2009 Regular Session


File Code: Civil Actions and Procedures Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 457
Sponsored By:
Delegate Heller (Chair, Joint Committee on the Management of Public Funds) and Delegates Elmore, Howard, and Levy
State Government - Maryland Tort Claims Act - Malice or Gross Negligence


Providing that claims filed against State personnel individually for any malicious or grossly negligent tortious act or omission of the State personnel are subject to the restrictions placed on filing a claim under the Maryland Tort Claims Act; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 3/5 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Henry B. Heller, District 19
Delegate D. Page Elmore, District 38A
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Murray D. Levy, District 28
Management of Public Funds, Joint Committee on the

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Negligence -see also- Medical Malpractice
Sovereign Immunity
State Employees
Statutes of Limitation
Torts -see also- Libel and Slander; Med Malp; Wrongful Death

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 5-522 )
State Government
( 12-106 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered