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MDHB46PassRepealing 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 39
MDHB28PassAuthorizing certain individuals to satisfy the requirement to possess and display a driver's license while driving a motor vehicle by carrying and displaying a certain recall notice issued under the Act within the previous 60 days; requiring a law en...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 610
MDSB177PassRepealing 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 40
MDSB195PassEstablishing that the application of a certain insurance program on vehicle operation during the current policy period is not a violation of certain restrictions on classification for private passenger motor vehicle insurance; requiring that a certai...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 145
MDHB158PassAltering 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 86
MDHB144PassClarifying that certain motor vehicle liability insurance policies must contain coverage for damages, subject to the policy limits, that the insured is entitled to recover from the owner or operator of certain motor vehicles because of property damag...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 77
MDHB230PassAuthorizing 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 114
MDHB200PassProviding for enforcement only as a secondary offense for a violation of the requirement to maintain vehicle registration plates to be free from foreign material and to be clearly legible.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 106
MDSB199PassAuthorizing 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 115
MDHB232PassAltering the deadlines for the interim and final reporting requirements for the Maryland Zero Emission Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Council; altering the membership of the Council by adding one representative of an electric vehicle driver advocacy...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 118
MDHB270PassEstablishing that the application of a certain insurance program on vehicle operation during the current policy period is not a violation of certain restrictions on classification for private passenger motor vehicle insurance; requiring that a certai...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 144
MDSB878PassProhibiting a person from engaging in exhibition driving within a special event zone in Worcester County; prohibiting a person from committing certain violations of the Maryland Vehicle Law within a special event zone in Worcester County; defining "e...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 623
MDSB859PassProviding for enforcement only as a secondary offense for a violation of the requirement to maintain vehicle registration plates to be free from foreign material and to be clearly legible.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 107
MDHB1060PassAuthorizing 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 414
MDHB1493PassProhibiting a person from engaging in exhibition driving within a special event zone in Worcester County; prohibiting a person from committing certain violations of the Maryland Vehicle Law within a special event zone in Worcester County; defining th...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 622
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
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
MDSB29EngrossEstablishing the Workgroup on Criminal and Gross Negligence to study and make legislative recommendations for clarifying the terms "gross negligence" and "criminal negligence"; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Workgroup; and ...
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2020-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB38EngrossRepealing the requirement that the Motor Vehicle Administration, under certain circumstances, suspend the registration of a motor vehicle that incurs a certain toll violation; etc.
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2020-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB173EngrossAuthorizing certain individuals to satisfy the requirement to possess and display a driver's license while driving a motor vehicle by carrying and displaying a certain recall notice issued under the Act within the previous 10 days; requiring a law en...
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2020-03-16
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB130IntroAuthorizing a State or local law enforcement agency and State or local volunteer fire company, rescue squad, fire department, and ambulance service to place a move over safety monitoring system on, or integrate a move over safety monitoring system in...
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2020-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB432EngrossProhibiting, beginning in fiscal year 2022, the Maryland Transit Administration from purchasing buses for the Administration's State transit bus fleet that are not zero-emission buses; requiring the Administration, on or before January 1, 2021, and e...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
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
MDHB267EngrossAuthorizing a private passenger automobile insurer to use data obtained through telematics from a specific vehicle only for establishing an insurance premium for a policy that insures that vehicle if the named insured consents to the data collection ...
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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
MDSB687EngrossAuthorizing a person to file a certain petition for expungement if the person is convicted of a certain misdemeanor involving driving while the person's license or privilege to drive is canceled, suspended, refused, or revoked.
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2020-03-15
To House Judiciary 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
MDSB319IntroAuthorizing a State or local law enforcement agency and State or local volunteer fire company, rescue squad, fire department, and ambulance service to place a move over safety monitoring system on, or integrate a move over safety monitoring system in...
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2020-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
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
MDHB613IntroAltering the fine for failing to possess a vehicle registration card while driving or to display a vehicle registration card during a traffic stop by establishing a $10 fine rather than a maximum fine of $500; authorizing a court to waive a fine impo...
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2020-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB973IntroEstablishing certain minimum fines for certain traffic violations relating to the driver of a vehicle failing to stop or yield to certain pedestrian and bicycle traffic; altering the source of funds for the Pedestrian Safety Fund; and requiring the S...
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2020-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB1215IntroDecreasing from 5,000 to 2,500 the maximum number of miles a motor vehicle may be driven annually in order to be exempt from mandatory inspection and testing requirements; repealing the requirement that, in order for a vehicle that is driven 2,500 mi...
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2020-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
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
MDSB709EngrossAltering the assessment of points and penalties associated with driving a motor vehicle while the person's driver's license or privilege to drive is suspended for failure to satisfy a certain judgment.
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2020-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB370IntroAltering the assessment of points and penalties associated with driving a motor vehicle while the person's driver's license or privilege to drive is suspended for failure to satisfy a certain judgment.
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2020-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDSB815IntroEstablishing minimum fines of $150 for certain traffic violations relating to the driver of a vehicle failing to stop or yield to certain pedestrian and bicycle traffic; altering the source of funds for the Pedestrian Safety Fund; and requiring the S...
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2020-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
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
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
MDHB1459IntroProhibiting 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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2020-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB1320IntroRequiring a court to prohibit a person convicted of a third or subsequent offense of driving under the influence of alcohol from operating a motor vehicle that is not equipped with an ignition interlock system and to order the person to install an ig...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB710IntroAuthorizing 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, an EPAMD, or a motor scooter traveling in the same direction if the vehicle is driven in accordance w...
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB875IntroAuthorizing a law enforcement agency in Montgomery County to place distracted driver monitoring systems on highways located in Montgomery County, if authorized by the governing body of Montgomery County; requiring that a recorded image made by a dist...
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDSB237IntroProviding that the prohibition against operating or riding on a motorcycle without certain protective headgear does not apply to an individual at least 21 years old who has been licensed to operate a motorcycle for at least 2 years, has completed a c...
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2020-02-20
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB750IntroEstablishing an exception under certain circumstances for low speed electric vehicles to the vehicle registration requirement; authorizing the Motor Vehicle Administration to issue a permit to a municipality that authorizes the municipality to operat...
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2020-02-20
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDHB1627IntroProhibiting large vehicles with four or more axles or a gross weight exceeding 10,000 pounds from using the far left lane on a roadway that has three or more lanes for traffic moving in the same direction with a certain posted maximum speed limit; an...
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2020-02-20
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1613IntroRepealing a requirement that a speed monitoring system in a school zone may operate only Monday through Friday between 6:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.
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2020-02-19
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB290IntroAuthorizing the placement and use of one speed monitoring system on Church Road between Old Stage Road and Dunwood Valley Drive in Prince George's County, subject to certain placement and signage requirements.
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2020-02-18
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
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