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MDSB101PassAltering certain definitions to allow a campaign finance entity to pay expenses associated with contesting an election; prohibiting a recount under certain circumstances; altering the circumstances under which a petitioner for a recount is not liable...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 625
MDHB291PassAltering certain definitions to allow a campaign finance entity to pay expenses associated with contesting an election; altering the circumstances under which a petitioner for a recount is not liable for the costs of the recount; providing that a per...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 624
MDHB328PassRepealing restrictions on holding an election in a building used, owned, or occupied by an establishment that holds an alcoholic beverages license; requiring the State Board to adopt regulations regarding the use of a building or part of a building t...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 191
MDSB158PassCodifying a requirement that a county pay its share of 50% of the State's costs to acquire and operate the uniform statewide voting systems; requiring that a county's share of the cost of acquiring and operating the uniform statewide voting system be...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 35
MDHB1343Engross

Sine Die
Requiring a major State contractor to file a certain statement with the State Board of Elections if the major State contractor made a certain disbursement during the reporting period to a certain advocacy organization that makes disbursements for pub...
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2022-04-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB428Engross

Sine Die
Prohibiting the State Board of Elections from approving a contract with an election service provider unless the contract includes a clause requiring the election service provider to report to the State Administrator of Elections if any stage in the m...
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2022-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB745Engross

Sine Die
Requiring the State Board of Elections, in collaboration with the local boards of elections, to conduct a risk-limiting audit after each statewide election; authorizing, rather than requiring, the State Board, in collaboration with the local boards, ...
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2022-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB35Engross

Sine Die
Codifying a requirement that a county pay its share of 50% of the State's costs to acquire and operate the uniform statewide voting systems for voting in polling places and for absentee voting; requiring that a county's share of the cost be based on ...
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2022-03-11
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB352Intro

Sine Die
Altering the procedures for the canvassing of absentee and provisional ballots; requiring the State Board of Elections to adopt regulations requiring a local board to notify a voter of a problem with a ballot envelope and provide the voter an opportu...
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2022-03-08
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB329Intro

Sine Die
Altering the procedures for the canvassing of absentee and provisional ballots; requiring the State Board of Elections to adopt regulations requiring a local board to notify a voter of a problem with a ballot envelope and provide the voter an opportu...
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2022-03-01
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB169Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the State Administrator of Elections to make arrangements with crematories, morticians, and funeral directors in the State to receive reports of names and addresses of individuals who were Maryland residents at least 16 years of age at the ...
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2022-02-14
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB212Intro

Sine Die
Establishing requirements and procedures for the verification of signatures on absentee ballot applications and requests and absentee ballots; and altering the reasons for which local boards of elections are required to reject absentee and provisiona...
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2022-02-14
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
MDHB1125Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting a person from authorizing or conducting a push poll unless during each call the caller provides certain identifying information; and requiring certain persons conducting push polls to have a designated agent in the State.
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2022-02-14
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1119Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the State Board of Elections and each local board of elections to post aerial pictures on their websites showing the location of the electioneering boundary for polling places and early voting centers.
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2022-02-14
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1348Intro

Sine Die
Altering the timeline and process for conducting a manual postelection tabulation audit; and requiring that the official result of an election be altered to match the result by the manual audit if the manual audit finds that the vote totals produced ...
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2022-02-14
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB963Intro

Sine Die
Establishing signature verification procedures for absentee ballots and methods by which a voter may cure an unverified signature on an absentee ballot; and requiring a local board of elections to count an unsigned absentee ballot under certain circu...
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2022-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1089Intro

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 voter list; requiring the State Board to adopt regulations specifying procedures for the col...
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2022-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB939Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting the State Board of Elections, local boards of elections, and municipalities from mailing an absentee ballot to any voter who has not requested an absentee ballot.
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2022-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB742Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the State Board of Elections, in collaboration with the local boards of elections, to conduct a risk-limiting audit after each statewide election; authorizing, rather than requiring, the State Board, in collaboration with the local boards, ...
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2022-02-08
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB738Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the State Board of Elections, in collaboration with the local boards of elections, to conduct an audit of absentee ballots cast in each statewide election; requiring that the audit consist of verifying the voter's signature for each ballot ...
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2022-02-08
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB491Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing the chairman or vice chairman of the State Board of Elections to seek injunctive relief against a violation of the campaign finance laws; repealing the authority of the Secretary of State to seek an immediate injunction against a violatio...
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2022-01-27
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB320Intro

Sine Die
Specifying factors to be considered when the State Board of Elections or a court determines whether a candidate for or a member of the General Assembly meets the residency requirements of the Maryland Constitution; specifying that a member who is an ...
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2022-01-25
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB63Intro

Sine Die
Specifying factors to be considered when the State Board of Elections or a court determines whether a candidate for or a member of the General Assembly meets the residency requirements of the Maryland Constitution; specifying that a member who is an ...
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2022-01-13
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB93Intro

Sine Die
Requiring certain municipalities, cooperative housing corporations, condominiums, and homeowners associations that require candidates for office to file reports of donations and disbursements to transmit copies of the reports to the State Board of El...
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2022-01-06
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB99Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting a local board of elections from removing an absentee ballot from a return envelope or ballot/return envelope or counting the ballot unless the return envelope or ballot/return envelope is signed by the voter and, except under certain circ...
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2022-01-06
To House Ways and Means Committee
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