HB1648

Find a 2018 Bill:

2018 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Declaration of Rights – Access to Information

Sponsored by:

Delegate Washington, A.

Status:

In the House - Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.


Synopsis:Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to establish that the people have a compelling interest in access to timely and transparent information regarding how, when, and by and from whom funds are raised and spent to influence State elections; requiring the General Assembly to implement and enforce the interests enumerated in this amendment through appropriate legislation; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the State for their adoption or rejection.
Analysis:Not available at this time
All Sponsors:Delegate A. Washington
Additional Facts:Bill is a Constitutional Bill
Cross-filed with: SB1035
Bill File Type: Regular
Contingency - on a referendum
Committee(s):
Ways and Means
Broad Subject(s):Elections
State Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials
Narrow Subject(s):Campaign Financing
Constitutional Amendments
Political Candidates
Public Information
Referendum
Statutes:Article - Declaration of Rights
(48)

How a Bill Becomes Law

Legislative Lingo

Explanation of Floor Motions and Actions


February 10, 2018 11:07 A.M.