Consumer Protection

2018 Regular Session

Total Bills: 68

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TitlePrimary SponsorStatusOriginal House
and Hearing Dates
Opposite House
and Hearing Dates
Broad Subject
HB0084Public Health - Child Care Products Containing Flame-Retardant Chemicals - ProhibitionDelegate AngelIn the House - Hearing 2/13 at 1:00 p.m.Health and Government Operations
2/13/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Public Health (J1)
HB0473Baltimore City - Private Passenger Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance - Notice and Use of Consumer ReportDelegate AliIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
2/1/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Insurance - Other than Health (C4)
HB0562
    (SB0530)
Hospitals - Patient's Bill of RightsDelegate Young, K.In the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; WithdrawnHealth and Government Operations
2/20/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Health Care Facilities and Regulation (J3)
HB0635
    (SB0837)
Courts and Judicial Proceedings - Consumer ContractsDelegate SydnorIn the Senate - First Reading Judicial ProceedingsEconomic Matters
2/7/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsCommercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
HB0648Maryland Consumers' RightsDelegate Miller, A.In the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
2/7/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
HB0674
    (SB1198)
Business Regulation - Home Improvement ContractsDelegate Miller, W.In the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
2/20/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Business Regulation and Occupations (C2)
HB0710 / CH0676
    (SB0202 / CH0677)
Consumer Protection - Credit Report Security Freezes - Notice and FeesDelegate CareyApproved by the Governor - Chapter 676Economic Matters
2/16/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
3/22/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
HB0740 / CH0825
    (SB0693 / CH0826)
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection - Ticket Website Domain NamesDelegate ClippingerEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 825Economic Matters
2/14/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
3/22/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
HB0848 / CH0480Commissioner of Financial Regulation - Consumer Reporting AgenciesChair, Economic Matters CommitteeApproved by the Governor - Chapter 480Economic Matters
2/16/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
3/29/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
HB0878Public Utilities - Renewable Energy - Electric and Gas Bills (100% Clean Renewable Energy Equity Act of 2018)Delegate RobinsonIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; WithdrawnEconomic Matters
3/5/2018 - 2:00 p.m.
Utility Regulation (C5)
HB0916Business Regulation - Home Improvement Contracts - DepositsDelegate AdamsIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEconomic Matters
2/20/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/28/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Business Regulation and Occupations (C2)
HB0945Long–Term Care Insurance – Premium Rate Increases – Restriction (Equity in Long–Term Care Insurance Premiums Act)Delegate KramerIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; WithdrawnHealth and Government Operations
3/1/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Insurance - Other than Health (C4)
HB0979 / CH0197Property and Casualty Insurance - Travel Insurance - RegulationDelegate KramerApproved by the Governor - Chapter 197Economic Matters
2/22/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
3/27/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Insurance - Other than Health (C4)
HB1080Consumer Protection - Cleaning Product Right-to-Know ActDelegate KramerIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
2/21/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
HB1083 / CH0485
    (SB0673 / CH0486)
Insurance – Contracts and Policies – Educational and Promotional Materials and Articles of MerchandiseDelegate DavisApproved by the Governor - Chapter 485Economic Matters
2/22/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
3/22/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Insurance - Other than Health (C4)
HB1090 / CH0515Consumer Protection - Caller ID Spoofing Ban of 2018Delegate AfzaliApproved by the Governor - Chapter 515Economic Matters
2/21/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
4/3/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
HB1103 / CH0835
    (SB0795 / CH0836)
Higher Education – Private Career Schools, For–Profit Institutions of Higher Education, and For–Profit Online Distance Education Programs – RegulationDelegate HettlemanEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 835Appropriations
3/1/2018 - 1:15 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsHigher Education (F2)
HB1104 / CH0517Vehicle Laws - Manufacturers and Dealers - Consumer Data ProtectionDelegate SteinApproved by the Governor - Chapter 517Environment and Transportation
3/1/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsVehicle Laws - Licensing and Registration (R4)
HB1106 / CH0491Public Health – Cottage Food Products – DefinitionDelegate KrebsApproved by the Governor - Chapter 491Health and Government Operations
3/13/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
4/3/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Public Health (J1)
HB1138Public Health - Sale and Distribution of Products Containing NMP and DCM - ProhibitionDelegate LamIn the House - Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m.Health and Government Operations
3/13/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Public Health (J1)
HB1201
    (SB0946)
Health Insurance - Freedom of Choice of Laboratory ActDelegate Young, K.In the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; WithdrawnHealth and Government Operations
3/1/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Insurance - Health (C3)
HB1212Public Health - Sale or Distribution of Trichloroethylene - ProhibitionDelegate LamIn the House - Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m.Health and Government Operations
3/13/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Public Health (J1)
HB1221Agriculture - Nutrient Management Plans - Protection of Personal InformationDelegate GilchristIn the House - Hearing 2/23 at 1:00 p.m.Environment and Transportation
2/23/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Agriculture (M4)
HB1274Gas and Electricity - Smart Meters - Customer RightsDelegate GlassIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
3/15/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Utility Regulation (C5)
HB1285Consumer Protection - Consumer Reporting Agencies - Security Freezes - Call CenterDelegate KramerIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
2/28/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
HB1290
    (SB1074)
Health Insurance and Pharmacy Benefits Managers - Reimbursement for and Provision of Pharmacy ServicesDelegate Sample-HughesIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; WithdrawnHealth and Government OperationsInsurance - Health (C3)
HB1297 / CH0790Commercial Law - Consumer Loans and Credit - Miscellaneous ProvisionsDelegate AumannApproved by the Governor - Chapter 790Economic Matters
2/16/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
3/29/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Credit Regulation (I2)
HB1323Consumer Protection - Cellular Telephones - DisclosureDelegate ParrottIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
2/28/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Generally (I4)
HB1348
    (SB1078)
Medical Cannabis - Advertising - RestrictionsDelegate Valentino-SmithIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government OperationsHealth and Government Operations
3/6/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Public Health (J1)
HB1372Consumer Protection - Consumer Contracts Renewal - RestrictionsDelegate WaldstreicherIn the Senate - Hearing 3/29 at 1:00 p.m.Economic Matters
2/28/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
3/29/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
HB1402Pharmacy Benefits Managers - Pharmacy ChoiceDelegate AdamsIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; WithdrawnHealth and Government OperationsInsurance - Health (C3)
HB1487Workgroup to Study Adopting the Uniform Voidable Transactions ActDelegate McComasIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
3/7/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Generally (I4)
HB1506 / CH0794Office of the Attorney General - Securities Commissioner - Asset Recovery for Exploited SeniorsDelegate KramerApproved by the Governor - Chapter 794Economic Matters
2/28/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial Proceedings
3/21/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
HB1513Commercial Law - Maryland Credit Repair Businesses ActDelegate FennellIn the House - Referred to interim study by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
3/7/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Credit Regulation (I2)
HB1527
    (SB1075)
Health Insurance - Freedom of Choice of Pharmacy ActDelegate CarozzaIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; WithdrawnHealth and Government OperationsInsurance - Health (C3)
HB1544 / CH0847
    (SB0891 / CH0848)
Commercial Law - Maryland Antitrust Act - Civil PenaltySpeakerEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 847Economic Matters
2/28/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
3/27/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Generally (I4)
HB1634 / CH0731
    (SB1068 / CH0732)
Financial Consumer Protection Act of 2018Delegate FrickApproved by the Governor - Chapter 731Economic Matters
2/16/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
3/29/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
HB1642
    (SB1012)
Commissioner of Financial Regulation – Student Education Loans – OmbudsmanDelegate FrickIn the Senate - Recommitted to Finance (Senator Rosapepe)Economic Matters
2/16/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
4/3/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Financial Institutions (I1)
HB1654Commercial Law - Internet Privacy and Net NeutralityDelegate FrickIn the Senate - First Reading Senate RulesEconomic Matters
3/7/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
RulesCommercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
HB1655Commercial Law - Privacy and Net Neutrality ProtectionsDelegate ReznikIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
3/7/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
HB1670
    (SB0072)
Motor Vehicle Insurance - Use of Credit History in Rating PoliciesDelegate JalisiIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
3/8/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Insurance - Other than Health (C4)
HB1715Health Insurance - Health Care Provider Panels - Provider Contracts - Prohibited ProvisionsDelegate WestIn the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsRules and Executive NominationsInsurance - Health (C3)
HB1726Maryland Dentistry Act - RevisionsChair, Health and Government Operations CommitteeIn the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsRules and Executive NominationsHealth Occupations (J2)
HB1759Vehicle Laws - Personal Motor Vehicle RentalsDelegate FlanaganIn the House - Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m.Environment and Transportation
3/13/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Vehicle Laws - Miscellaneous (R7)
HB1765 / CH0585On–Site Sewage Disposal Systems – Watershed Implementation Plan and Bay Restoration Fund Disbursements and Financial AssistanceDelegate LaffertyApproved by the Governor - Chapter 585Environment and Transportation
3/13/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
4/3/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment (M3)
SB0072
    (HB1670)
Motor Vehicle Insurance - Use of Credit History in Rating PoliciesSenator YoungIn the Senate - Hearing 1/23 at 2:15 p.m.Finance
1/23/2018 - 2:15 p.m.
Insurance - Other than Health (C4)
SB0187 / CH0010
    (HB0161)
Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act of 2018PresidentApproved by the Governor - Chapter 10Budget and Taxation
2/28/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
AppropriationsOperating Budget (B1)
SB0202 / CH0677
    (HB0710 / CH0676)
Consumer Protection - Credit Report Security Freezes - Notice and FeesSenator LeeApproved by the Governor - Chapter 677Finance
2/22/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic MattersCommercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
SB0386 / CH0454Maryland Nursing Home Resident Protection Act of 2018Senator MathiasApproved by the Governor - Chapter 454Finance
2/8/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/27/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Health Care Facilities and Regulation (J3)
SB0530
    (HB0562)
Hospitals - Patient's Bill of RightsSenator MiddletonIn the House - Hearing 3/27 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
2/15/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/27/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Health Care Facilities and Regulation (J3)
SB0573Vehicle Laws - Rental Vehicles - SecuritySenator KlausmeierIn the Senate - Hearing 2/13 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
2/13/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Vehicle Laws - Miscellaneous (R7)
SB0585Devices Capable of Accessing Content on the Internet - Blocking Capability (Human Trafficking Prevention Act for Maryland)Senator RobinsonIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Finance; WithdrawnFinanceBusiness Regulation and Occupations (C2)
SB0652 / CH0198Property and Casualty Insurance - Travel Insurance - RegulationSenator MiddletonApproved by the Governor - Chapter 198Finance
3/13/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic MattersInsurance - Other than Health (C4)
SB0673 / CH0486
    (HB1083 / CH0485)
Insurance - Contracts and Policies - Educational and Promotional Materials and Articles of MerchandiseSenator MiddletonApproved by the Governor - Chapter 486Finance
2/13/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic MattersInsurance - Other than Health (C4)
SB0693 / CH0826
    (HB0740 / CH0825)
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection - Ticket Website Domain NamesSenator FeldmanEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 826Finance
2/21/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic MattersCommercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
SB0743 / CH0852
    (HB1045)
Peer–to–Peer Car Sharing ProgramsSenator MiddletonEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 852Finance
2/27/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters
4/6/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Insurance - Other than Health (C4)
SB0837
    (HB0635)
Courts and Judicial Proceedings - Consumer ContractsSenator SmithIn the Senate - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
2/21/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
SB0866Commercial Law - Maryland Uniform Electronic Transactions Act - RevisionsSenator FeldmanIn the House - Hearing 3/28 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
2/28/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters
3/28/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Generally (I4)
SB0891 / CH0848
    (HB1544 / CH0847)
Commercial Law - Maryland Antitrust Act - Civil PenaltyPresidentEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 848Finance
2/14/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic MattersCommercial Law - Generally (I4)
SB0946
    (HB1201)
Health Insurance - Freedom of Choice of Laboratory ActSenator YoungIn the Senate - Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
3/14/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Insurance - Health (C3)
SB1012
    (HB1642)
Commissioner of Financial Regulation - Student Education Loans - Ombudsman and Licensing of ServicersSenator FeldmanIn the Senate - Recommitted to Finance (Senator Rosapepe)Finance
2/22/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Financial Institutions (I1)
SB1031Vehicle Laws – Manufacturers and Dealers – Consumer Data ProtectionSenator HoughIn the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsJudicial Proceedings
3/7/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Rules and Executive NominationsVehicle Laws - Licensing and Registration (R4)
SB1047Consumer Protection - Scanning or Swiping Identification Cards and Driver's Licenses - ProhibitionSenator KaganIn the Senate - Hearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
3/7/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
SB1068 / CH0732
    (HB1634 / CH0731)
Financial Consumer Protection Act of 2018Senator RosapepeApproved by the Governor - Chapter 732Finance
2/22/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic MattersCommercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
SB1074
    (HB1290)
Health Insurance and Pharmacy Benefits Managers - Reimbursement for and Provision of Pharmacy ServicesSenator MathiasIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Finance; WithdrawnFinanceInsurance - Health (C3)
SB1075
    (HB1527)
Health Insurance - Freedom of Choice of Pharmacy ActSenator MathiasIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Finance; WithdrawnFinanceInsurance - Health (C3)
SB1078
    (HB1348)
Medical Cannabis – Advertising – RestrictionsSenator BensonIn the Senate - Hearing 3/20 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
3/20/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Public Health (J1)
SB1198
    (HB0674)
Business Regulation - Home Improvement ContractsSenator BatesIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; WithdrawnEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
4/4/2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Business Regulation and Occupations (C2)

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June 1, 2018 4:47 P.M.