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2018 Regular Session



Election Law – Absentee Ballot Requests, Delivery, and Marking

Sponsored by:

Delegate Washington, A.


In the House - Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring 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 transmission if requested by a voter; altering a certain provision of law to require a local board to provide an absentee ballot by the Internet only if requested by certain uniformed services voters or overseas voters or certain voters with a disability, rather than to any voter on request; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates A. Washington, Afzali, Buckel, Ebersole, Frick, Hixson, Hornberger, Kelly, Korman, Moon, Patterson, Platt, Tarlau, M. Washington, and Wilkins
Additional Facts:Bill is an Emergency Bill
Cross-filed with: SB1126
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): Upon Enactment
Ways and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Elections
Narrow Subject(s):Armed Forces -see also- Military Department; Veterans
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Elections, State Board of
Electronic Communication -see also- Comm; Elec.Gov; Lang; Te
Electronic Government -see also- Electronic Communication
Emergency Bills
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Postal Service
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Voting -see also- Ballots; Elections
Statutes:Article - Election Law
(9-305, 9-306, 9-308.1)

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March 21, 2018 12:23 P.M.