MD HB218 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Foward to future HB259


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 13 2021 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2021-02-25 - Withdrawn by Sponsor
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring certain private entities in possession of biometric identifiers or biometric information to develop a written policy, made available to the public, establishing a certain retention schedule and guidelines for permanently destroying biometric identifiers and biometric information; prohibiting a private entity from being required to make publicly available a certain policy; requiring each private entity in possession of biometric identifiers or biometric information to comply with certain schedules and guidelines; etc.

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Commercial Law – Consumer Protection – Biometric Identifiers and Biometric Information Privacy



2021-02-25HouseWithdrawn by Sponsor
2021-01-14HouseHearing 1/27 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-13HouseFirst Reading Economic Matters

Same As/Similar To

HB218 (Carry Over) 2021-02-25 - Withdrawn by Sponsor
SB16 (Crossfiled) 2020-12-23 - Hearing 1/27 at 1:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Commercial Law144301(n/a)See Bill Text
Commercial Law144302(n/a)See Bill Text
Commercial Law144303(n/a)See Bill Text
Commercial Law144304(n/a)See Bill Text

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