2012 Regular Session

Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices

Status of Legislation
Total number of Bills: 85

  • Failed Legislation

    HB 75

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

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Braveboy
    Entitled
    Residential Property - Condominium Unit Owners or Lot Owners - Provision of Disclosure Documents
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 107

    Status as of January 25, 2012: Bill is in the House - First Reading Health and Government Operations

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Hubbard, Barnes, Braveboy, Carr, Costa, Cullison, Donoghue, Frush, Gaines, Hucker, Ivey, A. Kelly, Kipke, Luedtke, Morhaim, Murphy, Nathan-Pulliam, Niemann, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, Reznik, S. Robinson, Ross, Tarrant, V. Turner, Valentino-Smith, and Waldstreicher
    Entitled
    Public Health - Child Care Products Containing Flame Retardant Chemicals (TRIS) - Prohibition
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 131

    Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 215

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Kipke, Barkley, Barnes, Barve, Bobo, Boteler, Cardin, Carr, Eckardt, Feldman, Frick, Frush, Glass, Glenn, Haddaway-Riccio, Hucker, Impallaria, Jameson, Kach, Kaiser, A. Kelly, K. Kelly, Kramer, Love, Luedtke, McComas, McDermott, McHale, A. Miller, Minnick, Morhaim, Olszewski, Pendergrass, Reznik, S. Robinson, Rudolph, Schuh, Stocksdale, V. Turner, Vitale, and Waldstreicher
    Entitled
    Retail Pet Stores - Sales of Dogs - Required Records, Health Disclosures, and Purchaser Remedies
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 156

    Status as of March 2, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Beidle
    Entitled
    Real Property - Condominiums - Rescission of Sales Contracts
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 159

    Status as of April 6, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Favorable Report

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Afzali, Barkley, Clagett, Elliott, Feldman, Gaines, Glass, Hershey, Hogan, Ivey, Jacobs, A. Kelly, Krebs, Luedtke, McComas, McDermott, McHale, A. Miller, Myers, Niemann, Otto, Parrott, Ready, Ross, Schulz, Sophocleus, Walker, and Wilson
    Entitled
    Agriculture - Maryland Standard of Identity for Honey
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 160

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

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Niemann, Barnes, Beidle, Branch, Braveboy, Carr, Carter, Clippinger, Frush, Gilchrist, Glenn, Healey, Hogan, Holmes, Kipke, Lafferty, McMillan, Proctor, Ross, Summers, V. Turner, Weir, and Wilson
    Entitled
    Motor Vehicles - Towing Practices and Procedures
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 191

    Status as of February 8, 2012: Bill is in the House - First Reading Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Walker
    Entitled
    State Board of Education - Financial Literacy Curriculum - Graduation Requirement
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 193

    Status as of March 26, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Finance

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Walker
    Entitled
    Consumer Protection - Home Appliances - Warranty Enforcement
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 207

    Status as of April 3, 2012: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Health and Government Operations

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Reznik and Love
    Entitled
    Tanning Devices - Use by Minors - Prohibition
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 236

    Status as of March 6, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Stukes, Anderson, Carter, Conaway, Glenn, Harrison, Haynes, Howard, McConkey, A. Miller, Oaks, B. Robinson, Tarrant, Valentino-Smith, and Walker
    Entitled
    Insurance - Maryland Insurance Information Day (MII Day)
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 262

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

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Beidle, Carr, Glenn, Healey, Lafferty, S. Robinson, and Wilson
    Entitled
    Condominiums and Homeowners Associations - Sales Contracts - Notice of Potential Special Assessments
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 280

    Status as of April 10, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 73

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Feldman
    Entitled
    Electric Service Quality and Reliability Standards - Deadlines
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 299

    Status as of March 27, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Recommit to Committee Finance

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Kipke, Aumann, Burns, DeBoy, Hubbard, Kaiser, McDonough, Reznik, and Valentino-Smith
    Entitled
    Amusement Parks - Safety Warnings
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 356

    Status as of April 5, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Finance

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Braveboy
    Entitled
    Transportation - Required Security - Rental Vehicles
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Finance
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 443

    Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 152

    Sponsored By
    The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Barnes, Gaines, Griffith, Hammen, Haynes, Hucker, Jones, Morhaim, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, Proctor, V. Turner, Waldstreicher, Hubbard, Reznik, A. Kelly, Oaks, Donoghue, Nathan-Pulliam, Cullison, and Murphy
    Entitled
    Maryland Health Benefit Exchange Act of 2012
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 450

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

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Hogan, Beidle, Bobo, Carr, Glenn, Healey, Holmes, Jacobs, Lafferty, McMillan, Niemann, Norman, O'Donnell, Otto, Stein, Vitale, Weir, and Wilson
    Entitled
    Residential Real Property Sales - Property Tax Disclaimer
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 463

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 480

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Rudolph
    Entitled
    Property and Casualty Insurance - Certificates of Insurance and Certificate of Insurance Forms
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Finance
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 465

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 514

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Hammen
    Entitled
    Health Insurance - Health Benefit Plan Premium Rate Review
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations
    Senate: Finance
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 515

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 520

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Stein, Arora, Bobo, Cardin, DeBoy, Frick, Kach, A. Kelly, Kipke, Kramer, Lafferty, Morhaim, Olszewski, Reznik, B. Robinson, Stukes, Zucker, Howard, and Walker
    Entitled
    State Government - Financial Education and Capability Commission
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 555

    Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 209

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Zucker, Anderson, Arora, Barkley, Barnes, Barve, Beitzel, Bobo, Bromwell, Burns, Clagett, Clippinger, Cluster, Cullison, DeBoy, Dumais, Frick, Gilchrist, Griffith, Guzzone, Haddaway-Riccio, Healey, Hershey, Howard, Hucker, Impallaria, Jameson, Kaiser, A. Kelly, Lafferty, Lee, Love, Luedtke, McComas, McHale, A. Miller, Minnick, Mitchell, Mizeur, Olszewski, Reznik, B. Robinson, S. Robinson, Rudolph, Schulz, Simmons, Sophocleus, Szeliga, Tarrant, V. Turner, Vaughn, Vitale, Waldstreicher, Washington, and Wood
    Entitled
    Commercial Law - Security Freezes - Minors and Protected Persons
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Finance
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 556

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 524

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Hubbard, Cluster, Boteler, Bromwell, Kach, Krebs, V. Turner, Hammen, Pendergrass, Costa, Cullison, Elliott, Frank, A. Kelly, Kipke, McDonough, Morhaim, Murphy, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, Reznik, and Tarrant
    Entitled
    Continuing Care Retirement Communities - Regulation
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 627

    Status as of March 29, 2012: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Health and Government Operations

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Hubbard
    Entitled
    Food Service Facilities and Retail Establishments - Artificial Trans Fats - Prohibition
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 644

    Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 387

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Oaks and Niemann
    Entitled
    Environment - Reducing the Incidence of Lead Poisoning
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 727

    Status as of February 22, 2012: Bill is in the House - First Reading Health and Government Operations

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Waldstreicher and Hubbard
    Entitled
    Healthy Kids, Healthy Maryland - Toxic Chemical Identification and Reduction
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 729

    Status as of March 19, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Kramer, Anderson, Bromwell, Clippinger, Cluster, Costa, DeBoy, Feldman, Gaines, Glass, Guzzone, Holmes, Ivey, Jameson, Krebs, Lafferty, McComas, McConkey, Pena-Melnyk, Reznik, Szeliga, and Wood
    Entitled
    Consumer Protection - Tire Age - Required Notice
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 770

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 679

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Davis
    Entitled
    Public Service Commission - Electric Companies - New Generation Facilities and Customer Credits and the Electric Universal Service Program
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 771

    Status as of April 1, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Second Reading Failed

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Davis
    Entitled
    Electric Companies and Gas Companies - Customer Accounts and Information
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 781

    Status as of March 6, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Carr, Arora, Bobo, Braveboy, Burns, Cullison, Glass, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Harrison, Kaiser, A. Kelly, Kipke, Kramer, Lee, Love, McComas, A. Miller, B. Robinson, S. Robinson, Schuh, Stukes, and F. Turner
    Entitled
    Electricity and Gas Suppliers - Residential Electricity Supply Contracts - Information and Customer Relations
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 861

    Status as of April 6, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Finance

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Braveboy
    Entitled
    Unfair Claim Settlement Practices - Refusal to Pay a Claim Under Homeowner's Insurance
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Finance
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 866

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 683

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Feldman
    Entitled
    Title Insurance - Closing or Settlement Protection Practices - Study
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Finance
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 879

    Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 400

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Morhaim
    Entitled
    Environment - Statewide Electronics Recycling Program
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 988

    Status as of April 4, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Waldstreicher and Hucker
    Entitled
    Consumer Protection - Recalls of Consumer Goods - Notice
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 997

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 576

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Washington, Anderson, Arora, Bobo, Braveboy, Carr, Clippinger, Conaway, Cullison, Davis, Feldman, Frick, Frush, Gaines, Glenn, Howard, Hucker, Jameson, Kaiser, A. Kelly, Luedtke, McIntosh, A. Miller, Mitchell, Mizeur, Morhaim, Murphy, Nathan-Pulliam, Pena-Melnyk, B. Robinson, S. Robinson, Rosenberg, Summers, Tarrant, Vaughn, Walker, and Zucker
    Entitled
    Commercial Law - Rental-Purchase Agreements - Disclosures
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Finance
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1081

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 701

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Rosenberg
    Entitled
    Homestead Property Tax Credit Reform Act of 2012
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
    Senate: Budget and Taxation
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1093

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 602

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Love and Jameson
    Entitled
    Portable Electronics Insurance
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1105

    Status as of April 4, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Finance

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Hucker and Love
    Entitled
    Homeowner's or Renter's Insurance and Private Passenger Motor Vehicle Insurance - Bundling Requirement - Prohibited
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1191

    Status as of March 13, 2012: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Niemann, Burns, and Love
    Entitled
    Commercial Law - Consumer Protection - Credit Counseling and Legal Assistance Fund
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1223

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 596

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Guzzone
    Entitled
    Institutions of Postsecondary Education - Fully Online Distance Education Programs - Registration
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Appropriations
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1268

    Status as of April 10, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 143

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Barnes, Davis, Feldman, Hershey, Impallaria, and W. Miller
    Entitled
    Business Occupations and Professions - Plumbers - Lead-Free Materials
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1297

    Status as of February 29, 2012: Bill is in the House - Re-referred Appropriations

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Howard, Alston, and Vaughn
    Entitled
    Higher Education - Private Career Schools - Financial Guarantee Requirements
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Appropriations
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1315

    Status as of April 9, 2012: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Davis
    Entitled
    Public Service Commission - Reports - Ratepayer Impact Statements
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1331

    Status as of April 6, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Refuses to Recede

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Carr, Beidle, Bobo, Cane, Frush, Hucker, Luedtke, Niemann, Reznik, S. Robinson, Stein, and Weir
    Entitled
    Residential Property Sales - Disclosure of Utility Consumption
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1340

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 634

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Cullison
    Entitled
    Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Corporation Act - Revisions
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Health and Government Operations
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1358

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

    Sponsored By
    Delegates B. Robinson, Conaway, and Tarrant
    Entitled
    Residential Condominiums - Investor Ownership and Owner Occupancy Requirements
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 75

    Status as of March 6, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senator Kelley
    Entitled
    Condominiums and Homeowners Associations - Sales Contracts - Notice of Potential Special Assessments
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 77

    Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 171

    Sponsored By
    Senator Kelley
    Entitled
    Life Insurance and Annuities - Unfair Claim Settlement Practices - Failure to Search Death Master File
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: Health and Government Operations
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 80

    Status as of April 6, 2012: Bill is in the House - Second Reading Passed with Amendments

    Sponsored By
    Senator Zirkin
    Entitled
    Courts - Evidence - Vehicle Repair Estimates
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 83

    Status as of January 26, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Zirkin
    Entitled
    Real Estate Brokers - Contract Provisions - Payment of Legal Fees
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 136

    Status as of February 1, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Finance

    Sponsored By
    Senator Zirkin
    Entitled
    Commercial Law - Consumer Contracts - Payment of Legal Fees
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 193

    Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 189

    Sponsored By
    Senators Young, Colburn, Forehand, Madaleno, Middleton, and Montgomery
    Entitled
    Agriculture - Maryland Standard of Identity for Honey
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 213

    Status as of March 26, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Finance

    Sponsored By
    Senators Raskin, Robey, Forehand, Gladden, Kasemeyer, Kelley, Madaleno, Manno, Montgomery, Peters, Pinsky, and Stone
    Entitled
    Tanning Devices - Use by Minors - Prohibition
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 224

    Status as of January 24, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senator Gladden
    Entitled
    Real Property - Condominiums - Rescission of Sales Contracts
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 238

    Status as of March 28, 2012: Bill is in the House - First Reading Health and Government Operations

    Sponsored By
    The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators King, Madaleno, Manno, Montgomery, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, Rosapepe, Kelley, Klausmeier, and Middleton
    Entitled
    Maryland Health Benefit Exchange Act of 2012
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: Health and Government Operations
  • Sponsored By
    Chair, Finance Committee
    Entitled
    Office of Cemetery Oversight - Sunset Extension and Program Evaluation
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: Health and Government Operations
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 295

    Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 208

    Sponsored By
    Senators Astle, Klausmeier, Miller, Benson, Brinkley, Colburn, Conway, Currie, DeGrange, Edwards, Ferguson, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Getty, Jacobs, Jennings, Jones-Rodwell, Kelley, King, Madaleno, Manno, Mathias, McFadden, Middleton, Montgomery, Peters, Pinsky, Pipkin, Pugh, Ramirez, Raskin, Reilly, Robey, Shank, Stone, Young, and Zirkin
    Entitled
    Commercial Law - Security Freezes - Minors and Protected Persons
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: Economic Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 297

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 479

    Sponsored By
    Senator Kelley
    Entitled
    Property and Casualty Insurance - Certificates of Insurance and Certificate of Insurance Forms
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: Economic Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 302

    Status as of April 10, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 55

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Finance Committee (By Request - Departmental - Labor, Licensing and Regulation) and Senators Muse, Kelley, and Pugh
    Entitled
    Financial Institutions - Commissioner of Financial Regulation - Investigative and Enforcement Powers and Regulation of Mortgage Lenders
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: Economic Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 303

    Status as of April 10, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 56

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Finance Committee (By Request - Departmental - Labor, Licensing and Regulation)
    Entitled
    Credit Regulation - Debt Management Services - Agreement and Prohibited Acts
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 307

    Status as of February 28, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senators Klausmeier, Colburn, Jones-Rodwell, Madaleno, Muse, Raskin, and Stone
    Entitled
    State Board of Education - Financial Literacy Curriculum - Graduation Requirement
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 317

    Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 214

    Sponsored By
    Senators Pugh, Astle, Ferguson, Gladden, Glassman, Jennings, King, Kittleman, Madaleno, Manno, Middleton, Mathias, Montgomery, Muse, Raskin, Rosapepe, Shank, and Stone
    Entitled
    Retail Pet Stores - Sales of Dogs - Required Records, Health Disclosures, and Purchaser Remedies
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: Economic Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 401

    Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 228

    Sponsored By
    Senators Pugh, Gladden, and Ramirez
    Entitled
    Motor Vehicles - Towing Practices and Procedures
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 449

    Status as of April 10, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 72

    Sponsored By
    Senator Middleton
    Entitled
    Electric Service Quality and Reliability Standards - Deadlines
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: Economic Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 456

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 513

    Sponsored By
    Senator Middleton
    Entitled
    Health Insurance - Health Benefit Plan Premium Rate Review
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: Health and Government Operations
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 476

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 519

    Sponsored By
    Senators Klausmeier, Colburn, Forehand, Madaleno, Montgomery, Raskin, Rosapepe, Stone, Young, Kelley, and Muse
    Entitled
    State Government - Financial Education and Capability Commission
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs and Finance
    House: Ways and Means
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 485

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 523

    Sponsored By
    Senators Kelley, Astle, Forehand, Garagiola, Glassman, Kittleman, Klausmeier, Mathias, Middleton, Muse, Pipkin, Pugh, Stone, and Young
    Entitled
    Continuing Care Retirement Communities - Regulation
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: Health and Government Operations
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 531

    Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 253

    Sponsored By
    Senator Middleton
    Entitled
    Property and Casualty Insurance - Underwriting Period - Discovery of Material Risk Factor
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 538

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

    Sponsored By
    Senator Zirkin
    Entitled
    Real Estate Brokers - Contracts - Real Estate Reform Act of 2012
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 638

    Status as of March 8, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Finance

    Sponsored By
    Senators Pipkin and Rosapepe
    Entitled
    Electricity Market - Goal of the State - Best Possible Price for Ratepayers Through Reregulation
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 724

    Status as of March 31, 2012: Bill is in the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

    Sponsored By
    Senator Kelley
    Entitled
    Title Insurance - Closing or Settlement Protection Practices - Study
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: House Rules and Executive Nominations
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 726

    Status as of April 7, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Economic Matters

    Sponsored By
    Senator Muse
    Entitled
    Consumer Protection - Maryland Consumer Protection Act - Scope
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 738

    Status as of March 7, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Jennings
    Entitled
    State Real Estate Commission - Regulation of Business Brokers
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 778

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 575

    Sponsored By
    Senator Pugh
    Entitled
    Commercial Law - Rental-Purchase Agreements - Disclosures
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 780

    Status as of March 15, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Finance

    Sponsored By
    Senator Pugh
    Entitled
    Electricity and Gas Suppliers - Residential Electricity Supply Contracts - Information and Customer Relations
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 785

    Status as of March 15, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Finance

    Sponsored By
    Senator Muse
    Entitled
    Motor Vehicle Insurance - Use of Credit History in Rating Policies
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 831

    Status as of March 15, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Finance

    Sponsored By
    Senators Ramirez, Frosh, Forehand, and Gladden
    Entitled
    Commercial Law - Consumer Protection - Credit Counseling and Legal Assistance Fund
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 843

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 595

    Sponsored By
    Senators Pinsky, Ferguson, Madaleno, Montgomery, and Rosapepe
    Entitled
    Institutions of Postsecondary Education - Fully Online Distance Education Programs - Registration
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Appropriations
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 861

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 601

    Sponsored By
    Senator Klausmeier
    Entitled
    Portable Electronics Insurance
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: Economic Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 907

    Status as of February 21, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Finance

    Sponsored By
    Senators Astle and Klausmeier
    Entitled
    Transportation - Required Security - Rental Vehicles
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 940

    Status as of March 16, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Finance

    Sponsored By
    Senator Dyson
    Entitled
    Consumer Protection - Tire Age - Required Notice
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 947

    Status as of February 13, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules

    Sponsored By
    Senator Gladden
    Entitled
    Environment - Reducing the Incidence of Lead Poisoning
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Senate Rules
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 960

    Status as of March 2, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Finance

    Sponsored By
    Senator Pugh
    Entitled
    Insurance - Unfair Claim Settlement Practices - Refusal to Pay a Claim
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 968

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

    Sponsored By
    Senator Conway
    Entitled
    Residential Property Sales - Disclosure of Utility Consumption
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: House Rules and Executive Nominations
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 1003

    Status as of May 22, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 633

    Sponsored By
    Senators Middleton, Garagiola, Glassman, Kelley, Kittleman, Klausmeier, and Pugh
    Entitled
    Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Corporation Act - Revisions
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: Health and Government Operations
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 1015

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

    Sponsored By
    Senator Pugh
    Entitled
    Residential Property - Condominium Unit Owners or Lot Owners - Provision of Disclosure Documents
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 1017

    Status as of February 29, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Dyson
    Entitled
    Environment - Cadmium in Children's Jewelry - Prohibition
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs