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MDHB25PassEstablishing that a provision in the declaration of a condominium or in a governing document of a homeowners association that requires any action on the part of a holder of a mortgage or deed of trust on a unit or a lot in order to make certain amend...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 32
MDSB154PassExempting a certain assignment of rents or assignment of leases for security purposes from certain requirements related to recordation; and authorizing a certain assignment of rents or assignment of leases for security purposes prepared by an attorne...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 423
MDHB108PassSpecifying that the council of unit owner's property insurance deductible is a common expense if the cause of any damage to the condominium originates from an event outside the condominium units and common elements; increasing, from $5,000 to $10,000...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 56
MDSB175PassSpecifying that the council of unit owners' property insurance deductible is a common expense if the cause of any damage to the condominium originates from an event outside the condominium units and common elements; increasing, from $5,000 to $10,000...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 57
MDSB170PassClarifying that a ground lease holder may not bring any suit, action, or proceeding against the current leasehold tenant or a former leasehold tenant to recover the ground rent that was due and owing before the date the current leasehold tenant acqui...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 125
MDHB149PassAltering the requirement that a ground lease holder notify the State Department of Assessments and Taxation of certain changes concerning a ground lease; authorizing a leasehold tenant or an interested party to submit to the Department certain docume...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 82
MDHB172PassRepealing certain fees for the registration of ground leases with the State Department of Assessments and Taxation; and altering the circumstances under which the Department shall register a ground lease.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 94
MDHB241PassClarifying that a ground lease holder may not bring any suit, action, or proceeding against the current leasehold tenant or a former leasehold tenant to recover the ground rent that was due and owing before the date the current leasehold tenant acqui...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 124
MDHB314PassEstablishing that a certain provision of law authorizing a mortgagor or grantor to refinance the indebtedness secured by a first mortgage or deed of trust without obtaining permission from the holder of a certain junior lien does not apply to a junio...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 163
MDHB254PassRequiring the governing body of certain cooperative housing corporations in Prince George's County to have a study conducted of the reserves needed for future major repairs and replacement of common elements of the cooperative housing corporation by ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 138
MDSB289PassProhibiting the transfer of property in Allegany County on the assessment books or records until certain charges due a municipal corporation have been paid as required by law, subject to certain exceptions; and requiring the certificate of a certain ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 302
MDSB291PassAdding units of State government to the list of entities that are exempt from paying certain recording costs and other fees.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 300
MDSB293PassEstablishing that a provision in the declaration of a condominium or in a governing document of a homeowners association that requires any action on the part of a holder of a mortgage or deed of trust on a unit or a lot in order to make certain amend...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 33
MDHB482PassExpanding the authority of certain homeowners association commissions in the code home rule counties of the Southern Maryland class to hear and resolve through alternative dispute resolution certain issues between a homeowners association and a homeo...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 218
MDSB428PassExpanding the authority of certain homeowners association commissions in the code home rule counties of the Southern Maryland class to hear and resolve through alternative dispute resolution certain issues between a homeowners association and a homeo...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 219
MDSB472PassRequiring the council of unit owners or other governing body of a condominium association to submit the adopted annual budget to the unit owners not more than 30 days after the meeting at which the budget was adopted; authorizing the adopted annual b...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 559
MDHB676PassAdding units of State government to the list of entities that are exempt from paying certain recording costs and other fees.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 299
MDHB678PassProhibiting the transfer of property in Allegany County on the assessment books or records until certain charges due a municipal corporation have been paid as required by law, subject to certain exceptions; and requiring the certificate of a certain ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 301
MDSB570PassAuthorizing notice of certain easements, covenants, restrictions, and conditions to be recorded in the land records of the county in which the property interest is located; specifying the information required to be provided in the notice; requiring t...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 566
MDSB806PassAltering a certain provision relating to the effect of a redemption or extinguishment of a certain ground rent to provide that it is effective to conclusively divest a certain ground lease holder of a certain reversion and vest the reversion in a cer...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 442
MDHB1084PassExempting a certain assignment of rents or assignment of leases for security purposes from certain requirements related to recordation; and authorizing a certain assignment of rents or assignment of leases for security purposes prepared by an attorne...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 424
MDHB1083PassReplacing the term "gang" as it pertains to certain prohibitions against participation in a criminal gang with the term "organization"; requiring certain local jurisdictions to use certain divested assets for certain purposes under certain circumstan...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 422
MDHB1077PassProviding that certain fees and surcharges on the recordation of instruments among the land records do not apply to the recordation of a certain restrictive covenant modification or an amendment to the common area deeds or other declarations of a hom...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 421
MDHB1182PassAltering a certain provision relating to the effect of a redemption or extinguishment of a certain ground rent to provide that it is effective to conclusively divest a certain ground lease holder of a certain reversion and vest the reversion in a cer...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 441
MDHB1519IntroClarifying that a certain portion of a homeowners association's lien on a lot shall be enforced in accordance with a certain provision of the Maryland Contract Lien Act; and requiring the amount of certain liens to be paid to the governing body of a ...
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2020-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB592EngrossCreating the State Board of Common Ownership Community Managers in the Maryland Department of Labor; providing for the composition of the Board, the appointment, terms, and expenses of Board members, and the powers, duties, and functions of the Board...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB744EngrossRequiring a landlord to make a certain disclosure to prospective tenants if the landlord uses a ratio utility billing system; requiring that a certain lease provision is unenforceable if a landlord fails to make a certain disclosure; requiring a land...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB745EngrossReplacing the term "gang" as it pertains to certain prohibitions against participation in a criminal gang with the term "organization"; requiring certain local jurisdictions to use certain divested assets for certain purposes under certain circumstan...
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2020-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB263EngrossAltering the time frame of certain notices that a mobile home park owner is required to provide to each resident in the mobile home park and the Department of Housing and Community Development and to post in a public area of the mobile home park, co...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB556EngrossClarifying that unit owners may vote to amend the bylaws of a condominium by an affirmative vote of at least 60% of unit owners in good standing, or by a lower percentage of unit owners in good standing if required in the bylaws; and clarifying the c...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1053EngrossRequiring the governing body of a condominium to convene at least two meetings each year; requiring a developer of a condominium or a declarant of a homeowners association to convene a certain annual meeting under certain circumstances; requiring cer...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB1067IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health, the State Department of Education, the Department of Housing and Community Development, and the Department of General Services, to adopt certain regu...
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2020-03-14
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB178EngrossRequiring the Department of the Environment to develop and publish on its website a searchable map of zones of dewatering influence; requiring a contract for the sale of real property located in Baltimore County, Carroll County, Frederick County or W...
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2020-03-13
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB247EngrossAltering the definitions of "community association" and "local code violation" for purposes of certain provisions of law authorizing community associations to seek judicial relief for nuisance abatement in Baltimore County; repealing a provision of l...
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2020-03-12
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB279EngrossProhibiting a certain restriction on use from imposing unreasonable limitations on low-impact landscaping under certain circumstances; providing that the Act may not be construed to prohibit a certain restriction on use from including certain reasona...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB626IntroEstablishing that certain chattels and personal property remaining at the time a certain warrant of restitution is executed in Baltimore County are deemed abandoned; establishing that a landlord or a person acting on the landlord's behalf may not be ...
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2020-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB1070EngrossRequiring that the common amenities, to include pools, tennis and basketball courts, community centers, and other common amenities of a condominium be covered under an implied warranty on common elements from a developer to a council of unit owners.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB30EngrossClarifying that certain provisions of law relating to closed-door meetings of a board of directors of a condominium do not allow the board to withhold or agree to withhold from the unit owners the terms of any legal agreement to which the council of ...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB990IntroAuthorizing a person with a secured interest in residential property in Baltimore County, under certain circumstances, to file an order to docket or complaint to foreclose accompanied by an affidavit that the residential property is vacant or unfit f...
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2020-03-09
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB111EngrossProviding that certain provisions of a recorded covenant or restriction, a declaration, or the bylaws or rules of a condominium or homeowners association are void and unenforceable if they prohibit or unreasonably restrict the installation or use of ...
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2020-03-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB816IntroRequiring a landlord to provide a residential tenant and each individual at least 16 years old who is authorized to reside at the residential rental property with a State voter registration application within 15 days after the date of occupancy; mak...
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2020-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1199IntroRequiring each county to establish a program to license certain residential rental properties on or before September 30, 2021; authorizing a county to create certain exceptions to rental property license requirements; requiring each county to establi...
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2020-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDSB1056IntroProviding that certain fees and surcharges on the recordation of instruments among the land records do not apply to the recordation of a certain restrictive covenant modification or an amendment to the common area deeds or other declarations of a hom...
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2020-03-04
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB218IntroRequiring a developer of a condominium or a declarant of a homeowners association to convene a certain annual meeting at which the agenda is open to any matter relating to the homeowners association; and requiring certain meetings to include an oppor...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB776IntroRequiring a registered home builder or a registered sales representative to include in any initial contract for the initial sale of a new home a copy of the most recent edition of "Buying a New Home: Consumer Rights and Remedies Under Maryland Law"; ...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB20IntroProhibiting the enforcement of an eviction from residential rental property that serves as a tenant's primary residence between December 18 and January 8 of the following calendar year, inclusive; and providing for the suspension of certain time limi...
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDSB923IntroReplacing the term "landlord" with "residential housing provider" and "tenant" with "resident" in the context of residential leases.
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDHB903IntroRequiring a court in a certain action for repossession to provide contact information for the appropriate county board of health and local department of social services to the tenant or other occupant of the premises under certain circumstances.
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB1639IntroProhibiting a landlord from including a provision requiring a tenant to purchase renters insurance or to add the landlord to an existing renters insurance policy in a lease or form of lease.
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2020-02-24
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB176EngrossAuthorizing a landlord in Wicomico County to repossess property for failure to pay rent in a certain manner if judgement is given in favor of the landlord; requiring the landlord to provide a written notice of an intended repossession to a certain te...
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2020-02-14
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
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