ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Members of the Maryland House of Delegates have passed a bill they voted down late last week.
In an 82-58 vote, the delegates reconsidered and approved legislation that adds a Maryland court filing surcharge to support judiciary technology projects.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Warm & Dry Fourth Of July Forecast
Baltimore City Democratic Del. Luke Clippinger made the motion for the reconsideration. He said a number of people in the Democratic caucus were able to get more information on what the bill did and its impact on the judiciary’s budget.READ MORE: How To Stream The Star-Spangled Celebration Fireworks Show With WJZ
The surcharge would support the Maryland Electronic Courts initiative, which aims to build an electronic case system used by all Maryland courts.
For a bill to be reconsidered a lawmaker who previously voted against it has to switch to a “yes” vote. The bill failed Friday in a 59-77 vote.MORE NEWS: Inner Harbor Hotels Prepare For Fourth Of July Festivities
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