MD HB1654 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 20-0)
Status: Engrossed on April 4 2018 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2018-04-05 - First Reading Senate Rules
Pending: Senate Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Specifying the circumstances under which a broadband Internet access service provider may handle certain customer personal information in a certain manner; establishing a mechanism through which a broadband Internet access service provider may obtain customer consent to have certain personal information handled in a certain manner; declaring the intent of the General Assembly that if the State or a municipality provides broadband Internet services, they may not impose use restrictions that prohibit the exercise of free speech; etc.

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Commercial Law - Internet Privacy and Net Neutrality


Roll Calls

2018-03-26 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (86-46) (Y: 87 N: 47 NV: 6 Abs: 9) [PASS]
2018-03-25 - House - House Floor - Floor Amendment {553524/1 (Delegate Grammer) Rejected (50-83) (Y: 51 N: 84 NV: 5 Abs: 9) [FAIL]
2018-03-25 - House - House Floor - Floor Amendment {713724/1 (Delegate Szeliga) Rejected (47-83) (Y: 48 N: 84 NV: 8 Abs: 9) [FAIL]
2018-03-25 - House - House Floor - Floor Amendment {753426/1 (Delegate Morgan) Rejected (50-81) (Y: 51 N: 82 NV: 7 Abs: 9) [FAIL]
2018-03-23 - House - House Floor - Motion Special Order Until 4/2 (Delegate Frick) Adopted (88-46) (Y: 89 N: 47 NV: 5 Abs: 8) [PASS]


2018-04-05SenateFirst Reading Senate Rules
2018-04-04HouseThird Reading Passed (86-46)
2018-04-03HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2018-04-03HouseFloor Amendment {673429/1 (Delegate Hornberger) Adopted
2018-04-03HouseFloor Amendment {753426/1 (Delegate Morgan) Rejected (50-81)
2018-04-03HouseFloor Amendment {553524/1 (Delegate Grammer) Rejected (50-83)
2018-04-03HouseFloor Amendment {713724/1 (Delegate Szeliga) Rejected (47-83)
2018-04-03HouseFavorable with Amendments Report Adopted
2018-03-30HouseSpecial Order until 4/2 (Delegate Frick) Adopted (88-46)
2018-03-30HouseCommittee Amendment Adopted
2018-03-30HouseFavorable with Amendments {663397/1
2018-03-30HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
2018-03-07HouseHearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-02-09HouseFirst Reading Economic Matters


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