MD SB778 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Passed on May 8 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-05-08 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 412
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requiring certain persons to record electronically a release related to motor vehicle liens with the Motor Vehicle Administration within 5 business days; requiring, rather than authorizing, the Administration to develop and implement an electronic system for recording and releasing security interests; authorizing the Administration to make certain information available electronically; authorizing certain parties to submit to the Administration certain electronic lien information on behalf of certain other parties; etc.

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Vehicle Laws - Liens - Electronic Recording


Roll Calls

2020-03-17 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 133 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2020-02-27 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2020-05-08SenateEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 412
2020-03-17SenateReturned Passed
2020-03-17HouseThird Reading Passed (133-0)
2020-03-16HouseFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2020-03-16HouseFavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
2020-02-28HouseReferred Environment and Transportation
2020-02-27SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2020-02-25SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-02-25SenateFavorable with Amendments {827773/1 Adopted
2020-02-24SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Finance
2020-02-04SenateHearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-03SenateFirst Reading Finance

Same As/Similar To

HB1033 (Crossfiled) 2020-05-08 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 411


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Commercial Law121024(n/a)See Bill Text
Commercial Law12622(n/a)See Bill Text
Transportation13108.1(n/a)See Bill Text
Transportation13610(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments