MD SB224 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous SB372


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on April 10 2021 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-04-10 - Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
Pending: House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to provide each individual who is released from a correctional facility with a voter registration application and documentation informing the individual that the individual's voting rights have been restored; requiring the State Board of Elections to adopt certain regulations establishing a program to inform eligible voters incarcerated in correctional facilities of upcoming elections and how to exercise the right to vote; etc.

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Election Law – Correctional Facilities – Voter Registration and Voting


Roll Calls

2021-04-10 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 36 N: 11 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-04-10HouseReferred Rules and Executive Nominations
2021-04-10SenateThird Reading Passed (36-11)
2021-04-09SenateSecond Reading Passed
2021-04-09SenateFavorable Adopted
2021-04-09SenateFavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-01-19SenateHearing 2/04 at 11:00 a.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)
2021-01-13SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs and Judicial Proceedings

Same As/Similar To

SB372 (Carry Over) 2020-02-05 - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)
HB222 (Crossfiled) 2021-05-30 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 734


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Correctional Services2501(n/a)See Bill Text
Election Law1303.1(n/a)See Bill Text
Election Law3102(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments