MD HB979 | 2023 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 16 2023 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-03-21 - Hearing 3/28 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requiring a municipality, except under certain circumstances, to require candidates for municipal office to file reports of donations and disbursements; requiring a municipality to transmit a copy of each report that is filed to the State Board of Elections, within 5 days after the filing deadline for each report; requiring the State Board to make the reports publicly available on its website; and requiring, at the request of a municipality, the State Board to provide advice and training to the municipality on the implementation of the Act.

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Municipal Elections – Candidates – Reports of Donations and Disbursements


Roll Calls

2023-03-16 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 103 N: 34 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2023-03-21SenateHearing 3/28 at 1:00 p.m.
2023-03-16SenateReferred Education, Energy, and the Environment
2023-03-16HouseThird Reading Passed (103-34)
2023-03-15HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2023-03-15HouseFavorable with Amendments {253024/1 Adopted
2023-03-15HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
2023-02-13HouseHearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.
2023-02-10HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Local Government4108.2(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments