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MDHB174PassEstablishing that information regarding the status of a rental property as an affected property under certain lead-based paint abatement laws may be an issue of fact at trial.
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 729
MDHB521PassAuthorizing certain individuals to petition a court to remove from public inspection certain records relating to an action for repossession of residential property for failure to pay rent; establishing certain procedures and requirements for the cons...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 722
MDSB592PassProviding that, in an action of summary ejectment for failure to pay rent where a landlord or park owner is awarded a judgment giving restitution of the leased premises, a tenant or resident who has the right to redemption of the leased premises by t...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 672
MDHB824PassRequiring the Judiciary to collect certain data pertaining to a warrant of restitution or a writ of possession issued in accordance with a certain judgment for possession of residential property; requiring the Judiciary to share complete eviction dat...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 685
MDHB932PassProviding that, in an action of summary ejectment for failure to pay rent where a landlord or park owner is awarded a judgment giving restitution of the leased premises, a tenant or resident who has the right to redemption of the leased premises by t...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 671
MDHB86VetoRequiring a landlord to make a certain disclosure to prospective tenants if the landlord uses a ratio utility billing system; making a certain lease provision unenforceable if the landlord fails to make the disclosure; requiring a landlord to documen...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB384VetoProviding for the stay of certain eviction proceedings when a tenant is waiting for a determination regarding the tenant's good faith application for rental assistance.
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB563VetoRequiring a landlord to submit to the clerk of the court evidence of compliance with certain local rental property licensure requirements and demonstrate that the landlord is compliant with the licensure requirements; etc.
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB385PassRequiring certain institutions of higher education to provide certain information to students who are applying to be a resident of certain types of student housing; requiring an occupancy agreement between a student and the Maryland Economic Developm...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 183
MDSB560PassRequiring certain institutions of higher education to provide certain information to students who are applying to be a resident of certain types of student housing; and requiring an occupancy agreement between a student and the Maryland Economic Deve...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 184
MDSB6PassRequiring a landlord to make a certain disclosure to prospective tenants if the landlord uses a ratio utility billing system; making a certain lease provision unenforceable if the landlord fails to make the disclosure; requiring a landlord to documen...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 34
MDHB703Engross

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Requiring a landlord to submit to the clerk of the court evidence of compliance with certain local rental property licensure requirements and demonstrate that the landlord is compliant with the licensure requirements.
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2022-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB629Engross

Sine Die
Requiring the Judiciary to collect certain data pertaining to a warrant of restitution or a writ of possession issued in accordance with a certain judgment for possession of residential property; requiring the Judiciary to share eviction data with th...
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2022-04-08
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1069Intro

Sine Die
Requiring a tenant to notify the tenant's landlord if the tenant knows or reasonably suspects the tenant's dwelling unit contains bedbugs; requiring a landlord receiving notice from a tenant to provide for the inspection and, if necessary, treatment ...
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2022-04-06
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB674Engross

Sine Die
Providing for the stay of certain eviction proceedings when a tenant is waiting for a determination on a good faith application for rental assistance.
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2022-04-04
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB833Engross

Sine Die
Requiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to conduct a baseline study of cannabis use in the State; establishing the Cannabis Business Assistance Fund in the Department of Commerce to provide assistance to small, minority, and wome...
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2022-04-01
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB323Engross

Sine Die
Prohibiting a landlord from using a lease or form of lease that contains a provision that limits a tenant's ability to summon, or penalizes a tenant or another individual solely for summoning, the assistance of law enforcement or emergency services; ...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB551Engross

Sine Die
Requiring a landlord to notify a tenant in writing or through electronic mail at least 90 days before increasing the tenant's rent by more than 4%.
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB918Engross

Sine Die
Establishing requirements for the installation and removal of cable television systems within the individual dwelling units of leased residential property in Montgomery County; authorizing a tenant, landlord, or cable television company to bring an a...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1295Engross

Sine Die
Requiring the governing body of a common ownership community to develop a smoking policy if the property subject to the control of the governing body is a multifamily dwelling.
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB564Engross

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Authorizing the court to grant a recess or a continuance in certain landlord and tenant actions for certain purposes, including for the purpose of obtaining eviction prevention services.
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2022-03-22
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1064Engross

Sine Die
Requiring the Department of Agriculture to publish a fact sheet on the protection of pets in the event of an eviction or other loss of possession of real property to be included with a certain notice or summons; requiring a landlord to provide inform...
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2022-03-21
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB71Engross

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Requiring the owner of a manufactured housing community to comply with certain requirements when selling the manufactured housing community; and requiring the owner, at least 60 days prior to entering into a contract for the sale of the community, to...
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2022-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB361Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Department of the Environment, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health, the Department of Housing and Community Development, and the Department of General Services, to adopt certain regulations on or before June 1, 2024, ...
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2022-03-18
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB875Engross

Sine Die
Stating the policy of the State to provide fair housing, regardless of certain citizenship or immigration status; prohibiting certain discrimination related to the sale or rental of a dwelling on the basis of citizenship or immigration status, subjec...
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2022-03-18
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB343Intro

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Altering the calculation of simple interest on security deposits held by a residential landlord or a mobile home park owner and owed to a residential tenant or mobile home park resident by repealing the requirement that interest be calculated at a ra...
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2022-03-07
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1309Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing a landlord to repossess property for failure to pay rent in a certain manner under certain circumstances; requiring the landlord to provide a certain notice to a certain tenant in a certain manner; establishing a certain rebuttable presum...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB692Intro

Sine Die
Legalizing the use and possession of a certain amount of cannabis by an individual who is at least 21 years of age; providing for the clearing of criminal records and disposition of certain charges relating to the use and possession of cannabis; and ...
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2022-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB443Intro

Sine Die
Allowing certain landlords a credit against the State income tax for rental dwelling units in which, during the taxable year, a landlord permits residential tenants to reside with companion animals; requiring the Comptroller to maintain and publish o...
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2022-02-10
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB928Intro

Sine Die
Stating the policy of the State to provide fair housing, regardless of certain citizenship or immigration status; prohibiting certain discrimination related to the sale or rental of a dwelling on the basis of citizenship or immigration status, subjec...
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2022-02-09
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB816Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Department of Agriculture to develop and publish a fact sheet on the care and protection of pets in the event of an eviction or other loss of possession of real property to be included with a certain notice or summons; requiring a sheri...
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2022-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB881Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing a county to adopt by local law or ordinance provisions prohibiting a landlord of residential property from failing to renew a lease or from terminating a holdover tenancy without just cause; and establishing certain requirements for a loc...
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2022-02-09
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB681Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing a landlord to offer the payment of a fee in lieu of a security deposit in a residential lease, subject to certain requirements; requiring a landlord to purchase certain insurance coverage using a fee in lieu of a security deposit; establi...
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2022-02-08
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB691Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the court to grant a recess or a continuance in certain landlord and tenant actions and actions for wrongful detainer for certain purposes, including for the purpose of obtaining eviction prevention services.
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2022-02-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB712Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Governor, for fiscal year 2024 and each fiscal year thereafter, to appropriate a certain amount of federal rental assistance money to the Access to Counsel in Evictions Special Fund; and requiring certain excess federal rental assistanc...
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2022-02-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB681Intro

Sine Die
Allowing certain landlords a credit against the State income tax for rental dwelling units in which, during the taxable year, a landlord permits residential tenants to reside with companion animals; requiring the Comptroller to maintain and publish o...
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2022-01-31
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB521Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Governor to appropriate a certain amount of federal rental assistance money to the Access to Counsel in Evictions Special Fund; and requiring certain excess federal rental assistance funds to be appropriated to the Fund.
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2022-01-31
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB529Intro

Sine Die
Requiring a tenant to promptly notify the landlord in a certain manner when the tenant knows or reasonably suspects that the tenant's dwelling unit contains bed bugs; requiring a landlord notified of the presence or suspected presence of bed bugs to ...
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2022-01-31
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB298Intro

Sine Die
Increasing, from not more than $8 to not more than $73, 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 pro...
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2022-01-27
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB367Intro

Sine Die
Requiring a landlord of residential property to follow certain processes and procedures concerning rental assistance programs in the State prior to filing a complaint to repossess for failure to pay rent against a tenant experiencing financial hardsh...
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2022-01-25
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB392Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing a single tenant to seek remedies on behalf of a group of tenants or a tenants' organization for a landlord's failure to repair serious and dangerous defects on the leased premises; authorizing a tenant to bring a civil action for money da...
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2022-01-25
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB347Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing a landlord in Anne Arundel County to repossess property in a certain manner for the failure of a tenant to pay rent under certain circumstances and subject to certain requirements; establishing certain procedures and requirements for the ...
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2022-01-24
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB320Intro

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Requiring the Department of the Environment, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health, the Department of Housing and Community Development, and the Department of General Services, to adopt certain regulations on or before June 1, 2024, ...
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2022-01-20
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB223Intro

Sine Die
Increasing, from not more than $8 to not more than $73, 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 pro...
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2022-01-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB134Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting a landlord from increasing a tenant's rent because a judgment was entered against the tenant in a failure to pay rent action; requiring the District Court to seal all court records within 60 days after the final resolution of a failure to...
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2022-01-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB101Intro

Sine Die
Requiring as part of a complaint for repossession for failure to pay rent that a landlord provide registration or licensing information for a property for which registration or licensing is required under local law and to state whether a property is ...
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2022-01-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
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