HB0224 (CH0158)

2013 Regular Session



Election Law - Improving Access to Voting

Sponsored by:



Approved by the Governor - Chapter 158

Synopsis:Requiring an individual who applies to register to vote or update an existing voter registration online to provide specified information; providing an exception to the voter registration deadline to allow an individual to register to vote or update an existing voter registration address and vote during early voting; requiring proof of residency to register or update an existing voter registration address during early voting; specifying methods of requesting an absentee ballot, including through an accessible online application; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Reznik, Barve, Bobo, Carr, Clagett, Davis, Dumais, Frick, Guzzone, Hucker, Lafferty, Luedtke, McHale, Mitchell, Rosenberg, Simmons, Tarrant, M. Washington, Howard, and Cardin
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0279
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2013, January 1, 2016
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
By Request of the Governor
Ways and Means  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):Elections
Narrow Subject(s):Ballots
Contractors -see also- Heating & Cooling; Home Improvement
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Drivers' Licenses
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Elections Supervisors
Elections, State Board of
Electronic Government
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Fraud -see also- Forgery
Local Government Mandates
Motor Vehicle Administration
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
Rules and Regulations
Social Security
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Voting -see also- Ballots; Elections
Statutes:Article - Election Law
(10-301.1, 16-201, 3-204.1, 3-302, 3-305, 9-305, 9-306, 9-308.1, 9-310)

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October 24, 2017 1:00 P.M.