MD HB502 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 11-2)
Status: Introduced on January 24 2020 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-01-27 - Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: House Health and Government Operations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring each official custodian to adopt a certain policy of proactive disclosure; requiring each official custodian to publish a certain annual report on a certain website, to the extent practicable; requiring the Public Information Act Compliance Board to receive, review, and resolve certain complaints from applicants and applicants' designated representatives; requiring the Board to receive and review complaints from any custodian alleging that an applicant's request or pattern of requests is frivolous or vexatious; etc.

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Public Information Act - Revisions



2020-01-27HouseHearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-01-24HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations

Same As/Similar To

SB590 (Crossfiled) 2020-01-31 - Hearing 2/13 at 1:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
General Provisions4101(n/a)See Bill Text
General Provisions4104(n/a)See Bill Text
General Provisions4105(n/a)See Bill Text
General Provisions41A-02(n/a)See Bill Text
General Provisions41A-03(n/a)See Bill Text
General Provisions41B-01(n/a)See Bill Text
General Provisions41B-02(n/a)See Bill Text
General Provisions41B-04(n/a)See Bill Text
General Provisions4402(n/a)See Bill Text
General Provisions4-1A04(n/a)See Bill Text
General Provisions4-1A5(n/a)See Bill Text
General Provisions4-1A6(n/a)See Bill Text
General Provisions4-1A7(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

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