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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
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
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
MDSB263PassClarifying that the charter or bylaws of a corporation may require that any internal corporate claim be brought only in certain specified courts; repealing the authority of certain corporations to effect a certain reverse stock split; altering the ma...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 780
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
MDHB781PassClarifying that the charter or bylaws of a corporation may require that any internal corporate claim be brought only in certain specified courts; repealing the authority of certain corporations to effect a certain reverse stock split; altering the ma...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 779
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
MDSB686PassAuthorizing the governing body of a condominium, homeowners association, or cooperative housing corporation, notwithstanding language contained in certain governing documents, to authorize certain meetings to be conducted or attended by certain elect...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 523
MDHB1023PassAuthorizing the governing body of a condominium, homeowners association, or cooperative housing corporation, notwithstanding language contained in the governing documents of the Corporation, to authorize certain meetings to be conducted or attended b...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 524
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
MDHB2VetoAltering from voting to nonvoting the type of membership position the Executive Director of the Maryland Environmental Service holds on the Board of Directors of the Service; removing the Deputy Director of the Service from the Board; requiring the D...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
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)
MDSB202VetoAltering, from 15 years to 20 years, the time period that certain inmates sentenced to life imprisonment for a crime committed on or after October 1, 2021, must serve before becoming eligible for parole consideration; repealing certain provisions tha...
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2021-05-26
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB648PassAuthorizing annual and special meetings of the members of an electric cooperative to be conducted in person, virtually, or both; requiring the members of the cooperative, by majority vote, to determine in the cooperative's bylaws how meetings may be ...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 273
MDHB736PassEntering the Interstate Licensed Professional Counselors Compact; stating the purpose of the Compact; requiring that a state meet certain requirements to participate in the Compact; establishing duties of member states; authorizing a certain state to...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 134
MDSB571PassEntering the Interstate Licensed Professional Counselors Compact; stating the purpose of the Compact; requiring that a state meet certain requirements to participate in the Compact; establishing duties of member states; authorizing a certain state to...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 135
MDSB561PassAuthorizing annual and special meetings of the members of an electric cooperative to be conducted in person, virtually, or both; requiring the members of the cooperative, by majority vote, to determine in the cooperative's bylaws how meetings may be ...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 274
MDSB2PassAltering from voting to nonvoting the type of membership position the Executive Director of the Maryland Environmental Service holds on the Board of Directors of the Service; removing the Deputy Director of the Service from the Board of Directors; re...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 72
MDHB1293PassEstablishing the West North Avenue Development Authority in Baltimore City to support the development and approval of a comprehensive neighborhood revitalization plan in the target area and the buffer zone; requiring the membership of the Authority t...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 80
MDSB783PassEstablishing the West North Avenue Development Authority in Baltimore City to support the development and approval of a comprehensive neighborhood revitalization plan in the target area and the buffer zone; requiring membership of the Authority to in...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 81
MDSB632Engross

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Prohibiting 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
MDHB761Engross

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Altering 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
MDHB71Engross

Sine Die
Repealing 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
MDSB224Engross

Sine Die
Requiring 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
MDHB1047Engross

Sine Die
Requiring 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
MDSB150Engross

Sine Die
Altering 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
MDSB6Engross

Sine Die
Proposing 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
MDHB181Engross

Sine Die
Altering 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
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
MDHB247Engross

Sine Die
Requiring 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
MDHB656Engross

Sine Die
Requiring 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
MDHB655Engross

Sine Die
Requiring 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
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
MDSB10Engross

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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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2021-03-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
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
MDHB352Engross

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Requiring the governing body of a condominium to convene at least two meetings each year at which unit owners have an opportunity to provide comment; requiring the developer of a condominium to appoint a unit owner, not otherwise affiliated with the ...
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2021-03-04
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB747Intro

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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

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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
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