Seat belts

Extends the requirement that adults wear seat belts to passengers in the rear seat and increases some fines for seat belt violations.

Shark fins

Prohibits possession, sale and distribution of shark fins in an attempt to protect the threatened species.


Grace's Law, named for a Howard County teen who committed suicide after repeated online bullying, prohibits the use of social media to harass a minor.

Medical marijuana

Allows the limited distribution of marijuana by some academic medical centers.

Campaign finance reform

Closes a loophole that allowed some contributors to evade state limits by giving through many corporate entities.