MD HB989 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 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 378
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Requiring that certain providers of a 9-1-1-accessible service provide certain notice to a certain public safety answering point, the Maryland Joint Operations Center, and the Maryland 9-1-1 Board in the event of a 9-1-1-accessible service outage lasting more than 30 minutes and affecting more than 600,000 user minutes; requiring the Commission to Advance Next Generation 9-1-1 Across Maryland to report to the General Assembly certain demographic, employment, and training information regarding 9-1-1 specialists by December 31, 2021; etc.

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Public Safety – 9–1–1 Emergency Telephone System – Alterations


Roll Calls

2021-04-06 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 135 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2021-04-01 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-19 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 134 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 5) [PASS]


2021-05-30HouseEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 378
2021-04-06HousePassed Enrolled
2021-04-06HouseThird Reading Passed (135-0)
2021-04-06HouseHouse Concurs Senate Amendments
2021-04-01SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2021-03-31SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-03-31SenateFavorable with Amendments {207878/1 Adopted
2021-03-31SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Finance
2021-03-22SenateReferred Finance
2021-03-19HouseThird Reading Passed (134-0)
2021-03-18HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-03-18HouseFavorable with Amendments {976586/1 Adopted
2021-03-18HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
2021-02-12HouseHearing 3/10 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-02-05HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations

Same As/Similar To

SB714 (Crossfiled) 2021-05-30 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 379


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Public Safety1301(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety1304.3(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety1305(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety1306(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety1308(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety1309(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety1312(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety1314(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

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