Summary of 2019 Maryland General Assembly

The Legislature ended for the year on a sad note with the passing of Speaker Mike Busch -- a great friend of our industry and tremendous leader in Maryland.  Click the following link for a brief Sine Die Report 2019 or for a more detailed Legislative Summary, further below. Four of Maryland REALTORS® top five priorities passed this year, including: escrow agreement legislation; permanent extension of mortgage debt forgiveness tax deduction; clarification of agent's confidentiality duties; and authorization of remote notarization in Maryland.

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