HB0829 (CH0746)

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2018 Regular Session



Local Government - Municipal Elections - No-Excuse Absentee Voting

Sponsored by:

Delegate Washington, A.


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 746

Synopsis:Prohibiting a municipality from requiring an individual to provide a reason that the individual will be unable to vote in person on election day in order to vote by absentee ballot.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates A. Washington, Ali, Beidle, Clippinger, Cullison, Ebersole, Frick, Frush, Hettleman, Jones, Kelly, Korman, R. Lewis, Lierman, Luedtke, McMillan, Moon, and Reznik
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0730
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0025 Session: 2014 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2018
Bill imposes a local government mandate which is a directive in a bill requiring a local government unit to perform a task or assume a responsibility that has a discernible fiscal impact on the local government unit
Ways and Means  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):Municipalities
Narrow Subject(s):Ballots
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Voting -see also- Ballots; Elections
Statutes:Article - Local Government

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May 21, 2018 10:38 A.M.