MD HB245 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 14 2020 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-03-15 - Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Pending: Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requiring the State Board of Elections to maintain a page on its website that includes clear information about voter registration and voting by students enrolled in institutions of higher education, including links to information on voting by absentee ballot for students outside the State; requiring a public institution of higher education to designate a staff member as the student voting coordinator; requiring the student voting coordinator to develop and implement a plan to increase student voter registration; etc.

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Election Law - Institutions of Higher Education - Voter Registration and Voting by Students (Student Voter Empowerment Act of 2020)


Roll Calls

2020-03-14 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 93 N: 36 NV: 3 Abs: 9) [PASS]


2020-03-15SenateReferred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2020-03-14HouseThird Reading Passed (93-36)
2020-03-13HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-13HouseMotion Special Order until Next Session (Delegate Mosby) Adopted
2020-03-13HouseFavorable with Amendments {235462/1
2020-03-13HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
2020-01-21HouseHearing 2/06 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-01-21HouseHearing canceled
2020-01-20HouseHearing 2/04 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-01-17HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means
2020-03-13HouseFavorable with Amendments {235462/1 Adopted

Same As/Similar To

SB647 (Crossfiled) 2020-03-02 - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Election Law1101(n/a)See Bill Text
Election Law2303(n/a)See Bill Text
Election Law3103(n/a)See Bill Text
Election Law3204(n/a)See Bill Text
Election Law3204.2(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments