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MDSB70PassRepealing certain provisions of law authorizing certain qualified hybrid vehicles to use a high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane along a certain highway regardless of the number of passengers in the vehicle.
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 139
MDSB133PassRepealing the termination date for certain provisions of law applicable to the registration and authorized use of farm area motor vehicles, including a provision increasing from 10 miles to 25 miles the radius from a farm within which a person may op...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 173
MDHB105PassProhibiting the Central Collection Unit from collecting certain unpaid video tolls and associated civil penalties incurred by a person residing outside the State, except under certain circumstances.
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 141
MDHB180PassAuthorizing the Motor Vehicle Administration to issue electronic credentials in addition to, and not instead of, a license or an identification card; defining an "electronic credential" as an electronic representation of a license, an identification ...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 142
MDHB331PassRepealing the termination date for certain provisions of law applicable to the registration and authorized use of farm area motor vehicles, including a provision increasing from 10 miles to 25 miles the radius from a farm within which a person may op...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 174
MDSB592PassEstablishing that in Washington County, if approved by the county governing body, a vehicle with a gross maximum weight not exceeding 95,000 pounds may use Warfordsburg Road from the Lanco-Pennland Dairy Cooperative cheese factory located at 14738 Wa...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 126
MDHB623PassAuthorizing and empowering the County Commissioners of Calvert County, from time to time, to borrow not more than $10,320,000 to finance the construction, improvement, or development of certain public buildings, roads, and facilities in Calvert Count...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 96
MDHB939PassEstablishing certain classes of electric bicycles; establishing that electric bicycles may be operated in any place where bicycles are allowed to travel, subject to certain restrictions; prohibiting a person under the age of 16 years from operating a...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 63
MDSB935PassEstablishing certain classes of electric bicycles; establishing that electric bicycles may be operated in any place where bicycles are allowed to travel, subject to certain restrictions; prohibiting a person under the age of 16 years from operating a...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 64
MDHB1155PassAuthorizing the governing body of Prince George's County to adopt an ordinance to prohibit disposing of a bulky item on a highway or on public or private property except under certain circumstances; authorizing Prince George's County to impose certai...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 160
MDHB187EnrollRepealing certain provisions of law that limit the location of speed monitoring systems that may be placed and used on Maryland Route 210 (Indian Head Highway) in Prince George's County; increasing the number of speed monitoring systems that may be p...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB460EnrollIncreasing the maximum fine from $500 to $1,000 that may be imposed for a violation of provisions of the Maryland Vehicle Law regarding crosswalks; establishing the Pedestrian Safety Fund for the purpose of enhancing the safety and quality of pedestr...
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2019-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB560EnrollRequiring the State Highway Administration, in consultation with appropriate county and municipal authorities, to compile certain best practices for siting, constructing, and maintaining traffic calming devices that address engineering and design and...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB804EngrossRequiring a person charged with reckless driving that contributes to an accident to appear in court and prohibiting the person from prepaying the fine.
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2019-04-08
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB225EnrollAdding an exemption from the Prince George's County school facilities surcharge for student housing designated by Bowie State University and the governing body of Prince George's County that is located within 1 mile of Bowie State University; authori...
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2019-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDSB1038EnrollAuthorizing the Secretary of Transportation to determine that a vehicle or combination of vehicles transporting certain freight is an indivisible load authorized to obtain a certain overweight vehicle permit under certain circumstances; establishing ...
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2019-04-05
Passed Enrolled
MDHB273EngrossAltering a prohibition, in Anne Arundel County, on a person standing in a certain highway to solicit money or donations; authorizing the governing body of Anne Arundel County or of a municipal corporation in the county to enact a permit program to al...
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2019-04-04
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB376EngrossAuthorizing the State Highway Administration, the Maryland Transportation Authority, the Maryland State Police, or a local agency on a highway under its jurisdiction to push or move a disabled vehicle, spilled cargo, or debris off the roadway without...
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2019-04-04
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB82EnrollExpanding the definition of "complete streets design features" under the Compete Streets Program by adding access to retail stores that provide health food and other necessities, especially in food deserts, as a design feature of the complete streets...
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2019-04-03
Returned Passed
MDHB393EnrollAuthorizing a park services associate who is not commissioned as a law enforcement officer to issue a citation for a parking violation on certain property in the State.
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2019-04-03
Returned Passed
MDHB885EnrollEstablishing Vision Zero; providing the purpose of the program is for planning and developing a State highway system that has zero vehicle-related deaths or serious injuries; requiring the Department of Transportation to designate a coordinator to ov...
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2019-04-03
Returned Passed
MDHB1347EnrollAmending 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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2019-04-03
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1401EnrollAuthorizing the Secretary of Transportation to determine that a vehicle or combination of vehicles transporting certain freight is an indivisible load authorized to obtain a certain overweight vehicle permit under certain circumstances; establishing ...
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2019-04-03
Returned Passed
MDSB116EnrollExpanding the definition of "complete streets design features" under the Complete Streets Program by adding access to retail stores that provide health food and other necessities, especially in food deserts, as a design feature of the complete street...
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2019-04-02
Returned Passed
MDHB112EngrossProhibiting a person from causing the serious physical injury or death of a vulnerable individual as a result of the person operating a vehicle in a careless or distracted manner or in violation of any other rules of the road provisions of the Maryla...
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2019-03-29
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB151IntroExpanding the vehicle excise tax credit for the purchase of certain plug-in electric drive vehicles to include the purchase of certain fuel cell electric vehicles; providing that the credit for a fuel cell electric vehicle may not exceed $3,000; chan...
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2019-03-29
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB444IntroRequiring the State Highway Administration to meet with the County Executive of Prince George's County or a designee at least four times each year to develop, review, and coordinate mowing, maintenance, and litter removal activities for State highway...
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2019-03-29
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB1013IntroRequiring the Department of Transportation to conduct a study and make certain recommendations on roadway surface material; establishing the purpose of the study; and requiring the Department to report its findings and recommendations to the Governor...
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2019-03-29
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDSB112PassRepealing certain reporting requirements that are obsolete, unnecessary, or duplicative; consolidating certain reporting requirements for efficiency; codifying certain reporting requirements for transparency; modifying certain reporting requirements ...
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2019-03-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 6
MDSB389EngrossCreating an exception to motor vehicle registration requirements for low speed electric vehicles in the City of Havre de Grace that are owned and operated by the City of Havre de Grace; defining a "low speed electric vehicle" as a vehicle capable of ...
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2019-03-27
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB702IntroClarifying that a local authority in Washington County may exercise regulatory power over abandoned vehicles on a highway under the local authority's jurisdiction.
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2019-03-27
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB1422IntroProhibiting a person from committing certain acts while operating a motor vehicle in a highway work zone or on a bridge or highway that is under construction if a highway worker is present; providing that a person may not be convicted for a violation...
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2019-03-27
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDSB1048IntroRequiring that a recorded covenant affecting property owned by a certain cemetery company be rendered invalid by substantially changed circumstances if, since the execution of the covenant, at least 100 years have elapsed and a State highway has been...
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2019-03-22
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB418IntroProhibiting a driver of a motor vehicle from smoking or consuming marijuana in a passenger area of a motor vehicle on a highway; and prohibiting an occupant of a motor vehicle from smoking marijuana in a passenger area of a motor vehicle on a highway...
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2019-03-21
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB517EngrossIncreasing the maximum fine for a certain motor vehicle violation related to the right-of-way for pedestrians in crosswalks from $500 to $1,000.
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2019-03-21
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB501IntroClarifying that a local authority in Washington County may exercise regulatory power over abandoned vehicles on a highway under the local authority's jurisdiction.
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2019-03-18
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB1026IntroAltering the definitions of "junkyard" and "scrap metal processing facility" as those definitions apply to the regulation of those facilities near certain highways in the State; authorizing only scrap metal processing facilities and junkyards, as def...
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2019-03-18
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDHB467IntroCreating an exception to motor vehicle registration requirements under certain circumstances for low speed electric vehicles in the City of Havre de Grace; defining a "low speed electric vehicle" as a vehicle capable of a sustained speed of 20 miles ...
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2019-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB833IntroCreating an exception from motor vehicle registration requirements, under certain circumstances, for golf carts or robotic delivery devices operated on a municipal highway in the Town of North Beach, Calvert County; and authorizing the town of North ...
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2019-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1230IntroIncreasing, from $25 to $1,000, the maximum civil penalty for placing or maintaining a commercial sign within the right-of-way of a State highway.
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2019-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB984IntroProviding that, on a roadway that has three or more lanes for traffic moving in the same direction with a posted maximum speed limit of 55 miles per hour or more, the far left lane may be used only for the overtaking and passing of another vehicle an...
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2019-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDSB34IntroEstablishing the Tourist Area and Corridor Program in the State Highway Administration to develop a system of supplemental guide signs that direct motorists to eligible attractions within a geographical area; requiring the Administration to adopt cer...
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2019-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Finance
MDHB212IntroExpanding to Anne Arundel County a prohibition on State agencies constructing a toll road, toll highway, or toll bridge within the county without the consent of a majority of the affected counties; prohibiting a State agency, without the express cons...
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2019-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB391IntroRestricting to Monday through Friday between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. and between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. the days and hours during which the passenger requirement applies on the portion of U.S. Route 50 designated as a high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane, between ...
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2019-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB614IntroProhibiting vehicle traffic in Montgomery County from entering certain intersections against certain traffic signals if the vehicle is unable to safely and completely proceed through the intersection; establishing certain exceptions to the prohibitio...
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2019-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB108EngrossProhibiting a vehicle from entering certain intersections when facing certain traffic signals if the vehicle is unable to safely and completely proceed through the intersection; establishing certain exceptions to the prohibition; prohibiting a police...
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2019-03-14
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB350IntroProhibiting a driver of a motor vehicle from smoking or consuming marijuana in a passenger area of a motor vehicle on a highway; and prohibiting an occupant of a motor vehicle from smoking marijuana in a passenger area of a motor vehicle on a highway...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB411IntroProhibiting, on or after October 1, 2020, a person from selling, offering for sale, or applying to certain surfaces coal tar or coal tar pavement products; and establishing a civil penalty not to exceed $500 for a first offense and not exceeding $1,0...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDSB281IntroRepealing a 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 cer...
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2019-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB203EngrossDecreasing the lowest maximum speed limit that Montgomery County may establish for a highway outside an urban district under certain circumstances from 25 miles an hour to 20 miles an hour.
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2019-03-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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