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MDSB93PassAuthorizing a person to operate or give permission to operate a vessel for certain purposes in a slalom ski course located in a controlled water ski area in Maynadier Creek during certain times on certain days; prohibiting a person from operating or ...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 747
MDHB187PassRepealing certain provisions of law that limit the location of speed monitoring systems that may be placed and used on Maryland Route 210 (Indian Head Highway) in Prince George's County; increasing the number of speed monitoring systems that may be p...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 586
MDHB301PassRepealing the termination date on provisions of law related to policy and reporting requirements for race-based traffic stops; requiring the Maryland Statistical Analysis Center, on or before September 1 each year, to post on its website, in a manner...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 625
MDSB417PassRepealing a termination provision for certain provisions of law relating to policy and reporting requirements for race-based traffic stops; requiring the Maryland Statistical Analysis Center, by September 1 each year, to post on its website in a cert...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 626
MDSB770VetoEstablishing that an electric low speed scooter is considered to be a bicycle for the purposes of the Maryland Vehicle Law; providing that an electric low speed scooter is not a motorized minibike, motor scooter, or motor vehicle for the purposes of ...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB76PassAltering the penalties for a person convicted for possession of a canceled, revoked, or suspended driver's license to be a fine not exceeding $500 and an assessment of 3 points.
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 494
MDSB237PassAltering the penalties for a person convicted for possession of a canceled, revoked, or suspended driver's license to be a fine not exceeding $500 and an assessment of 3 points.
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 493
MDHB393PassAuthorizing a park services associate who is not commissioned as a law enforcement officer to issue a citation for a parking violation on certain property in the State.
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 470
MDSB460PassIncreasing the maximum fine from $500 to $1,000 that may be imposed for a violation of provisions of the Maryland Vehicle Law regarding crosswalks; establishing the Pedestrian Safety Fund for the purpose of enhancing the safety and quality of pedestr...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 519
MDHB560PassRequiring the State Highway Administration, in consultation with appropriate county and municipal authorities, to compile certain best practices for siting, constructing, and maintaining traffic calming devices that address engineering and design and...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 439
MDHB748PassEstablishing that an electric low speed scooter is considered to be a bicycle for the purposes of the Maryland Vehicle Law; providing that an electric low speed scooter is not a motorized minibike, motor scooter, or motor vehicle for the purposes of ...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 227
MDHB885PassEstablishing Vision Zero; providing the purpose of the program is for planning and developing a State highway system that has zero vehicle-related deaths or serious injuries; requiring the Department of Transportation to designate a coordinator to ov...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 377
MDHB1401PassAuthorizing the Secretary of Transportation to determine that a vehicle or combination of vehicles transporting certain freight is an indivisible load authorized to obtain a certain overweight vehicle permit under certain circumstances; establishing ...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 254
MDSB70PassRepealing certain provisions of law authorizing certain qualified hybrid vehicles to use a high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane along a certain highway regardless of the number of passengers in the vehicle.
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 139
MDSB592PassEstablishing that in Washington County, if approved by the county governing body, a vehicle with a gross maximum weight not exceeding 95,000 pounds may use Warfordsburg Road from the Lanco-Pennland Dairy Cooperative cheese factory located at 14738 Wa...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 126
MDHB939PassEstablishing certain classes of electric bicycles; establishing that electric bicycles may be operated in any place where bicycles are allowed to travel, subject to certain restrictions; prohibiting a person under the age of 16 years from operating a...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 63
MDSB793PassRequiring certain appropriations for certain Baltimore City youth programs; establishing the Law Enforcement Cadet Apprenticeship Program to provide career opportunities in law enforcement; authorizing the Johns Hopkins University to establish a poli...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 25
MDSB935PassEstablishing certain classes of electric bicycles; establishing that electric bicycles may be operated in any place where bicycles are allowed to travel, subject to certain restrictions; prohibiting a person under the age of 16 years from operating a...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 64
MDSB804EngrossRequiring a person charged with reckless driving that contributes to an accident to appear in court and prohibiting the person from prepaying the fine.
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2019-04-08
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB273EngrossAltering a prohibition, in Anne Arundel County, on a person standing in a certain highway to solicit money or donations; authorizing the governing body of Anne Arundel County or of a municipal corporation in the county to enact a permit program to al...
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2019-04-04
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB376EngrossAuthorizing the State Highway Administration, the Maryland Transportation Authority, the Maryland State Police, or a local agency on a highway under its jurisdiction to push or move a disabled vehicle, spilled cargo, or debris off the roadway without...
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2019-04-04
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB398EngrossAuthorizing the driver of a vehicle to drive on the left side of the roadway in a no-passing zone to overtake and pass at a safe distance a bicycle, an Electric Personal Assistive Mobility Device (EPAMD), or a motor scooter traveling in the same dire...
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2019-04-01
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB112EngrossProhibiting a person from causing the serious physical injury or death of a vulnerable individual as a result of the person operating a vehicle in a careless or distracted manner or in violation of any other rules of the road provisions of the Maryla...
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2019-03-29
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB389EngrossCreating an exception to motor vehicle registration requirements for low speed electric vehicles in the City of Havre de Grace that are owned and operated by the City of Havre de Grace; defining a "low speed electric vehicle" as a vehicle capable of ...
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2019-03-27
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1422IntroProhibiting a person from committing certain acts while operating a motor vehicle in a highway work zone or on a bridge or highway that is under construction if a highway worker is present; providing that a person may not be convicted for a violation...
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2019-03-27
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB429EngrossRequiring a yellow or amber light or signal device on a certain tow truck that is manufactured on or after October 1, 2019, to use a light-emitting diode; and requiring a certain tow truck to display reflective paint or markings on the rear of the ve...
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2019-03-21
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB517EngrossIncreasing the maximum fine for a certain motor vehicle violation related to the right-of-way for pedestrians in crosswalks from $500 to $1,000.
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2019-03-21
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB467IntroCreating an exception to motor vehicle registration requirements under certain circumstances for low speed electric vehicles in the City of Havre de Grace; defining a "low speed electric vehicle" as a vehicle capable of a sustained speed of 20 miles ...
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2019-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB984IntroProviding that, on a roadway that has three or more lanes for traffic moving in the same direction with a posted maximum speed limit of 55 miles per hour or more, the far left lane may be used only for the overtaking and passing of another vehicle an...
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2019-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDSB34IntroEstablishing the Tourist Area and Corridor Program in the State Highway Administration to develop a system of supplemental guide signs that direct motorists to eligible attractions within a geographical area; requiring the Administration to adopt cer...
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2019-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Finance
MDHB391IntroRestricting to Monday through Friday between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. and between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. the days and hours during which the passenger requirement applies on the portion of U.S. Route 50 designated as a high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane, between ...
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2019-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB614IntroProhibiting vehicle traffic in Montgomery County from entering certain intersections against certain traffic signals if the vehicle is unable to safely and completely proceed through the intersection; establishing certain exceptions to the prohibitio...
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2019-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB108EngrossProhibiting a vehicle from entering certain intersections when facing certain traffic signals if the vehicle is unable to safely and completely proceed through the intersection; establishing certain exceptions to the prohibition; prohibiting a police...
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2019-03-14
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB89EngrossProviding for a maximum fine of $500 for a violation of certain prohibitions against using a handheld telephone while driving a motor vehicle; etc.
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2019-03-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB203EngrossDecreasing the lowest maximum speed limit that Montgomery County may establish for a highway outside an urban district under certain circumstances from 25 miles an hour to 20 miles an hour.
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2019-03-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB14IntroAltering the definition of "electric personal assistive mobility device" to require that the device have one vertical or center control bar or mechanism that responds to pressure from the hands or legs of the rider to steer the device and a nonarticu...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB603IntroDefining "mobile carrying device" for purposes of the Maryland Vehicle Law; and altering a certain definition to specify that a mobile carrying device is not a vehicle for purposes of the Maryland Vehicle Law.
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB682IntroEstablishing a penalty of up to $1,000 for certain violations of the Maryland Vehicle Law committed within a special event zone in Worcester County.
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB1041IntroRepealing the authority to use work zone speed control systems to enforce certain highway speed laws within work zones; requiring the publishers of the Annotated Code of Maryland, in consultation with and subject to the approval of the Department of ...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB789IntroEstablishing a penalty of up to $1,000 for certain violations of the Maryland Vehicle Law committed within a special event zone in Worcester County.
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB776IntroRequiring that a local jurisdiction place a certain device in each direction of a roadway in close proximity to the boundary of a school zone before activating, placing, repairing, or altering a speed monitoring system on or after June 1, 2019; and l...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1225IntroAuthorizing the owner or operator of a parking lot used by a continuing care retirement community to limit the amount of time that a motor vehicle is authorized to be parked in any parking space designated for the use of individuals with disabilities...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB917IntroRequiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to adopt certain guidelines for the operation of a motorcycle on a roadway that is divided into two or more clearly marked lanes for vehicular traffic; and repealing certain provisions of law that prohibit a...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1063IntroAuthorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City to determine the location of speed monitoring systems in the City, the operating time of speed monitoring systems in the City, and the speed tolerance of speed monitoring systems in the City.
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2019-03-08
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB780IntroAuthorizing Baltimore City to establish the maximum speed limit on a highway under its jurisdiction without performing an engineering and traffic study.
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2019-03-08
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB266IntroAuthorizing the owner or operator of a parking lot used by a continuing care retirement community to limit the amount of time that a motor vehicle is authorized to be parked in any parking space designated for the use of individuals with disabilities...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB316IntroProhibiting a person from stopping, standing, or parking a vehicle that is not a plug-in electric drive vehicle in a parking space that is designated for the use of plug-in electric drive vehicles; requiring that a parking space for the use of plug-i...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB354IntroAuthorizing the driver of a vehicle to drive on the left side of the roadway in a no-passing zone to overtake and pass at a safe distance a bicycle traveling in the same direction in accordance with certain provisions of law.
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB216IntroLimiting the operation of a speed monitoring system in a school zone that extends beyond a single county to the county in which the school is located.
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2019-02-18
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB695IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, in conjunction with a reporting agency, to conduct a comprehensive study regarding the environmental impact of certain public-private partnership projects under certain circumstances; prohibiting a reporti...
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2019-02-07
Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)
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