MD HB738 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Committee Bill
Status: Passed on April 13 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-04-13 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 117
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Altering the deadlines by which a certificate of candidacy for a successor candidate for Governor or Lieutenant Governor must be filed under certain circumstances; altering the day by which a certain statement regarding certain statewide questions to appear on a ballot is required to be submitted to the State Board of Elections; authorizing an individual to receive a copy of the complete text of all constitutional amendments and questions electronically; etc.

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Election Law - Certificates of Candidacy and Ballot Questions - Revisions


Roll Calls

2021-04-02 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 46 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-02-25 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 138 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2021-04-13HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 117
2021-04-05HouseReturned Passed
2021-04-02SenateThird Reading Passed (46-0)
2021-04-01SenateSecond Reading Passed
2021-04-01SenateFavorable Adopted
2021-04-01SenateFavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-03-18SenateHearing 3/25 at 1:00 p.m.
2021-02-26SenateReferred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-02-25HouseThird Reading Passed (138-0)
2021-02-23HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-02-23HouseFavorable with Amendments {765367/1 Adopted
2021-02-22HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
2021-01-28HouseHearing 2/09 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-26HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Election Law51005(n/a)See Bill Text
Election Law51101(n/a)See Bill Text
Election Law5903(n/a)See Bill Text
Election Law5904(n/a)See Bill Text
Election Law7105(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments