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MDSB49PassIncreasing from $2,400 to $5,000 the salary of the president and from $2,400 to $4,500 the salary of the other regular members of the Anne Arundel County Board of Elections; and providing that the Act does not apply to the salary or compensation of t...
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 805
MDHB158PassIncreasing from $2,400 to $5,000 the salary of the President and from $2,400 to $4,500 the salary for regular members of the Anne Arundel County Board of Elections; and providing that the Act does not apply to the salary or compensation of the incumb...
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 804
MDHB532PassProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to authorize the General Assembly to allow a qualified individual to register and vote at a precinct polling place on Election Day; and submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State ...
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2018-05-26
Assigned a chapter number, enactment subject to constitutional referendum - Chapter 855
MDSB875PassAltering the definition of "campaign material" to include certain material that is disseminated and certain qualifying paid digital communications; altering the definition of "public communication" to include certain qualifying paid digital communica...
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 833
MDHB981PassAltering the definition of "campaign material" to include certain material that is disseminated and certain qualifying paid digital communications; altering the definition of "public communication" to include certain qualifying paid digital communica...
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 834
MDSB178VetoAltering from 10 to 30 days after the appointment or election of an individual to the Board of Trustees for the State Retirement and Pension System during which the individual is required to take the oath of office; clarifying that individuals appoin...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB739VetoAltering the membership of the State Board of Education to add two regular members who are certified teachers with certain experience and a parent of a student enrolled in a public school; prohibiting the two teacher members from being employed by th...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB730PassProhibiting a municipality from requiring an individual to provide a certain reason in order to vote by absentee ballot.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 745
MDSB171PassAltering the date for the start of the term for a member elected to serve on the Talbot County Board of Education from January 1 to December 1 after the member's election.
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 372
MDHB156PassAltering the date for the start of the term for a member elected to serve on the Talbot County Board of Education from January 1 to December 1 after the member's election.
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 371
MDHB755PassProhibiting a campaign finance entity that receives a contribution in violation of a certain prohibition on contributions in the name of another person from using the contribution; requiring the campaign finance entity to remit the illegal contributi...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 460
MDHB1278PassRequiring the State Board of Elections to conduct an audit of the accuracy of the voting system's tabulation of votes by completing a certain audit of electronic ballot images and a certain manual audit after each statewide general election; requirin...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 523
MDHB1331PassRequiring the State Administrator of Elections to submit a report to the Department of Information Technology and appropriate persons within 7 days after becoming aware of a certain security violation and significant attempted security violation invo...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 524
MDHB1717PassAltering the definition of "personal information" for purposes of certain provisions of law governing the protection of information by government agencies to exclude voter registration numbers.
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 552
MDSB289PassProhibiting an agent of a certain applicant from making a contribution to a member of the governing body of Frederick County during the pendency of a certain application; requiring certain members of the Frederick County Board of Zoning Appeals, Ethi...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 272
MDSB281PassAltering the membership of the Maryland Cybersecurity Council to include the State Administrator of Elections or the State Administrator's designee.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 151
MDHB630PassProhibiting an agent of a certain applicant from making a contribution to a member of the governing body of Frederick County during the pendency of a certain application; requiring certain members of the Frederick County Board of Zoning Appeals, Ethi...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 273
MDSB333EngrossAltering certain requirements for canvassing provisional ballots when an individual casts more than one ballot for the same election; requiring a local board of elections to review all documents relating to an individual to verify certain ballots if ...
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2018-04-09
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (137-0)
MDHB988IntroEstablishing the 2020 Census Grant Program to issue matching grants to local governments and nonprofit organizations to support the accurate counting of the population of the State and its local jurisdictions and the collection of basic demographic a...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDSB865EngrossClarifying the term of a certain director of a corporation elected to fill a vacancy; altering the authority of and circumstances in which certain holders of stock may take certain action or consent to a certain action by delivering a consent in writ...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1089EngrossEstablishing certain requirements for the appointment and removal of the inspector general of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority by the Board of Directors of the Authority; specifying certain powers and requirements of the inspector g...
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2018-04-09
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0)
MDHB1095IntroClarifying the term of a certain director of a corporation elected to fill a vacancy; altering the authority of and circumstances in which certain holders of stock may take certain action or consent to a certain action by delivering a consent in writ...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB855PassEstablishing the 2020 Census Grant Program to issue matching grants to local governments and nonprofit organizations to support the accurate counting of the population of the State and its local jurisdictions and the collection of basic demographic a...
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2018-04-05
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 18
MDSB1048PassRedesignating electronic voter registration agencies as automatic voter registration agencies; requiring automatic voter registration agencies to inform an applicant completing an applicable transaction that the applicant shall be registered to vote ...
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2018-04-05
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 19
MDSJ7IntroApplying to the U.S. Congress for an amendments convention called under Article V of the U.S. Constitution, on the application of the legislatures of two-thirds of the several states, to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that affirms ever...
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2018-04-02
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHJ11EngrossApplying to the U.S. Congress for an amendments convention called under Article V of the U.S. Constitution, on the application of the legislatures of two-thirds of the several states, to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that authorizes r...
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2018-04-02
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB347IntroLimiting to two the number of consecutive terms as either a Senator or a Delegate to which a person may be elected; specifying how service for a certain partial term shall be considered for purposes of the term limit; submitting the amendment to the ...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB356IntroProhibiting multimember delegate districts; creating the General Assembly and Congressional Legislative Redistricting and Apportionment Commission; requiring the Commission to divide the State to create certain General Assembly legislative districts ...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB477IntroEstablishing the Potomac Compact for Fair Representation; providing that a party state is not required to comply with the Compact under certain circumstances; establishing the Independent Congressional Districting Commission; requiring the Commission...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB537IntroEstablishing the Potomac Compact for Fair Representation; providing that a compacting state is not required to comply with the Compact under certain circumstances; establishing the Congressional Districting Commission; requiring the Executive Directo...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHJ4IntroApplying to the U.S. Congress for an amendments convention called under Article V of the U.S. Constitution, on the application of the legislatures of two-thirds of the several states, to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that limits the n...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB886IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to limit the number of consecutive terms as either a Senator or a Delegate to which a person may be elected; specifying how service for a certain partial term shall be considered for purposes of the...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB1022IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require congressional districts to conform to certain standards and that due regard be given to natural boundaries and boundaries of political subdivisions; and submitting the amendment to the qu...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB1328IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to alter the provisions relating to the establishment of legislative districts for the purpose of electing members of the House of Delegates to require that all delegate districts consist of either ...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB1362IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to alter the number of delegates in each House legislative district to establish single-member districts; submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State for their adoption or rejectio...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB186EngrossRepealing certain authority of the Prince George's County Executive to appoint a vice chair of the Prince George's County Board of Education; requiring the elected members of the county board to elect a vice chair of the county board from among the e...
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2018-03-28
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB940EngrossAltering the circumstances under which a local board of elections is authorized to provide election judges who are not registered with either the majority party or principal minority party and election judges who are minors.
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2018-03-27
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB1126IntroRequiring the State Board of Elections approved absentee ballot application to require the applicant to provide certain information; repealing a provision of law requiring a local board of elections to provide an absentee ballot by facsimile transmis...
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2018-03-22
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB256EngrossRequiring certain candidates for President or Vice President of the United States to file copies of certain federal tax returns and written consent for the disclosure of those tax returns with the State Board of Elections no later than 65 days before...
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2018-03-20
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB513IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution relating to the selection and tenure of circuit court judges; requiring an appointment of a circuit court judge to be subject to Senate confirmation; providing for a retention election following an ...
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2018-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB607IntroProposing amendments to the Maryland Constitution relating to the selection and tenure of circuit court judges; requiring Senate confirmation of individuals appointed by the Governor to the office of a judge of a circuit court; providing for conteste...
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2018-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDSB357IntroRequiring a jury commissioner to provide prospective juror information concerning individuals who are not citizens of the United States to the State Board of Elections within 5 days after receiving the information; requiring the State Administrator t...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB1061IntroAllowing voters who have declined to affiliate with a political party to affiliate with a party at any time individuals may register to vote; requiring an election judge to follow certain procedures to determine the voter's qualifications if a voter ...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDSB408IntroEstablishing collective bargaining rights for community college employees; establishing procedures for the selection of an exclusive bargaining representative; establishing that a maximum of six bargaining units may be designated; requiring certain c...
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2018-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDHB53IntroProhibiting a person other than the candidate or the candidate's spouse from making a loan to the campaign finance entity of a candidate; etc.
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
MDSB221IntroEstablishing a 12-year term of office for the State Administrator of Elections; providing that the State Administrator is eligible for reappointment; requiring that, at the end of a term, the State Administrator continue to serve until a successor is...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB332IntroAuthorizing a campaign finance entity to distribute campaign material purchased under the authority of a prior treasurer of the campaign finance entity responsible for the campaign material.
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDSB592IntroCreating a Joint Committee on Election Oversight to study, examine and identify ways in which the State Board of Elections and local boards can improve election administration and campaign finance regulation; providing for the membership and staffing...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB591IntroRequiring the State Board of Elections approved absentee ballot application to require the applicant to provide any one of three forms of identification, the last four digits of the applicant's Social Security number, Maryland driver's license number...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
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