MD SB42 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Passed on May 8 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-05-08 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 549
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Clarifying that any payment toward, written or oral affirmation of, or any other activity on a certain debt that occurs after the expiration of the statute of limitations applicable to the consumer debt collection action does not revive or extend the limitations period; and providing that a certain provision of law may not be interpreted to affect the statute of limitations applicable to a cause of action arising from a certain agreement or payment plan entered into before the expiration of a certain statute of limitations.

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Courts - Consumer Debt Collection Actions - Statute of Limitations


Roll Calls

2018-03-29 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (132-0) (Y: 133 N: 1 NV: 6 Abs: 9) [PASS]
2018-02-19 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (45-0) (Y: 46 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 4) [PASS]


2018-05-08SenateApproved by the Governor - Chapter 549
2018-04-09SenateReturned Passed
2018-04-06HouseThird Reading Passed (132-0)
2018-04-05HouseSecond Reading Passed
2018-04-05HouseFavorable Report Adopted
2018-04-05HouseFavorable Report by Judiciary
2018-03-21HouseHearing 3/21 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-02-20HouseFirst Reading Judiciary
2018-02-19SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2018-02-15SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2018-02-15SenateFavorable with Amendments {518773/1 Report Adopted
2018-02-14SenateLaid Over (Senator Middleton) Adopted
2018-02-14SenateFavorable with Amendments {518773/1
2018-02-12SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
2018-01-16SenateHearing 1/16 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-01-10SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings


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Bill Comments