New Maryland laws take effect on October 1, 2014! We will be publishing a series of posts highlighting a few of the newly enacted laws. Please note that this series is just a small sampling of the new laws enacted by the 2014 Legislative Session. To read about more laws resulting from the 2014 session, see the 90 Day Report – A Review of the 2014 Session published by the Department of Legislative Services of the General Assembly of Maryland.
Was there a major issue from the 2014 session that was not covered in this series? The 90 Day Report – A Review of the 2014 Session includes a hyperlinked list of Major Issues from 2014 such as Distracted Driving, Dog Owner Liability, Medical Marijuana, Minimum Wage, Estate Tax and Transgender Rights. Also, note that some new laws from the 2014 session, such as Maryland Minimum Wage Act of 2014, are effective as of July 1, 2014.
Can’t find what you’re looking for? The Department of Legislative Services of the General Assembly of Maryland publishes a Popular Terms List as a reference for current legislation that is often referred to by the public and media by certain popular terms. Also, the Department of Legislative Services of the General Assembly of Maryland publishes compilations of executive orders.
Do you prefer paper sources? The Law Library’s collection includes a copy of the 2014 Maryland Legislative Review Service, published by LexisNexis, which summarizes the 2014 Acts of the Maryland General Assembly Regular Session and organizes the 2014 Acts by topical headings.
Don’t forget – the Law Library is here if you have questions or would like additional information. Contact us!