MD HB562 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Committee Bill
Status: Passed on May 30 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-30 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 689
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Authorizing Montgomery County and municipalities of Montgomery County to decrease the maximum speed limit to not less than 15 miles per hour on highways only after performing an engineering and traffic investigation; and prohibiting Montgomery County and municipalities in Montgomery County from implementing a new speed monitoring system to enforce speed limits on certain highways.

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Montgomery County – Speed Limits – Establishment MC 02–21


Roll Calls

2021-04-09 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 102 N: 35 NV: 2 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2021-04-08 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-05 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 104 N: 27 NV: 2 Abs: 8) [PASS]


2021-05-30HouseEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 689
2021-04-09HousePassed Enrolled
2021-04-09HouseThird Reading Passed (102-35)
2021-04-09HouseHouse Concurs Senate Amendments
2021-04-08SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2021-04-06SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-04-06SenateFavorable with Amendments {608979/1 Adopted
2021-04-02SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
2021-03-09SenateHearing 3/18 at 12:30 p.m.
2021-03-09SenateReferred Judicial Proceedings
2021-03-05HouseThird Reading Passed (104-27)
2021-03-04HouseFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2021-03-01HouseFavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
2021-01-29HouseHearing 2/11 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-20HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Transportation21803(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments