MD HB163 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 13 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-12-22 - Hearing 1/19 at 1:30 p.m.
Pending: House Ways and Means Committee
Hearing: Jan 19 @ 1:30 pm House Ways and Means Hearing
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Repealing the authority of the Governor to appoint and remove members of the State Board of Elections; requiring that the members of the State Board be appointed jointly by the President of the Senate and Speaker of the House; and authorizing the President and Speaker to remove members of the State Board under certain circumstances.

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State Board of Elections - Membership - Appointments



2020-12-22HouseHearing 1/19 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-13HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Election Law2101(n/a)See Bill Text

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