The new laws taking effect this week impact everything from smoke alarms to handicap placards to e-cigarettes.

New Maryland Laws Take Effect October 1, 2018

From new names on rest areas to snowmobiles on one county’s highways, some Maryland laws took effect on Monday, Oct. 1, that could make a noticeable difference. Other new laws are subtler, rooted in research, such as the Maryland Health Care Commission’s task to look at whether health care providers could access a patient’s prescription history or the mandate that employers with at least 50 employees submit a survey about cases of sexual harassment in the workplace. Here’s a sample of the laws that took effect Oct. 1, 2018.

Roads And Motor Vehicles

Corrections/Law Enforcement



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