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MDHB593EngrossMaking clarifying changes to certain additional meeting requirements for a council of unit owners; requiring notice of an initial properly called meeting of a council of unit owners to include certain information under certain circumstances; requirin...
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2021-02-25
Third Reading Passed (118-20)
MDHB641IntroProhibiting an insurer from considering a claim for a weather-related event for the purpose of canceling or refusing to renew coverage for homeowner's insurance if the claim is for an amount of loss that is less than the insured's deductible under th...
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2021-02-25
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB684EngrossAltering the definition of "practice land surveying" for purposes of certain provisions of law governing professional land surveyors; and exempting certain individuals who utilize measurement devices or systems, regardless of the technology or method...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB591IntroAltering the scope of certain tax incidence studies submitted by the Bureau of Revenue Estimates; requiring governmental units involved in the implementation or administration of the taxes and charges evaluated in the study to provide promptly any in...
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2021-02-24
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB1346IntroEstablishing that a substantial loss of income due to a declared catastrophic health emergency is an affirmative defense to an eviction proceeding against certain tenants for the failure to pay rent under certain circumstances; and prohibiting a cour...
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2021-02-24
[Hearing: Mar 15 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1347IntroProhibiting a certain restriction on use regarding land from imposing unreasonable limitations on the location and use of a portable basketball apparatus provided that the property owner owns or has the right to exclusive use of the area in which pla...
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2021-02-24
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB313IntroRequiring the governing body of certain cooperative housing corporations in the State to have a reserve study conducted of the common elements of the cooperative housing corporation by a certain date and at certain intervals under certain circumstanc...
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2021-02-23
Motion Recommit to Committee (Delegate Barve) Adopted
MDSB839IntroRequiring the Maryland Historical Trust, on or before July 1, 2021, to extinguish or terminate a certain easement the Trust holds in the parcel of land known as the Warfield Complex located in Carroll County; and requiring the Trust to complete certa...
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2021-02-23
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB582IntroProviding that a certain personal liability clause in a commercial lease or associated document is unenforceable if, as the result of certain proclamations relating to the outbreak of COVID-19, a commercial tenant was required to cease certain operat...
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2021-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 10:00 am]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1070IntroRepealing and adding certain provisions in the Public Local Laws of Baltimore City concerning landlord and tenant law and the repossession of rental property for failure to pay rent; establishing procedures for repossession by a landlord when a tenan...
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2021-02-22
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB352EngrossRequiring the governing body of a condominium to convene at least two meetings each year at which unit owners have an opportunity to provide comment; requiring the developer of a condominium to appoint a unit owner, not otherwise affiliated with the ...
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2021-02-19
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB451EngrossRequiring certain local jurisdictions to adopt provisions for the remote visual inspection of certain residential rental property under certain circumstances; requiring a certain local provision to be calculated to achieve a remote visual inspection ...
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2021-02-19
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB801IntroAdding Calvert County to the list of counties where an existing agricultural building used for agritourism is not considered a change of occupancy that requires a building permit under certain circumstances.
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2021-02-19
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB924IntroRequiring a certain owner of a mobile home park to provide written notice of any increase in the annual rent for a site to a certain resident, a certain homeowners association, and the Division of Consumer Protection in the Office of the Attorney Gen...
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2021-02-19
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB782IntroRequiring the State Department of Assessments and Taxation to publish on the Department's website certain information in plain language relating to the assessment process and methodology used by the Department in determining the value of real propert...
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2021-02-19
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB1353IntroAuthorizing the governing body of a municipal corporation in Frederick County to grant, by law, a property tax credit against the municipal corporation property tax imposed on certain real property located in the municipal corporation that is owned o...
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2021-02-18
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB367EngrossCreating the State Board of Common Ownership Community Managers in the Maryland Department of Labor to oversee the licensing of community managers who provide management services for common ownership communities; providing the purpose of the Board is...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB19EngrossAltering the definitions of "escrow agent" and "trust money" for purposes of a requirement that an escrow agent enter into a certain agreement with the seller and the buyer of residential real estate when the escrow agent agrees to hold trust money; ...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB110EngrossProviding that certain provisions of a recorded covenant or restriction, a declaration, or the bylaws or rules of a condominium or homeowners association are void and unenforceable if they prohibit or unreasonably restrict the installation or use of ...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB322EngrossProhibiting a certain restriction on use from imposing unreasonable limitations on low-impact landscaping such as rain gardens, pollinator gardens, and xeriscaping; requiring the property owner to regularly maintain landscaping; providing that "unrea...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1009IntroProhibiting a certain mortgage servicer from commencing or completing an action to foreclose a mortgage or deed of trust during a state of emergency and catastrophic health emergency; requiring a servicer to grant a forbearance to a borrower under ce...
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2021-02-17
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB937IntroRequiring the Secretary of Housing and Community Development to take into consideration a family's student loan debt in developing eligibility requirements for certain financial assistance related to residential mortgages; clarifying that the Communi...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB269EngrossEstablishing the Urban Agriculture Grant Program in the Department of Agriculture to increase the viability of urban farming and improve access to urban-grown foods; establishing an Urban Agriculture Grant Fund to provide grants to nonprofit organiza...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB239EngrossRequiring a person who provides property management services to be registered as a property manager by the State Real Estate Commission before practicing in the State; authorizing the Commission to deny a registration to an applicant whose license is...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB144IntroProviding that certain provisions of a recorded covenant or restriction, a declaration, or the bylaws or rules of a condominium or homeowners association are void and unenforceable if they prohibit or unreasonably restrict the installation or use of ...
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2021-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 2:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB530IntroIncreasing, from not more than $18 to not less than $120, the surcharge that the District Court is required to assess per civil case for summary ejectment, tenant holding over, and breach of lease that seeks a judgment for possession of residential p...
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2021-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 2:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB535IntroMaking clarifying changes to certain additional meeting requirements for a council of unit owners; requiring notice of an initial properly called meeting of a council of unit owners to include certain information under certain circumstances; requirin...
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2021-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 2:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB399EngrossRequiring the Department of the Environment to develop and publish on its website a searchable map of zones of dewatering influence; defining "zones of dewatering influence" as the area around a surface mine in karst terrain; requiring a contract for...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB384EngrossAltering the time frame of certain notices that a mobile home park owner is required to provide to each resident in the mobile home park and the Department of Housing and Community Development and to post in a public area of the mobile home park, co...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1093IntroProhibiting a landlord from using a lease or form of lease that contains a provision that prohibits, limits, or penalizes a tenant or another individual for reasonably summoning the assistance of law enforcement or emergency services; prohibiting a l...
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2021-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB253IntroAltering the definitions of "community association" and "local code violation" for purposes of certain provisions of law authorizing community associations to seek judicial relief for nuisance abatement in Baltimore County; repealing a provision of l...
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2021-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB673IntroEstablishing the Urban Agriculture Grant Program in the Department of Agriculture to increase the viability of urban farming and improve access to urban-grown foods; establishing an Urban Agriculture Grant Fund to provide grants to nonprofit organiza...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1015IntroProviding that certain requirements for the prepayment of certain real property taxes do not apply to an instrument of writing transferring real property from the estate of a decedent to an heir of the decedent.
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2021-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1220IntroRequiring a landlord that sends notification by e-mail about the cancellation or renewal of a lease to a tenant to also provide notification by first-class mail within 5 days following the date of the e-mailed notification.
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2021-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1218IntroRequiring a landlord, not later than 15 days after receiving an estoppel certificate from a tenant, to send the tenant a written statement containing certain information; and requiring delivery of the statement by hand delivery or certified mail.
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2021-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1282IntroAuthorizing an individual to bring a nuisance action for damages caused by rodent harborage on real property against an owner of the property; defining "rodent harborage" as a condition that provides sustenance or shelter for rodents, promotes their ...
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2021-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1273IntroRequiring a landlord to pay $1,000 in liquidated damages to a tenant if the landlord violates the terms of an addendum to a commercial lease, unless a greater amount of liquidated damages are otherwise provided for under the terms of the lease agreem...
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2021-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1201IntroRequiring, under certain circumstances, that a residential lease include certain provisions regarding the obligation of a tenant to maintain and repair a heating unit or an air conditioning unit on the premises as well as a space for the tenant to ac...
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2021-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1305IntroProviding that certain property insurance requirements are applicable to certain elements and units under certain circumstances; providing that for detached units, the requirement that each unit owner is an insured person under a certain insurance po...
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2021-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1283IntroProhibiting a landlord from increasing rent on a certain restricted rental unit by more than 0.4% each year, subject to certain exceptions; and providing that rent restrictions for restricted rental units do not apply once rent reaches at least $2,25...
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2021-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1223IntroExpanding the application of a certain requirement regarding the return of certain fees by a landlord; limiting the number of times that a certain landlord may require a prospective tenant to pay a fee arising out of an application within 60 days, su...
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2021-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1290IntroRequiring the State Department of Assessments and Taxation to publish on the Department's website certain information in plain language relating to the assessment process and methodology used by the Department in determining the value of real propert...
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2021-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1320IntroExempting Baltimore City from certain requirements relating to county property tax rates; authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City to set special property tax rates, under certain circumstances, for any class or subclass of real prope...
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2021-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB21IntroProhibiting the Department of the Environment or the Board of Public Works from terminating or impairing the riparian rights of an individual, community association, or other entity through the application process for a permit or license to install a...
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2021-02-09
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB524IntroRequiring a landlord or a landlord's duly authorized agent, at the time of filing a certain complaint for repossession for failure to pay rent in Anne Arundel County or Prince George's County, to submit for inspection by the clerk of the District Cou...
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2021-02-09
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB628IntroRequiring a tenant who receives a court order to pay rents into a certain escrow account to establish the escrow account on the day the order is entered; and requiring a certain order relating to a wrongful detainer action to require a certain amount...
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2021-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB698IntroEstablishing the Real Property Transfer-on-Death Deed Task Force to study other jurisdictions that have implemented the use of a transfer-on-death deed for real property; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring...
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2021-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB686IntroAuthorizing the governing body of a condominium, homeowners association, or cooperative housing corporation to authorize certain meetings to be conducted or attended by certain electronic means under certain circumstances; authorizing certain individ...
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2021-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB691IntroRequiring that a reusable tenant screening report contain certain information regarding a prospective tenant; requiring a landlord that does not accept a reusable tenant screening report to notify prospective tenants in a certain manner; requiring a ...
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2021-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB781IntroAuthorizing a buyer who executes a residential contract of sale for a single family residential real property with a real estate broker to make a certain election; requiring a buyer who makes a certain election to sign and initial a residential contr...
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2021-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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