MD HB700 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 23-1)
Status: Passed on May 8 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-05-08 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 498
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Prohibiting a person from committing certain acts against a group because of the group's race, color, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin, or because the group is homeless.

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Criminal Law - Hate Crimes - Group Victim


Roll Calls

2018-03-30 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (46-0) (Y: 47 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2018-03-08 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (131-6) (Y: 132 N: 7 NV: 3 Abs: 7) [PASS]


2018-05-08HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 498
2018-04-05HouseReturned Passed
2018-04-04SenateThird Reading Passed (46-0)
2018-04-03SenateSecond Reading Passed
2018-04-03SenateFavorable Report Adopted
2018-04-02SenateFavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
2018-03-09SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings
2018-03-08HouseThird Reading Passed (131-6)
2018-03-06HouseSecond Reading Passed
2018-03-06HouseFavorable Report Adopted
2018-03-05HouseFavorable Report by Judiciary
2018-02-20HouseHearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-01-31HouseFirst Reading Judiciary


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments