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MDSB131EnrollIncreasing the maximum civil penalty applicable to a violation for affixing a commercial sign to a State highway sign, signal, or marker in the State highway right-of-way to $100 per commercial sign affixed; and clarifying certain language establishi...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB125EnrollProhibiting an insurer from canceling, refusing to renew, or otherwise terminating coverage for a private passenger motor vehicle insurance policy based on claims made under the policy's towing or emergency roadside coverage; authorizing an insurer t...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB86EnrollAltering certain provisions of law related to the calculation of a certain budget increase for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority; and altering the information that the Authority must submit to the Department of Transportation as part...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB174EngrossEstablishing 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 at electronically connected speeds and are being operated in a certain manner; and a...
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2020-03-18
Motion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Waldstreicher) Adopted
MDSB199EnrollAuthorizing the driver of a vehicle to drive on the left side of the roadway in a no-passing zone to overtake and pass at a safe distance a bicycle traveling in the same direction in accordance with a certain provision of law and in a certain manner.
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB226EnrollModifying a certain prohibition against the erection or maintenance of outdoor signs along or near expressways.
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB285EnrollRequiring a person that obtains a highway work permit from the State Highway Administration to maintain pedestrian access at work sites that are within 2 miles of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority rail services or transit stations or Mar...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB343EnrollAuthorizing and empowering the County Commissioners of Calvert County, from time to time, to borrow not more than $46,881,848 to finance the construction, improvement, or development of certain public buildings, roads, and facilities in Calvert Count...
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2020-03-18
Passed Enrolled
MDSB429EnrollAuthorizing the governing body of Charles County to adopt an ordinance to prohibit the disposal of a bulky item on a highway or on public or private property except under certain circumstances; and authorizing Charles County to impose certain penalti...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB461EnrollAuthorizing and empowering the County Commissioners of Carroll County, from time to time, to borrow not more than $38,250,000 in order to finance the construction, improvement, or development of certain public facilities in Carroll County, including ...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB783EnrollAuthorizing and empowering the County Commissioners of Calvert County, from time to time, to borrow not more than $36,881,848 to finance the construction, improvement, or development of certain public buildings, roads, and facilities in Calvert Count...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB810EnrollAuthorizing the State Highway Administration to post information on suicide prevention, including a hotline number, on electronic signs along any highway within a 5-mile radius of a high suicide risk zone, as identified by the Administration; and aut...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB987EnrollAuthorizing, subject to the approval of the Board of Public Works, the Maryland Stadium Authority to issue up to $375,000,000 of bonds for the redevelopment of the Laurel Park and Pimlico racing facilities; requiring the Authority, before issuing cer...
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2020-03-18
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1319EnrollRequiring the Governor to appoint five members of the Board of License Commissioners for Wicomico County; requiring that members of the Board be nominated in a certain manner; requiring that three members of the Board be residents of the City of Sali...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB4EnrollAuthorizing sports wagering license holders to accept wagers on sporting events by certain methods and in certain locations; including in the authorized uses of the Problem Gambling Fund the implementation of free or reduced cost problem gambling pro...
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2020-03-18
Passed Enrolled
MDSB1081EnrollAmending certain prior authorizations of State Debt to alter the requirement that certain grantees provide certain matching funds; extending the deadline for certain grantees to present certain evidence that a matching fund will be presented; extendi...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB56EnrollEstablishing the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Reconstruction Advisory Group for the purpose of providing the Maryland Transportation Authority with an independent, citizen-informed perspective on the Authority's operations at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge; requ...
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2020-03-17
Passed Enrolled
MDHB89EnrollAuthorizing the County Commissioners of St. Mary's County to designate an emergency snow route and to regulate travel and the presence of vehicles on an emergency snow route during a snow emergency.
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB158EnrollAltering for vehicle operation and inspection purposes the standards for the authorized placement of certain materials on certain windows of certain vehicles; altering certain standards and requirements governing headlamps, stop lamps, turn signal la...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB230EnrollAuthorizing the driver of a vehicle to drive on the left side of the roadway in a no-passing zone to overtake and pass at a safe distance a bicycle traveling in the same direction in accordance with a certain provision of law and in a certain manner.
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB390EngrossRequiring the Department of Transportation to study and make recommendations on the feasibility of establishing a point-to-point commuter bus route that serves certain population centers along the I-270 corridor and provides service to and from job c...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB384EnrollAuthorizing the governing body of Charles County to adopt an ordinance to prohibit the disposal of a bulky item on a highway or on public or private property except under certain circumstances; and authorizing Charles County to impose penalties of up...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB645EnrollAuthorizing and empowering the County Commissioners of Carroll County, from time to time, to borrow not more than $38,250,000 in order to finance the construction, improvement, or development of certain public facilities in Carroll County, including ...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB1060EnrollAuthorizing Calvert County to decrease the maximum speed limit to not less than 15 miles per hour on certain highways in the Solomons Island area without performing an engineering and traffic investigation, regardless of whether the highway is inside...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB1180IntroAuthorizing the placement and use of speed monitoring systems within a one-half mile radius of a child care center under certain circumstances.
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2020-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB1249EngrossRequiring the public-private partnership agreement for the I-495 and I-270 Public-Private Partnership Program to include certain provisions; authorizing certain revenues derived from certain tolls to be distributed to a certain special fund to be bud...
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2020-03-17
Third Reading Passed (97-36)
MDHB1220EngrossProhibiting a public-private partnership agreement for a project involving road, highway, or bridge assets from establishing or altering toll rates, a range of toll rates, a formula or algorithm to determine fluctuating toll rates, or any late paymen...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB1424EngrossEstablishing the Public-Private Partnership Oversight Review Board; requiring a certain reporting agency to include in presolicitation reports for certain public-private partnerships presolicitation reports of certain contracts and a certain environm...
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2020-03-17
Third Reading Passed (97-37)
MDHB1385EngrossAuthorizing the Town of Mount Airy, Carroll County and Frederick County, to undertake and carry out certain urban renewal projects for slum clearance and redevelopment; prohibiting certain land or property from being taken for certain purposes withou...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB13EngrossEstablishing the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Reconstruction Advisory Group for the purpose of providing the Maryland Transportation Authority with an independent, citizen-informed perspective on the Authority's operations at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge; requ...
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2020-03-16
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB118EnrollProhibiting an insurer from canceling, refusing to renew, or otherwise terminating coverage for a private passenger motor vehicle insurance policy based on claims made under the policy's towing or emergency roadside coverage; authorizing an insurer t...
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2020-03-16
Returned Passed
MDHB194EnrollRequiring a person that obtains a highway work permit from the State Highway Administration to maintain a safe alternative pedestrian path at work sites that are within 1 mile of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority rail or bus rapid transi...
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2020-03-16
Returned Passed
MDHB292IntroExpanding to all counties in the State a prohibition on State agencies constructing within the nine Eastern Shore counties a toll road, toll highway, or toll bridge without the consent of a majority of the affected counties.
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2020-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB46EnrollRepealing the Motor Vehicle Administration's authority to suspend the registration of a motor vehicle if the owner or driver of the motor vehicle fails to pay the penalty assessed for certain violations recorded by a traffic control signal monitoring...
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2020-03-16
Returned Passed
MDHB70EngrossProhibiting 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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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB299IntroProhibiting a State agency or its designee from acquiring residential real property for a public-private partnership project that includes the addition of toll lanes to I-495 or I-270.
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2020-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB408EngrossRequiring that any gas service newly installed at an occupied structure may have a gas service regulator installed only outside the structure; requiring an existing interior gas service regulator in a multifamily residential structure to be relocated...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB721EngrossProhibiting an individual from causing the serious physical injury or death of a vulnerable individual as a result of the individual operating a vehicle in a careless or distracted manner or in violation of any provision of the Maryland Vehicle Law; ...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB982EngrossAltering, beginning in fiscal year 2020, the amounts of capital grants calculated based on highway user revenues that are required to be appropriated to Baltimore City, counties, and municipalities in certain fiscal years; etc.
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2020-03-15
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB48IntroRequiring that a hearing on a video toll violation alleged to have occurred on the Intercounty Connector be held in Montgomery County if the person alleged to be liable resides in Montgomery County or in Prince George's County for all other persons; ...
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2020-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB107EngrossAuthorizing Baltimore City to recover the costs of implementing and administering a traffic control signal monitoring system, a speed monitoring system, a school bus monitoring camera, or a vehicle height monitoring system; requiring Baltimore City, ...
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2020-03-14
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1262IntroRequiring the driver of a vehicle traveling slower than the general speed of traffic on certain highways to drive the vehicle in the right-hand lanes under certain circumstances; requiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to include certain informati...
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2020-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1263IntroAuthorizing the driver of a vehicle to drive on the left side of the roadway in a no-passing zone to overtake and pass at a safe distance a pedestrian, a bicycle, an electric personal assistive mobility device (EPAMD), or a motor scooter traveling in...
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2020-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1154EngrossAltering a certain warning on a citation issued for a violation recorded by a traffic control signal monitoring system, a speed monitoring system, or a work zone speed control system to state that a person alleged to be liable must pay the civil pena...
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2020-03-13
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB497EngrossAuthorizing a police officer who has successfully completed a program of training in advanced roadside impaired driving enforcement to request, require, or direct that a person take a test for drug or controlled dangerous substance content under cert...
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2020-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB498EngrossEstablishing an exception to the prohibition on compelling a person to undergo a certain test of the person's breath or blood for a test that is required by a valid warrant.
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2020-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB920IntroRequiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to adopt certain guidelines for the operation of a motorcycle on a roadway that is divided into two or more clearly marked lanes for vehicular traffic; and repealing certain provisions of law that prohibit a...
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2020-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1184IntroRequiring the driver of a vehicle to exercise due care to avoid colliding with a pedestrian; requiring the driver of a vehicle to maintain a passing distance of not less than 3 feet when overtaking pedestrians, unless a passing clearance of less than...
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2020-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB700IntroRequiring that any new or replacement storm drain cover installed on a street or highway in the State prevent debris larger than 1 inch in height or circumference from passing through the storm drain; establishing the Task Force on Preventing Debris ...
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2020-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB702IntroAltering the circumstances under which a driver may move out of or into a lane by authorizing the move when the driver has reasonably determined it is safe to do so and activated the appropriate turn signal; prohibiting a person from moving a vehicle...
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2020-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
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