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MDHB286PassProviding an exception to the voter registration deadline to allow an individual to appear, on election day, at a precinct polling place in the individual's county of residence and apply to register to vote; requiring an applicant for voter registrat...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 609
MDSB449PassProviding 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 ...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 755
MDHB71VetoRequiring the State Board of Elections, in consultation with the Department of Information Technology, to make publicly available on the Internet each meeting agenda made available at least 24 hours in advance of each meeting, live video streaming, a...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB184PassRequiring the State Board of Elections, in consultation with the Department of Information Technology, to make publicly available on the Internet each meeting agenda, made available at least 24 hours in advance of each meeting, live video streaming, ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 486
MDHB174PassAltering a certain provision of law to require absent uniformed services voters and overseas voters as defined in the federal Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act and voters with a disability who do not have a Maryland driver's license...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 154
MDSB230PassRequiring local boards of elections to prepare and release a report of the unofficial results of the absentee ballot vote tabulation at the end of each day of absentee ballot canvassing.
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 42
MDHB176PassRequiring candidates nominated by a new political party to file a certificate of candidacy not later than 5 p.m. on the first Monday in August in the year of the general election for the office, comply with certain requirements for a certificate of c...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 155
MDHB766IntroEstablishing collective bargaining rights for community college employees; establishing procedures for the selection of an exclusive bargaining representative; establishing that a maximum number of six bargaining units may be designated at each commu...
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2019-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB807IntroRepealing a certain balloting and nomination process to select the names of certain candidates to submit to the Governor to be members of the State Board of Dental Examiners; requiring the Board, within a certain period of time, to notify certain pra...
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2019-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB252EngrossRequiring each correctional facility to designate an employee to act as the correctional facility's voting coordinator; providing the purpose of the coordinator is to facilitate voter registration and voting by eligible detainees by informing eligibl...
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2019-03-14
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB343EngrossRequiring that certain required envelopes used by certain voters voting by absentee ballot to return their ballots include prepaid postage; requiring the State Board of Elections to reimburse each local board of elections for 50% of the costs of prep...
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2019-03-14
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB385IntroAltering the content requirements of the statewide voter registration application; altering the information that an electronic voter registration system is required to provide to a certain applicant; providing that a voter affiliated with a political...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB606IntroRequiring the State Board of Elections and local boards of elections to refer to absentee ballots as "vote-by-mail" ballots and absentee voting as "voting by mail" in all communications with voters and the general public.
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2019-03-07
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB26IntroAuthorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City to adopt, by law, a ranked choice voting system or an open primary system for elections for certain city offices; requiring that certain procedures apply to an open primary system; authorizing ...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDHB992IntroRequiring 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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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
MDSB936IntroRequiring 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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2019-02-28
Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)
MDSB154IntroAltering the time a polling place is required to open on election day from 7 a.m. to 6 a.m.; and altering the time by which an election judge is required to arrive at and set up a polling place on election day.
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2019-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB333IntroRequiring certain guidelines for absentee voting established by the State Board of Elections to provide for a permanent absentee ballot list; providing that all voters are eligible for permanent absentee ballot status; authorizing a voter to apply fo...
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2019-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB1006IntroAuthorizing the governing body of a county to adopt, subject to a certain provision of law, a public local law to exempt the public schools in the county from the requirements of the Starting the Public School Year After Labor Day Executive Order; re...
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2019-02-25
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1399IntroAuthorizing the governing body of a county to adopt, subject to a certain provision of law, a public local law to exempt the public schools in the county from the requirements of the Starting the Public School Year After Labor Day Executive Order; re...
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2019-02-25
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB994IntroRepealing a certain balloting and nomination process to select the names of certain candidates to submit to the Governor to be members of the State Board of Dental Examiners; requiring the Board, within a certain period of time, to notify certain pra...
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2019-02-20
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB919IntroRequiring 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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2019-02-14
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB925IntroRequiring 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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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB996IntroRequiring each local board of elections to designate at least one site in the county for the location of a secure and locked deposit box for the return of absentee ballots on election day; and requiring each early voting center to provide a secure an...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1026IntroRequiring the State Department of Assessments and Taxation to electronically transmit the names of all businesses that are registered with the Department to the State Board of Elections in a certain manner; requiring the State Board to electronically...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB706IntroRequiring 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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2019-02-07
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB535IntroProposing 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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2019-02-06
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB530IntroAllowing 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 qualification if a voter w...
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2019-02-06
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB624IntroAuthorizing the Montgomery County Council to adopt, by law, a ranked choice voting method or approval voting method for elections for certain local offices; defining "ranked choice voting" and "approval voting"; and authorizing a local law adopting r...
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2019-02-06
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB373IntroProposing 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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2019-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB363IntroRequiring 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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2019-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB489IntroAllowing 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 qualification if a voter w...
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2019-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB304IntroRequiring each local board of elections to designate at least one site in the county for the location of a secure and locked deposit box for the return of absentee ballots on election day; and requiring each early voting center to provide a secure an...
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2019-01-31
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB322IntroRequiring the State Board of Elections and local boards of elections to refer to absentee ballots as "vote-by-mail" ballots and absentee voting as "voting by mail" in all communications with voters and the general public.
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2019-01-30
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB382IntroRequiring that certain guidelines for absentee voting and provisional voting provide for voter access to information concerning the status of the voter's absentee ballot or provisional ballot; requiring the State Board of Elections to allow a voter t...
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2019-01-30
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB269IntroRequiring that certain envelopes required to be used by voters voting by absentee ballot to return their ballots include prepaid postage; requiring that absentee ballots be accompanied by instructions for the postage of certain absentee ballot envelo...
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2019-01-25
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB119IntroRequiring guidelines for absentee voting established by the State Board of Elections to provide for a permanent absentee ballot list; providing that all voters are eligible for permanent absentee ballot status; authorizing a voter to apply for perman...
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2019-01-23
To House Ways and Means Committee
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