MD SB291 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Committee Bill
Status: Passed on April 13 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-04-13 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 118
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Establishing that certain motor vehicle offenses related to following too closely do not apply to a group of individual trucks that are traveling in a unified manner with electronically coordinated speed and braking systems and are being operated in a certain manner; and requiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to adopt certain regulations governing truck travel in a unified manner.

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Motor Vehicle Offenses – Following Too Closely – Unified Truck Travel


Roll Calls

2021-04-02 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 131 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 9) [PASS]
2021-01-29 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2021-04-13SenateApproved by the Governor - Chapter 118
2021-04-05SenateReturned Passed
2021-04-02HouseThird Reading Passed (131-1)
2021-04-02HouseFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2021-04-02HouseFavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
2021-03-12HouseHearing 3/25 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-02-02HouseReferred Environment and Transportation
2021-01-29SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2021-01-26SenateSecond Reading Passed
2021-01-26SenateFavorable Adopted
2021-01-26SenateFavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
2021-01-04SenateHearing 1/14 at 11:30 a.m.
2021-01-04SenateHearing canceled
2020-12-28SenateHearing 1/14 at 11:00 a.m.
2021-01-13SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Transportation21310(n/a)See Bill Text

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