MD SB473 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 29-0)
Status: Introduced on February 4 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-03-04 - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Providing that a person who is aggrieved by an act that would constitute a violation of certain hate crime laws, or the Attorney General on behalf of the person, may bring a civil action against a certain person; authorizing the court to impose an injunction and award certain damages; providing that damages awarded by the court may be equal to three times the amount of actual damages; and applying the Act prospectively.

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Hate Crimes - Civil Remedy



2019-03-04SenateUnfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
2019-02-06SenateHearing 2/20 at 12:00 p.m.
2019-02-04SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings


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