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MDHB206PassRepealing a certain prohibition relating to licenses to drive and moped operator's permits; and prohibiting a person from engaging in any fraudulent or dishonest conduct in the examination or testing process for the issuance or renewal of a driver's ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 567
MDHB222PassRequiring the driver of a vehicle traveling slower than the general speed of traffic on an interstate highway in a rural area to drive the vehicle in the right-hand lanes under certain circumstances; prohibiting the issuance of a citation for a viola...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 565
MDSB465PassRepealing a certain prohibition relating to licenses to drive and moped operator's permits; and prohibiting a person from engaging in any fraudulent or dishonest conduct in the examination or testing process for the issuance or renewal of a driver's ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 568
MDHB487PassRequiring the Department of State Police to make a tow list of qualified towing companies for use by the Department in carrying out police-initiated towing of disabled or abandoned commercial vehicles and to make certain rate sheets available to the ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 575
MDHB679PassAltering the definition of "vehicle salesman" as it relates to certain vehicle laws governing the licensing of businesses and occupations to include certain individuals who, for a commission or other compensation, negotiate with or induce other perso...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 573
MDSB750PassAuthorizing Baltimore City to tow vehicles blocking access to driveways, alleys, transit lanes, or parking facilities.
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 585
MDSB731PassAuthorizing a person who undertakes the towing or removal of a vehicle from a parking lot to notify any secured party electronically if that form of notice is agreed to by the tower and the secured party in writing or by electronic communication.
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 561
MDHB870PassAuthorizing a person who undertakes the towing or removal of a vehicle from a parking lot to notify any secured party electronically if that form of notice is agreed to by the tower and the secured party in a writing or by electronic communication.
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 560
MDHB1081PassAuthorizing Baltimore City to tow vehicles blocking access to driveways, alleys, transit lanes, or parking facilities.
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 584
MDHB157PassProhibiting 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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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 418
MDHB193PassCreating an exception to motor vehicle registration requirements for golf carts on Upper Hoopers Island, Middle Hoopers Island, and Taylors Island; providing that a person operating a golf cart on Upper or Middle Hoopers Island and Taylors Island ma...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 387
MDSB80PassCreating an exception to motor vehicle registration requirements for golf carts on Upper Hoopers Island, Middle Hoopers Island, and Taylors Island, in Dorchester County; providing that a person who operates a golf car on a highway in Upper Hoopers Is...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 388
MDSB146PassProhibiting 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 by certain signage indicating for the use of plug-in electric drive ...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 417
MDSB147PassRequiring a driver to make a certain lane change or to slow the speed of the driver's vehicle with due regard for safety and traffic conditions when approaching from the rear a stopped, standing, or parked vehicle displaying hazard warning lights, ro...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 382
MDSB642PassAuthorizing the use of vehicle height monitoring systems in Harford County to enforce certain State and local laws restricting the presence of certain vehicles during certain times subject to certain requirements.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 379
MDHB1143PassExpanding the definition of "all-terrain vehicle" in provisions governing the use of all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles in Allegany County and Garrett County to include off-highway motorcycles; and expanding the area of a highway from 2 miles to 5 ...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 433
MDSB496PassAltering certain administrative and enforcement provisions for business licenses issued in the State; altering certain licensing provisions for certain businesses in the State, including construction, garages, peddlers, junk dealers and scrap metal p...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 315
MDHB1391PassEstablishing the Medium-Duty and Heavy-Duty Zero-Emission Vehicle Grant Program for certain vehicles and equipment to be administered by the Maryland Energy Administration; altering, for certain fiscal years, the vehicle excise tax credit for the pur...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 234
MDSB109PassExempting a vehicle owned by a member of the military on active duty or who returns to the State from active duty from the vehicle excise tax under certain circumstances.
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 70
MDSB218PassAuthorizing the Motor Vehicle Administration to issue a temporary renewal for a driver's license or identification card for a period not exceeding 2 years for certain applicants.
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 119
MDHB497PassExempting a vehicle owned by a member of the military on active duty or who returns to the State from active duty from the vehicle excise tax under certain circumstances.
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 71
MDSB13Engross

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Altering the formula under which the Vehicle Theft Prevention Council allocates grants from the Vehicle Theft Prevention Fund by providing that, to the extent practicable, the Council shall consider allocating the grants among the subdivisions of the...
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2022-04-09
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB528PassRequiring the State to reduce statewide greenhouse gas emissions by altering statewide greenhouse gas emissions goals, establishing of a net-zero statewide greenhouse gas emissions goal, developing certain energy efficiency and emissions reduction re...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 38
MDSB416Engross

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Requiring the driver of a vehicle traveling slower than the general speed of traffic on an interstate highway in a rural area to drive the vehicle in the right-hand lanes under certain circumstances; prohibiting the issuance of a citation for a viola...
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2022-04-08
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB613Engross

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Requiring the Department of State Police to make a tow list of qualified towing companies for use by the Department in carrying out police-initiated towing of disabled or abandoned commercial vehicles and certain rate sheets available to the public o...
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2022-04-08
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB703Engross

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Creating an exception to motor vehicle registration requirements for golf carts operating on certain county highways in Frederick County; providing that a person operating a golf cart without registration may do so only on a county highway with a spe...
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2022-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB393Intro

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Establishing certain standards and requirements governing the provision of services and the granting of privileges by the Maryland Aviation Administration with respect to commercial activity undertaken by rental vehicle companies and peer-to-peer car...
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2022-03-30
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB29Engross

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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; altering the authority of the Maryland Transportation Authority to enter c...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB230Engross

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Repealing the exclusion of motor vehicle rental companies from enforcement provisions for motor vehicle violations that are recorded by automated enforcement systems; requiring an agency to provide certain notice to a motor vehicle rental company bef...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1314Engross

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Authorizing the Motor Vehicle Administration to conduct a pilot program to evaluate the use of alternative vehicle registration plates and cards for certain vehicles; and requiring the Administration to report on the results of the pilot program to t...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB94Engross

Sine Die
Requiring the State to ensure that a certain minimum percent of passenger cars and other light-duty vehicles purchased for the State vehicle fleet in certain fiscal years are zero-emission vehicles, subject to the availability of funding; requiring t...
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2022-03-22
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB88Engross

Sine Die
Establishing certain State policy goals with regard to the State's electric distribution system; requiring the Public Service Commission and the Maryland Energy Administration to provide assistance and support to electric companies for applying for a...
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2022-03-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB76Engross

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Establishing exceptions to motor vehicle registration requirements for golf carts and low speed vehicles on Cobb Island, Charles County; requiring an operator of a golf cart on a highway on Cobb Island without a certain registration to operate the go...
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2022-03-21
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1229Intro

Sine Die
Requiring that the lessor of certain vehicles under a rental agreement or a loaner agreement containing a collision damage waiver provide the waiver in a specified form; requiring motor vehicle insurance policies that include collision or comprehensi...
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2022-03-15
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB266Engross

Sine Die
Converting enhanced underinsured motorist coverage from an opt-in offering of coverage into an opt-out coverage option under provisions of law establishing requirements for private passenger motor vehicle liability insurance.
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2022-03-14
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB835Intro

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Requiring that the lessor of certain vehicles under a rental agreement or a loaner agreement containing a collision damage waiver provide the waiver in a specified form; requiring motor vehicle insurance policies that include collision or comprehensi...
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2022-03-11
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB562Intro

Sine Die
Requiring a farm equipment manufacturer to make available certain documentation, updates, or information to an independent repair provider or owner of farm equipment to allow for the diagnosis, maintenance, or repair of the farm equipment; prohibitin...
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2022-03-08
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1289Intro

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Authorizing the parent or guardian of a learner's instructional permit or identification card applicant under the age of 18 years to submit documentation in their own name to establish the applicant's State residency; and altering to apply only to ap...
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2022-03-07
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB274Intro

Sine Die
Providing that a manufacturer, distributor, or factory branch may not prohibit a dealer from listing on the dealer's website a vehicle for sale or lease at a certain price, coerce or require a dealer to list a certain price on the dealer's website, o...
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2022-03-01
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB615Intro

Sine Die
Providing that a manufacturer, distributor, or factory branch may not prohibit a dealer from listing on the dealer's website a vehicle for sale or lease at a certain price, coerce or require a dealer to list a certain price on the dealer's website, o...
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2022-02-28
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1460Intro

Sine Die
Establishing consumer protections related to the repair or replacement of automotive glass on motor vehicles equipped with an advanced driver assistance system; and prohibiting an insurer from being charged more than a fair and competitive value for ...
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2022-02-24
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB77Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting a person from committing motor vehicle offenses related to overtaking and passing vehicles, driving on the sidewalk, and reckless and negligent driving while operating a dirt bike; and establishing penalties of imprisonment not exceeding ...
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2022-02-21
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB198Intro

Sine Die
Requiring a person who undertakes the towing or removal of a vehicle from a roadway following an accident or other incident to clear debris resulting from the accident or incident off the roadway and ensure that large debris is disposed of in accorda...
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2022-02-21
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB782Intro

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Prohibiting 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 in a certain manner for the use of plug-in electric drive vehicles; and requiring that a parking spa...
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2022-02-21
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB105Engross

Sine Die
Requiring a driver to make a certain lane change or to slow the speed of the driver's vehicle in a certain manner when approaching from the rear a stopped, standing, or parked vehicle displaying hazard warning lights, road flares, or other caution si...
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2022-02-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB829Intro

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Requiring the Department of the Environment to adopt regulations on or before December 1, 2022, establishing requirements for the sale of new zero-emission medium and heavy duty vehicles in the State.
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2022-02-15
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB969Intro

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Expanding the definition of "all-terrain vehicle" in provisions governing the use of all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles in Allegany County and Garrett County to include off-highway motorcycles; and expanding the area of a highway from 2 miles to 5 ...
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2022-02-15
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1025Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing certain individuals to satisfy the classroom instruction component necessary for obtaining a provisional driver's license by completing certain self-paced, online driver education instruction approved by the Motor Vehicle Administration; ...
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2022-02-14
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1146Intro

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Requiring the construction of certain new townhouses and multifamily residential buildings that do not have at least one garage, carport, or driveway for each housing unit to include on a certain number of communal off-street parking spaces an electr...
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2022-02-14
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1333Intro

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Altering the penalty for modifying a motor vehicle exhaust system or noise abatement device in a certain manner or for driving on a highway a motor vehicle with an exhaust system or noise abatement device that is modified in a certain manner; and est...
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2022-02-14
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
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