Maryland Legislative Year in Review: clerk of court may reject false liens


HB 54 Creates surcharges on various court filings for Circuit Court Real Property Records Improvement Fund.

SB 77 Prohibits filing false liens on judges and others. Permits clerk to reject filings. (note House version HB 312  was vetoed as duplicative of SB 77)

SB 103 Allows specified members of the Judges’ Retirement System (JRS) who are subject to mandatory retirement before vesting to receive a prorated retirement allowance based on their years of service.