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MDHB156PassRequiring a local board of elections to obtain input from large residential communities including institutions of higher education, continuing care retirement communities, senior communities, and military installations when establishing precinct boun...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 656
MDHB222PassRequiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to provide each individual who is released from a correctional facility with a voter registration application and documentation informing the individual that their voting rights have...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 734
MDSB283PassRequiring a local board of elections to obtain input from large residential institutional communities including institutions of higher education, continuing care retirement communities, senior communities, and military installations when establishing...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 657
MDHB206PassRequiring early voting centers to be open during the hours between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. during each early voting day.
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 660
MDSB415PassRequiring the Comptroller to distribute public contributions to a certain campaign finance entity established to receive public contributions for certain eligible candidates; requiring the State Board of Elections to make a certain determination rega...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 733
MDSB525PassRequiring the Baltimore City centralized booking facility to provide a secure, designated ballot drop box for eligible voters in the facility and to monitor the ballot drop box 24 hours a day and 7 days a week; requiring the Baltimore City centralize...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 646
MDSB523PassAltering the definition of "board" for purposes of requiring the State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, and Speech-Language Pathologists to post a list of recommended courses in cultural and linguistic competency, health d...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 712
MDHB600PassAltering the definition of "board" for purposes of requiring the State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, and Speech-Language Pathologists to post a list of certain courses, provide certain information on certain courses at ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 711
MDSB596PassRequiring early voting centers to be open during the hours between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. each early voting day.
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 659
MDHB1048PassRequiring a local board of elections to designate ballot drop box locations; requiring each local board to submit the proposed locations to the State Administrator of Elections for approval; requiring a local board to ensure the security of ballot dr...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 514
MDSB749PassAltering the manner of election for certain members of the Charles County Board of Education by specifying that members be elected from certain county commissioner districts; providing for the ballot requirements for a certain election; requiring the...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 405
MDHB1060PassAltering the manner of election for certain members of the Charles County Board of Education by specifying that members be elected from certain county commissioner districts; providing for the ballot requirements for a certain election; requiring the...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 404
MDHB1343PassAltering the manner in which the members of the Anne Arundel County Republican Party Central Committee are elected.
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 685
MDHB1350PassRequiring a treasurer of a campaign finance entity to approve, rather than make, all disbursements for the entity; authorizing the chairman of a campaign finance entity to approve, rather than make, disbursements for the entity under certain circumst...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 647
MDHB45PassAuthorizing employees of the Baltimore County Public Library to form, join, and participate in an employee organization and engage in certain other activities related to collective bargaining; authorizing an employee organization seeking certificatio...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 747
MDSB138PassAuthorizing employees of the Baltimore County Public Library to form, join, and participate in an employee organization and engage in certain other activities related to collective bargaining; authorizing an employee organization seeking certificatio...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 748
MDHB894VetoEstablishing collective bargaining rights for certain community college employees; establishing procedures for the selection and certification of an exclusive bargaining representative; establishing a cap of four on the number of bargaining units in ...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB746VetoEstablishing collective bargaining rights for certain community college employees; establishing procedures for the selection and certification of an exclusive bargaining representative; establishing a cap of four on the number of bargaining units in ...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB310PassAltering 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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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 321
MDSB139PassEntering into the Interstate Occupational Therapy Licensure Compact; stating the purpose of the Compact; requiring a state to meet certain requirements to participate in the Compact; establishing certain duties of member states; authorizing a certain...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 94
MDHB540PassEntering into the Interstate Occupational Therapy Licensure Compact; stating the purpose of the Compact; requiring a state to meet certain requirements to participate in the Compact; establishing certain duties of member states; authorizing a certain...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 93
MDHB738PassAltering the deadlines by which a certificate of candidacy for a successor candidate for Governor or Lieutenant Governor must be filed under certain circumstances; altering the day by which a certain statement regarding certain statewide questions to...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 117
MDHB369EngrossProhibiting the State Board of Elections from approving a contract with an election service provider unless the contract requires the election service provider to report to the State Administrator of Elections if any stage in the manufacturing of a c...
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2021-04-12
Third Readings Passed with Amendments (46-0)
MDHB424EngrossRequiring the Comptroller to distribute public contributions to a certain campaign finance entity established to receive public contributions for certain eligible candidates; requiring the State Board of Elections to make a certain determination rega...
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2021-04-12
Favorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB632EngrossProhibiting certain candidates from petitioning for a recount under certain circumstances; prohibiting a registered voter from filing a petition for a recount based on the certified results of a ballot question under certain circumstances; altering t...
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2021-04-12
Senate Requests House Recede
MDHB761EngrossAltering the circumstances under which a certain petitioner for a recount is not liable for the costs of the recount; providing that certain provisions of the Act apply only to persons that accept public campaign financing under certain provisions of...
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2021-04-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB71EngrossRepealing provisions of law establishing educational programs for juveniles in residential facilities under the State Department of Education; establishing the Juvenile Services Education Board in the Department of Juvenile Services; requiring the Bo...
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2021-04-12
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB224EngrossRequiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to provide each individual who is released from a correctional facility with a voter registration application and documentation informing the individual that the individual's voting ...
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2021-04-10
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB683PassRequiring a local board of elections to designate the locations of ballot drop boxes in accordance with certain factors; requiring each local board to submit proposed ballot drop box locations to the State Administrator of Elections; requiring a loca...
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2021-04-10
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 56
MDHB1047EngrossRequiring the State Board of Elections to complete a comprehensive report analyzing the election after each statewide election; requiring the report to be posted on the State Board's website and submitted to the General Assembly; requiring that certa...
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2021-04-10
Senate Refuses Recede
MDSB150EngrossAltering the number of members serving on the Baltimore County Board of Education; requiring the Baltimore County Executive to appoint one member of the county board within a certain period of time; requiring the Baltimore County School Board Nominat...
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2021-04-09
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB745PassAltering the number of early voting centers counties are required to establish; clarifying the process by which one additional early voting center may be established in a county in excess of the number of required to be established; and requiring a l...
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2021-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 43
MDHB481IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to repeal the requirement that a candidate for Governor who seeks nomination in a primary election designate a candidate for Lieutenant Governor at the time of filing a certificate of candidacy; req...
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2021-03-31
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB851EngrossAltering the method for filling a vacancy on the Frederick County Board of Education; specifying that an individual appointed to fill a vacancy serves for the remainder of a certain term and until a successor is elected and qualifies except that, und...
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2021-03-30
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB759EngrossRequiring the State Administrator of Elections to convene a Risk-Limiting Audits Workgroup to draft a plan to conduct a risk-limiting audit of certain contests after each statewide election and proposed legislation for consideration by the General As...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB746EngrossProhibiting the form and content required to be prescribed by the State Board of Elections for an envelope enclosing an absentee ballot from including language or information that visibly identifies the party affiliation of the voter; prohibiting bal...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1068EngrossRequiring a local board of elections to count an absentee ballot and reject a provisional ballot if the local board receives a legally sufficient absentee ballot and a provisional ballot from the same individual.
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2021-03-24
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1351EngrossRequiring a campaign finance entity to initiate the transfer of a contribution made through a third-party payment processor from the account of the third-party payment processor to the designated campaign account of the campaign finance entity within...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1352EngrossRequiring the State Department of Assessments and Taxation to electronically transmit certain lists of registered and forfeited businesses to the State Board of Elections in a certain manner and format by January 15 each year; requiring the Departmen...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB6EngrossProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require an individual appointed by the Governor to fill a vacancy in the office of Delegate or Senator in the General Assembly to serve for the remainder of the term if the vacancy occurs after a...
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2021-03-20
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB515IntroProhibiting a person from preventing a candidate from accessing apartment buildings to campaign for elected office, register voters, or distribute campaign material, except under certain circumstances; authorizing a person to impose certain limitatio...
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2021-03-20
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB181EngrossAltering the number of votes required, to a majority vote of the voting members currently serving, for the members of the Baltimore County Board of Education to elect a chair and vice chair.
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2021-03-19
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB247EngrossRequiring the training materials used by the program of instruction for election judges to include oral and written instructions in the various methods an election judge may use to accommodate voters in need of assistance; requiring the State Board t...
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2021-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB202IntroAltering the procedures for the selection of presidential elector nominees; requiring certain presidential elector nominees and alternates to execute a certain pledge; requiring the Governor to certify certain presidential electors and make certain s...
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2021-03-18
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB335EngrossProviding that certain provisions of law do not apply to an individual who simultaneously holds an elected public office and is on the ballot for the national presidential nominating convention or holds the office of delegate to the national presiden...
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2021-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB656EngrossRequiring that, if any early voting center is located within one-half mile of a fixed local bus route, buses operating on that route, shall, to the maximum extent practical, allow passengers to embark and disembark at the entrance of the early voting...
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2021-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB374EngrossProhibiting legislators and persons acting on behalf of legislators from receiving, depositing, or using a certain contribution, conducting a fund-raising event, or selling or soliciting a ticket to a fundraising event during a special session of the...
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2021-03-17
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB655EngrossRequiring an election of a county commissioner or members of certain county boards of education to represent a specific district to be decided by a plurality of the votes cast within that district; and applying certain provisions of the Act only to c...
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2021-03-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB827IntroRepealing certain provisions of law governing the inclusion and counting of incarcerated individuals in the population count used after each decennial census for the purpose of creating congressional and certain legislative districting plans; repeali...
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2021-03-16
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB10EngrossProhibiting a person from carrying or displaying a firearm on the premises of a privately or publicly owned building being used as a polling site during an election, including in a parking lot, or carrying or possessing a firearm within 100 feet of a...
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2021-03-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
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