MD HB87 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Foward to future HB283
Note: Carry Foward to future HB687
Note: Carry Over of previous HB1226


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 11 2021 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-02-12 - Referred Judicial Proceedings
Pending: Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requiring that a school bus be routed with the intent that the number of pupils on the bus does not exceed the manufacturer's rated seating capacity for the bus; and providing that if an emergency or temporary situation causes the number of pupils on the bus to exceed the seating capacity, the situation shall be corrected within a reasonable period of time.

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Vehicle Laws - School Bus Safety - Occupant Capacity


Roll Calls

2021-02-11 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 133 N: 2 NV: 2 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2021-02-12SenateReferred Judicial Proceedings
2021-02-11HouseThird Reading Passed (133-2)
2021-02-08HouseFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2021-02-04HouseFavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
2020-12-22HouseHearing 1/14 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-13HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation

Same As/Similar To

HB87 (Carry Over) 2021-02-12 - Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB87 (Carry Over) 2021-02-12 - Referred Judicial Proceedings
SB253 (Crossfiled) 2021-02-09 - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
HB1226 (Carry Over) 2020-03-17 - Referred Judicial Proceedings


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Transportation211118(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments