MD HB1578 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 12 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-03-14 - Hearing canceled
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Expressing the sense of the General Assembly that facial recognition technology can present certain risks as well as provide a variety of benefits and that safeguards are necessary to allow the use of the technology in ways that benefit society; establishing certain requirements and certain prohibited actions relating to provision of facial recognition services by certain persons; prohibiting certain governmental units from using facial recognition services under certain circumstances; etc.

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Facial Recognition Privacy Protection Act



2020-03-14HouseHearing canceled
2020-03-03HouseHearing 3/17 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-03-02HouseRereferred to Judiciary
2020-02-12HouseFirst Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

Same As/Similar To

SB476 (Crossfiled) 2020-02-07 - Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Commercial Law144201(n/a)See Bill Text
Commercial Law144202(n/a)See Bill Text
Commercial Law144203(n/a)See Bill Text
Commercial Law144204(n/a)See Bill Text
Commercial Law144205(n/a)See Bill Text
Commercial Law144206(n/a)See Bill Text
Commercial Law144207(n/a)See Bill Text
State Government101701(n/a)See Bill Text
State Government101702(n/a)See Bill Text
State Government101703(n/a)See Bill Text
State Government101704(n/a)See Bill Text
State Government101705(n/a)See Bill Text
State Government101706(n/a)See Bill Text
State Government101707(n/a)See Bill Text
State Government101708(n/a)See Bill Text
State Government101709(n/a)See Bill Text

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