MD HB594 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 13-1)
Status: Passed on May 13 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-05-13 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 546
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Prohibiting a student loan servicer from employing any scheme, device, or artifice to mislead a student loan borrower; prohibiting a student loan servicer from engaging in any unfair, abusive, or deceptive trade practice; prohibiting a student loan servicer from knowingly misapplying or refusing to correct a misapplication of payments; requiring a student loan servicer to respond to an inquiry within 30 days of receiving the inquiry or complaint; authorizing the Commissioner of Financial Regulation to enforce the Act; etc.

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Financial Institutions - Student Loan Servicers - Unfair, Abusive, or Deceptive Trade Practices


Roll Calls

2019-03-29 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (45-0) (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2019-03-19 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (105-32) (Y: 105 N: 32 NV: 1 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2019-05-13HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 546
2019-04-04HouseReturned Passed
2019-04-04SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2019-04-03SenateSecond Reading Passed
2019-04-03SenateFavorable Report Adopted
2019-04-03SenateFavorable Report by Finance
2019-03-29SenateRereferred to Finance
2019-03-28SenateFirst Reading Senate Rules
2019-03-27HouseThird Reading Passed (105-32)
2019-03-26HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-03-26HouseFavorable with Amendments {843499/1 Report Adopted
2019-03-26HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
2019-02-05HouseHearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-02-04HouseFirst Reading Economic Matters


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments