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MDHB206PassRepealing a certain prohibition relating to licenses to drive and moped operator's permits; and prohibiting a person from engaging in any fraudulent or dishonest conduct in the examination or testing process for the issuance or renewal of a driver's ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 567
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
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
MDSB465PassRepealing a certain prohibition relating to licenses to drive and moped operator's permits; and prohibiting a person from engaging in any fraudulent or dishonest conduct in the examination or testing process for the issuance or renewal of a driver's ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 568
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
MDHB753PassRequiring the Governor's Workforce Development Board, on or before September 1, 2022, to evaluate, study, and identify certain issues relating to wages paid to certain bus drivers and report its findings to the governing body of each county and Balti...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 662
MDSB612VetoAltering certain penalties and the points assessments for certain motor vehicle violations related to participation in a race or speed contest; prohibiting a person from engaging in exhibition driving on any highway or private property that is used f...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
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
MDSB146PassProhibiting a person from stopping, standing, or parking a vehicle that is not a plug-in electric drive vehicle plugged into charging equipment in a parking space that is designated by certain signage indicating for the use of plug-in electric drive ...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 417
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
MDHB1143PassExpanding the definition of "all-terrain vehicle" in provisions governing the use of all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles in Allegany County and Garrett County to include off-highway motorcycles; and expanding the area of a highway from 2 miles to 5 ...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 433
MDSB176PassRequiring a person transporting a child under the age of 2 years in a motor vehicle to secure the child in a rear-facing child safety seat that complies with applicable federal regulations until the child reaches the manufacturer's weight or height l...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 232
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
MDSB421Engross

Sine Die
Requiring the Governor's Workforce Development Board, on or before September 1, 2022, to evaluate, study, and identify certain issues relating to wages paid and benefits provided to certain bus drivers and report its findings to the governing body of...
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2022-04-08
Senate Requests House Recede
MDSB703Engross

Sine Die
Creating an exception to motor vehicle registration requirements for golf carts operating on certain county highways in Frederick County; providing that a person operating a golf cart without registration may do so only on a county highway with a spe...
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2022-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
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
MDSB599Engross

Sine Die
Authorizing the Motor Vehicle Administration to establish a pilot program in Howard County and Montgomery County to allow certain drivers' schools to administer the driver skills examination required for an individual to obtain certain driver's licen...
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2022-03-23
To House Environment and Transportation 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
MDHB656Engross

Sine Die
Requiring the Department of Transportation to recommend and implement certain design elements related to pedestrian and bicycle safety when developing certain projects; requiring the Governor, for fiscal year 2024, to include an appropriation in the ...
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2022-03-21
To Senate Finance 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
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
MDHB1066Engross

Sine Die
Authorizing certain members of a volunteer fire company to equip their privately owned vehicles with red and white lights or signal devices.
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2022-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB25Engross

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Providing that a person charged with reckless or negligent driving must appear in court and may not prepay the fine if the reckless or negligent driving contributed to an accident that resulted in the death of another person.
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2022-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB283Engross

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 requiring that, if an emergency or a temporary situation causes the number of pupils...
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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
MDSB914Intro

Sine Die
Increasing the penalties for certain offenses of manslaughter and homicide by vehicle or vessel; and establishing that certain previous convictions for drunk and drugged operation of a vehicle or vessel and grossly negligent manslaughter by vehicle o...
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2022-03-14
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1158Intro

Sine Die
Requiring 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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2022-03-11
Withdrawn by Sponsor
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
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
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
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
MDSB969Intro

Sine Die
Expanding the definition of "all-terrain vehicle" in provisions governing the use of all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles in Allegany County and Garrett County to include off-highway motorcycles; and expanding the area of a highway from 2 miles to 5 ...
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2022-02-15
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB967Intro

Sine Die
Increasing the penalties for certain offenses of manslaughter and homicide by vehicle or vessel; and establishing that certain previous convictions for drunk and drugged operation of a vehicle or vessel and grossly negligent manslaughter by vehicle o...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1025Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing certain individuals to satisfy the classroom instruction component necessary for obtaining a provisional driver's license by completing certain self-paced, online driver education instruction approved by the Motor Vehicle Administration; ...
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2022-02-14
To House Environment and Transportation 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
MDHB1303Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing the Administration to establish a program to authorize certain former holders of a commercial driver's license to obtain, under certain circumstances, an emergency commercial driver's license during certain states of emergency declared by...
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2022-02-14
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1296Intro

Sine Die
Altering and repealing certain penalties for certain motor vehicle offenses related to driver's licenses or the privilege to drive in the State; and altering and repealing certain penalties for driving, or knowingly allowing another person to drive, ...
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2022-02-14
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1383Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing the Motor Vehicle Administration to register certain military vehicles; providing for the registration classification of military vehicles; establishing certain standards and procedures for the registration of military vehicles; and requi...
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2022-02-14
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB653Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to require certain persons who are convicted of, or granted probation before judgment for, certain criminal offenses related to driving while impaired by alcohol, a drug or drug combination or a combination ...
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2022-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB684Intro

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Authorizing a police officer who has reasonable grounds to believe that an individual has been driving while impaired by a controlled dangerous substance to request that the individual submit to an oral fluid test; prohibiting a police officer from u...
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2022-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB745Intro

Sine Die
Establishing an exception to the prohibition against operating or riding on a motorcycle without certain protective headgear for an individual at least 21 years old who has been licensed to operate a motorcycle for at least 2 years or has completed a...
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2022-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings 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
MDHB750Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing a county board of education to authorize a certain employee to transport a public school student in a vehicle; and requiring, on or before December 31, 2022, the Career and Technical Education Committee to establish a pathway for students...
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2022-02-08
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB880Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Department of Transportation, under certain circumstances, to recommend and implement certain design elements for pedestrian and bicycle safety when developing certain projects; requiring the Department to implement certain safety impro...
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2022-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB557Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to require certain persons who are convicted of, or granted probation before judgment for, certain criminal offenses related to driving while impaired by alcohol, a drug or drug combination or a combination ...
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2022-02-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB655Intro

Sine Die
Repealing certain incarceration penalties for the offenses of driving or knowingly allowing to be driven a motor vehicle that is not covered by the required security.
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2022-02-03
To House Judiciary Committee
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