MD SB131 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-1)
Status: Passed on May 8 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-05-08 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 534
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Increasing the maximum civil penalty applicable to a violation for affixing a commercial sign to a State highway sign, signal, or marker in the State highway right-of-way to $100 per commercial sign affixed; and clarifying certain language establishing a civil penalty for a violation of the prohibition against placing or maintaining commercial signs in a State highway right-of-way.

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State Highways - Commercial Signs in Rights-of-Way - Penalties


Roll Calls

2020-03-18 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 128 N: 2 NV: 2 Abs: 9) [PASS]
2020-02-11 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-05-08SenateEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 534
2020-03-18SenateReturned Passed
2020-03-18HouseThird Reading Passed (128-2)
2020-03-18HouseFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2020-03-17HouseFavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
2020-03-16HouseHearing 3/17 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-03-16HouseHearing canceled
2020-03-11HouseHearing 3/19 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-12HouseReferred Environment and Transportation
2020-02-11SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2020-02-07SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-02-07SenateFavorable with Amendments {417977/1 Adopted
2020-02-06SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Finance
2020-01-13SenateHearing 2/05 at 2:00 p.m.
2020-01-10SenateHearing canceled
2020-01-10SenateReassigned to Finance
2020-01-09SenateHearing 1/21 at 2:00 p.m.
2020-01-09SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Transportation8605(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments