MD SB157 | 2023 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous SB368


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on May 8 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-05-08 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 506
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Modifying the manner in which the chief executive officer of a municipality may fulfill certain notice requirements concerning proposed municipal charter amendments; requiring the chief executive officer of a municipality to post an exact copy of the proposed amendment in a certain public place for at least 40 days immediately preceding the referendum at which the question is to be submitted; and requiring the municipality to maintain certain records or receipts and make the records or receipts available to the public.

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Municipalities - Charter Amendments - Notice


Roll Calls

2023-04-07 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 43 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2023-04-06 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 136 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2023-03-02 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2023-05-08SenateApproved by the Governor - Chapter 506
2023-04-07SenatePassed Enrolled
2023-04-07SenateThird Reading Passed (43-0)
2023-04-07SenateSenate Concurs House Amendments
2023-04-06HouseThird Reading Passed (136-0)
2023-04-03HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2023-04-03HouseFavorable with Amendments {453324/1 Adopted
2023-04-03HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Environment and Transportation
2023-03-03HouseReferred Environment and Transportation
2023-03-02SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2023-02-28SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2023-02-28SenateFavorable with Amendments {283327/1 Adopted
2023-02-27SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Education, Energy, and the Environment
2023-01-26SenateHearing 2/07 at 2:00 p.m.
2023-01-18SenateFirst Reading Education, Energy, and the Environment

Same As/Similar To

HB104 (Crossfiled) 2023-05-08 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 507
SB368 (Carry Over) 2022-02-01 - Hearing 2/08 at 1:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Local Government4304(n/a)See Bill Text
Local Government4305(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

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