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MDHB44PassExtending and altering, for fiscal years 2021 through 2023, the Electric Vehicle Recharging Equipment Rebate Program for the purchase of certain electric vehicles; increasing from $1,200,000 to $1,800,000 the amount of rebates that the Maryland Energ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 670
MDHB250PassAltering the mileage at which the owner of a Class F (tractor) vehicle that has been in operation for not more than 5 years is required to have the vehicle inspected, maintained, and repaired to 35,000 miles; and altering the mileage at which the own...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 460
MDSB137PassProhibiting, beginning in fiscal year 2023, the Maryland Transit Administration from purchasing buses for the Administration's State transit bus fleet that are not zero-emission buses, subject to a certain exception; authorizing the Administration to...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 693
MDHB519PassRequiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to adopt regulations establishing standards and requirements for aftermarket safety glass replacement that include certain requirements and meet or exceed certain standards and requirements; and defining "af...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 461
MDHB581PassRequiring each essential employer to take certain actions related to occupational safety and health during an emergency; providing that an essential worker has the right to refuse to perform a certain task as provided under certain provisions of law;...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 736
MDSB140PassRequiring certain employers of commercial motor vehicle drivers to provide the U.S. Department of Transportation number of any entity currently owned by the employer and website address for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Safety and...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 452
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
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
MDHB1074PassRequiring certain employers of commercial motor vehicle drivers to provide the U.S. Department of Transportation number of any entity currently owned by the employer and website address for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Safety and...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 451
MDHB1315VetoExempting the transfer of a used vehicle from a business entity to a majority owner of the business entity from the requirement to obtain a motor vehicle safety inspection certificate if the vehicle is primarily driven by the majority owner of the bu...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB72PassAuthorizing a county board of education to provide transportation to and from school for certain students using a vehicle other than a Type I or Type II school vehicle when a school vehicle cannot reasonably be provided; requiring the State Departmen...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 197
MDHB558PassAltering the requirements for submission of certain photographs by certain applicants for a for-hire driver's license to the Public Service Commission; requiring certain applicants for a for-hire driver's license to allow the Commission access to pho...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 269
MDSB429PassAltering the requirements for submission of certain photographs by certain applicants for a for-hire driver's license to the Public Service Commission; requiring certain applicants for a for-hire driver's license to allow the Commission access to pho...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 270
MDSB448PassAuthorizing a county board of education to provide transportation to and from school for certain students using a vehicle other than a Type I or Type II school vehicle when a school vehicle cannot reasonably be provided; requiring the State Departmen...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 198
MDSB681PassExempting the transfer of a used vehicle from a business entity to a majority owner of the business entity from the requirement to obtain a motor vehicle safety inspection certificate if the vehicle is primarily driven by the majority owner of the bu...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 176
MDSB110PassRepealing the requirement that a certain notice required to be sent by an insurer that intends to cancel or fail to renew a policy or binder of private passenger motor vehicle liability insurance or reduce coverage under a policy or private passenger...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 103
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
MDSB783PassEstablishing the West North Avenue Development Authority in Baltimore City to support the development and approval of a comprehensive neighborhood revitalization plan in the target area and the buffer zone; requiring membership of the Authority to in...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 81
MDHB1293PassEstablishing the West North Avenue Development Authority in Baltimore City to support the development and approval of a comprehensive neighborhood revitalization plan in the target area and the buffer zone; requiring the membership of the Authority t...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 80
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
MDSB414Engross

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Requiring the State to reduce statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 60% from 2006 levels by 2030; requiring the State to achieve net-zero statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 2045; requiring the Maryland Department of Labor to adopt regulations esta...
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2021-04-12
House Conference Committee Appointed (Delegates Barve, Stein and Brooks)
MDHB592Engross

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Establishing the intent of the General Assembly that a certain percentage of passenger cars and other light-duty vehicles in the State vehicle fleet be zero-emission vehicles by certain years; requiring the State to ensure that a certain minimum perc...
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2021-04-12
Third Reading Passed (96-40)
MDSB259Engross

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Altering the calculation of the maximum amount of debt secured by future federal aid that the Department of Transportation may issue; providing that the maximum amount of debt that may be issued is calculated as of June 30 of any year; and providing ...
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2021-04-09
House Conference Committee Appointed (Delegates Korman, J. Lewis and Beitzel)
MDSB445Engross

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Requiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to adopt regulations establishing standards and requirements for aftermarket safety glass replacement that include certain requirements and meet or exceed certain standards and requirements; and defining "af...
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2021-04-08
Second Reading Passed
MDHB483Engross

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Limiting, to at a minimum from 6 a.m. to midnight, the hours during which a certain person in possession of a vehicle that has been towed or removed from a parking lot is required to provide an opportunity for the vehicle owner or the owner's agent t...
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2021-04-02
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB208Engross

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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 the purchase price, coerce or require a dealer to list a price different from the purchase pri...
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2021-03-29
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1098Engross

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Establishing that a State employee who uses a certain State-owned electric charging station to charge a personal electric vehicle may not be subject to reimbursement; requiring members of the General Assembly who use a State-owned electric vehicle ch...
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2021-03-26
To Senate Rules Committee
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
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
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
MDSB705Engross

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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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2021-03-20
To House Economic Matters Committee
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
MDHB1330Intro

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Applying certain provisions regulating the towing or removal of vehicles from parking lots to the towing and removal of vehicles from public rights-of-way; altering the total amount that a person who tows or removes a vehicle may charge; authorizing ...
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2021-03-18
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB33Intro

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Establishing a Climate Crisis Initiative in the Department of the Environment for certain purposes; establishing a greenhouse gas reduction target of 60% from 2006 levels by 2030 and net-zero by 2045; establishing a Climate Crisis Council to develop ...
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2021-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB659Intro

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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 the purchase price or coerce or require a dealer to list a price different from the purchase p...
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2021-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1164Intro

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Increasing the maximum term of imprisonment for the offense of manslaughter by vehicle or vessel from 10 to 20 years, and from 15 to 25 years for an individual who has previously been convicted of certain other driving-related offenses, and the maxim...
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2021-03-16
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB599Engross

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Prohibiting certain law enforcement agencies from receiving a weaponized aircraft, drone, or vehicle, a destructive device, a firearm silencer, or a grenade launcher from a federal military surplus program.
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2021-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
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
MDHB1308Intro

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Repealing the requirement that the Motor Vehicle Administration suspend the driving privileges of a person for delinquent unpaid traffic fines; requiring the District Court or a circuit court to refer delinquent unpaid traffic fines to the Central Co...
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2021-03-09
Withdrawn by Sponsor
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
MDSB879Intro

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Authorizing the Motor Vehicle Administration to allow certain drivers' schools to administer the driver skills examination required for an individual to obtain a driver's license; requiring a drivers' school that administers the driver skills examina...
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2021-02-26
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB577Intro

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Requiring the Secretary of Labor to adopt certain regulations, on or before October 1, 2021, relating to housing, accommodations, safety, health, rights, and welfare of H-2A and H-2B visa and migrant workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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2021-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
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
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
MDSB835Intro

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Requiring each public senior higher education institution to be carbon neutral for certain emissions on or before certain dates; specifying certain requirements that a certain public senior higher education institution must meet in order to achieve t...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
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