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MDSB20PassAltering certain penalties for a person who displays a canceled, revoked, or suspended driver's license; and providing that a person who violates a certain section of the Act must appear in court and may not prepay the fine.
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 613
MDHB115PassAltering certain penalties for a person who displays a canceled, revoked, or suspended driver's license; and providing that a person who violates a certain section of the Act must appear in court and may not prepay the fine.
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 612
MDHB562PassAuthorizing Montgomery County and municipalities of Montgomery County to decrease the maximum speed limit to not less than 15 miles per hour on highways only after performing an engineering and traffic investigation; and prohibiting Montgomery County...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 689
MDSB501PassAltering the standards for signage at a regional mall parking lot by requiring that, before being authorized to tow or remove a vehicle, the owner or operator of the parking lot must place certain signs at each entrance to the parking lot.
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 643
MDHB619PassEstablishing that certain provisions of law authorizing the use of speed monitoring systems in certain residential districts apply in Prince George's County.
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 447
MDHB626PassAuthorizing the use of certain vehicle height monitoring systems in Prince George's County to enforce certain State and local laws during certain times; requiring the establishment of a workgroup of county and municipal officials to examine certain m...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 450
MDHB967PassAuthorizing the placement and use of not more than two speed monitoring systems on Interstate 83 in Baltimore City; requiring that fines collected as a result of violations enforced by the speed monitoring systems be used to assist in covering the co...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 628
MDSB888PassAuthorizing the placement and use of speed monitoring systems on Maryland Route 175 (Jessup Road) in Anne Arundel County between the Maryland Route 175/295 interchange and the Anne Arundel County-Howard County line, subject to certain placement and s...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 642
MDHB118PassProhibiting an individual from causing the serious physical injury or death of a certain vulnerable individual as a result of the individual operating a vehicle in violation of Maryland Vehicle Law; defining "vulnerable individual" as a person acting...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 165
MDSB293PassProhibiting an individual from causing the serious physical injury or death of a vulnerable individual as a result of the individual operating a vehicle in violation of the Maryland Vehicle Law; defining "vulnerable individual" as a pedestrian lawful...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 166
MDSB726PassEstablishing an exception to motor vehicle registration requirements for personal delivery devices; authorizing a personal delivery device to operate on any roadway, sidewalk, shoulder, footpath, bicycle trail, or crosswalk in the State; creating cer...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 351
MDSB291PassEstablishing 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 with electronically coordinated speed and braking systems and are being operated in ...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 118
MDHB480Engross

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Prohibiting a person from stopping, standing, or parking a vehicle that is not a plug-in electric drive vehicle plugged into charging equipment in a parking space that is designated for the use of plug-in electric drive vehicles; establishing certain...
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2021-04-12
Motion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Hershey) Adopted
MDHB595Engross

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Establishing an exception to motor vehicle registration requirements for personal delivery devices; authorizing a personal delivery device to operate on any roadway, sidewalk, shoulder, footpath, bicycle trail, or crosswalk in the State; prohibiting ...
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2021-04-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB964Engross

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Requiring the driver of a vehicle traveling slower than the general speed of traffic on interstate highways located in rural areas to drive the vehicle in the right-hand lanes; requiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to include certain information...
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2021-04-10
Motion Special Order until 4/12 (Senator Beidle) Adopted
MDHB628Intro

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Establishing certain fines for certain violations of the prohibition against exceeding the maximum posted speed limit on Maryland Route 210 (Indian Head Highway) in Prince George's County.
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2021-04-02
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB284Engross

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Prohibiting a person from driving a motor vehicle in a dedicated bus lane unless authorized by a local jurisdiction, subject to certain exceptions; authorizing Baltimore City to use, under certain standards and procedures, a certain bus lane monitori...
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2021-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB564Engross

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Authorizing Montgomery County to designate the Montgomery County Department of Transportation as the agency responsible for implementing automated traffic enforcement programs in the county; requiring that an employee of the Montgomery County Departm...
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2021-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB941Engross

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Authorizing Baltimore City to decrease or raise to a previously established level the maximum speed limit on a highway under its jurisdiction without performing an engineering and traffic study; and prohibiting a local jurisdiction from implementing ...
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2021-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1117Engross

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Prohibiting a pedestrian from catching or attempting to catch fish by any means on or under the Maryland Route 18 Kent Island Drawbridge over the Kent Narrows in Queen Anne's County.
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2021-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB971Engross

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Authorizing the placement and use of not more than one 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; requiring the fines co...
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2021-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB404Intro

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Authorizing the placement and use of speed monitoring systems within a one-half mile radius of a child care center with a posted speed limit of 20 miles per hour or more under certain circumstances.
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2021-03-20
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1082Intro

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Authorizing the use of a real-time digital spotter by law enforcement agencies to detect and enforce vehicle laws governing speeding, the use of wireless communications devices, and the use of seat belts; prohibiting the use of a real-time digital sp...
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2021-03-19
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB291Intro

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Reducing to $25 the penalty for outstanding civil citations for video toll violations assessed on or before July 1, 2021.
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2021-03-11
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB297Intro

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Requiring that the maximum speed limit for all expressways and interstate highways that connect with Interstate 495 in the State be the same as for Interstate 495 at the point of connection for 5 miles from the point of entrance to or exit from Inter...
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2021-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB604Intro

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Creating an exception from motor vehicle registration requirements under certain circumstances for golf carts in Cecil County; providing that a person who operates a golf cart in Cecil County may operate the golf cart only on certain highways at cert...
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2021-03-09
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB383Intro

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Altering the definition of "owner" to repeal the exclusion of motor vehicle rental companies as owners of motor vehicles for the purpose of enforcing violations of entering an intersection against a red signal indication that are recorded by a traffi...
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2021-03-08
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDSB863Intro

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Authorizing the use of a real-time digital spotter by law enforcement agencies to detect and enforce vehicle laws governing speeding, the use of wireless communications devices, and the use of seat belts; prohibiting the use of a real-time digital sp...
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2021-02-26
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB712Intro

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Providing 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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2021-02-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB494Intro

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Establishing that a person who drives 20 miles per hour or more above the maximum speed limit is guilty of reckless driving; and establishing that a person charged with reckless driving must appear in court and may not prepay the fine.
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2021-02-19
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB575Intro

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Creating an exception from motor vehicle registration requirements under certain circumstances for golf carts in Cecil County; providing that a person who operates a golf cart in Cecil County may operate the golf cart only on certain highways at cert...
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2021-02-19
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB178Engross

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Providing a penalty of up to $1,000 and up to 1 year of imprisonment or both for a violation of the Act; providing an increased points assessment for certain motor vehicle violations related to participation in a race or speed contest; providing for ...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB311Engross

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Prohibiting 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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2021-02-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB475Intro

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Establishing that a speed monitoring system in a school zone may operate only during the regular school year.
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2021-02-15
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB87Engross

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Requiring 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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2021-02-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB346Engross

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Repealing 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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2021-02-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB863Intro

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Creating an exception from motor vehicle registration requirements under certain circumstances for golf carts in St. Mary's County; providing that a person who operates a golf cart on a county highway in St. Mary's County may operate the golf cart on...
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2021-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB253Intro

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Requiring 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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2021-02-09
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB495Intro

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Providing 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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2021-02-05
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB553Intro

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Prohibiting 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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2021-02-05
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB978Intro

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Authorizing 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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2021-02-05
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB912Intro

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Extending, from May 31, 2021, to May 31, 2024, the termination date for certain provisions of law relating to the authority of the Central Collection Unit to collect certain unpaid video tolls and associated penalties that are recalled by the Marylan...
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2021-02-04
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB312Engross

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Creating an exception from motor vehicle registration requirements under certain circumstances for golf carts on Upper Hoopers Island, Middle Hoopers Island, or Taylors Island in Dorchester County; providing that a person who operates a golf cart on ...
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2021-02-02
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB279Intro

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Creating an exception from motor vehicle registration requirements under certain circumstances for golf carts on Upper Hoopers Island, Middle Hoopers Island, or Taylors Island in Dorchester County; providing that a person who operates a golf cart on ...
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2021-01-29
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB699Intro

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Altering and repealing certain penalties for certain motor vehicle offenses related to driver's licenses or the privilege to drive in the State; altering and repealing certain penalties for driving, or knowingly allowing another person to drive, unde...
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2021-01-29
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB668Intro

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Providing 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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2021-01-26
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB434Intro

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Reducing to $25 the penalty for outstanding civil citations for video toll violations assessed on or before July 1, 2021.
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2021-01-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB435Intro

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Repealing 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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2021-01-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB627Intro

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Authorizing the placement and use of a speed monitoring system on Briggs Chaney Road between Sawgrass Drive and Calvert Hills Drive in Prince George's County, subject to certain placement and signage requirements.
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2021-01-22
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB618Intro

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Authorizing 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 existing signage and placement requirements for speed cameras.
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2021-01-22
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
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