MD HB688 | 2023 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous HB1226


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on February 6 2023 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2023-04-10 - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring the county commissioners or county council to approve a certain referendum request if a valid petition to incorporate an area as a municipality is presented by not less than 40% of the registered voters who are residents of the area proposed to be incorporated.

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Municipal Incorporation - County Commissioners or County Council - Required Approval of Referendum Request



2023-04-10HouseUnfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
2023-02-07HouseHearing 2/24 at 1:00 p.m.
2023-02-06HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation

Same As/Similar To

HB1226 (Carry Over) 2021-02-10 - Hearing 3/02 at 1:30 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Local Government4202(n/a)See Bill Text
Local Government4207(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments