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MDHB107PassRequiring the governing body of certain cooperative housing corporations, condominiums, or homeowners associations to have a reserve study conducted of the common elements of the cooperative housing corporation, condominium, or homeowners association...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 664
MDHB174PassEstablishing that information regarding the status of a rental property as an affected property under certain lead-based paint abatement laws may be an issue of fact at trial.
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 729
MDHB521PassAuthorizing certain individuals to petition a court to remove from public inspection certain records relating to an action for repossession of residential property for failure to pay rent; establishing certain procedures and requirements for the cons...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 722
MDSB592PassProviding that, in an action of summary ejectment for failure to pay rent where a landlord or park owner is awarded a judgment giving restitution of the leased premises, a tenant or resident who has the right to redemption of the leased premises by t...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 672
MDHB824PassRequiring the Judiciary to collect certain data pertaining to a warrant of restitution or a writ of possession issued in accordance with a certain judgment for possession of residential property; requiring the Judiciary to share complete eviction dat...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 685
MDHB932PassProviding that, in an action of summary ejectment for failure to pay rent where a landlord or park owner is awarded a judgment giving restitution of the leased premises, a tenant or resident who has the right to redemption of the leased premises by t...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 671
MDHB86VetoRequiring a landlord to make a certain disclosure to prospective tenants if the landlord uses a ratio utility billing system; making a certain lease provision unenforceable if the landlord fails to make the disclosure; requiring a landlord to documen...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB384VetoProviding for the stay of certain eviction proceedings when a tenant is waiting for a determination regarding the tenant's good faith application for rental assistance.
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB563VetoRequiring a landlord to submit to the clerk of the court evidence of compliance with certain local rental property licensure requirements and demonstrate that the landlord is compliant with the licensure requirements; etc.
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB40PassClarifying that certain provisions of law related to closed-door meetings of a board of directors of a condominium do not allow the board to withhold or agree to withhold the terms of certain legal agreements from the unit owners; making unenforceabl...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 479
MDHB163PassRequiring the State Highway Administration or the Maryland Transit Administration, when giving certain notice to a property owner or posts certain notice to property, to send a copy of a certain notice to the General Assembly members who represent th...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 348
MDSB92PassRequiring the court in an action to partition real property to determine the market value of the property unless the court makes certain determinations; and establishing procedures for the purchase of interests in real property by cotenants, for the ...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 402
MDSB373PassRequiring the State Highway Administration or the Maryland Transit Administration, when it gives certain notice to a property owner or posts certain notice to property, to send a copy of a certain notice to the General Assembly members who represent ...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 347
MDHB777PassRequiring the court in an action to partition real property to determine whether the property is heirs property for the purpose of partition of the property among certain cotenants and if so, to determine the market value of the property unless the c...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 401
MDHB91PassRequiring the online registry of properties subject to ground leases maintained by the State Department of Assessments and Taxation to include certain information; and requiring the holder of an irredeemable ground rent to file a renewal notice of in...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 326
MDHB615PassAltering the procedures for dispute settlement between a council of unit owners or a board of directors and an alleged violator under the Maryland Condominium Act; establishing procedures for dispute settlement between a board of directors or other g...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 282
MDSB226PassGenerally curing previous Acts of the General Assembly with possible title defects.
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 134
MDSB406PassCorrecting certain errors or omissions in certain articles of the Annotated Code; clarifying language; correcting certain obsolete references; reorganizing certain sections of the Annotated Code; providing that the Act is not intended to affect any l...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 135
MDHB250Engross

Sine Die
Establishing the Private Well Safety Program in the Department of the Environment to address and manage the contamination of certain private and domestic water supply wells in the State; establishing the Private Well Safety Fund to award grants to ce...
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2022-04-11
Motion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Hester) Adopted
MDSB6PassRequiring a landlord to make a certain disclosure to prospective tenants if the landlord uses a ratio utility billing system; making a certain lease provision unenforceable if the landlord fails to make the disclosure; requiring a landlord to documen...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 34
MDSB279PassAltering the Access to Counsel in Evictions Special Fund to include money received by the Division of Consumer Protection in the Office of the Attorney General from a final settlement, an agreement, or a judgment relating to an investigation or enfor...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 21
MDHB571PassAltering the Access to Counsel in Evictions Special Fund to include money received by the Division of Consumer Protection in the Office of the Attorney General from a final settlement, an agreement, or a judgment relating to an investigation or enfor...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 20
MDHB703Engross

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Requiring a landlord to submit to the clerk of the court evidence of compliance with certain local rental property licensure requirements and demonstrate that the landlord is compliant with the licensure requirements.
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2022-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB662PassRequiring the Comptroller to distribute $14,000,000 of certain abandoned property funds to the Access to Counsel in Evictions Special Fund for fiscal year 2024; and requiring the Governor to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation of $14,0...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 40
MDSB629Engross

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Requiring the Judiciary to collect certain data pertaining to a warrant of restitution or a writ of possession issued in accordance with a certain judgment for possession of residential property; requiring the Judiciary to share eviction data with th...
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2022-04-08
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1104Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Department of Housing and Community Development to reserve 2.5% of community development block grant funds awarded to the State for nonentitlement areas for award to affordable housing land trusts in the nonentitlement areas; establishi...
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2022-04-07
Referred to interim study by Ways and Means
MDHB140Intro

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Increasing to two the number of meetings the board of directors or the developer of a condominium or a homeowners association must convene each year at which unit owners have an opportunity to comment; requiring the developer of a condominium to appo...
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2022-04-06
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1069Intro

Sine Die
Requiring a tenant to notify the tenant's landlord if the tenant knows or reasonably suspects the tenant's dwelling unit contains bedbugs; requiring a landlord receiving notice from a tenant to provide for the inspection and, if necessary, treatment ...
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2022-04-06
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1060Intro

Sine Die
Establishing a bill of rights for unit owners of a condominium, members of a cooperative housing corporation, and lot owners of a homeowners association.
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2022-04-06
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB674Engross

Sine Die
Providing for the stay of certain eviction proceedings when a tenant is waiting for a determination on a good faith application for rental assistance.
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2022-04-04
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB323Engross

Sine Die
Prohibiting a landlord from using a lease or form of lease that contains a provision that limits a tenant's ability to summon, or penalizes a tenant or another individual solely for summoning, the assistance of law enforcement or emergency services; ...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB551Engross

Sine Die
Requiring a landlord to notify a tenant in writing or through electronic mail at least 90 days before increasing the tenant's rent by more than 4%.
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB918Engross

Sine Die
Establishing requirements for the installation and removal of cable television systems within the individual dwelling units of leased residential property in Montgomery County; authorizing a tenant, landlord, or cable television company to bring an a...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1147Engross

Sine Die
Requiring a person conducting a meeting of a cooperative housing corporation, condominium, or homeowners association by telephone conference, video conference, or similar electronic means to provide a participant a reasonable opportunity to participa...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1295Engross

Sine Die
Requiring the governing body of a common ownership community to develop a smoking policy if the property subject to the control of the governing body is a multifamily dwelling.
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB564Engross

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Authorizing the court to grant a recess or a continuance in certain landlord and tenant actions for certain purposes, including for the purpose of obtaining eviction prevention services.
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2022-03-22
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB834Engross

Sine Die
Requiring the Department of the Environment to establish a certain period of time as SepticSmart Week; requiring the Department to use certain educational materials and other resources during SepticSmart Week to promote community awareness regarding ...
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2022-03-22
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1064Engross

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Requiring the Department of Agriculture to publish a fact sheet on the protection of pets in the event of an eviction or other loss of possession of real property to be included with a certain notice or summons; requiring a landlord to provide inform...
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2022-03-21
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB71Engross

Sine Die
Requiring the owner of a manufactured housing community to comply with certain requirements when selling the manufactured housing community; and requiring the owner, at least 60 days prior to entering into a contract for the sale of the community, to...
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2022-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB361Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Department of the Environment, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health, the Department of Housing and Community Development, and the Department of General Services, to adopt certain regulations on or before June 1, 2024, ...
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2022-03-18
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1194Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the council of unit owners of a condominium to provide a certain notice to a unit owner at least 30 days before imposing a lien on a condominium unit; and altering the number of days an assessment or installment must be delinquent before a ...
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2022-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB401Engross

Sine Die
Altering language relating to requirements for certain reserve studies for cooperative housing corporations, condominiums, and homeowners associations in Prince George's County to be consistent with the corresponding requirements in Montgomery County...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB343Intro

Sine Die
Altering the calculation of simple interest on security deposits held by a residential landlord or a mobile home park owner and owed to a residential tenant or mobile home park resident by repealing the requirement that interest be calculated at a ra...
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2022-03-07
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB358Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing the council of unit owners of a condominium to alter, by a vote of at least 60% of the eligible voters, the undivided percentage interest in the common elements of any unit; repealing a prohibition on changing the undivided percentage int...
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2022-03-07
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1466Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting the installation or maintenance of a gate or other barrier on a shared private road or driveway without the permission of a property owner whose access to their property will be restricted by the gate or barrier.
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2022-02-25
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1270Intro

Sine Die
Altering the Maryland Uniform Disclaimer of Property Interests Act to provide for the disclaimer of nonprobate transfers at death; providing for the creation, revocation, recordation, and effects of a transfer-on-death deed for real property; requiri...
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2022-02-23
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB263Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing an individual to bring a nuisance action for damages caused by rodent harborage on real property against an owner of the property; defining "rodent harborage" as a condition that provides sustenance or shelter for rodents, promotes their ...
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2022-02-21
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1417Intro

Sine Die
Altering the criteria for qualifying as a first-time Maryland home buyer to mean an individual who has not, either individually or jointly, owned or purchased in the last 7 years residential real property in the State that has been the individual's p...
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2022-02-17
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB265Intro

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Altering the definitions of "community association" and "local code violation" to authorize community associations to seek judicial relief for nuisance abatement in Baltimore County; and repealing a provision of law requiring the Circuit Court for Ba...
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2022-02-14
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1038Intro

Sine Die
Requiring that certain individuals have access to legal representation in certain foreclosure proceedings; establishing the Access to Counsel in Foreclosure Proceedings Program; requiring the Maryland Legal Services Corporation, under the Program, to...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
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