Current with changes from the 2023 Legislative Session
Section 8-212.1 - Liability of military personnel receiving certain orders(a) In this section, "change of assignment" includes:(1) Permanent change of station orders;(2) Temporary duty orders for a period exceeding 90 days;(3) Orders requiring a person to move into quarters located on a military installation; and(4) A release from active duty, including:(ii) Separation or discharge under honorable conditions; and(iii) Demobilization of an activated reservist or a member of the National Guard who was serving on active duty orders for at least 180 consecutive days.(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of this title, if a person who is on active duty with the United States military, or the person's spouse, enters into a residential lease of property and the person subsequently receives a change of assignment, before or after occupying the property, any liability of the person, or the person's spouse, for rent under the lease may not exceed:(1) Any rent or lawful charges then due and payable plus 30 days' rent after written notice and proof of the change of assignment is given to the landlord; and(2) The cost of repairing damage to the premises caused by an act or omission of the tenant.Amended by 2017 Md. Laws, Ch. 705,Sec. 1, eff. 10/1/2017.Amended by 2017 Md. Laws, Ch. 704,Sec. 1, eff. 10/1/2017.