MD SB282 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 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 774
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Prohibiting a person from conducting or contracting for animal testing in the development of a cosmetic; prohibiting a manufacturer from selling or offering for sale in the State a cosmetic under certain circumstances beginning July 1, 2022; providing that certain provisions of the Act do not apply to certain animal testing; prohibiting a political subdivision from adopting or enforcing provisions of local law relating to animal testing on cosmetics; establishing certain penalties for certain violations of the Act; etc.

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Public Health - Prohibition on Testing Cosmetics on Animals


Roll Calls

2021-03-29 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 94 N: 38 NV: 2 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2021-02-05 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-05-30SenateEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 774
2021-03-29SenateReturned Passed
2021-03-29HouseThird Reading Passed (94-38)
2021-03-25HouseSecond Reading Passed
2021-03-25HouseFavorable Adopted
2021-03-24HouseFavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
2021-03-20HouseHearing canceled
2021-03-17HouseHearing 3/23 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-02-08HouseReferred Health and Government Operations
2021-02-05SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2021-02-03SenateSecond Reading Passed
2021-02-03SenateFavorable Adopted
2021-02-03SenateFavorable Report by Finance
2020-12-23SenateHearing 1/19 at 1:00 p.m.
2021-01-13SenateFirst Reading Finance

Same As/Similar To

HB611 (Crossfiled) 2021-05-30 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 773


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Health - General211215(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General21259.2(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments