MD SB302 | 2016 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 15-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 19 2016 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2016-03-31 - Hearing 3/31 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Providing that a person who causes personal injury or wrongful death while operating or attempting to operate a motor vehicle, and who has a 0.15 or more alcohol concentration in the person's blood or breath or who refuses to submit to a chemical test for alcohol concentration, is liable for punitive damages under specified circumstances; limiting liability for punitive damages under the Act solely to the person operating or attempting to operate the motor vehicle; applying the Act prospectively; etc.

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Aggressive Drunk Driving - Punitive Damages


Roll Calls

2016-02-19 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (43-1) (Y: 43 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2016-03-31HouseHearing 3/31 at 1:00 p.m.
2016-02-22HouseFirst Reading Judiciary
2016-02-19SenateThird Reading Passed (43-1)
2016-02-17SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2016-02-17SenateFloor Amendment (Senator Reilly) {163822/1 Withdrawn
2016-02-17SenateFavorable with Amendments {918076/1 Report Adopted
2016-02-16SenateLaid Over (Senator Reilly) Adopted
2016-02-16SenateFavorable with Amendments {918076/1
2016-02-15SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
2016-02-09SenateHearing 2/09 at 1:00 p.m.
2016-01-22SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings


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Bill Comments