MD HB829 | 2010 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-2)
Status: Passed on May 4 2010 - 100% progression
Action: 2010-05-04 - Approved by the Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Requiring that a traffic citation issued to a person contain a notice that, if the citation is a payable violation, the person must comply with one of a list of options within 30 days, including the option to request a trial date at the date, time, and place established by the District Court by writ or trial notice; requiring the notice to include a statement of the possible consequences if the person fails to comply within 30 days; authorizing the District Court or circuit court to issue a warrant under specified circumstances; etc.

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Vehicle Laws - Traffic Citations - Option to Request Trial


Roll Calls

2010-04-07 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 43 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2010-05-04 Approved by the Governor
2010-04-07 Third Reading Passed (43-0)
2010-04-06 Second Reading Passed
2010-04-06 Favorable Report Adopted
2010-04-09 Favorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
2010-03-26 First Reading Judicial Proceedings
2010-04-07 Returned Passed
2010-03-24 Third Reading Passed (140-1)
2010-03-23 Second Reading Passed with Amendments
2010-03-23 Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
2010-03-26 Favorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
2010-02-09 Hearing 3/3 at 1:00 p.m.
2010-02-09 First Reading Judiciary


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments 750