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MDSB25Intro

Sine Die
Providing that the fourth Tuesday in October each year is Maryland Voting Equity Reform Day.
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2021-03-19
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB202Intro

Sine Die
Altering 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Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1064Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting fixed Internet service providers and mobile broadband Internet access service providers, in the course of providing certain services and subject to a certain limitation, from blocking certain content, applications, services, or devices, o...
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2021-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB741Intro

Sine Die
Removing the Deputy Director of the Maryland Environmental Service as a designated officer of the Service and instead authorizing the Board of Directors of the Service to appoint a Deputy Director to assist the Director in a certain manner; providing...
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2021-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDSB773Intro

Sine Die
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require each chamber of the General Assembly to designate its highest elected member within each party to appoint their party's members to standing committees in a manner that reflects the divers...
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2021-03-10
Unfavorable Report by Senate Rules
MDSB340Intro

Sine Die
Altering the circumstances under which an individual is not qualified to be a registered voter to include if the individual has been convicted of a certain violation of the election law and less than 4 years have elapsed since the date of the convict...
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2021-03-05
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB1026Intro

Sine Die
Altering the membership of the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners to require 8 members to be elected and 4 members to be appointed; altering and establishing certain qualifications for members of the board; requiring one member of the board...
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2021-03-05
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB747Intro

Sine Die
Altering the membership of the State Board of Elections; requiring certain members of the State Board to have expertise or experience in certain areas; providing for a nonvoting, ex officio member of the State Board; altering the duties of the State ...
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2021-03-03
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB831Intro

Sine Die
Altering certain provisions of law to require the State Board of Elections to make all open meeting materials publicly available on its website before a certain meeting; altering the method by which a political party is determined for the purpose of ...
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2021-03-03
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB838Intro

Sine Die
Requiring an election judge to establish a voter's identity by requiring the voter to present certain proof of identity; requiring the election judge to read the voter's name aloud; requiring a voter to vote a provisional ballot if the voter is unabl...
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2021-03-03
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB906Intro

Sine Die
Altering the membership of the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners to require 8 members to be elected and 4 members to be appointed; altering and establishing certain qualifications for members of the board; requiring one member of the board...
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2021-03-02
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB300Intro

Sine Die
Providing that the fourth Tuesday in October each year is Maryland Voting Equity Reform Day.
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2021-03-01
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1345Intro

Sine Die
Requiring that a certain certification executed by an individual rendering assistance to an absentee voter be on a certain envelope instead of included in certain instructions; requiring the State Board of Elections to establish consistent designs fo...
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2021-02-23
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB339Intro

Sine Die
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to alter the standards for legislative districts to prohibit the accounting for certain information relating to the voting history and party affiliation of certain individuals; and submitting the am...
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2021-02-17
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB629Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting student members of a county board of education from casting a deciding vote on issues before the county board.
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2021-02-15
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
MDHB835Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting the Governor from renewing a state of emergency or catastrophic health emergency for more than 30 days without approval from the General Assembly by joint resolution or, under certain circumstances, by a majority vote of the Legislative P...
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2021-02-12
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1005Intro

Sine Die
Altering the number of early voting centers required in certain counties.
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2021-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB985Intro

Sine Die
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to provide that the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General and Comptroller are subject to a recall election; requiring that the recall of a certain State official be proposed by the filing ...
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2021-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1020Intro

Sine Die
Providing that voters are eligible for curbside voting under certain circumstances; requiring that curbside voting be made available to all registered voters with disabilities recognized under a certain federal law; requiring each local board of elec...
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2021-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1038Intro

Sine Die
Altering the membership of the State Board of Elections; requiring certain members of the State Board to have expertise or experience in certain areas; providing for a nonvoting, ex officio member of the State Board; altering the duties of the State ...
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2021-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1140Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the State Board of Elections to establish, by regulation, a process by which an individual may opt out of disclosure of personal information in the individual's voter registration record to any person other than an employee or a vendor of t...
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2021-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1165Intro

Sine Die
Requiring that the manual postelection tabulation audit be completed before the certification of statewide general election results, rather than within 120 days after the general election; and requiring that, if the manual audit finds that the vote t...
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2021-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB929Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting the Governor from renewing a state of emergency or catastrophic health emergency for more than two 30-day periods without approval from a majority of the Legislative Policy Committee; authorizing the Committee to vote on certain requests ...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1205Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the State Board of Elections to submit a certain report to the General Assembly regarding the use of mail-in ballots in the 2020 presidential general election on or before July 4, 2021; and requiring the report to include certain informatio...
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2021-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1228Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting a person from removing, defacing, damaging, destroying, or preventing the correct operation of a ballot drop box; prohibiting a person from unlocking a ballot drop box except under certain circumstances; and providing that a person who vi...
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2021-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB412Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the Task Force to Study Increased Voter Participation to evaluate and identify policies that have the potential to increase voter participation, evaluate the impact of any policy changes on the integrity of the electoral process, and est...
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2021-02-05
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB895Intro

Sine Die
Requiring local boards of elections to establish separate precincts in continuing care retirement communities of 200 or more individuals who are at least 60 years old specifically to serve at least the residents of those retirement communities if a c...
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2021-02-03
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB955Intro

Sine Die
Repealing a provision of law requiring a local board of elections to provide an absentee ballot by facsimile transmission if requested by a voter; altering a certain provision of law to require a local board to provide an absentee ballot by the Inter...
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2021-02-03
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB36Intro

Sine Die
Requiring a certain agent of a voter to be a family member or member of the voter's household to pick up and deliver the voter's absentee ballot; prohibiting a certain campaign volunteer from being designated by a voter as a certain agent to pick up ...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB58Intro

Sine Die
Altering the membership of the local boards of elections to require that a majority of the members of the boards be registered members of the political party with the largest number of registered voters in the county, rather than being of the majorit...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB233Intro

Sine Die
Requiring that certain guidelines for absentee voting provide for voter access to information concerning the status of the voter's absentee ballot or absentee ballot application; prohibiting an envelope enclosing an absentee ballot from including lan...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB271Intro

Sine Die
Requiring 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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2021-02-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSJ7Intro

Sine Die
Applying 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 or amendments to the U.S. Constitution tha...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB767Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing the Montgomery County Council to adopt, by law, a ranked choice voting method or an approval voting method for elections for certain local offices; defining "ranked choice voting" and "approval voting"; and authorizing a local law adoptin...
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2021-02-01
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB690Intro

Sine Die
Requiring a certain agent of a voter to be a family member or member of the voter's household to pick up and deliver the voter's absentee ballot; prohibiting a certain campaign volunteer from being designated by a voter as a certain agent to pick up ...
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2021-01-28
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB694Intro

Sine Die
Altering the circumstances under which an individual is not qualified to be a registered voter to include if the individual has been convicted of a certain violation of the election law and less than 4 years have elapsed since the date of the convict...
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2021-01-28
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB575Intro

Sine Die
Removing the Deputy Director of the Maryland Environmental Service as a designated officer of the Service and instead authorizing the Board of Directors of the Service to appoint a Deputy Director to assist the Director in a certain manner; providing...
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2021-01-27
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB624Intro

Sine Die
Repealing provisions establishing the position of the Chief Executive Officer of the Prince George's County public school system and establishing the powers and duties of that office; repealing provisions allowing four appointed members to serve on t...
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2021-01-23
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB39Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Maryland Department of Planning in coordination with the Maryland State Data Center to study, report on, and make recommendations relating to certain collateral consequences for individuals with criminal records; requiring the Departmen...
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2021-01-22
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB544Intro

Sine Die
Rescinding the State's consent to enter into the Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote and repealing the statutory provisions reciting the Agreement; repealing certain provisions of law relating to the nomination ...
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2021-01-21
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB29Intro

Sine Die
Requiring each local board of elections to send a vote-by-mail ballot to each individual who is registered to vote as the 21st day before the day of each election; requiring the State Board to establish a certain date by which the vote-by-mail ballot...
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2021-01-19
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB37Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the State Board of Elections to adopt regulations specifying requirements for the secure storage and use of voter data for copies of the registered voters list; requiring the State Board to adopt regulations specifying procedures for the co...
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2021-01-19
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB423Intro

Sine Die
Requiring 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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2021-01-18
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB450Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting 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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2021-01-18
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB493Intro

Sine Die
Requiring, in counties that have fixed-route public transportation services, the local boards of elections to give priority to placing ballot drop boxes at locations that are not more than 500 feet from a public transportation station or stop and des...
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2021-01-18
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB75Intro

Sine Die
Specifying that certain provisions of election law govern the nomination and election of circuit court judges, subject to certain exceptions; requiring circuit court judges to be elected on a nonpartisan basis; specifying that any registered voter of...
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2021-01-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB158Intro

Sine Die
Requiring every employer in the State to allow any employee, rather than any employee who claims to be a registered voter, in the State up to 2 hours absence from work to vote in an election, rather than only on election day; altering the requiremen...
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2021-01-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB295Intro

Sine Die
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution relating to the selection and tenure of circuit court judges; altering the method of filling vacancies in the office of a judge of a circuit court; providing for retention elections following an app...
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2020-12-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB53Intro

Sine Die
Altering the circumstances under which an individual is not qualified to be a registered voter for the purpose of allowing individuals convicted of a felony and serving a court-ordered sentence of imprisonment for the conviction to register to vote; ...
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2020-12-22
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB57Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting a local board of elections from making a covered change in voting locations except under certain circumstances; requiring a local board to attempt to contact a voter who failed to sign a paper absentee ballot application and attempt to ob...
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2020-12-22
To House Ways and Means Committee
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