MD HB964 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Foward to future HB222
Note: Carry Foward to future SB416


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 25 2021 - 50% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2021-04-10 - Motion Special Order until 4/12 (Senator Beidle) Adopted
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requiring the driver of a vehicle traveling slower than the general speed of traffic on interstate highways located in rural areas to drive the vehicle in the right-hand lanes; requiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to include certain information in the State's driver education curriculum; requiring the State Highway Administration to inform drivers of certain requirements by posting certain signage and providing certain notice; prohibiting the issuance of a citation for a violation of the Act; etc.

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Vehicle Laws – Driving in Right–Hand Lanes – Interstate Highways in Rural Areas


Roll Calls

2021-03-25 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 130 N: 2 NV: 3 Abs: 6) [PASS]


2021-04-10SenateMotion Special Order until 4/12 (Senator Beidle) Adopted
2021-04-09SenateSecond Reading Passed
2021-04-09SenateFavorable Adopted
2021-04-09SenateFavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
2021-04-07SenateHearing 4/09 at 11:30 a.m.
2021-04-02SenateRereferred to Judicial Proceedings
2021-03-26SenateReferred Rules
2021-03-25HouseThird Reading Passed (130-2)
2021-03-24HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-03-24HouseFavorable with Amendments {500112/1 Adopted
2021-03-22HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Environment and Transportation
2021-02-04HouseHearing 2/18 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-02-02HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation

Same As/Similar To

HB964 (Carry Over) 2021-04-10 - Motion Special Order until 4/12 (Senator Beidle) Adopted
HB964 (Carry Over) 2021-04-10 - Motion Special Order until 4/12 (Senator Beidle) Adopted


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Transportation21301(n/a)See Bill Text
Transportation8101(n/a)See Bill Text
Transportation8507(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments