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SB 248 - Increasing Civil Court Case Surcharges - Key Vote

Maryland Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Increasing Civil Court Case Surcharges

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (33-13) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (96-43) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (105-34) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (36-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Increasing Civil Court Case Surcharges

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that increases the surcharges for various civil cases.

Highlights:
-Increases the maximum surcharge amount that one can be charged in civil cases in the circuit courts from $25 to $70 (Sec. 1). -Increases the maximum surcharge amount that one can be charged in civil cases in the District Court from $5 to $10 per summary ejectment case and from $10 to $20 per case for all other civil cases (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Increasing Civil Court Case Surcharges

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