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MDSB101PassAltering certain definitions to allow a campaign finance entity to pay expenses associated with contesting an election; prohibiting a recount under certain circumstances; altering the circumstances under which a petitioner for a recount is not liable...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 625
MDSB15PassAltering, from 3 to 4 years after an offense was committed, the statute of limitations for certain prosecutions related to violations of State election laws; imposing certain restrictions related to candidacies, political committee positions, and ele...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 642
MDHB291PassAltering certain definitions to allow a campaign finance entity to pay expenses associated with contesting an election; altering the circumstances under which a petitioner for a recount is not liable for the costs of the recount; providing that a per...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 624
MDHB868PassRequiring the judges of the Circuit Court for Howard County to sit as the Orphans' Court for Howard County; repealing a requirement that the qualified voters of Howard County elect three Orphans' Court judges for the county; and exempting Howard Coun...
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2022-05-29
Assigned a chapter number, enactment subject to constitutional referendum - Chapter 539
MDHB603PassAltering the process for appointing members of the Harford County Board of Education.
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 569
MDSB163VetoAltering the procedures for the canvassing of and curing of errors on absentee and provisional ballots; repealing the requirements that a certain statement of election results be by precinct and that the local boards of elections publish copies of th...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB157VetoAltering the voting rights of and the process for electing a student member of the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners; and establishing the Task Force to Study Compensation and Student Members of the Baltimore City Board of School Commissio...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB433VetoAltering the voting rights of and the process for electing student members of the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners; and establishing the Task Force to Study Compensation and Student Members of the Baltimore City Board of School Commission...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB862VetoAltering procedures for canvassing of and curing of errors on absentee and provisional ballots; repealing the requirements that a certain statement of election results be by precinct and that the local boards of elections publish copies of the comple...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB444PassAltering the boundaries of the school board districts for election of the members of the Prince George's County Board of Education.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 455
MDSB952PassAltering the method for filling a vacancy on the Frederick County Board of Education.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 368
MDHB1473PassAltering the boundaries of the school board districts for election of the members of the Prince George's County Board of Education.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 454
MDSB239PassProhibiting a person from using contributor information from any report or statement required under provisions of law governing campaign finance for commercial solicitation purposes; and prohibiting a person from publishing contributor information fr...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 264
MDSB270PassEstablishing new boundaries for the county commissioner districts in Somerset County; providing for the reopening of the candidate filing deadline for a candidate for the office of member of the Somerset County Board of Education who will be elected ...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 214
MDHB289PassEstablishing new boundaries for the county commissioner districts in Somerset County; providing for the reopening of the candidate filing deadline for a candidate for the office of member of the Somerset County Board of Education who will be elected ...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 213
MDHB328PassRepealing restrictions on holding an election in a building used, owned, or occupied by an establishment that holds an alcoholic beverages license; requiring the State Board to adopt regulations regarding the use of a building or part of a building t...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 191
MDSB500PassAltering, from three to two, the number of members elected from each councilmanic district of Anne Arundel County to the Anne Arundel County Republican Party Central Committee.
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 194
MDSB907PassRepealing restrictions on holding an election in a building used, owned, or occupied by an establishment that holds an alcoholic beverages license; requiring the State Board to adopt regulations regarding the use of a building or part of a building t...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 192
MDHB355PassEstablishing the Workgroup on the Membership and Operation of the Prince George's County Board of Education to study and make recommendations regarding implementation of an electoral process for an all-elected Board, appropriate compensation, and an ...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 217
MDHB17PassEstablishing requirements for the solicitation of a recurring contribution for a political committee or a recurring donation for an independent expenditure or electioneering communication; and providing that the amount of any donation obtained in vio...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 109
MDHB689Engross

Sine Die
Altering the compensation of the president of the Carroll County Board of Education from $9,000 to $13,000 and the other voting members from $8,000 to $12,000 in annual compensation.
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2022-04-11
Second Reading Passed
MDHB476Engross

Sine Die
Altering the process for appointing certain members of the Baltimore County Board of Education in 2023; and altering the term of the appointed members and the process for electing officers of the county board in a certain year.
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2022-04-11
House Requests Senate Recede
MDSB158PassCodifying a requirement that a county pay its share of 50% of the State's costs to acquire and operate the uniform statewide voting systems; requiring that a county's share of the cost of acquiring and operating the uniform statewide voting system be...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 35
MDHB340Engross

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Altering, from 3 to 4 years after an offense was committed, the statute of limitations for certain prosecutions related to violations of State election laws; imposing certain restrictions related to candidacies, political committee positions, and ele...
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2022-04-07
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1343Engross

Sine Die
Requiring a major State contractor to file a certain statement with the State Board of Elections if the major State contractor made a certain disbursement during the reporting period to a certain advocacy organization that makes disbursements for pub...
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2022-04-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB1012PassEstablishing the composition of the eight districts in the State of Maryland for the election of members to the United States House of Representatives; and requiring that a certain question be submitted to the qualified voters of the State if the Act...
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2022-04-04
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 16
MDHB683Engross

Sine Die
Altering, from three to two, the number of members elected from each councilmanic district of Anne Arundel County to the Anne Arundel County Republican Party Central Committee.
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2022-04-01
Favorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB925Engross

Sine Die
Altering requirements for voting centers used in a special election conducted by mail in Prince George's County.
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2022-03-29
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB908Engross

Sine Die
Altering the process for appointing members of the Harford County Board of Education.
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2022-03-23
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB707Engross

Sine Die
Altering the timeline for and requirements related to the selection of a candidate for Lieutenant Governor by a candidate for Governor.
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2022-03-21
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB428Engross

Sine Die
Prohibiting the State Board of Elections from approving a contract with an election service provider unless the contract includes a clause requiring the election service provider to report to the State Administrator of Elections if any stage in the m...
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2022-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB745Engross

Sine Die
Requiring the State Board of Elections, in collaboration with the local boards of elections, to conduct a risk-limiting audit after each statewide election; authorizing, rather than requiring, the State Board, in collaboration with the local boards, ...
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2022-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1485Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing employees of the Trustees of the Walters Art Gallery to form, join, and participate in an employee organization and engage in certain other activities related to collective bargaining.
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2022-03-17
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB498Engross

Sine Die
Prohibiting a person from using contributor information from any report or statement required under provisions of law governing campaign finance for commercial solicitation purposes; and prohibiting a person from publishing contributor information fr...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB73Engross

Sine Die
Requiring that a special election be held at the same time as the regular statewide primary and general elections that are held in the second year of the term to fill a vacancy in the office of Delegate or Senator in the General Assembly if the vacan...
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2022-03-15
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1090Intro

Sine Die
Altering the membership of the Prince George's County Board of Education to include only elected members; and repealing certain provisions of law regarding the appointment of members to the county board.
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2022-03-14
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB35Engross

Sine Die
Codifying a requirement that a county pay its share of 50% of the State's costs to acquire and operate the uniform statewide voting systems for voting in polling places and for absentee voting; requiring that a county's share of the cost be based on ...
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2022-03-11
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB288Engross

Sine Die
Altering the timing of the annual election of the officers of the Talbot County Board of Education; requiring the county board to elect a president and vice president from among its member at its last meeting at the end of each calendar year, or at t...
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2022-03-09
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB414Engross

Sine Die
Altering the number of members serving on the Baltimore County Board of Education; requiring the Baltimore County Executive to appoint a member of the county board from a certain list of nominees within a certain period of time; altering the processe...
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2022-03-09
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB352Intro

Sine Die
Altering the procedures for the canvassing of absentee and provisional ballots; requiring the State Board of Elections to adopt regulations requiring a local board to notify a voter of a problem with a ballot envelope and provide the voter an opportu...
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2022-03-08
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB949Intro

Sine Die
Establishing that campaign finance reports are not subject to public inspection under the Public Information Act and may not be disclosed to a person other than the State Board of Elections or a local board of elections except under certain circumsta...
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2022-03-07
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1404Intro

Sine Die
Providing that voters are eligible for curbside voting under certain circumstances; requiring curbside voting be made available to all registered voters with disabilities; and establishing requirements governing curbside voting, including requirement...
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2022-03-03
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB329Intro

Sine Die
Altering the procedures for the canvassing of absentee and provisional ballots; requiring the State Board of Elections to adopt regulations requiring a local board to notify a voter of a problem with a ballot envelope and provide the voter an opportu...
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2022-03-01
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB347Intro

Sine Die
Establishing processes and procedures for the election and recall of the County Superintendent of the Baltimore County public school system; providing certain qualifications and terms of office for the County Superintendent; and establishing minimum ...
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2022-02-28
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB998Intro

Sine Die
Altering the manner in which elected trustees are recommended to serve on and elected to the board of trustees of the Maryland Environmental Trust; authorizing a trustee who is elected to fill a certain vacancy to serve one additional term; authorizi...
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2022-02-23
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1281Intro

Sine Die
Establishing processes and procedures for the recall of an elected member of a county board of education.
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2022-02-22
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1175Intro

Sine Die
Altering the method for filling a vacancy on the Frederick County Board of Education.
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2022-02-22
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1434Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Board of Public Works to approve the award of a procurement contract for ballot printing services for ballots before a unit may execute the contract; and prohibiting the Board from delegating its authority to approve the award of a proc...
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2022-02-22
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB989Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting absentee ballot envelopes, ballot/return envelopes, return envelopes, and envelope templates from including language or information that visibly identifies the party affiliation of the voter.
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2022-02-20
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB284Intro

Sine Die
Requiring each local board of elections to conduct a voter registration drive at least once each school year in each public high school in the county in a manner specified in an agreement between the local board and county board of education; and req...
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2022-02-15
Withdrawn by Sponsor
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