MD SB271 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 28 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-30 - Hearing 2/14 at 12:00 p.m.
Pending: Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Increasing certain civil penalties the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights is authorized to seek if it finds that a respondent has engaged in a discriminatory act regarding public accommodations and certain actions by persons licensed or regulated by a unit in the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation; providing that certain maximum penalty amounts do not apply if a certain discriminatory act is determined to be malicious; requiring any civil penalties collected under the Act be paid to the complainant, not the general fund; etc.

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Title

Maryland Commission on Civil Rights - Civil Penalties

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-01-30SenateHearing 2/14 at 12:00 p.m.
2019-01-28SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings

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