MD SB713 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Foward to future SB285


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 9-2)
Status: Introduced on February 3 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-03-03 - Hearing 3/03 at 1:30 p.m.
Pending: Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Prohibiting a person from willfully and maliciously destroying, injuring, or defacing a campaign sign that is on another person's property; establishing that a violation of the Act is a misdemeanor with a fine of up to $1,000, or imprisonment for not more than 60 days or both; prohibiting a person from willfully or knowingly obtaining or exerting unauthorized control over a certain campaign sign under certain circumstances; and establishing a fine of up to $1,000, or imprisonment of up to 60 days, or both for a violation of the Act.

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Election Law – Theft or Destruction of Campaign Signs – Penalties



2021-03-03SenateHearing 3/03 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-03-03SenateHearing canceled
2021-02-12SenateHearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.
2021-02-03SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

Same As/Similar To

SB713 (Carry Over) 2021-03-03 - Hearing 3/03 at 1:30 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Election Law161001(n/a)See Bill Text
Election Law16904(n/a)See Bill Text

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