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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
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
MDSB729PassAltering a certain limitation applicable to Baltimore City relating to the use of highway user revenues to pay or finance costs incurred for carrying out traffic functions and enforcing traffic laws; and authorizing Kent County to use highway user re...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 593
MDHB1362PassAltering a certain limitation applicable to Baltimore City relating to the use of highway user revenues to pay or finance costs incurred for carrying out traffic functions and enforcing traffic laws; and authorizing Kent County to use highway user re...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 592
MDSB520PassAuthorizing Baltimore City, without performing an engineering and traffic investigation, to decrease or raise to a previously established level the maximum speed limit on a highway under its jurisdiction; and prohibiting a local jurisdiction from usi...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 583
MDHB434PassAuthorizing 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 investigation; and prohibiting a local jurisdiction from using...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 582
MDSB579VetoAuthorizing certain highway maintenance and service equipment and vehicles, while in use for snow removal or the protection of highway maintenance workers, to be equipped with and display green flashing lights simultaneously with yellow or amber flas...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB53PassProhibiting a person from driving a motor vehicle in a dedicated bus lane unless authorized by a local jurisdiction, subject to certain exceptions; requiring the City of Baltimore to issue a new competitive request for proposals to select a certain c...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 468
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
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
MDHB73PassRequiring Baltimore City to spend, after recovering costs, the remaining balance of fines collected as a result of violations enforced by certain traffic and vehicle monitoring systems on activities eligible for funding under the State Highway Admini...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 171
MDHB254PassRequiring the State Highway Administration to conduct an infrastructure review of each pedestrian or bicyclist fatality that occurs on a State highway or at an intersection of a State highway and another highway or a municipal street to identify cert...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 153
MDHB813PassRequiring Montgomery county to annually compile and make publicly available a report for the previous fiscal year on each school bus monitoring system operated by a local jurisdiction; requiring Montgomery County, in coordination with the Maryland De...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 216
MDSB874PassRequiring the State Highway Administration to conduct an infrastructure review of each pedestrian or bicyclist fatality that occurs on a State highway or at an intersection of a State highway and another highway or a municipal street to identify cert...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 154
MDHB1150PassAuthorizing certain highway maintenance and service equipment and vehicles, while in use for snow removal or the protection of highway maintenance workers, to be equipped with and display green flashing lights simultaneously with yellow or amber flas...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 204
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

Sine Die
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
MDHB230Engross

Sine Die
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
MDHB1262Engross

Sine Die
Authorizing the placement and use of a speed monitoring system at the intersection of Maryland Route 333 (Oxford Road) and Bonfield Avenue in Talbot County, subject to placement and signage requirements; requiring the fines collected by the Town of O...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB76Engross

Sine Die
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
MDHB404Engross

Sine Die
Authorizing local authorities statewide to decrease the maximum speed limit to not less than a certain speed after performing an engineering and traffic investigation, subject to certain restrictions on the use of speed monitoring systems.
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2022-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB713Engross

Sine Die
Prohibiting an adult from allowing a minor to ride a horse on certain property unless the minor is wearing a helmet that meets certain standards.
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2022-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB811Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the placement and use of at least one speed monitoring system between each exit ramp on Maryland Route 200 (Intercounty Connector) in Montgomery County; and requiring the Maryland Transportation Authority and Montgomery County to enter into...
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2022-03-18
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB231Engross

Sine Die
Authorizing Montgomery County to designate the Montgomery County Department of Transportation instead of a local law enforcement agency as the agency responsible for implementing automated traffic enforcement programs in the county; requiring that an...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB475Intro

Sine Die
Creating an exception from motor vehicle registration requirements for golf carts in St. Mary's County; authorizing the St. Mary's County Board of Commissioners to designate county highways that have a speed limit not greater than 35 miles per hour a...
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2022-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1483Intro

Sine Die
Increasing certain penalties for attempting to elude a police officer; and providing that a person who violates the Act is guilty of a felony and is subject to increasing penalties for multiple offenses.
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2022-03-08
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB151Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing the use of traffic control device monitoring systems, devices designed to capture a recorded image of a violation, by State and local agencies, if authorized by local law; providing that the owner or driver of a motor vehicle recorded fai...
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2022-03-07
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB130Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing a police officer to enforce certain provisions of the Maryland Vehicle Law related to required stops only as a secondary action, except if the driver of a motor vehicle recklessly fails to slow or yield in any way.
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2022-03-07
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB469Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing the Motor Vehicle Administration to enter into a certain agreement with another jurisdiction for the reciprocal enforcement of traffic violations recorded by a traffic control signal monitoring system under certain circumstances; requirin...
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2022-03-07
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1024Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the Task Force on Traffic Patterns and Infrastructure on MD Route 45 (York Road) to study and make recommendations on traffic patterns, infrastructure, street parking, bicycle lanes, sidewalk width, and signage on York Road; and requirin...
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2022-03-07
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB584Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the Task Force on Traffic Patterns and Infrastructure on MD Route 45 (York Road) to study and make recommendations on traffic patterns, infrastructure, street parking, bicycle lanes, sidewalk width, and signage on York Road; and requirin...
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2022-02-28
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB609Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing the placement and use of speed monitoring systems on Sands Road in Anne Arundel County.
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2022-02-28
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1443Intro

Sine Die
Establishing that revenue from fines collected as a result of violations enforced by speed monitoring systems on Interstate 83 in Baltimore City may be used for roadway improvements to entrance and exit ramps along Interstate 83 in Baltimore City and...
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2022-02-22
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
MDHB687Intro

Sine Die
Requiring that a school bus be routed with the intent that the number of pupils on the bus does not exceed the manufacturer's rated seating capacity for the bus; and providing for emergency or temporary situations.
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2022-02-21
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB782Intro

Sine Die
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
MDHB1033Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Department of the Environment, on or before December 1, 2022, to develop certain policies and recommendations to require at least 40% of overall spending on certain programs, projects, or investments to benefit certain overburdened comm...
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2022-02-18
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1390Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing the placement and use of speed monitoring systems on Maryland Route 648 (Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard) at the intersections with Cypress Creek Road and Brandywine Avenue in Anne Arundel County subject to certain placement and signage req...
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2022-02-15
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1071Intro

Sine Die
Requiring a device displaying a driver's speed to be located before a segment of highway on which a speed monitoring system is being used if the speed monitoring system is placed on or after October 1, 2022.
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2022-02-14
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1047Intro

Sine Die
Establishing that the presiding officers of the General Assembly have full and final authority over the State legislative buildings in the City of Annapolis, including managing daily operations and maintenance; requiring that certain appropriations b...
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2022-02-10
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB925Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the Traffic Control Signal Modernization Fund to finance the upgrading of traffic control signals in the State; requiring the District Court and a certain political subdivision to pay 10% of each fine or civil penalty assessed to the Com...
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2022-02-09
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB43Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing the placement and use of speed monitoring systems on Maryland Route 648 (Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard) in Anne Arundel County between Hoyle Lane and Cypress Creek Road, subject to certain placement and signage requirements; and requiring...
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2022-02-08
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB75Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing the placement and use of speed monitoring systems on Patuxent Road through Historic Woodwardville in Anne Arundel County, subject to certain placement and signage requirements; and requiring that the fines collected by Anne Arundel County...
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2022-02-08
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB457Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the Workgroup to Study Trial in Absence to study and make recommendations regarding the implementation of trial in absence for certain nonserious misdemeanors and traffic-related offenses.
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2022-01-31
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB426Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission in consultation with the Maryland Statistical Analysis Center to expand the model policy against race-based traffic stops to include traffic stops based solely on an individual's nationa...
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2022-01-27
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB264Intro

Sine Die
Including a certain area near a nursery school within the definition of "school zone" for purposes of certain provisions of law governing speed monitoring systems.
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2022-01-19
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB64Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the State Highway Administration, in consultation with the Maryland Transit Administration and the Department of State Police, to designate shoulder areas on State highways that may be used for travel, subject to day and time restrictions, ...
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2022-01-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB102Intro

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Altering a certain penalty and the points assessments for certain motor vehicle violations related to participation in a race or speed contest; establishing that a person charged with violations related to participation in a race or speed contest mus...
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2022-01-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
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