MD HB1806 | 2012 | 1st Special Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on May 14 2012 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2012-05-14 - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Pending: House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Establishing that in a cause of action involving damages resulting from a dog bite, the common law rules of evidence and standard of proof that existed on January 1, 2012, are retained without regard to the breed or heritage of the dog; stating the General Assembly's intent to overturn the ruling in a specified court case; and applying the Act prospectively.

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Courts - Dog Bite Lawsuits - Evidence and Standard of Proof



2012-05-14 First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations


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