MD HB1619 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 19 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-19 - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Pending: House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Defining "contrary to the public interest" for the purposes of a certain provision of law authorizing a custodian to deny inspection of a part of a public record because the custodian believes the inspection would reveal the identity of a victim or a witness; defining the term "witness" for the purposes of certain provisions of the Act relating to inspections of part of a 9-1-1 communications record; requiring a custodian to take certain actions before granting inspection of part of a 9-1-1 communications record; etc.

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Public Information Act - Denial of Part of a Public Record - Victims and Witnesses



2020-02-19HouseFirst Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

Same As/Similar To

SB535 (Crossfiled) 2020-02-28 - Referred Rules and Executive Nominations


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
General Provisions4343(n/a)See Bill Text
General Provisions4356(n/a)See Bill Text

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