MD HB861 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on May 30 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-30 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 783
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Requiring that a reusable tenant screening report contain certain information regarding a prospective tenant of residential property; requiring a landlord to provide certain notice to prospective tenants regarding whether or not the landlord accepts reusable tenant screening reports; prohibiting a landlord that accepts a reusable tenant screening report from assessing certain fees; authorizing a landlord to require a prospective tenant to make a certain certification; etc.

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Real Property - Landlord and Tenant - Reusable Tenant Screening Reports


Roll Calls

2021-04-06 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 33 N: 13 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-12 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 135 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 4) [PASS]


2021-05-30HouseEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 783
2021-04-06HouseReturned Passed
2021-04-06SenateThird Reading Passed (33-13)
2021-04-05SenateSecond Reading Passed
2021-04-05SenateFavorable Adopted
2021-04-02SenateFavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
2021-03-16SenateReferred Judicial Proceedings
2021-03-12HouseThird Reading Passed (135-1)
2021-03-11HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-03-11HouseFavorable with Amendments {190718/1 Adopted
2021-03-11HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Environment and Transportation
2021-02-02HouseHearing 2/16 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-29HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation

Same As/Similar To

SB691 (Crossfiled) 2021-05-30 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 784


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Real Property8119(n/a)See Bill Text

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