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1st
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Referral
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2nd
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2nd
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Review in
Original Chamber
Passed Both
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Conf. Cmte
(if necessary)
To Governor
Title
Environment - Multidefendant Oil and Hazardous Substance Pollution Cases - Effect of Settlement
Sponsored by
The Speaker (By Request - Office of the Attorney General)
Status
In the House - First Reading Environment and Transportation
Analysis
Synopsis
Exempting certain types of pollution cases from the Maryland Uniform Contribution Among Joint Tort-Feasors Act; requiring the factfinder in certain legal actions to make a determination of the total liability and assign comparative responsibility to certain parties; authorizing the State to continue to pursue certain legal actions or bring new legal actions if the State has obtained less than complete relief from a certain person who has resolved the person's liability with the State in a settlement; etc.
Committees
Details
Cross-filed with: SB0524
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2021
Legislation History
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
1/26/2021
Legislative Date
1/26/2021
Action
First Reading Environment and Transportation
Proceedings
Chamber Calendar Date Legislative Date Action Proceedings
House 1/26/2021 1/26/2021 First Reading Environment and Transportation
Text - First - Environment - Multidefendant Oil and Hazardous Substance Pollution Cases - Effect of Settlement
Last Updated: 1/27/2021 11:20 AM
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