MD HB20 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on May 25 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-05-25 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 566
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Altering the method of calculating a certain reduction in the State agricultural land transfer tax for an instrument of writing that transfers title to agricultural land on which property tax was paid on the basis of an assessment other than farm or agricultural use in certain years before the transfer; exempting an instrument of writing from the agricultural land transfer tax if the instrument of writing transfers title to agricultural land that was previously transferred by a certain instrument of writing; etc.

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State Agricultural Land Transfer Tax – Alteration of Nonagricultural Use Reduction and Exemptions


Roll Calls

2019-03-21 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (44-3) (Y: 45 N: 4 NV: 1 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2019-03-09 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (136-0) (Y: 137 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 10) [PASS]


2019-05-25HouseEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 566
2019-03-26HouseReturned Passed
2019-03-25SenateThird Reading Passed (44-3)
2019-03-22SenateSecond Reading Passed
2019-03-22SenateFavorable Report Adopted
2019-03-22SenateFavorable Report by Budget and Taxation
2019-03-15SenateHearing 3/19 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-03-12SenateFirst Reading Budget and Taxation
2019-03-12HouseThird Reading Passed (136-0)
2019-03-08HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-03-08HouseFavorable with Amendments {315066/1 Report Adopted
2019-03-07HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
2019-01-07HouseHearing 1/17 at 11:00 a.m.
2019-01-09HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means


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Bill Comments