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Md. House Votes for Dog-Bite Liability Measure

All Maryland dog owners would be equally liable if their dogs bite someone but also would have a chance to defend themselves in court under a bill approved by the Maryland General Assembly on Thursday.

04/03/2014

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Md. Man Arrested After His Pit Bull Attacks 2 Children

After a pit bull bit two boys in Clinton, Md., Monday, Prince George’s County Police have arrested the dog’s owner for violating the county’s pit bull ban.

07/30/2013

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Dog Bite Liability Measure Fails in Maryland

A measure to change a court ruling that designated pit bulls as an “inherently dangerous” breed has died in the Maryland General Assembly.

04/09/2013

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Md. Pit Bull Measure Headed For Negotiations

The Maryland House of Delegates has passed a measure to change the impact of a court ruling that designated pit bulls as an “inherently dangerous” breed.

04/01/2013

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Md. Senate Dog-Bite Bill Different From House

The Maryland Senate and the House of Delegates appear to be headed for a showdown on how to address a court ruling that pit bulls are “inherently dangerous.”

03/12/2013

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Md. Lawmakers Work To Reverse Ruling On Pit Bulls

A bill that would reverse the designation of pit bulls as an “inherently dangerous” breed of dog moved one step closer to being passed by the Maryland House of Delegates.

02/19/2013

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Supporters of Changing Md. Pit Bull Law To Rally

Supporters of changing Maryland law to address a court ruling that singled out pit bulls as an “inherently dangerous” breed are scheduled to rally in Maryland.

02/05/2013

File photo of a pit bull in a shelter. (Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Compromise Bill Crafted to Address Md. Pit Bull Ruling

A Maryland lawmaker says a compromise measure has been worked out to address a court ruling that pit bulls are an “inherently dangerous” breed.

01/17/2013

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Lawmakers To Address Ruling Pit Bulls Are “Inherently Dangerous”

A Maryland lawmaker Curtis Anderson (D-Baltimore City) says he expects a bill addressing a court ruling that defines pit bulls as “inherently dangerous” will be introduced in this month’s special session.

08/03/2012

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