MD HB1047 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 20 2021 - 50% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2021-04-10 - Senate Refuses Recede
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requiring the State Board of Elections to complete a comprehensive report analyzing the election after each statewide election; requiring the report to be posted on the State Board's website and submitted to the General Assembly; requiring that certain guidelines for absentee voting provide for the return of absentee ballots using ballot drop boxes and for voter access to information concerning the status of the voter's absentee ballot; requiring the State Board to ensure that ballot drop boxes are available during a certain period; etc.

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Mail–In Voting Enhancement Act


Roll Calls

2021-04-08 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 34 N: 13 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-20 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 95 N: 38 NV: 2 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2021-03-20 - House - Motion Vote Previous Question (Delegate Lierman) Adopted (Y: 94 N: 40 NV: 1 Abs: 6) [PASS]


2021-04-10HouseSenate Refuses Recede
2021-04-10SenateSenate Refuses Recede
2021-04-10SenateHouse Conference Committee Appointed (Delegates Wilkins, Washington and Feldmark)
2021-04-10SenateHouse Requests Senate Recede
2021-04-10SenateHouse Refuses Concur Senate Amendments
2021-04-09HouseHouse Conference Committee Appointed (Delegates Wilkins, Washington and Feldmark)
2021-04-09HouseHouse Requests Senate Recede
2021-04-09HouseHouse Refuses Concur Senate Amendments
2021-04-08SenateThird Reading Passed (34-13)
2021-04-07SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-04-07SenateFavorable with Amendments {334233/1 Adopted
2021-04-07SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-03-24SenateHearing 4/01 at 1:00 p.m.
2021-03-22SenateReferred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-03-20HouseThird Reading Passed (95-38)
2021-03-20HouseMotion Vote Previous Question (Delegate Lierman) Adopted (94-40)
2021-03-19HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-03-19HouseFavorable with Amendments {885163/1 Adopted
2021-03-18HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
2021-02-10HouseHearing 2/23 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-02-05HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Election Law9310.1(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments