MD SB647 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Introduced on February 3 2020 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2020-03-02 - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring the State Board of Elections to maintain a page on its website that includes clear information about voter registration and voting by students enrolled in institutions of higher education, including links to information on voting by absentee ballot for students outside the State; requiring a public institution of higher education to designate a staff member as the student voting coordinator; requiring the student voting coordinator to develop and implement a plan to increase student voter registration; etc.

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Election Law - Institutions of Higher Education - Voter Registration and Voting by Students (Student Voter Empowerment Act of 2020)



2020-03-02SenateUnfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2020-02-05SenateHearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-03SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

Same As/Similar To

HB245 (Crossfiled) 2020-03-15 - Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Election Law1101(n/a)See Bill Text
Election Law2303(n/a)See Bill Text
Election Law3103(n/a)See Bill Text
Election Law3204(n/a)See Bill Text
Election Law3204.2(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments 750