MD SB15 | 2022 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on May 29 2022 - 100% progression
Action: 2022-05-29 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 642
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Altering, from 3 to 4 years after an offense was committed, the statute of limitations for certain prosecutions related to violations of State election laws; imposing certain restrictions related to candidacies, political committee positions, and elected offices if a certain civil penalty has not been paid; altering enforcement mechanisms related to violations of State campaign finance laws, including the amount of certain civil penalties, and the manner for imposing certain penalties; etc.

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Election Law - Campaign Finance - Enforcement


Roll Calls

2022-04-07 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2022-04-06 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 99 N: 35 NV: 1 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2022-02-24 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2022-02-22 - Senate - Floor Amendment 143921/1 (Senator Cassilly) Rejected (Y: 19 N: 28 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]


2022-05-29SenateEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 642
2022-04-07SenatePassed Enrolled
2022-04-07SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2022-04-07SenateSenate Concurs House Amendments
2022-04-07SenateMotion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Ferguson) Adopted
2022-04-06HouseThird Reading Passed (99-35)
2022-04-05HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2022-04-05HouseFavorable with Amendments {113922/1 Adopted
2022-04-04HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
2022-03-01HouseHearing 3/22 at 1:00 p.m. (Ways and Means)
2022-02-25HouseReferred Ways and Means Judiciary
2022-02-24SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2022-02-22SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2022-02-22SenateFloor Amendment {803728/1 (Senator Hough) Adopted
2022-02-22SenateFloor Amendment {143921/1 (Senator Cassilly) Rejected (19-28)
2022-02-18SenateMotion Special Order until 2/22 (Senator Hough) Adopted
2022-02-18SenateFloor Amendment {143921/1 (Senator Cassilly)
2022-02-17SenateMotion Laid Over (Senator Cassilly) Adopted
2022-02-17SenateFloor Amendment {143921/1 (Senator Cassilly)
2022-02-17SenateFavorable Adopted
2022-02-16SenateMotion Special Order until 2/17 (Senator Cassilly) Adopted
2022-02-15SenateFavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2022-01-13SenateHearing 1/26 at 1:30 p.m.
2022-01-13SenateHearing canceled
2022-01-13SenateHearing 1/26 at 1:00 p.m.
2022-01-12SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

Same As/Similar To

HB340 (Crossfiled) 2022-04-07 - Referred Rules


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Courts and Judicial Proceedings5106(n/a)See Bill Text
Election Law13332(n/a)See Bill Text
Election Law13332.1(n/a)See Bill Text
Election Law13333(n/a)See Bill Text
Election Law13604.1(n/a)See Bill Text
Election Law14107(n/a)See Bill Text
Election Law14108(n/a)See Bill Text
Election Law14109(n/a)See Bill Text
Election Law14110(n/a)See Bill Text
General Provisions5716(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

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Bill Comments