MD SB554 | 2010 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on May 4 2010 - 100% progression
Action: 2010-05-04 - Approved by the Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Authorizing a tenant who is a victim of domestic violence or a victim of sexual assault to terminate a residential lease under specified circumstances; requiring a specified tenant to provide specified written notice to terminate a lease to the landlord; requiring a tenant who provides specified written notice to vacate the leased premises within 30 days of providing the notice; establishing the tenant's responsibilities for rent if the tenant terminates a lease under the Act; etc.

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Rental Housing - Protection for Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault


Roll Calls

2010-04-05 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 46 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2010-05-04 Approved by the Governor
2010-04-08 Third Reading Passed (140-0)
2010-04-08 Motion Rules Suspended two readings same day (Delegate McIntosh) Adopted (139-1)
2010-04-08 Second Reading Passed
2010-04-08 Favorable Report Adopted
2010-04-12 Favorable Report by Environmental Matters
2010-04-12 Re-referred Environmental Matters
2010-04-02 First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
2010-04-10 Returned Passed
2010-04-05 Third Reading Passed (46-0)
2010-04-04 Second Reading Passed with Amendments
2010-04-04 Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
2010-04-08 Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
2010-02-10 Hearing 2/23 at 1:00 p.m.
2010-02-04 First Reading Judicial Proceedings


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments