MD HB33 | 2023 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous HB259


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Introduced on January 11 2023 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-02-01 - Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: House Economic Matters Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Regulating the use of biometric data by private entities, including by requiring certain private entities in possession of biometric data to develop a written policy, made available to the public, establishing a retention schedule and guidelines for permanent destruction of biometric data; prohibiting an entity that collects biometric data from selling, leasing, or trading an individual's biometric data; authorizing an individual alleging a violation of the Act to bring a civil action against the offending private entity; etc.

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Commercial Law - Consumer Protection - Biometric Data Privacy



2023-02-01HouseHearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
2023-01-11HouseFirst Reading Economic Matters

Same As/Similar To

HB259 (Carry Over) 2022-03-21 - Referred Finance
SB169 (Crossfiled) 2023-01-21 - Hearing 2/08 at 1:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Commercial Law13301(n/a)See Bill Text
Commercial Law13408(n/a)See Bill Text
Commercial Law144501(n/a)See Bill Text
Commercial Law144502(n/a)See Bill Text
Commercial Law144503(n/a)See Bill Text
Commercial Law144504(n/a)See Bill Text
Commercial Law144505(n/a)See Bill Text
Commercial Law144506(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments