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MDSB712PassProhibiting a person from providing household goods moving services using a certain commercial motor vehicle in the State unless the person is registered as a household goods mover under the Act; requiring a person to submit to the Department of Labo...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 685
MDHB671PassProhibiting a person from providing household goods moving services using a certain commercial motor vehicle in the State unless the person is registered as a household goods mover under the Act; requiring a person to submit to the Department of Labo...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 684
MDSB399VetoRequiring private career schools and certain for-profit institutions of higher education to provide students with information on the placement rate for the program, capability for professional licensure on completion of the program, and median earnin...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB934VetoProhibiting a ticket reseller from selling or offering to sell speculative tickets unless the reseller makes certain disclosures; and requiring a reseller to refund a certain deposit or other consideration within 10 days after the event for which the...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB464PassRequiring private career schools and certain for-profit institutions of higher education to provide certain students with certain information before the student signs an enrollment agreement, completes registration, or makes a financial commitment; r...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 516
MDHB594PassProhibiting a student loan servicer from employing any scheme, device, or artifice to mislead a student loan borrower; prohibiting a student loan servicer from engaging in any unfair, abusive, or deceptive trade practice; prohibiting a student loan s...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 546
MDSB693PassAltering the applicability of certain security breach investigation requirements to certain businesses; altering the applicability of certain security breach notification requirements to a certain owner or licensee of computerized data to allow notif...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 295
MDHB1154PassAltering the applicability of certain security breach investigation requirements to certain businesses; altering the applicability of certain security breach notification requirements to a certain owner or licensee of computerized data to allow notif...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 294
MDSB891PassProhibiting a ticket reseller from selling or offering to sell speculative tickets unless the reseller makes certain disclosures; and requiring a reseller to refund a certain deposit or other consideration within 10 days after the event for which the...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 307
MDSB490EngrossProhibiting a person from using a scanning device to scan or swipe an individual's identification card or a driver's license to obtain personal information; prohibiting a person from retaining, selling, or transferring any information collected from ...
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2019-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB786IntroEstablishing and strengthening consumer protections in certain areas of financial transactions, including mobile home purchases, security breaches, vehicle purchases, money transmission, and other areas; applying certain existing financial consumer p...
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2019-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Finance
MDHB1256IntroAltering the amount of wages of a judgment debtor that are exempt from attachment; and providing for the prospective application of the Act.
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2019-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB670EngrossProhibiting a student loan servicer from employing any scheme, device, or artifice to mislead a student loan borrower; prohibiting a student loan servicer from engaging in any unfair, abusive, or deceptive trade practice toward any person; prohibitin...
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2019-03-26
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1079IntroRequiring a certain television or radio station that broadcasts a certain news analysis program in the State to broadcast a certain disclaimer at the beginning of the program; and establishing certain penalties.
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2019-03-19
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1179IntroProhibiting a certain person from providing, disseminating, sharing, or otherwise disclosing a criminal record that has been expunged or shielded under certain provisions of law; making a violation of the Act an unfair or deceptive trade practice und...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB485IntroEstablishing the Senior and Vulnerable Adult Asset Recovery Unit in the Office of the Attorney General for the purpose of protecting seniors and vulnerable adults from financial crimes under § 8-801 of the Criminal Law Article; authorizing the Unit ...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB475IntroEstablishing the Senior and Vulnerable Adult Asset Recovery Unit in the Office of the Attorney General for the purpose of protecting seniors and vulnerable adults from financial crimes under § 8-801 of the Criminal Law Article; authorizing the Unit ...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB709IntroAuthorizing a certain person operating on behalf of a venue or an entertainment event to use the word "official" in a certain lower- level domain name; and requiring certain ticket resellers to use the word "reseller" in the lower-level domain name i...
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2019-03-07
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDHB1038IntroProviding that the Maryland Consumer Protection Act applies to certain professional services of a certain insurance company or insurance producer with respect to certain activities in connection with guaranteed automobile protection insurance policie...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB1415IntroAuthorizing a person who owns, operates, or controls a ticket website and is operating on behalf of a venue or an entertainment event to use the word "official" in a certain lower-level domain name in the URL; and requiring a person who owns, operate...
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2019-03-04
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB633IntroRequiring the Commissioner of Financial Regulation to convene a stakeholder workgroup to develop recommendations for improving certain consumer complaint procedures, holding certain meeting with consumers and representatives of the independent housin...
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2019-02-21
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDHB901IntroRequiring certain businesses that collect a consumer's personal information to provide certain notices to the consumer at or before the point of collection; authorizing a consumer to submit a certain request for information to a certain business that...
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2019-02-14
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB613IntroRequiring certain businesses that collect a consumer's personal information to provide certain notices to the consumer at or before the point of collection; authorizing a consumer to submit a certain request for information to a certain business that...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB772IntroAltering the amount of wages of a judgment debtor that are exempt from attachment; and providing for the prospective application of the Act.
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2019-02-11
Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m. (Finance)
MDHB1127IntroEstablishing and strengthening consumer protections in certain areas of financial transactions, including mobile home purchases, security breaches, vehicle purchases, money transmission, and other areas; applying certain existing financial consumer p...
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2019-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB514IntroRequiring a person who offers an automatic renewal offer online to allow consumers to cancel the automatic renewal exclusively online; requiring automatic renewal offers that contain a free gift or trial to include a certain notice; and establishing ...
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2019-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB141IntroSpecifying the circumstances under which a broadband Internet access service provider may handle certain customer personal information in a certain manner; establishing a mechanism through which a broadband Internet access service provider may obtain...
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2019-01-24
To House Economic Matters Committee
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