2012 Regular Session


File Code: Public Health
Sponsored By:
Delegates Kramer, Arora, Barkley, Carr, Cullison, Dumais, Hucker, A. Kelly, Reznik, B. Robinson, Simmons, Stein, and Valderrama
Public Health Nuisance - Tobacco Smoke in Multidwelling Units - Abatement and Enforcement Authority


Amending the definition of "nuisance" to include tobacco smoke that drifts from specified units into other residential units in a multidwelling property over a specified period of time as it relates to authorizing specified entities or individuals to bring an action in a circuit court for relief from the nuisance; prohibiting a specified community association from bringing an action under specified circumstances; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 3/8 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 3/9 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Sam Arora, District 19
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Bonnie Cullison, District 19
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Ariana B. Kelly, District 16
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Bonds -see also- County & Baltimore City Bonds; State Bonds.
Cigarettes -see also- Smoking
Circuit Courts
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Homeowners Associations
Housing -see also- Apartments; Condos; Mobile & Manuf Homes
Landlord and Tenant -see also- Eviction; Leases & Rent; etc.
Leases and Rent
Nuisances -see also- Noise; Weeds
Postal Service
Smoking -see also- Cigarettes

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 20-301 , 20-305 , 20-307.1 )


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Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered