October 1, 2022 marks the day when most of the legislation passed during the 2022 legislative session goes into effect. There were 783 laws passed in 2022. Listings of bills for the House and Senate introduced and passed can be found on the Maryland General Assembly website.
New laws enacted include the following:
CH484/SB290 THE BUDGET
CH41/SB691 & CH42/HB459 Juvenile Justice Reform
CH18/HB425 & CH19/SB387 Untraceable Firearms
CH722 /HB 521 Shielding of certain landlord and tenant court records
CH619/HB 808) & CH620/SB508 – Guardianship of Minors
CH175/HB83 Marriage of Minors
CH45/HB1 Constitutional Amendment – Cannabis – Adult Use and Possession
CH56/HB937 Abortion Care Access Act
See the “The 90 Day Report: A Review of the 2022 Legislative Session” for more information on the 2022 session. There is a similar report that covers the last five years: Major Issues Review 2019-2022.