MD HB973 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 18-1)
Status: Introduced on February 5 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-03-13 - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Establishing certain minimum fines for certain traffic violations relating to the driver of a vehicle failing to stop or yield to certain pedestrian and bicycle traffic; altering the source of funds for the Pedestrian Safety Fund; and requiring the Secretary of Transportation, in administering the Fund, to prioritize enhancing the safety and quality of pedestrian and bicycle transportation near schools and school bus stops.

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Vehicle Laws - Violations Involving Pedestrians or Bicyclists - Penalties (Pedestrian Safety Act of 2020)



2020-03-13HouseUnfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
2020-02-06HouseHearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-05HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation

Same As/Similar To

SB815 (Crossfiled) 2020-03-11 - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Transportation21202(n/a)See Bill Text
Transportation21204(n/a)See Bill Text
Transportation21502(n/a)See Bill Text
Transportation21502.1(n/a)See Bill Text
Transportation21504(n/a)See Bill Text
Transportation21511(n/a)See Bill Text
Transportation21705(n/a)See Bill Text
Transportation21706(n/a)See Bill Text
Transportation21707(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments