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MDSB184PassRequiring the State Board of Elections, in consultation with the Department of Information Technology, to make publicly available on the Internet each meeting agenda, made available at least 24 hours in advance of each meeting, live video streaming, ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 486
MDHB237PassAuthorizing all counties, rather than counties with fewer than a certain number of registered voters, to establish one early voting center in addition to the number of early voting centers the county is required to establish if the State Board of Ele...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 539
MDHB355PassRepealing the requirement that certain county boards of education develop and maintain a funding accountability website; requiring that each county board report annually certain financial information to the Department of Budget and Management beginni...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 541
MDSB334PassRequiring a certain appointing authority, on request, to provide a list of the names of the candidates to fill a vacancy of an elected member of a county board of education to the individual who made the request or by publication on the website of th...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 496
MDSB364PassEstablishing the Election Day Page Program to stimulate student interest in elections, provide assistance to election judges, and assist elderly and disabled voters at polling places; requiring the State Board of Elections to develop a page training ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 468
MDHB460PassAltering the date on which an elected member of the Harford County Board of Education begins a term of office to be the first Monday in December after the member is elected.
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 469
MDSB743PassProhibiting the State Board of Elections from approving a contract with an election service provider unless the contract includes a clause regarding notice of ownership of, investment in, or control of the election service provider by a foreign natio...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 403
MDSB710PassSpecifying that certain provisions of law may apply to contributions to the County Executive or the members of the County Council of Anne Arundel County or candidates for election to those offices; authorizing the County Council of Anne Arundel Count...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 555
MDHB993PassSpecifying that certain provisions of law may apply to certain campaign contributions to the County Executive or the members of the County Council of Anne Arundel County or candidates for election to those offices; authorizing the County Council of A...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 554
MDSB950PassAuthorizing any remaining balance in the account of a certain campaign finance entity before its termination to be paid to a certain legislative party caucus committee; requiring the authorized candidate campaign committee of a candidate who dies to ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 491
MDSB137PassClarifying voting procedures in certain cumulative voting elections; clarifying the term of a certain director of a corporation elected to fill a vacancy; altering the authority of certain holders of stock to take or consent to certain action; alteri...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 289
MDHB830PassRequiring the governing body of a county that exercises its authority to establish a system of public campaign financing for elective offices in the executive and legislative branches of county government to provide the funding and staff necessary fo...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 376
MDHB176PassRequiring candidates nominated by a new political party to file a certificate of candidacy not later than 5 p.m. on the first Monday in August in the year of the general election for the office, comply with certain requirements for a certificate of c...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 155
MDHB172PassRepealing provisions of law that require the State Board of Elections and a local board of elections to be open for business during certain hours on a certain date; and altering the period during which voter registration is closed before an election.
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 153
MDHB174PassAltering a certain provision of law to require absent uniformed services voters and overseas voters as defined in the federal Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act and voters with a disability who do not have a Maryland driver's license...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 154
MDHB177PassAltering a certain provision that requires a local board of elections to provide to the State Board of Elections a copy of the complaint or other pleading that initiated a judicial proceeding in which a local board is a party by removing the requirem...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 156
MDSB230PassRequiring local boards of elections to prepare and release a report of the unofficial results of the absentee ballot vote tabulation at the end of each day of absentee ballot canvassing.
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 42
MDSB123EnrollAuthorizing the State Administrator of Elections or the State Administrator's designee to investigate a potential violation of certain provisions of law prohibiting certain coordinated expenditures and donations; authorizing the State Administrator o...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB171EngrossAltering the circumstances under which a certain provision of law requiring a campaign finance entity to terminate and file a final campaign finance report applies; altering the time period within which a certain campaign finance entity is required t...
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2019-04-08
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB651EnrollIncreasing the number of regular members of certain local boards of elections from 3 to 5; repealing the position of substitute member of certain local boards; requiring the members of certain local boards to be of certain political parties; requirin...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB529EnrollAltering the membership of the State Board of Education to add a certain certified teacher who is actively teaching and a parent of a student enrolled in a public school in the State; requiring the Governor to appoint a certain teacher member with th...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB766IntroEstablishing collective bargaining rights for community college employees; establishing procedures for the selection of an exclusive bargaining representative; establishing that a maximum number of six bargaining units may be designated at each commu...
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2019-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB1077EnrollRepealing certain provisions regarding a prohibition on the sale or provision of alcoholic beverages within an election district or precinct of Talbot County on the day of a general, special, or primary election during the hours when the polls are op...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB920EnrollRepealing certain provisions regarding a prohibition on the sale or provision of alcoholic beverages within an election district or precinct of Talbot County on the day of a general, special, or primary election during the hours when the polls are op...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB1004EnrollAltering the date by which the Clerk of the Court of Appeals and the Clerk of the Court of Special Appeals must provide a certain notice to the State Board of Elections; repealing the requirement that the Anne Arundel County Board of Education provid...
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2019-04-05
Passed Enrolled
MDHB87EnrollAltering the membership of the State Board of Education to add a certified teacher who is actively teaching and a parent of a student enrolled in a public school in the State; requiring the Governor to appoint a teacher member with the advice and con...
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2019-04-03
Passed Enrolled
MDHB565IntroRequiring each voter to use a ballot marking device that is accessible to voters with disabilities to vote at early voting centers and election day polling places to ensure that access is provided to voters with disabilities in accordance with a cert...
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2019-04-03
Referred to interim study by Ways and Means
MDHB1025EnrollAuthorizing the State Administrator of Elections, or a designee, to investigate a potential violation of certain provisions of law prohibiting certain coordinated expenditures and donations; authorizing the State Administrator, or a designee, to issu...
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2019-04-03
Passed Enrolled
MDHB878EnrollAltering the fees that are due for failure to file a campaign finance report, an affidavit, or an amended campaign finance report; increasing the maximum fee payable for a campaign finance report, an affidavit, or an amended campaign finance report f...
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2019-04-03
Returned Passed
MDHB807IntroRepealing a certain balloting and nomination process to select the names of certain candidates to submit to the Governor to be members of the State Board of Dental Examiners; requiring the Board, within a certain period of time, to notify certain pra...
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2019-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB449EnrollProviding an exception to the voter registration deadline to allow an individual to appear at a precinct polling place in the individual's county of residence and apply to register to vote; requiring an applicant for a voter registration on election ...
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2019-04-02
Passed Enrolled
MDHB286EnrollProviding an exception to the voter registration deadline to allow an individual to appear, on election day, at a precinct polling place in the individual's county of residence and apply to register to vote; requiring an applicant for voter registrat...
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2019-04-01
Passed Enrolled
MDHB71EnrollRequiring the State Board of Elections, in consultation with the Department of Information Technology, to make publicly available on the Internet each meeting agenda made available at least 24 hours in advance of each meeting, live video streaming, a...
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2019-03-29
Returned Passed
MDSB128PassRequiring county boards of education to annually set the start and end dates of the school year for schools in the county; removing a provision relating to extending the school year beyond June 15; requiring that a certain statement be mailed to vote...
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2019-03-29
Gubernatorial Veto Override - Chapter 13
MDHB487IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to increase the number of years between successive retention elections for judges of the Court of Appeals and Court of Special Appeals from 10 years to 12 years; proposing an amendment to the Maryla...
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2019-03-29
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB709IntroAltering the fee that a homeowners association may impose for a certain inspection from $50 to $100; altering the circumstances under which the homeowners association is entitled to the inspection fee; establishing that a homeowners association shall...
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2019-03-29
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHJ2IntroApplying 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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2019-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations; Withdrawn
MDSB254IntroExempting Baltimore City Community College from certain provisions of the State procurement law; requiring the Board of Trustees of the College, subject to review and approval by the Board of Public Works and the Joint Committee on Administrative, Ex...
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2019-03-28
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB1050IntroEstablishing the composition of the sixth and eighth districts in the State of Maryland for the election of members to the United States House of Representatives based on the recommendations made by the Emergency Commission on Sixth Congressional Dis...
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2019-03-28
Referred Senate Rules
MDHB1430IntroEstablishing the composition of the sixth and eighth districts in the State of Maryland for the election of members to the United States House of Representatives based on the recommendations made by the Emergency Commission on Sixth Congressional Dis...
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2019-03-28
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDSB112PassRepealing certain reporting requirements that are obsolete, unnecessary, or duplicative; consolidating certain reporting requirements for efficiency; codifying certain reporting requirements for transparency; modifying certain reporting requirements ...
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2019-03-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 6
MDHB79EngrossAuthorizing all counties, rather than only counties with fewer than a certain number of registered voters, to establish one early voting center in addition to the number of early voting centers that the county is required to establish if the State Bo...
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2019-03-26
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
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