MD HB340 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 13 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-01-14 - Hearing 1/27 at 1:30 p.m.
Pending: House Economic Matters Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Prohibiting a merchant, in certain transactions, from prohibiting a person from making a cash payment to purchase goods and services, requiring a person to purchase goods or services by using a credit or debit card, or charging or collecting from a person a fee for making a cash payment for the purchase of goods or services; providing that a violation of the Act is an unfair, abusive, or deceptive trade practice under the Maryland Consumer Protection Act and subject to certain enforcement and penalty provisions; etc.

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Commercial Law – Retail Transactions – Cash Payments (Cash Transactions Preservation Act)



2021-01-14HouseHearing 1/27 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-13HouseFirst Reading Economic Matters


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Commercial Law13301(n/a)See Bill Text
Commercial Law141327(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments