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MDHB46PassRepealing the Motor Vehicle Administration's authority to suspend the registration of a motor vehicle if the owner or driver of the motor vehicle fails to pay the penalty assessed for certain violations recorded by a traffic control signal monitoring...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 39
MDSB41PassAuthorizing the use of certain vehicle height monitoring systems in Baltimore County to enforce certain State and local laws restricting the presence of certain vehicles during certain times; and applying to Baltimore County certain provisions of law...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 504
MDSB177PassRepealing the Motor Vehicle Administration's authority to suspend the registration of a motor vehicle if the owner or driver of the motor vehicle fails to pay the penalty assessed for certain violations recorded by a traffic control signal monitoring...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 40
MDHB158PassAltering for vehicle operation and inspection purposes the standards for the authorized placement of certain materials on certain windows of certain vehicles; altering certain standards and requirements governing headlamps, stop lamps, turn signal la...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 86
MDSB199PassAuthorizing the driver of a vehicle to drive on the left side of the roadway in a no-passing zone to overtake and pass at a safe distance a bicycle traveling in the same direction in accordance with a certain provision of law and in a certain manner.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 115
MDHB230PassAuthorizing the driver of a vehicle to drive on the left side of the roadway in a no-passing zone to overtake and pass at a safe distance a bicycle traveling in the same direction in accordance with a certain provision of law and in a certain manner.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 114
MDHB275PassRepealing the requirement that certain revenue collected by Prince George's County as a result of violations recorded by speed monitoring systems on Maryland Route 210 (Indian Head Highway) be deposited into the Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund an...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 147
MDSB878PassProhibiting a person from engaging in exhibition driving within a special event zone in Worcester County; prohibiting a person from committing certain violations of the Maryland Vehicle Law within a special event zone in Worcester County; defining "e...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 623
MDHB1060PassAuthorizing Calvert County to decrease the maximum speed limit to not less than 15 miles per hour on certain highways in the Solomons Island area without performing an engineering and traffic investigation, regardless of whether the highway is inside...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 414
MDHB1493PassProhibiting a person from engaging in exhibition driving within a special event zone in Worcester County; prohibiting a person from committing certain violations of the Maryland Vehicle Law within a special event zone in Worcester County; defining th...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 622
MDHB174EngrossEstablishing that certain motor vehicle offenses related to following too closely do not apply to a group of individual trucks that are traveling in a unified manner at electronically connected speeds and are being operated in a certain manner; and a...
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2020-03-18
Motion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Waldstreicher) Adopted
MDHB1226EngrossRequiring that a school bus be routed with the intent that the number of pupils on the bus does not exceed the manufacturer's rated seating capacity for the bus; and providing that if an emergency or temporary situation causes the number of pupils on...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1180IntroAuthorizing the placement and use of speed monitoring systems within a one-half mile radius of a child care center under certain circumstances.
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2020-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB38EngrossRepealing the requirement that the Motor Vehicle Administration, under certain circumstances, suspend the registration of a motor vehicle that incurs a certain toll violation; etc.
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2020-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB130IntroAuthorizing a State or local law enforcement agency and State or local volunteer fire company, rescue squad, fire department, and ambulance service to place a move over safety monitoring system on, or integrate a move over safety monitoring system in...
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2020-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB70EngrossProhibiting a vehicle facing a circular green signal, a green arrow signal, or a steady yellow signal from entering an intersection if the vehicle is unable to completely proceed through the intersection; establishing certain exceptions to the prohib...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB721EngrossProhibiting an individual from causing the serious physical injury or death of a vulnerable individual as a result of the individual operating a vehicle in a careless or distracted manner or in violation of any provision of the Maryland Vehicle Law; ...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB48IntroRequiring that a hearing on a video toll violation alleged to have occurred on the Intercounty Connector be held in Montgomery County if the person alleged to be liable resides in Montgomery County or in Prince George's County for all other persons; ...
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2020-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDSB319IntroAuthorizing a State or local law enforcement agency and State or local volunteer fire company, rescue squad, fire department, and ambulance service to place a move over safety monitoring system on, or integrate a move over safety monitoring system in...
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2020-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB1263IntroAuthorizing the driver of a vehicle to drive on the left side of the roadway in a no-passing zone to overtake and pass at a safe distance a pedestrian, a bicycle, an electric personal assistive mobility device (EPAMD), or a motor scooter traveling in...
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2020-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1262IntroRequiring the driver of a vehicle traveling slower than the general speed of traffic on certain highways to drive the vehicle in the right-hand lanes under certain circumstances; requiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to include certain informati...
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2020-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB973IntroEstablishing certain minimum fines for certain traffic violations relating to the driver of a vehicle failing to stop or yield to certain pedestrian and bicycle traffic; altering the source of funds for the Pedestrian Safety Fund; and requiring the S...
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2020-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB1154EngrossAltering a certain warning on a citation issued for a violation recorded by a traffic control signal monitoring system, a speed monitoring system, or a work zone speed control system to state that a person alleged to be liable must pay the civil pena...
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2020-03-13
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB815IntroEstablishing minimum fines of $150 for certain traffic violations relating to the driver of a vehicle failing to stop or yield to certain pedestrian and bicycle traffic; altering the source of funds for the Pedestrian Safety Fund; and requiring the S...
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2020-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDHB920IntroRequiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to adopt certain guidelines for the operation of a motorcycle on a roadway that is divided into two or more clearly marked lanes for vehicular traffic; and repealing certain provisions of law that prohibit a...
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2020-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1178IntroProhibiting the prepayment of certain fines imposed for a violation of certain provisions of the Maryland Vehicle Law; requiring the District Court to establish a certain base fine for certain violations; providing for the calculation of a fine impos...
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2020-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB702IntroAltering the circumstances under which a driver may move out of or into a lane by authorizing the move when the driver has reasonably determined it is safe to do so and activated the appropriate turn signal; prohibiting a person from moving a vehicle...
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2020-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1459IntroProhibiting a person from causing the serious physical injury or death of a vulnerable individual as a result of the person operating a vehicle in a careless or distracted manner or in violation of any other rules of the road provisions of the Maryla...
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2020-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB1477IntroEstablishing that certain requirements that apply to a person walking on a highway also apply to a person running on a highway; authorizing a pedestrian to walk or run along and on a bike lane or shoulder adjacent to a roadway regardless of the prese...
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2020-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB373IntroAuthorizing the application of certain provisions of law relating to a traffic violation recorded by a traffic control signal monitoring system to a reciprocal agreement between this State and another jurisdiction; authorizing the Motor Vehicle Admin...
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB710IntroAuthorizing the driver of a vehicle to drive on the left side of the roadway in a no-passing zone to overtake and pass at a safe distance a bicycle, an EPAMD, or a motor scooter traveling in the same direction if the vehicle is driven in accordance w...
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB875IntroAuthorizing a law enforcement agency in Montgomery County to place distracted driver monitoring systems on highways located in Montgomery County, if authorized by the governing body of Montgomery County; requiring that a recorded image made by a dist...
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDSB237IntroProviding that the prohibition against operating or riding on a motorcycle without certain protective headgear does not apply to an individual at least 21 years old who has been licensed to operate a motorcycle for at least 2 years, has completed a c...
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2020-02-20
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB750IntroEstablishing an exception under certain circumstances for low speed electric vehicles to the vehicle registration requirement; authorizing the Motor Vehicle Administration to issue a permit to a municipality that authorizes the municipality to operat...
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2020-02-20
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDHB1627IntroProhibiting large vehicles with four or more axles or a gross weight exceeding 10,000 pounds from using the far left lane on a roadway that has three or more lanes for traffic moving in the same direction with a certain posted maximum speed limit; an...
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2020-02-20
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1613IntroRepealing a requirement that a speed monitoring system in a school zone may operate only Monday through Friday between 6:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.
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2020-02-19
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB319IntroAuthorizing the placement and use of up to two speed monitoring systems at the southern intersection of Suitland Road and Skyline Drive in Prince George's County, subject to certain signage requirements.
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2020-02-18
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB273IntroAuthorizing the placement and use of speed monitoring systems on Maryland Route 382 (Croom Road) between Mount Calvert Road and Molly Berry Road in Prince George's County, subject to certain placement and signage requirements.
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2020-02-18
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB290IntroAuthorizing the placement and use of one speed monitoring system on Church Road between Old Stage Road and Dunwood Valley Drive in Prince George's County, subject to certain placement and signage requirements.
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2020-02-18
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1433IntroEstablishing that certain provisions of law authorizing the use of speed monitoring systems in certain residential districts apply in Prince George's County; and establishing that a school zone speed monitoring system in Prince George's County may be...
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2020-02-18
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1132IntroAuthorizing the placement and use of a speed monitoring system at the intersection of Maryland Route 333 (Oxford Road) and Bonfield Avenue in Talbot County, subject to certain placement and signage requirements.
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2020-02-13
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1587IntroProhibiting a person from stopping, standing, or parking a vehicle that is not a plug-in electric drive vehicle in a parking space that is designated for the use of plug-in electric drive vehicles; requiring that a parking space that is for the use o...
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2020-02-13
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1148IntroEstablishing certain standards and procedures for the registration of military surplus vehicles; establishing a one-time registration fee of $51 for military surplus vehicles; authorizing and prohibiting certain uses for military surplus vehicles; re...
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2020-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1492IntroProhibiting a person from driving a motor vehicle in a dedicated bus lane unless authorized by a local jurisdiction, subject to certain exceptions; authorizing a local jurisdiction to use, under certain standards and procedures, a certain bus lane mo...
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2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1186IntroProviding that a person charged with reckless or negligent driving that contributes to an accident that results in the death of another person must appear in court and may not prepay the fine.
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1305IntroExtending to all vehicles displaying certain warning lights or warning lamps the application of a requirement to make a certain lane change or slow to a reasonable and prudent speed that is safe for certain conditions when approaching certain stopped...
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2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1483IntroEstablishing an exception to motor vehicle registration requirements for personal delivery devices; authorizing a personal delivery device to operate on any highway, sidewalk, or crosswalk in the State; prohibiting a personal delivery device from bei...
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2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB474IntroProhibiting a person from stopping, standing, or parking a vehicle that is not a plug-in electric drive vehicle in a parking space that is designated for the use of plug-in electric drive vehicles; requiring that a parking space for the use of plug-i...
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2020-02-07
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB874IntroEstablishing an exception to motor vehicle registration requirements for personal delivery devices; authorizing a personal delivery device to operate on any highway, sidewalk, or crosswalk in the State; prohibiting a personal delivery device from bei...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB855IntroAuthorizing the placement and use of a speed monitoring system on Interstate 83 in Baltimore City.
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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