MD SB127 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 19 2018 - 50% progression
Action: 2018-04-03 - Hearing 4/03 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Increasing, from 10 grams to 1 ounce, the amount of marijuana below which possession is a civil offense, rather than a criminal offense; prohibiting a driver of a motor vehicle from smoking or consuming marijuana in the passenger area of a motor vehicle on a highway; and prohibiting an occupant of a motor vehicle from smoking marijuana in the passenger area of the motor vehicle on a highway.

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Criminal Law and Vehicle Laws – Marijuana – Criminal Threshold and Smoking in Vehicles


Roll Calls

2018-03-17 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (36-11) (Y: 37 N: 12 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2018-04-03HouseHearing 4/03 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-03-20HouseFirst Reading Judiciary
2018-03-19SenateThird Reading Passed (36-11)
2018-03-16SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2018-03-16SenateFavorable with Amendments {738472/1 Report Adopted
2018-03-15SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
2018-01-25SenateHearing 1/25 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-01-22SenateHearing canceled
2018-01-24SenateHearing 1/24 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-01-11SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings


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Bill Comments