MD HB223 | 2023 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Foward to future HB338
Note: Carry Over of previous HB1046


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 11-1)
Status: Engrossed on March 18 2023 - 50% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2023-04-04 - Third Reading Passed (47-0)
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Establishing requirements, procedures, and prohibitions relating to the use of facial recognition technology by a law enforcement agency under certain circumstances; requiring, by October 1 each year, a law enforcement agency that uses or contracts for the use of facial recognition technology to complete an audit to determine compliance with the Act and applicable local laws, regulations, and policies; requiring the Department of State Police to adopt and publish a model statewide policy on the use of facial recognition technology; etc.

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Criminal Procedure - Facial Recognition Technology - Requirements, Procedures, and Prohibitions


Roll Calls

2023-04-04 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-03-18 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 135 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 5) [PASS]


2023-04-04SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2023-04-03SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2023-04-03SenateFavorable with Amendments {253125/1 Adopted
2023-04-03SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
2023-03-20SenateReferred Judicial Proceedings
2023-03-18HouseThird Reading Passed (135-0)
2023-03-16HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2023-03-16HouseFavorable with Amendments {343520/1 Adopted
2023-03-16HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
2023-01-25HouseHearing 2/07 at 1:00 p.m.
2023-01-23HouseFirst Reading Judiciary

Same As/Similar To

HB223 (Carry Over) 2023-04-04 - Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB192 (Crossfiled) 2023-04-10 - Third Reading Passed (121-9)
HB1046 (Carry Over) 2022-02-11 - Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Criminal Procedure2501(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Procedure2502(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Procedure2503(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Procedure2504(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Procedure2505(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Procedure2506(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Procedure2507(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Procedure2508(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Procedure2509(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Procedure2510(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments