MD HB317 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 18 2019 - 50% progression
Action: 2019-03-18 - First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Pending: Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Providing that certain maximum penalty amounts the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights is authorized to seek if it finds that a respondent has engaged in a discriminatory act regarding public accommodations and certain actions by persons licensed or regulated by a unit in the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation do not apply if the discriminatory act is committed by the agent or employee of the respondent; requiring any civil penalties collected under the Act be paid to the complainant, not the General Fund; etc.

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Maryland Commission on Civil Rights - Civil Penalties


Roll Calls

2019-03-14 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (97-39) (Y: 98 N: 40 NV: 1 Abs: 10) [PASS]
2019-03-13 - House - House Floor - Floor Amendment {873220/1 (Delegate M. Fisher) Rejected (39-95) (Y: 40 N: 96 NV: 3 Abs: 10) [FAIL]


2019-03-18SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings
2019-03-18HouseThird Reading Passed (97-39)
2019-03-16HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-03-16HouseFloor Amendment {873220/1 (Delegate M. Fisher) Rejected (39-95)
2019-03-16HouseFloor Amendment {643228/1 (Delegate Adams) Adopted
2019-03-16HouseSpecial Order until later this session (Delegate Adams) Adopted
2019-03-16HouseFavorable with Amendments {526081/1 Report Adopted
2019-03-16HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
2019-01-30HouseHearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-01-28HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments