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Title
Award of Attorney's Fees and Expenses - Violation of Maryland Constitutional Right
Sponsored by
Delegates Dumais, Anderson, Lierman, Moon, and Sanchez
Status
In the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Analysis
Fiscal and Policy Note
Synopsis
Authorizing a court to award to a prevailing plaintiff reasonable attorney's fees and expenses in specified actions seeking to remedy a violation of a Maryland constitutional right; authorizing a court to award reasonable attorney's fees and expenses to a prevailing defendant under specified circumstances; providing for the prospective application of the Act; etc.
Committees
Original:
Judiciary  
Details
Cross-filed with: SB0705
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0393 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
History
Legislation History
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
2/06/2017
Legislative Date
2/06/2017
Action
First Reading Judiciary
Proceedings
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
2/07/2017
Legislative Date
2/07/2017
Action
Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Proceedings
Chamber
Calendar Date
Legislative Date
Action
Vote - House - Committee - Judiciary
Proceedings
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
3/06/2017
Legislative Date
3/06/2017
Action
Favorable Report by Judiciary
Proceedings
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
3/07/2017
Legislative Date
3/07/2017
Action
Favorable Adopted
Proceedings
40
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
3/07/2017
Legislative Date
3/07/2017
Action
Motion Special Order until 3/08 (Delegate Krebs) Adopted
Proceedings
40
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
3/08/2017
Legislative Date
3/08/2017
Action
Floor Amendment {463823/1 (Delegate Krebs) Rejected (51-86)
Proceedings
41
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
3/08/2017
Legislative Date
3/08/2017
Action
Floor Amendment {933729/1 (Delegate Fisher) Rejected (49-88)
Proceedings
41
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
3/08/2017
Legislative Date
3/08/2017
Action
Second Reading Passed
Proceedings
41
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
3/10/2017
Legislative Date
3/10/2017
Action
Third Reading Passed (89-47)
Proceedings
43
Chamber
Senate
Calendar Date
3/13/2017
Legislative Date
3/13/2017
Action
Referred Judicial Proceedings
Proceedings
42
Chamber Calendar Date Legislative Date Action Proceedings
House 2/06/2017 2/06/2017 First Reading Judiciary
House 2/07/2017 2/07/2017 Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Text - First - Award of Attorney's Fees and Expenses - Violation of Maryland Constitutional Right
Vote - House - Committee - Judiciary
House 3/06/2017 3/06/2017 Favorable Report by Judiciary
House 3/07/2017 3/07/2017 Favorable Adopted 40
House 3/07/2017 3/07/2017 Motion Special Order until 3/08 (Delegate Krebs) Adopted 40
House 3/08/2017 3/08/2017 Floor Amendment {463823/1 (Delegate Krebs) Rejected (51-86) 41
House 3/08/2017 3/08/2017 Floor Amendment {933729/1 (Delegate Fisher) Rejected (49-88) 41
House 3/08/2017 3/08/2017 Second Reading Passed 41
Text - Third - Award of Attorney's Fees and Expenses - Violation of Maryland Constitutional Right
House 3/10/2017 3/10/2017 Third Reading Passed (89-47) 43
Senate 3/13/2017 3/13/2017 Referred Judicial Proceedings 42
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