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Tag Archives: Judicial Proceedings Committee

Bill takes shopping cart theft seriously

ANNAPOLIS — Along with high-profile legislation that would repeal the death penalty and strengthen gun control, Maryland’s General Assembly is considering making it more expensive for people caught stealing shopping carts. The bill would increase the fine from $25 to ...

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Gay marriage bill heads to Senate without changes

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland senators are unlikely to approve any amendments to a bill legalizing gay marriage, worried that if it heads back to the House of Delegates that it could be in trouble because the vote to pass it there ...

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Maryland Senate takes up gay marriage legislation

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Senate is expected to act quickly on a bill that could legalize same-sex marriage. The chamber’s Judicial Proceedings Committee is scheduled to send the legislation to the full Senate on Tuesday and a final vote on ...

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The next front for ground-rent reforms

This week’s Court of Appeals decision invalidating one ground-rent reform opens the door for the next stage: a separate class action brought by ground lease holders who say another recent change has made their investments worthless. In April, Anne Arundel ...

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