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Maryland Commission on Civil Rights - Civil Penalties

Sponsored by:

Senator Lee


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

Synopsis:Altering certain civil penalties the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights is authorized to seek if the Commission finds that a respondent has engaged in a discriminatory act under certain provisions of law regarding public accommodations and persons licensed or regulated by a certain unit in the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation; providing that certain maximum penalty amounts do not apply if a certain discriminatory act is determined to be malicious; requiring certain civil penalties to be paid to a certain complainant; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Lee, Manno, and Pinsky
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0935
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Human Relations
Narrow Subject(s):Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Civil Rights Commission
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Hotels and Motels
Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, Department of
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - State Government
(20-1016, 20-304, 20-402)

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February 23, 2018 10:50 A.M.