MD SB488 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)
Status: Introduced on February 4 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-12 - Hearing 2/28 at 12:00 p.m.
Pending: Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Establishing that the Act applies only to an action against a manufacturer of a toxic substance for damages allegedly caused by the presence of paint or surface coatings containing the toxic substance in a residential building located in Baltimore City; defining "toxic substance" as a component used in paint or other surface coatings, including lead pigment, that is harmful to human health and the environment; providing that the Act does not apply to certain actions for certain damages arising from personal injury or death; etc.

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Baltimore City - Civil Actions - Liability of Toxic Substance Manufacturers



2019-02-12SenateHearing 2/28 at 12:00 p.m.
2019-02-12SenateHearing canceled
2019-02-06SenateHearing 2/20 at 12:00 p.m.
2019-02-04SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings


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