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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
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
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
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
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
MDSB224Engross

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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
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
MDHB759Engross

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Requiring 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
MDHB1068Engross

Sine Die
Requiring 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
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
MDHB1145Intro

Sine Die
Requiring that certain guidelines for absentee voting provide for the verification of signatures on absentee ballot envelopes; requiring a voter to include certain documentation with an absentee ballot application; prohibiting an absentee ballot from...
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2021-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
MDHB1192Intro

Sine Die
Requiring that certain guidelines for absentee voting provide for the verification of signatures on absentee ballot applications and absentee ballots; requiring that certain absentee ballot applications and requests require a voter to indicate the vo...
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2021-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
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
MDSB766Intro

Sine Die
Requiring each member of the State Board of Elections to have at least 5 years of experience in administering elections and have extensive knowledge of State election laws; establishing the position of Racial Equity Coordinator within the State Board...
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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
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
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
MDHB1249Intro

Sine Die
Requiring each member of the State Board of Elections to have at least 5 years of experience in administering elections and have extensive knowledge of State election laws; establishing the position of Racial Equity Coordinator within the State Board...
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2021-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB344Intro

Sine Die
Requiring State agencies in the Executive Branch and local boards of elections to make publicly available on their websites an agenda and all meeting materials at least 48 hours in advance of each open meeting or, under certain circumstances, as far ...
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2021-02-09
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
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
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
MDSB72Intro

Sine Die
Requiring State agencies in the Executive Branch and local boards of elections to make publicly available on their websites an agenda and all meeting materials at least 48 hours in advance of each open meeting or, under certain circumstances, as far ...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB760Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing a local board of elections to take certain actions to prepare an absentee ballot for tabulation during the period beginning 14 days before election day through 8 p.m. on election day; prohibiting a local board from tabulating absentee bal...
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2021-02-01
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
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
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
MDHB153Intro

Sine Die
Requiring each local board of elections to send by nonforwardable mail, a vote-by-mail ballot to each individual who is registered to vote as of the 21st day before the day of each election; requiring that vote-by-mail ballots be mailed at a certain ...
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2020-12-22
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB245Intro

Sine Die
Requiring that certain training materials used by the program of instruction for election judges include oral and written instruction in certain methods an election judge may use to assist or accommodate elderly and disabled voters in voting; requiri...
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2020-12-22
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB274Intro

Sine Die
Requiring each local board of elections to send a vote-by-mail ballot by mail to each individual who is registered to vote as of a certain day before the day of each election; requiring the vote-by-mail ballots to be mailed at a certain time; requiri...
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2020-12-22
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB341Intro

Sine Die
Altering the earliest day on which a local board of elections may open an envelope of an absentee ballot from the Wednesday after election day to 14 days before election day; altering a requirement for a local board to release an unofficial absentee ...
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2020-12-22
To House Ways and Means Committee
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