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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
MDSB523PassAltering the definition of "board" for purposes of requiring the State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, and Speech-Language Pathologists to post a list of recommended courses in cultural and linguistic competency, health d...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 712
MDHB600PassAltering the definition of "board" for purposes of requiring the State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, and Speech-Language Pathologists to post a list of certain courses, provide certain information on certain courses at ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 711
MDSB749PassAltering 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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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 405
MDHB1060PassAltering 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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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 404
MDHB894VetoEstablishing collective bargaining rights for certain community college employees; establishing procedures for the selection and certification of an exclusive bargaining representative; establishing a cap of four on the number of bargaining units in ...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB746VetoEstablishing collective bargaining rights for certain community college employees; establishing procedures for the selection and certification of an exclusive bargaining representative; establishing a cap of four on the number of bargaining units in ...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
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
MDSB632Engross

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Prohibiting 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
MDHB761Engross

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Altering 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
MDSB224Engross

Sine Die
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
MDHB1030Engross

Sine Die
Repealing a provision of law that requires the Governor to appoint certain members of the State Board of Dental Examiners from a list of names submitted to the Governor by the Board; requiring the Governor to appoint certain members of the Board from...
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2021-04-08
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB481Intro

Sine Die
Proposing 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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2021-03-31
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB759Engross

Sine Die
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
MDHB190Engross

Sine Die
Requiring the Board of Public Works to approve the award of a procurement contract for specialized printing services before a unit may execute the contract; prohibiting the Board from delegating its authority to approve the award of a procurement con...
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2021-03-22
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB202Intro

Sine Die
Altering 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
MDHB247Engross

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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
MDSB831Intro

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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
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
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
MDSB157Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Board of Public Works to approve the award of a procurement contract for specialized printing services before a unit may execute the contract; prohibiting the Board from delegating its authority to approve the award of a procurement con...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB271Intro

Sine Die
Requiring each voter to use a ballot marking device that is accessible to voters with disabilities to vote at early voting centers and election day polling places to ensure that access is provided to voters with disabilities in accordance with a cert...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB767Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing the Montgomery County Council to adopt, by law, a ranked choice voting method or an approval voting method for elections for certain local offices; defining "ranked choice voting" and "approval voting"; and authorizing a local law adoptin...
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2021-02-01
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB624Intro

Sine Die
Repealing provisions establishing the position of the Chief Executive Officer of the Prince George's County public school system and establishing the powers and duties of that office; repealing provisions allowing four appointed members to serve on t...
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2021-01-23
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB423Intro

Sine Die
Requiring each voter to use a ballot marking device that is accessible to voters with disabilities to vote at early voting centers and election day polling places to ensure that access is provided to voters with disabilities in accordance with a cert...
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2021-01-18
To House Ways and Means 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
MDHB75Intro

Sine Die
Specifying that certain provisions of election law govern the nomination and election of circuit court judges, subject to certain exceptions; requiring circuit court judges to be elected on a nonpartisan basis; specifying that any registered voter of...
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2021-01-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB295Intro

Sine Die
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution relating to the selection and tenure of circuit court judges; altering the method of filling vacancies in the office of a judge of a circuit court; providing for retention elections following an app...
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2020-12-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings 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
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
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