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2018 Regular Session



Baltimore City – Tax Sales of Real Property – Water Liens (Water Taxpayer Protection Act)

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Delegate Washington, M.


In the Senate - Hearing 3/28 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Repealing the authority of the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City to sell real property solely to enforce a lien for unpaid charges for water and sewer services; prohibiting Baltimore City from acquiring real property by means of execution of a judgment under certain circumstances; providing that the Act applies prospectively to liens attached to real property on or after July 1, 2018; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates M. Washington, Ali, Anderson, Clippinger, Conaway, Gibson, Glenn, Hayes, Haynes, R. Lewis, Lierman, McCray, McIntosh, Mosby, and Rosenberg
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
Bill imposes a local government mandate which is a directive in a bill requiring a local government unit to perform a task or assume a responsibility that has a discernible fiscal impact on the local government unit
Ways and Means  View Committee HearingBudget and Taxation  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Taxes - Miscellaneous - Local
Counties - Local Laws
Narrow Subject(s):Baltimore City
Liens -see also- Mechanics' Liens
Real Property
Tax Sales
Statutes:Article - Tax - Property

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March 29, 2018 3:51 P.M.