SB0459 (CH0807)

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2017 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Bail Bond - Installment Contract - Form and Confessed Judgment Prohibition

Sponsored by:

Senator Feldman

Status:

Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 807


Synopsis:Requiring an agreement to accept payment for the premium charged for a bail bond in installments to be in a form approved by the Maryland Insurance Commissioner; prohibiting the agreement from including a confessed judgment clause that waives a consumer's right to assert a specified defense; prohibiting a bail bondsman from including a specified confessed judgment clause that waives a consumer's right to assert a specified defense in an agreement to accept payment for the premium charged for a bail bond in installments; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Feldman, Middleton, Astle, Benson, Hershey, Jennings, Klausmeier, Mathias, Reilly, Rosapepe, and Oaks
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1494
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Committee(s):
Finance  View Committee HearingJudiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Insurance - Other than Health
Narrow Subject(s):Bail
Bonds -see also- County & Baltimore City Bonds; State Bonds
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Debt Collection -see also- Attachments and Garnishments
Insurance -see also- Health Ins; MAIF; Motor Vehicle Ins
Judgments
Unfair Trade Practices
Statutes:Article - Insurance
(10-309, 27-201, 27-225)

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June 7, 2017 9:57 A.M.