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MDSB48PassExtending from September 1 to October 1 the deadlines by which certain applicants may apply for the homeowners' and renters' property tax credits; requiring the State Department of Assessments and Taxation to make available certain homeowners' tax cr...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 507
MDSB154PassExempting a certain assignment of rents or assignment of leases for security purposes from certain requirements related to recordation; and authorizing a certain assignment of rents or assignment of leases for security purposes prepared by an attorne...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 423
MDSB152PassLimiting a statutory exception to the common-law rule against perpetuities that provides that the rule does not apply to an option of a tenant to purchase all or part of the premises leased by the tenant to an option that is exercisable only during t...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 51
MDHB94PassLimiting a statutory exception to the common-law rule against perpetuities that provides that the rule does not apply to an option of a tenant to purchase all or part of the premises leased by the tenant to an option that is exercisable only during t...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 50
MDSB170PassClarifying that a ground lease holder may not bring any suit, action, or proceeding against the current leasehold tenant or a former leasehold tenant to recover the ground rent that was due and owing before the date the current leasehold tenant acqui...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 125
MDHB149PassAltering the requirement that a ground lease holder notify the State Department of Assessments and Taxation of certain changes concerning a ground lease; authorizing a leasehold tenant or an interested party to submit to the Department certain docume...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 82
MDHB172PassRepealing certain fees for the registration of ground leases with the State Department of Assessments and Taxation; and altering the circumstances under which the Department shall register a ground lease.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 94
MDHB241PassClarifying that a ground lease holder may not bring any suit, action, or proceeding against the current leasehold tenant or a former leasehold tenant to recover the ground rent that was due and owing before the date the current leasehold tenant acqui...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 124
MDHB231PassExpanding the housing policy of the State to include providing for fair housing to all citizens regardless of source of income; stating the Act seeks to deconcentrate poverty by providing additional opportunities for tenants utilizing public subsidie...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 116
MDHB353PassAuthorizing the governing body of Frederick County to provide, by law, a grant to certain elderly or disabled renters of property; authorizing the governing body of Frederick County to establish qualifications for the grant; etc.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 178
MDSB264PassAuthorizing, instead of a property tax credit, the governing body of Frederick County to provide, by law, a grant to certain elderly or disabled renters of property; etc.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 179
MDHB557PassRequiring that motor scooter and electric low speed scooter sharing companies include on each motor scooter or electric low speed scooter made available to the public an embossed tactile display with contact information through which an individual wh...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 252
MDSB530PassExpanding the housing policy of the State to include providing for fair housing to all citizens regardless of source of income; stating the Act seeks to deconcentrate poverty by providing additional opportunities for tenants utilizing public subsidie...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 117
MDSB607PassRequiring that motor scooter and electric low speed scooter sharing companies include on each motor scooter or electric low speed scooter made available to the public an embossed tactile display with contact information through which an individual wh...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 253
MDSB573PassExtending the termination provisions of law making sales and charges related to peer-to-peer car sharing subject to a certain sales and use tax rate; requiring the Department of Legislative Services to report to the General Assembly by December 31, 2...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 567
MDSB713PassAltering the information required to be provided to the Department of Commerce in order to qualify for certain tax credit enhancements under the Opportunity Zone Enhancement Program to include, with respect to certain qualified opportunity zone busin...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 255
MDSB806PassAltering a certain provision relating to the effect of a redemption or extinguishment of a certain ground rent to provide that it is effective to conclusively divest a certain ground lease holder of a certain reversion and vest the reversion in a cer...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 442
MDHB1013PassProhibiting a vehicle lessor from renting a vehicle to another person unless the lessor verifies that the person's driver's license is not expired; authorizing a vehicle lessor to meet certain inspection and verification requirements related to the d...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 404
MDHB1161PassProviding that a certain tax that a county or municipal corporation may impose on amounts paid for the rental, leasing, or use of any space, facility, or accommodation in a mobile home park or services provided by a mobile home park does not apply to...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 435
MDHB1084PassExempting a certain assignment of rents or assignment of leases for security purposes from certain requirements related to recordation; and authorizing a certain assignment of rents or assignment of leases for security purposes prepared by an attorne...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 424
MDHB1182PassAltering a certain provision relating to the effect of a redemption or extinguishment of a certain ground rent to provide that it is effective to conclusively divest a certain ground lease holder of a certain reversion and vest the reversion in a cer...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 441
MDHB1510PassAllowing a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for the value of a subsidy for rental expenses received by a resident of Howard County under the "Live Where You Work" program of the Downtown Columbia Plan; applying the Act to taxabl...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 482
MDHB139PassProviding that only a dealer may contract for the sale and delivery of a vehicle by electronic means except under certain circumstances; providing that a consumer shall be deemed not to have agreed to enter into a transaction for the sale or lease of...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 71
MDHB4VetoProviding that a person who is not a certain licensee may not complete the sale, rental, or transfer of a certain rifle or shotgun as a purchaser, lesse, or transferee, except under certain circumstances; requiring, before a certain sale, rental, or ...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB208VetoProviding that a person who is not a certain licensee may not complete a sale, rental, or transfer of a certain rifle or shotgun as a purchaser, lessee, or transferee or seller, lessor, or transferor, except under certain circumstances; requiring, be...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
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
MDHB744EngrossRequiring a landlord to make a certain disclosure to prospective tenants if the landlord uses a ratio utility billing system; requiring that a certain lease provision is unenforceable if a landlord fails to make a certain disclosure; requiring a land...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB768EngrossRequiring a landlord, at the time of filing a certain complaint in an action for repossession for failure to pay rent in Baltimore City, to be in compliance with certain local license requirements and certain lead-based paint abatement laws; providin...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB841EngrossExtending the termination of certain provisions of law making sales and charges related to peer-to-peer car sharing subject to a certain sales and use tax rate; and requiring the Department of Legislative Services to report to the General Assembly by...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB898EngrossProhibiting a vehicle lessor from renting a vehicle to another person unless the lessor verifies that the person's driver's license is not expired; authorizing a vehicle lessor to meet certain inspection and verification requirements related to the d...
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2020-03-16
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB929EngrossRequiring 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; prohibiting the providing of, attempting to provide, or offering to provide proper...
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2020-03-14
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB1067IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health, the State Department of Education, the Department of Housing and Community Development, and the Department of General Services, to adopt certain regu...
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2020-03-14
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1434IntroEstablishing certain circumstances under which a leaseholder of certain aquaculture leases is not required to mark a lease area; repealing the authority of the Department of Natural Resources to waive the requirements for active use of a lease due to...
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2020-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDSB689IntroEstablishing a minimum fine of $2,000 and maximum fine of $3,000 for unlawfully taking oysters from a submerged land lease or water column lease under certain circumstances; requiring a person who unlawfully takes oysters from a submerged land lease ...
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2020-03-10
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDHB816IntroRequiring a landlord to provide a residential tenant and each individual at least 16 years old who is authorized to reside at the residential rental property with a State voter registration application within 15 days after the date of occupancy; mak...
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2020-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1199IntroRequiring each county to establish a program to license certain residential rental properties on or before September 30, 2021; authorizing a county to create certain exceptions to rental property license requirements; requiring each county to establi...
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2020-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB1059IntroAltering the persons that the Department of Natural Resources is required to notify of applications for certain aquaculture leases to be issued in the Chesapeake Bay or the Atlantic Coastal Bays; requiring the Department to work with both a person th...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB1656IntroRequiring certain businesses that collect a consumer's personal information to provide certain clear and conspicuous notices to the consumer at or before the point of collection; authorizing a consumer to submit a certain request for information to a...
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2020-03-02
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB131IntroAuthorizing the Director of the State Lottery and Gaming Control Agency to issue certain fraternal organizations a license for not more than five instant ticket lottery machines; providing that proceeds from instant ticket lottery machine sales by a ...
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2020-02-28
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDSB1074IntroDefining the term "transfer" as it relates to a certain exchange of a regulated firearm between two individuals under certain circumstances; providing that the term "transfer" does not include a change in possession that is temporary and occurs under...
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2020-02-28
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB20IntroProhibiting the enforcement of an eviction from residential rental property that serves as a tenant's primary residence between December 18 and January 8 of the following calendar year, inclusive; and providing for the suspension of certain time limi...
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDSB923IntroReplacing the term "landlord" with "residential housing provider" and "tenant" with "resident" in the context of residential leases.
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDHB1639IntroProhibiting a landlord from including a provision requiring a tenant to purchase renters insurance or to add the landlord to an existing renters insurance policy in a lease or form of lease.
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2020-02-24
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB178EngrossProviding that a manufacturer, distributor, or factory branch may not prohibit a dealer from listing on the dealer's website a vehicle for sale or lease at the purchase price or coerce or require a dealer to list a price different from the purchase p...
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2020-02-19
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB879IntroEstablishing that the Act applies only to an action against a certain manufacturer of a toxic substance for damages allegedly caused by the presence of paint or surface coatings containing the toxic substance in a residential building located in Balt...
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2020-02-18
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB210IntroEstablishing that a riparian property owner or lessee shall have the right of first refusal to apply for and, if approved, obtain a water column lease, or an aquaculture lease for use in the water column in an Aquaculture Enterprise Zone, applicable ...
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDSB342IntroEstablishing that a riparian property owner or lessee shall have the right of first refusal to apply for and, if approved, obtain a water column lease, or an aquaculture lease for use in the water column in an Aquaculture Enterprise Zone, applicable ...
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDSB176EngrossAuthorizing a landlord in Wicomico County to repossess property for failure to pay rent in a certain manner if judgement is given in favor of the landlord; requiring the landlord to provide a written notice of an intended repossession to a certain te...
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2020-02-14
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB821IntroProhibiting evictions of a tenant holding over beyond the expiration of a lease in Montgomery County in the absence of just cause under certain circumstances; specifying the circumstances under which just cause exists; specifying that just cause is n...
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2020-02-13
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB739IntroAltering references to the term "clean energy" to be "advanced clean energy" for purposes of certain provisions of law concerning the Maryland Clean Energy Center and the Maryland Energy Innovation Institute; altering certain findings of the General ...
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2020-02-13
To Senate Finance Committee
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