MD SB279 | 2022 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Passed on April 9 2022 - 100% progression
Action: 2022-04-09 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 21
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Altering the Access to Counsel in Evictions Special Fund to include money received by the Division of Consumer Protection in the Office of the Attorney General from a final settlement, an agreement, or a judgment relating to an investigation or enforcement of the Maryland Consumer Protection Act for an unfair, abusive, or deceptive trade practice for rental residential property, excluding restitution and the costs of the action the Attorney General is entitled to recover.

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Access to Counsel in Evictions Special Fund - Alteration


Roll Calls

2022-04-01 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 46 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2022-03-31 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 97 N: 37 NV: 1 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2022-03-10 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 46 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2022-04-09SenateEnacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 21
2022-04-01SenatePassed Enrolled
2022-04-01SenateThird Reading Passed (46-0)
2022-04-01SenateSenate Concurs House Amendments
2022-03-31HouseThird Reading Passed (97-37)
2022-03-29HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2022-03-29HouseFavorable with Amendments {543626/1 Adopted
2022-03-29HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
2022-03-28HouseHearing canceled
2022-03-28HouseHearing 3/28 at 1:00 p.m.
2022-03-11HouseReferred Judiciary
2022-03-10SenateThird Reading Passed (46-0)
2022-03-04SenateMotion Special Order until 3/9 (Senator Smith) Adopted
2022-02-25SenateMotion Special Order until 3/3 (Senator Smith) Adopted
2022-02-23SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2022-02-23SenateFavorable with Amendments Adopted
2022-02-22SenateMotion Special Order until 2/23 (Senator Reilly) Adopted
2022-02-22SenateCommittee Amendment Adopted
2022-02-22SenateFavorable with Amendments {603025/1
2022-02-21SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
2022-01-20SenateHearing 2/09 at 1:00 p.m.
2022-01-19SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings

Same As/Similar To

HB571 (Crossfiled) 2022-04-09 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 20


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Real Property8903(n/a)See Bill Text
Real Property8909(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

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