MD HB960 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-4)
Status: Introduced on February 5 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-06 - Hearing 2/25 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Prohibiting a person from making or causing to be made a certain statement, report, or complaint to a certain governmental emergency report recipient with reckless disregard of causing bodily harm to an individual as a direct result of a response to the statement, report, or complaint; establishing penalties for a violation of the Act; providing for the venue for a prosecution for a violation of the Act; providing that a person who violates the Act is civilly liable to a certain individual; etc.

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Criminal Law - False Statements - Emergency or Commission of Crime



2020-02-06HouseHearing 2/25 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-05HouseFirst Reading Judiciary

Same As/Similar To

SB635 (Crossfiled) 2020-02-06 - Hearing 3/03 at 12:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Courts and Judicial Proceedings38A-19(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Law9501.1(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments