MD HB829 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 17-1)
Status: Passed on May 15 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-05-15 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 746
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Prohibiting a municipality from requiring an individual to provide a reason that the individual will be unable to vote in person on election day in order to vote by absentee ballot.

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Local Government - Municipal Elections - No-Excuse Absentee Voting


Roll Calls

2018-03-28 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (35-11) (Y: 36 N: 12 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2018-02-27 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (135-0) (Y: 136 N: 1 NV: 4 Abs: 8) [PASS]


2018-05-15HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 746
2018-04-03HouseReturned Passed
2018-04-02SenateThird Reading Passed (35-11)
2018-03-30SenateSecond Reading Passed
2018-03-30SenateFavorable Report Adopted
2018-03-30SenateFavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2018-02-28SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2018-02-27HouseThird Reading Passed (135-0)
2018-02-23HouseSecond Reading Passed
2018-02-23HouseFavorable Report Adopted
2018-02-22HouseFavorable Report by Ways and Means
2018-02-16HouseHearing 2/16 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-02-02HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments 750