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2017 Regular Session



Election Law - Voting System - Digital Scanners

Sponsored by:

Senator Peters


In the Senate - Conference Committee Appointed

Synopsis:Requiring the State Board of Elections to include, on request by a local board of elections and with the approval of the applicable county governing body, at least two additional digital scanners for specified polling places as part of the voting system for voting in polling places; requiring specified costs to be apportioned evenly between the State and a county; providing that, except under specified circumstances, a local board shall submit a request to the State Board for additional digital scanners by a specified time; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Peters, Benson, Currie, Muse, Ramirez, and Rosapepe
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2017
Bill imposes a mandated appropriation in the annual State Budget Bill
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingWays and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Elections
Narrow Subject(s):Auditors and Audits
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Elections, State Board of
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Prince George's County
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Voting -see also- Ballots; Elections
Statutes:Article - Election Law
(9-101, 9-102)

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November 28, 2017 1:10 P.M.