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2018 Regular Session



Tax Sales - Vacant and Abandoned Property

Sponsored by:

Senator Eckardt


In the House - Hearing 3/27 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Authorizing all counties and municipal corporations to release liens for unpaid real property taxes or other charges and assessments to facilitate a transfer of real property if certain conditions are satisfied; authorizing a county to direct the tax collector to withhold certain real property from tax sale under certain circumstances; requiring a county to develop objective criteria for designating certain property to be withheld from tax sale; making conforming changes; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Eckardt and Ferguson
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1112
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Budget and Taxation  View Committee HearingWays and Means
Broad Subject(s):Taxes - Property
Narrow Subject(s):Abandoned Property
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Liens -see also- Mechanics' Liens
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Real Property
Tax Sales
Statutes:Article - Tax - Property
(14-806, 14-811, 14-817, 14-824, 14-833)

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March 20, 2018 11:25 A.M.