MD HB247 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous HB142


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 18 2021 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-03-18 - Hearing 3/25 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requiring the training materials used by the program of instruction for election judges to include oral and written instructions in the various methods an election judge may use to accommodate voters in need of assistance; requiring the State Board to produce materials to be posted at polling places relating to accommodations for voters in need of assistance; Requiring a chief election judge to give voting order priority to persons with mobility problems, a person assisting others with mobility problems, and persons with a disabled child; etc.

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Election Law - Accommodations for Voters in Need of Assistance


Roll Calls

2021-02-18 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 132 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 8) [PASS]


2021-03-18SenateHearing 3/25 at 1:00 p.m.
2021-02-19SenateReferred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-02-18HouseThird Reading Passed (132-0)
2021-02-16HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-02-16HouseFavorable with Amendments {613929/1 Adopted
2021-02-15HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
2020-12-22HouseHearing 1/19 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-13HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means

Same As/Similar To

HB142 (Carry Over) 2020-03-15 - Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Election Law10206(n/a)See Bill Text
Election Law10306(n/a)See Bill Text
Election Law10309.1(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments