2010 Regular Session


File Code: Estates and Trusts Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 519
Sponsored By:
Delegates Simmons and Dumais, and Delegates Dwyer, Kipke, Kramer, Schuh, Sophocleus, Barkley, Barve, Beidle, Bobo, Bronrott, Carr, G. Clagett, Conway, DeBoy, Doory, Feldman, Frick, Frush, Gaines, Gilchrist, Glenn, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Healey, Hecht, Heller, Hixson, Howard, James, Jameson, Jones, Kaiser, Kullen, Lee, Love, Malone, Manno, Mathias, McHale, Mizeur, Montgomery, Morhaim, Murphy, Nathan-Pulliam, Niemann, Olszewski, Pendergrass, Reznik, Rice, Robinson, Rudolph, Shewell, Stocksdale, Taylor, F. Turner, and Waldstreicher
Maryland General and Limited Power of Attorney Act (Loretta's Law)


Repealing specified provisions of law relating to durable powers of attorney; establishing the Maryland General and Limited Power of Attorney Act; establishing that a specified agent is not required to disclose specified information, with specified exceptions; authorizing a principal or an interested person to file a specified petition for injunctive relief in a specified court for specified purposes; 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 2/24 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (138-0)
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (139-1)
Passed Enrolled
Senate Action
First Reading Senate Rules
Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Special Order 4/10 (Senator Kelley) Adopted
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (45-0)
Action after passage in House and Senate
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 689

Sponsored by:

Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Galen R. Clagett, District 3A
Delegate Norman H. Conway, District 38B
Delegate Steven J. DeBoy, Sr., District 12A
Delegate Ann Marie Doory, District 43
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Don H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate C. William Frick, District 16
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Tawanna P. Gaines, District 22
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Guy Guzzone, District 13
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Henry B. Heller, District 19
Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, District 20
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Mary-Dulany James, District 34A
Delegate Sally Jameson, District 28
Delegate Adrienne A. Jones, District 10
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate James E. Malone, Jr., District 12A
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate James N. Mathias, Jr., District 38B
Delegate Brian K. McHale, District 46
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Peter Murphy, District 28
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate John A. Olszewski, Jr., District 6
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, District 13
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate David D. Rudolph, District 34B
Delegate Steven R. Schuh, District 31
Delegate Tanya T. Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Theodore Sophocleus, District 32
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Agents and Brokers
Armed Forces -see also- Militia; Veterans
Attorneys` Fees
Circuit Courts
Clerks of Court
Court Costs
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans`; etc.
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death.
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Estates and Trusts
Interstate Affairs
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Notaries Public
Salaries -see also- Overtime; Reimbursement Rates

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Estates and Trusts
( 13-601 , 17-101 , 17-102 , 17-103 , 17-104 , 17-105 , 17-106 , 17-107 , 17-108 , 17-109 , 17-110 , 17-111 , 17-112 , 17-113 , 17-114 , 17-115 , 17-116 , 17-201 , 17-202 , 17-203 , 17-204 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Number: 192914/01     Offered on: March 27, 2010   at: 12:35 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 258070/02     Offered on: April 8, 2010   at: 1:10 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
Judicial Proceedings
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 26, 2010: Third Reading Passed (138-0)
April 7, 2010: Third Reading Passed (139-1)
April 6, 2010: Third Reading Passed (45-0)