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MDHB216PassAltering the definition of "campaign material" to include certain material that is an automated or prerecorded oral communication.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 110
MDSB390PassProhibiting a candidate who is defeated for the nomination for a public office from filing a certificate of candidacy as a write-in candidate at the next succeeding general election as a candidate for any office.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 552
MDSB537PassProviding that publication expenses related to unofficial legislative newsletters may be paid by an authorized candidate campaign committee, rather than a campaign account of a campaign finance entity, of an incumbent under certain circumstances; pro...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 563
MDSB38EngrossAuthorizing a candidate to seek an immediate injunction against any violation of ยง 13-309(a)(3) or (6) of the Election Law Article by the campaign finance entity supporting the candidacy of any candidate for the same office.
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB298EngrossAuthorizing the governing body of a county to establish a system of public campaign financing for an elected member of the county board of education; prohibiting a certain system of public campaign financing from financing the election of a student m...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB613IntroAltering the candidates authorized to receive public contributions from the Fair Campaign Financing Fund to include candidates for Attorney General of the State and State Comptroller; requiring the Comptroller to distribute public contributions to a ...
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2020-03-16
Favorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB927IntroRequiring a certain entity to register with the State Ethics Commission as a regulated lobbyist if, during a certain reporting period, the entity spends a certain amount for issue lobbying communications; requiring a certain regulated lobbyist to rep...
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2020-03-16
Motion Recommit to Committee (Senator Kagan) Adopted
MDHB199EngrossAltering 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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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB873EngrossProviding that certain provisions of law do not apply to certain individuals; prohibiting individuals from simultaneously being a candidate for a party office and an elected public office; and prohibiting individuals from simultaneously holding a par...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB534EngrossAltering the definition of "responsible officers" for purposes of certain provisions of law governing elections to include, for an authorized candidate campaign committee, the candidate; requiring a candidate to appoint a chairman and treasurer on a ...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1158EngrossProhibiting a candidate who is defeated for the nomination for a public office from filing a certificate of candidacy as a write-in candidate at the next succeeding general election as a candidate for any office.
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2020-03-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB268EngrossProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to repeal the requirement that a candidate for Governor who seeks nomination in a primary election designate a candidate for Lieutenant Governor at the time of filing a certificate of candidacy; req...
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2020-03-04
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB22IntroClarifying the definition of "campaign material" by providing that, to meet the definition of "campaign material", the text, graphics, or other images contained in the material must primarily relate to campaign activity for an election; and altering ...
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2020-02-21
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
MDHB41IntroAuthorizing 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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2020-02-14
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
MDHB346IntroEstablishing the Legislative and Congressional Redistricting and Apportionment Commission as an independent unit of State government; providing for the intent of the General Assembly regarding legislative and congressional redistricting; requiring a ...
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2020-02-10
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB701IntroProviding that publication expenses related to unofficial legislative newsletters may be paid by an authorized candidate campaign committee, rather than a campaign account of a campaign finance entity, of an incumbent under certain circumstances; pro...
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2020-02-10
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1125IntroAltering the candidates authorized to receive public contributions from the Fair Campaign Financing Fund to include candidates for Attorney General of the State and State Comptroller; requiring the Comptroller to distribute public contributions to a ...
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2020-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1246IntroRequiring certain candidates for President or Vice President of the United States to file copies of certain federal income tax returns and written consent for the disclosure of those federal income tax returns with the State Board of Elections by 65 ...
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2020-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1431IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to amend the standards to which legislative districts are required to conform; proposing adding a new article to the Maryland Constitution to require that congressional districts conform to certain ...
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2020-02-10
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1351IntroAltering 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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2020-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1503IntroRequiring that, beginning November 1, 2022, a candidate for Representative in Congress who is elected must, beginning on the date of the candidate's election, be a resident of the congressional district that the candidate has been elected to represen...
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2020-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB953IntroRequiring a certain entity to register with the State Ethics Commission as a regulated lobbyist if, during a certain reporting period, the entity spends a certain amount for issue lobbying communications; requiring a certain regulated lobbyist to rep...
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2020-02-06
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB396IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to repeal the requirement that a candidate for Governor who seeks nomination in a primary election designate a candidate for Lieutenant Governor at the time of filing a certificate of candidacy; req...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB967IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to amend the standards to which legislative districts are required to conform; proposing adding a new article to the Maryland Constitution to require that congressional districts conform to certain ...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB947IntroAltering 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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2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB251PassAltering the deadline by which a certificate of candidacy for an office to be filled by a special election is required to be filed; establishing the filing deadline for a certificate of candidacy for a special election of a write-in candidate; provid...
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2020-02-03
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 10
MDHB567IntroAuthorizing the authorized candidate campaign committee of an elected official who dies in office to transfer a cumulative amount of up to $6,000 from the remaining balance in the account of the authorized candidate campaign committee to one or more ...
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2020-01-28
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB284IntroEstablishing the Legislative and Congressional Redistricting and Apportionment Commission as an independent unit of State government; providing for the intent of the General Assembly regarding legislative and congressional redistricting; requiring a ...
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2020-01-23
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB198IntroProhibiting certain persons from willfully or knowingly influencing or attempting to influence a voter's decision to go to the polls or to cast a vote for a particular candidate by publishing, distributing, or disseminating a deepfake online within 9...
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2020-01-21
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB337IntroAuthorizing the governing body of a county to establish a system of public campaign financing for an elected member of the county board of education; prohibiting a certain system of public campaign financing from financing the election of a student m...
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2020-01-21
To House Ways and Means Committee
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