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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
MDHB222EnrollRequiring 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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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDSB310EnrollAltering 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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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
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)
MDSB415EnrollRequiring 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
Passed Enrolled
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
MDSB525EnrollRequiring 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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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
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
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
MDHB1350EnrollRequiring 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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2021-04-09
Returned Passed
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
MDHB1048EnrollRequiring 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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2021-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1060EnrollAltering 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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2021-04-07
Passed Enrolled
MDSB749EnrollAltering 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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2021-04-05
Passed Enrolled
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
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
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
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
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
MDHB1192IntroRequiring 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
MDSB644IntroProviding that the State Board of Education shall appoint the State Superintendent of Schools with the advice and consent of the Senate; specifying the term of the State Superintendent; requiring an individual who holds the office of the State Admini...
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2021-03-03
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB747IntroAltering 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
MDSB831IntroAltering 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
MDSB766IntroRequiring 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
MDHB1345IntroRequiring 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
MDHB1020IntroProviding 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
MDHB1038IntroAltering 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
MDHB1140IntroRequiring 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
MDHB1249IntroRequiring 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
MDHB1205IntroRequiring 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
MDHB955IntroRepealing 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
MDSB233IntroRequiring 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
MDSB416IntroAltering the candidates authorized to receive public contributions from the Fair Campaign Financing Fund to include candidates for State Senator and member of the House of Delegates; requiring the Comptroller to distribute public contributions to a c...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB695IntroRequiring the State Board of Elections to study and make recommendations regarding certain requirements that need to be met to implement a system that provides the public with real-time access to the contributions made to and expenditures made by a c...
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2021-01-28
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB29IntroRequiring 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
MDSB37IntroRequiring 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
MDHB493IntroRequiring, 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
MDHB536IntroAltering the candidates authorized to receive public contributions from the Fair Campaign Financing Fund to include candidates for State Senator and member of the House of Delegates; requiring the Comptroller to distribute public contributions to a c...
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2021-01-18
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB57IntroProhibiting 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
MDHB153IntroRequiring 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
MDHB163IntroRepealing the authority of the Governor to appoint and remove members of the State Board of Elections; requiring that the members of the State Board be appointed jointly by the President of the Senate and Speaker of the House; and authorizing the Pre...
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2020-12-22
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB355IntroRequiring 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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2020-12-22
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB245IntroRequiring 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
MDHB274IntroRequiring 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
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