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Vehicle Laws - Injury or Death of Vulnerable Individual - Penalties

Sponsored by:

Delegate Lafferty


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings

Synopsis:Prohibiting 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 certain provisions of the Maryland Vehicle Law; establishing that a person convicted of a violation of the Act is subject to a fine of up to $2,000 and must appear in court and may not prepay the fine; establishing additional penalties of participation in a motor vehicle safety course and up to 150 hours of community service; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegate Lafferty
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0868
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Environment and Transportation  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road
Narrow Subject(s):Accidents
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Driver Education
Emergency Medical Services
Laws and Ordinances -see also- Pub Local Laws; Uniform Laws
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Motorcycles, Mopeds and Motor Scooters
Motor Vehicle Operation
Negligence -see also- Medical Malpractice
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Safety -see also- Cybersecurity; Occupational Safety
Traffic Regulation
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation
Wrongful Death
Statutes:Article - Transportation
(11-101, 11-145, 21-901.3)

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March 29, 2018 9:41 A.M.