MD SB362 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 21 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-03-16 - Hearing canceled
Pending: House Ways and Means Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Altering the time that a local board of elections may begin opening absentee ballot envelopes to canvass the absentee ballots cast in an election to before 9 a.m. on the Friday following election day instead of prior to 8 a.m. on the Wednesday following election day.

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Election Law - Absentee Ballots - Timing of Canvass


Roll Calls

2020-02-21 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2020-03-16HouseHearing canceled
2020-02-25HouseHearing 3/17 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-24HouseReferred Ways and Means
2020-02-21SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2020-02-19SenateSecond Reading Passed
2020-02-19SenateFavorable Adopted
2020-02-18SenateFavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2020-01-29SenateHearing 2/06 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-01-24SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

Same As/Similar To

HB555 (Crossfiled) 2020-03-18 - Third Reading Passed (45-0)


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Election Law11302(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments