MD SB96 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)
Status: Passed on April 30 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-04-30 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 320
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Requiring Baltimore City to withhold from tax sale certain places of worship if the taxes on the property consist only of a lien for unpaid charges for water and sewer service; repealing the authority of the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City to sell certain properties to enforce a lien for unpaid charges for water and sewer service if the properties are also being sold to enforce another lien; repealing a certain authority to sell certain real property owned by religious groups or organizations; applying the Act prospectively; etc.

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Baltimore City - Tax Sales of Real Property - Water Liens (Water Taxpayer Protection Act of 2019)


Roll Calls

2019-03-24 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (138-0) (Y: 138 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2019-03-15 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (47-0) (Y: 48 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2019-04-30SenateApproved by the Governor - Chapter 320
2019-04-05SenateReturned Passed
2019-04-03HouseThird Reading Passed (138-0)
2019-03-28HouseSecond Reading Passed
2019-03-28HouseFavorable Report Adopted
2019-03-28HouseFavorable Report by Ways and Means
2019-03-18HouseHearing 3/26 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-03-15HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means
2019-03-15SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2019-03-13SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-03-13SenateFavorable with Amendments {529233/1 Report Adopted
2019-03-12SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Budget and Taxation
2019-02-28SenateRecommitted to Budget and Taxation (Senator Ferguson)
2019-02-28SenateFavorable with Amendments {529233/1
2019-02-27SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Budget and Taxation
2019-01-15SenateHearing 1/30 at 2:00 p.m.
2019-01-14SenateFirst Reading Budget and Taxation


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments