023-03-17HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Environment and Transportation
2023-01-19HouseHearing 2/07 at 1:00 p.m.
2023-01-16HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation

Same As/Similar To

HB551 (Carry Over) 2022-03-23 - Hearing 3/31 at 1:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Real Property8208(n/a)See Bill Text
Real Property8209(n/a)See Bill Text
Real Property8209.1(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments