MD SB196 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 16-1)
Status: Passed on May 25 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-05-25 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 649
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Requiring an application for a license, an identification card, or a moped operator's permit to allow an applicant to indicate the applicant's sex as female, male, or unspecified or other; requiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to ensure that the license, identification card, or moped operator's permit of an applicant who indicates that the applicant's sex is unspecified or other displays an "X" in the location on the license, identification card, or permit that indicates the applicant's sex; etc.

Tracking Information

Register now for our free OneVote public service or GAITS Professional trial account and you can begin tracking this and other legislation, all driven by the real-time data of the LegiScan API. Providing tools allowing you to research pending legislation, stay informed with email alerts, content feeds, and share dynamic reports. Use our new PolitiCorps to join with friends and collegaues to monitor & discuss bills through the process.

Monitor Legislation or view this same bill number from multiple sessions or take advantage of our national legislative search.


Vehicle Laws - Licenses, Identification Cards, and Moped Operator's Permits - Indication of Applicant's Sex


Roll Calls

2019-03-10 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (89-49) (Y: 90 N: 50 NV: 3 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2019-02-22 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (32-14) (Y: 33 N: 15 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2019-05-25SenateEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 649
2019-03-14SenateReturned Passed
2019-03-13HouseThird Reading Passed (89-49)
2019-03-12HouseSecond Reading Passed
2019-03-12HouseFavorable Report Adopted
2019-03-11HouseFavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
2019-02-25HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation
2019-02-22SenateThird Reading Passed (32-14)
2019-02-20SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-02-20SenateFavorable with Amendments {528170/1 Judicial Proceedings Report Adopted
2019-02-19SenateSpecial Order until 2/20 (Senator Reilly) Adopted
2019-02-19SenateCommittee Amendment {528170/1
2019-02-19SenateFavorable with Amendments
2019-02-18SenateLaid Over (Senator Reilly) Adopted
2019-02-18SenateFavorable with Amendments {528170/1
2019-02-15SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
2019-01-25SenateHearing 2/06 at 12:00 p.m.
2019-01-23SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments