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MDHB829PassProhibiting a municipality from requiring an individual to provide a reason that the individual will be unable to vote in person on election day in order to vote by absentee ballot.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 746
MDSB730PassProhibiting a municipality from requiring an individual to provide a certain reason in order to vote by absentee ballot.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 745
MDHB1278PassRequiring the State Board of Elections to conduct an audit of the accuracy of the voting system's tabulation of votes by completing a certain audit of electronic ballot images and a certain manual audit after each statewide general election; requirin...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 523
MDHB1331PassRequiring the State Administrator of Elections to submit a report to the Department of Information Technology and appropriate persons within 7 days after becoming aware of a certain security violation and significant attempted security violation invo...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 524
MDSB333EngrossAltering certain requirements for canvassing provisional ballots when an individual casts more than one ballot for the same election; requiring a local board of elections to review all documents relating to an individual to verify certain ballots if ...
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2018-04-09
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (137-0)
MDSB1126IntroRequiring the State Board of Elections approved absentee ballot application to require the applicant to provide certain information; repealing a provision of law requiring a local board of elections to provide an absentee ballot by facsimile transmis...
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2018-03-22
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB256EngrossRequiring certain candidates for President or Vice President of the United States to file copies of certain federal tax returns and written consent for the disclosure of those tax returns with the State Board of Elections no later than 65 days before...
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2018-03-20
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB1061IntroAllowing voters who have declined to affiliate with a political party to affiliate with a party at any time individuals may register to vote; requiring an election judge to follow certain procedures to determine the voter's qualifications if a voter ...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDSB591IntroRequiring the State Board of Elections approved absentee ballot application to require the applicant to provide any one of three forms of identification, the last four digits of the applicant's Social Security number, Maryland driver's license number...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB592IntroCreating a Joint Committee on Election Oversight to study, examine and identify ways in which the State Board of Elections and local boards can improve election administration and campaign finance regulation; providing for the membership and staffing...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB1326IntroRequiring individuals who apply to register to vote after June 30, 2018, to submit proof of United States citizenship; providing that individuals who are not citizens of the United States are not qualified to be registered voters; requiring an applic...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
MDHB1563IntroRequiring an election judge to establish a voter's identity and verify the voter's address if the voter seeks to vote a regular ballot; requiring an election judge to qualify a voter by requesting the voter to present a current government-issued phot...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
MDHB767IntroRequiring the State Board of Elections to conduct an annual audit of certain voter registration infrastructure to identify any security vulnerabilities; requiring the State Board to mitigate any security vulnerabilities identified in the audit; requi...
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2018-02-27
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1427IntroRequiring the election judges to make a reasonable effort to ensure that every tenth voter at a polling place uses a ballot marking device that is accessible to voters with disabilities.
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2018-02-27
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1658IntroRequiring the State Board of Elections approved absentee ballot application to require the applicant to provide certain information; repealing a provision of law requiring a local board of elections to provide an absentee ballot by facsimile transmis...
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2018-02-27
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB768IntroRequiring an online platform to retain a digital copy of each online political advertisement that the online platform distributes or transmits; requiring an online platform to maintain account books and records that include certain information relati...
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2018-02-20
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB547IntroRequiring that elections be conducted by mail; requiring the State Board of Elections, in consultation with the local boards of elections, to select a certain voting system; requiring the State Board to adopt certain regulations; requiring local boar...
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2018-02-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB542IntroRequiring the State Board of Elections to adopt regulations establishing a program to inform certain eligible detainees in correctional facilities of upcoming elections and how the eligible detainees may exercise the right to vote; requiring that the...
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2018-02-13
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB662IntroRequiring 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 no lat...
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2018-02-13
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB280IntroAllowing voters who have declined to affiliate with a political party to affiliate with a party at any time individuals may register to vote; requiring an election judge to follow certain procedures to determine the voter's qualifications if a voter ...
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2018-02-06
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB63IntroRepealing the requirement that the names of certain candidates for election be listed in alphabetical order by surname; requiring a local board of elections to conduct a random drawing of the names of the candidates for election to determine the orde...
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2018-01-25
To House Ways and Means Committee
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