MD HB1276 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 8 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-11 - Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m. (Economic Matters)
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring the manufacturer of a certain connected device to equip the device with a reasonable security feature; providing that a security feature for a connected device is reasonable if the connected device is equipped with a certain means for authentication; authorizing the Attorney General to seek relief against a manufacturer for a violation of certain provisions of the Act; requiring a certain fine for each violation for each connected device that does not have a security feature; providing for a delayed effective date; etc.

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Security Feature for Connected Devices - Requirements, Procurement Preferences, and Reports



2019-02-11HouseHearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m. (Economic Matters)
2019-02-08HouseFirst Reading Economic Matters and Health and Government Operations


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