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Legislation


2011 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 1129

EMERGENCY BILL
File Code: Civil Actions and Procedures
Sponsored By:
Delegates Kramer, Bates, Beitzel, Bromwell, Carter, Costa, Dwyer, George, Jameson, Kach, K. Kelly, Kipke, McConkey, W. Miller, Norman, O'Donnell, Vitale, Weir, and Wood
Entitled:
Maryland Contributory Negligence Act

Synopsis:

Establishing that the common law doctrine of contributory negligence, as it existed under its judicially determined meaning on a specified date, shall remain an affirmative defense that may be raised by a party under specified circumstances.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
2/11
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 3/2 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Gail H. Bates, District 9A
Delegate Wendell R. Beitzel, District 1A
Delegate Eric M. Bromwell, District 8
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Robert A. Costa, District 33B
Delegate Don H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate Ron George, District 30
Delegate Sally Jameson, District 28
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5B
Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Tony McConkey, District 33A
Delegate Warren E. Miller, District 9A
Delegate H. Wayne Norman, Jr., District 35A
Delegate Anthony J. O'Donnell, District 29C
Delegate Cathy Vitale, District 33A
Delegate Michael H. Weir, Jr., District 6
Delegate John F. Wood, Jr., District 29A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Negligence -see also- Medical Malpractice
Torts -see also- Libel and Slander; Med Malp; Wrongful Death
Wrongful Death

Bill affects the following Statute:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 11-2A-01 )

Documents

All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
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