MD SB449 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 20-0)
Status: Passed on May 25 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-05-25 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 755
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Providing an exception to the voter registration deadline to allow an individual to appear at a precinct polling place in the individual's county of residence and apply to register to vote; requiring an applicant for a voter registration on election day to provide proof of residency; specifying the acceptable forms of proof of residency; requiring an election judge to determine whether an applicant for voter registration resides in the precinct and is qualified to become a registered voter; etc.

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Election Law – Registration and Voting at Precinct Polling Places


Roll Calls

2019-03-27 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (31-14) (Y: 31 N: 14 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2019-03-21 - House - House Floor - Floor Amendment {363923/1 (Delegate Parrott) Rejected (40-96) (Y: 40 N: 96 NV: 0 Abs: 5) [FAIL]
2019-03-21 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (95-41) (Y: 95 N: 41 NV: 0 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2019-03-13 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (33-14) (Y: 34 N: 15 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2019-05-25SenateEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 755
2019-04-02SenatePassed Enrolled
2019-04-02SenateThird Reading Passed (31-14)
2019-04-02SenateSenate Concur - House Amendments
2019-03-29HouseThird Reading Passed with Amendments (95-41)
2019-03-29HouseFloor Amendment {363923/1 (Delegate Parrott) Rejected (40-96)
2019-03-28HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-03-28HouseFavorable with Amendments {625360/1 Report Adopted
2019-03-28HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
2019-03-14HouseHearing 3/26 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-03-14HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means
2019-03-13SenateThird Reading Passed (33-14)
2019-03-11SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-03-11SenateFavorable with Amendments {984134/1 Report Adopted
2019-03-08SenateLaid Over (Senator Jennings) Adopted
2019-03-08SenateFavorable with Amendments {984134/1
2019-03-07SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2019-02-05SenateHearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-02-04SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs


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Bill Comments