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SB 248 - Increasing Civil Court Case Surcharges - Key Vote

Maryland Key Votes

Martin O'Malley signed this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Increasing Civil Court Case Surcharges

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (-) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (-) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (-) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (36-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Increasing Civil Court Case Surcharges

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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

Committee Sponsors

Sponsors

  • Jennie M. Forehand (MD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Brian E. Frosh (MD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Lisa A. Gladden (MD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Larry E. Haines (MD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jamin B. 'Jamie' Raskin (MD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Norman R. Stone Jr. (MD - D) (Out Of Office)
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