2012 Regular Session

Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road (R5)

Current Status of Legislation Total number of Bills: 40
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 55

    Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 252

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Malone
    Entitled
    Motor Vehicles - Use of Text Messaging Device While Driving
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 67

    Status as of April 10, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 45

    Sponsored By
    Delegates S. Robinson, Carr, and Olszewski
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Nonfunctioning Traffic Control Signals - Requirement to Stop
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 104

    Status as of March 30, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Malone and Kach
    Entitled
    Motor Vehicles - Use of Wireless Communication Device - Prohibited Acts, Enforcement, and Penalties
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 108

    Status as of March 20, 2012: Bill is in the House - Referred to interim study

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Luedtke, Bobo, Frush, Guzzone, Jameson, Kaiser, A. Kelly, McDermott, A. Miller, Reznik, S. Robinson, and Zucker
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Stopping, Standing, and Parking - Plug-In Vehicles
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 123

    Status as of February 13, 2012: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Clagett
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Wireless Communication Devices - Enforcement of Prohibitions on Use While Driving
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 163

    Status as of February 13, 2012: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Arora
    Entitled
    Motor Vehicles - Prohibition on Use of Text Messaging Device While Driving - Exceptions
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 282

    Status as of February 27, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates McConkey, Fisher, Frank, Glass, Holmes, Jacobs, Kipke, McComas, McMillan, Norman, Otto, Schulz, Smigiel, Vitale, and Weir
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Speed Monitoring Systems - Warnings
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 326

    Status as of February 27, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Frank, Aumann, Bates, Beitzel, Boteler, Bromwell, Cluster, Conaway, DeBoy, Dwyer, Eckardt, Elliott, Fisher, George, Glass, Guzzone, Hogan, Hough, Impallaria, Jacobs, Kach, K. Kelly, Kipke, McConkey, McDermott, McDonough, W. Miller, Minnick, Mitchell, Morhaim, Myers, Norman, Olszewski, Otto, Parrott, Ready, B. Robinson, Schuh, Schulz, Serafini, Smigiel, Stocksdale, Szeliga, Vitale, Weir, and Wood
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Use of Work Zone Speed Control Systems - Presence of Workers Required
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 343

    Status as of March 12, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Reznik, Barkley, Bobo, Bromwell, Clagett, Clippinger, Hogan, Howard, Hubbard, A. Kelly, Kipke, Luedtke, B. Robinson, and S. Robinson
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Child Safety Seats and Seat Belts - Penalty
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 372

    Status as of March 5, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Howard
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Speed Cameras - Relocation of Camera
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 431

    Status as of April 10, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 124

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Hogan
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Use of School Bus Monitoring Cameras
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 476

    Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 375

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Hammen, McHale, and Clippinger (By Request - Baltimore City Administration) and Delegates Anderson, Branch, Conaway, Glenn, Haynes, McIntosh, Mitchell, Oaks, B. Robinson, Rosenberg, Stukes, Tarrant, and Washington
    Entitled
    Baltimore City - Vehicle Height Monitoring Systems
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 552

    Status as of February 3, 2012: Bill is in the House - First Reading Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Malone and Wilson
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Distracted Driving - Prohibition
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 797

    Status as of April 7, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Baltimore County Delegation
    Entitled
    Baltimore County - Roadside Solicitation of Money or Donations - Penalty
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 837

    Status as of March 12, 2012: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Malone
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Distracted Driving - Animals
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 848

    Status as of March 12, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Conaway
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Red Light and Speed Monitoring Systems - Emergency Vehicles
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 857

    Status as of March 16, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Conaway
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Red Light and Speed Monitoring Systems - Law Enforcement Vehicles
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 944

    Status as of March 21, 2012: Bill is in the House - Referred to interim study

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Frush, Hubbard, and B. Robinson
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Speed Monitoring Systems - Enforcement
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 946

    Status as of February 13, 2012: Bill is in the House - First Reading Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates A. Miller, Carr, Kaiser, and S. Robinson
    Entitled
    Bicycles, Play Vehicles, and Unicycles - Riding on Sidewalks
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 990

    Status as of April 5, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Frush, Gaines, Healey, Hubbard, Kaiser, Pena-Melnyk, B. Robinson, and Sophocleus
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Unattended Motor Vehicle - Exception to Prohibition
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1018

    Status as of March 21, 2012: Bill is in the House - Referred to interim study

    Sponsored By
    Delegates George, Dumais, Kipke, and McComas
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Parking for Individuals with Disabilities - Van Accessible Spaces
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1044

    Status as of March 21, 2012: Bill is in the House - Referred to interim study

    Sponsored By
    Delegates McComas, Afzali, Bates, Cluster, Eckardt, Elliott, Frank, George, Glass, Hough, Kipke, McDermott, McDonough, W. Miller, Minnick, and Stocksdale
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Speed Monitoring Systems - Local Jurisdictions
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1179

    Status as of March 5, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegate DeBoy
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Fleeing or Eluding Police
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1338

    Status as of March 21, 2012: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Parrott
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Fleeing or Eluding Police
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1397

    Status as of March 22, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Cardin, Bobo, Carr, Frush, Luedtke, and Stein
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Overtaking and Passing Bicycles, EPAMDs, and Motor Scooters
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 7

    Status as of February 7, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senator Klausmeier
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Nonfunctioning Traffic Control Signals
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 57

    Status as of March 12, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senators Brochin, Jacobs, Kittleman, and Stone
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Use of Work Zone Speed Control Systems - Presence of Workers Required
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 89

    Status as of February 20, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senators Jacobs, Colburn, Montgomery, and Stone
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Nonfunctioning Traffic Control Signals - Requirement to Stop
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 125

    Status as of February 27, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Judicial Proceedings Committee (By Request - Departmental - Transportation)
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Public Transit Vehicles - Right-of-Way
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 177

    Status as of April 10, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 44

    Sponsored By
    Senators Robey, Jacobs, and Klausmeier
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Nonfunctioning Traffic Control Signals - Requirement to Stop
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 217

    Status as of March 5, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senators Robey, Conway, Ferguson, Forehand, Kasemeyer, Kelley, King, Klausmeier, Madaleno, McFadden, Montgomery, Peters, Pugh, Raskin, and Young
    Entitled
    Motor Vehicles - Use of Wireless Communication Device - Prohibited Acts, Enforcement, and Penalties
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 254

    Status as of March 12, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senator Robey
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Fleeing or Eluding Police
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 306

    Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 376

    Sponsored By
    Senator Ferguson (By Request - Baltimore City Administration)
    Entitled
    Baltimore City - Vehicle Height Monitoring Systems
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 340

    Status as of April 2, 2012: Bill is in the House - Referred to interim study

    Sponsored By
    Senator Raskin
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Stopping, Standing, and Parking - Plug-In Vehicles
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 460

    Status as of March 5, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senators King, Forehand, Garagiola, Manno, McFadden, Montgomery, Peters, Pugh, Ramirez, Raskin, Robey, and Rosapepe
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Child Safety Seats and Seat Belts - Penalty
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 486

    Status as of April 2, 2012: Bill is in the House - Referred to interim study

    Sponsored By
    Senators Raskin, Forehand, and Rosapepe
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Speed Monitoring Systems - Enforcement
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 488

    Status as of February 8, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senator Astle
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Protective Headgear Requirement for Motorcycle Riders - Exception
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 529

    Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 251

    Sponsored By
    Senator Robey
    Entitled
    Motor Vehicles - Use of Text Messaging Device While Driving
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 596

    Status as of March 5, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senator Robey
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Distracted Driving - Animals
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 1016

    Status as of March 30, 2012: Bill is in the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

    Sponsored By
    Senators Conway, Ferguson, Gladden, Jones-Rodwell, McFadden, and Pugh
    Entitled
    Baltimore City - Vehicle Laws - Parking Restrictions
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: House Rules and Executive Nominations