MD HB1007 | 2016 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 79-0)
Status: Passed on April 26 2016 - 100% progression
Action: 2016-04-26 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 287
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Requiring State agencies that are deemed electronic voter registration agencies to implement electronic voter registration systems on or before July 1, 2017; requiring the State Board of Elections to register individuals whose voter registration information is transmitted to the Board through an electronic voter registration system; requiring a public institution of higher education to provide a link to the online voter registration system on the home page of the online portal used by students to register for course work; etc.

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Del. Eric Luedtke [D]Del. Shelly Hettleman [D]Del. Sheila Hixson [D]Del. Samuel Rosenberg [D]
Sen. Mary Washington [D]Del. David Moon [D]Del. Kirill Reznik [D]Sen. William Smith [D]
Del. Alonzo Washington [D]Del. Curtis Anderson [D]Del. Angela Angel [D]Del. Vanessa Atterbeary [D]
Del. Charles Barkley [D]Del. Ben Barnes [D]Del. Darryl Barnes [D]Del. Erek Barron [D]
Del. Kumar Barve [D]Del. Talmadge Branch [D]Del. Benjamin Brooks [D]Del. Michael Busch [D]
Del. Alfred Carr [D]Del. Luke Clippinger [D]Del. Frank Conaway [D]Del. Bonnie Cullison [D]
Del. Dereck Davis [D]Del. Kathleen Dumais [D]Del. Eric Ebersole [D]Del. Diana Fennell [D]
Del. David Fraser-hidalgo [D]Del. William Frick [D]Del. Barbara Frush [D]Del. Tawanna Gaines [D]
Del. Cheryl Glenn [D]Del. Ana Gutierrez [D]Del. Peter Hammen [D]Sen. Antonio Hayes [D]
Del. Keith Haynes [D]Del. Anne Healey [D]Del. Terri Hill [D]Del. Marvin Holmes [D]
Del. Carolyn Howard [D]Del. Michael Jackson [D]Del. Jay Jalisi [D]Del. Adrienne Jones [D]
Del. Anne Kaiser [D]Del. Ariana Kelly [D]Del. Tony Knotts [D]Del. Marc Korman [D]
Sen. Benjamin Kramer [D]Del. Carol Krimm [D]Del. Stephen Lafferty [D]Sen. Clarence Lam [D]
Del. Brooke Lierman [D]Sen. Cory McCray [D]Del. Maggie McIntosh [D]Del. Aruna Miller [D]
Del. Marice Morales [D]Del. Dan Morhaim [D]Sen. Nathaniel Oaks [D]Del. Edith Patterson [D]
Del. Joseline Pena-Melnyk [D]Del. Shane Pendergrass [D]Del. Andrew Platt [D]Del. Elizabeth Proctor [D]
Sen. Barbara Robinson [D]Del. Shane Robinson [D]Del. Carlos Sanchez [D]Del. Dana Stein [D]
Del. Charles Sydnor [D]Del. James Tarlau [D]Del. Frank Turner [D]Del. Kriselda Valderrama [D]
Del. Geraldine Valentino-Smith [D]Del. Joseph Vallario [D]Del. Michael Vaughn [D]Sen. Jeff Waldstreicher [D]
Del. Jay Walker [D]Del. C.T. Wilson [D]Del. Pat Young [D]

Roll Calls

2016-04-08 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (105-36) (Y: 105 N: 36 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2016-04-06 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0) (Y: 46 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2016-03-19 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (93-43) (Y: 93 N: 43 NV: 4 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2016-03-18 - House - House Floor - Floor Amendment (Kipke) {523224/1 Rejected (49-81) (Y: 49 N: 81 NV: 6 Abs: 5) [FAIL]


2016-04-26HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 287
2016-04-11HousePassed Enrolled
2016-04-11HouseThird Reading Passed (105-36)
2016-04-11HouseSpecial Order until later today (Delegate Krebs) Adopted
2016-04-11HouseHouse Concur - Senate Amendments
2016-04-11SenateThird Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0)
2016-04-11SenateSpecial Order until later today (Senator Middleton) Adopted
2016-04-11SenateFloor Committee Amendment {944633/1 Adopted
2016-04-11SenateSpecial Order until later today (Senator Waugh) Adopted
2016-04-11SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2016-04-11SenateFavorable with Amendments {834231/2 Report Adopted
2016-04-11SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2016-03-31SenateHearing 3/31 at 1:00 p.m.
2016-03-22SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2016-03-21HouseThird Reading Passed (93-43)
2016-03-21HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2016-03-21HouseFloor Amendment (Delegate Kipke) {523224/1 Rejected (49-81)
2016-03-21HouseSpecial Order until later today (Delegate Kipke) Adopted
2016-03-19HouseSpecial Order until later today (Delegate Kipke) Adopted
2016-03-19HouseFloor Committee Amendment {925962/1 Adopted
2016-03-19HouseFavorable with Amendments {695067/1 Report Adopted
2016-03-19HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
2016-03-03HouseHearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.
2016-02-12HouseHearing cancelled
2016-03-02HouseHearing 3/02 at 1:00 p.m.
2016-02-10HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means


Maryland State Sources

Roll Call,h-0676&stab=02&ys=2016RS
Roll Call,h-0747&stab=02&ys=2016RS
Roll Call,s-1343&stab=02&ys=2016RS
Roll Call,h-1460&stab=02&ys=2016RS

Bill Comments