MD HB176 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (? 1-0)
Status: Passed on April 18 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-04-18 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 155
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Requiring candidates nominated by a new political party to file a certificate of candidacy not later than 5 p.m. on the first Monday in August in the year of the general election for the office, comply with certain requirements for a certificate of candidacy, and file a certificate of nomination with the appropriate board on a certain form; providing that a candidate nominated by a new political party under certain provisions of law is not required to file a declaration of intent; etc.

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Election Law – Candidates – Revisions


Roll Calls

2019-03-27 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (44-0) (Y: 44 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2019-02-22 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (141-0) (Y: 142 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 5) [PASS]


2019-04-18HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 155
2019-04-03HouseReturned Passed
2019-04-02SenateThird Reading Passed (44-0)
2019-03-28SenateSecond Reading Passed
2019-03-28SenateFavorable Report Adopted
2019-03-28SenateFavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2019-03-08SenateHearing 3/21 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-02-25SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2019-02-22HouseThird Reading Passed (141-0)
2019-02-20HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-02-20HouseFavorable with Amendments {505762/1 Report Adopted
2019-02-18HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
2019-01-24HouseHearing 2/05 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-01-23HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means


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