SB1048 (CH0019)

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2018 Regular Session



Secure and Accessible Registration Act

Sponsored by:

Senator Smith


Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 19

Synopsis:Redesignating electronic voter registration agencies as automatic voter registration agencies; requiring automatic voter registration agencies to inform an applicant completing an applicable transaction that the applicant shall be registered to vote or shall have a voter registration record updated unless the applicant declines these services or is not eligible to register to vote; requiring automatic voter registration agencies to implement automatic voter registration by July 1, 2019; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Smith, Astle, Benson, Currie, Feldman, Ferguson, Guzzone, Kelley, King, Klausmeier, Lee, Madaleno, Manno, Mathias, McFadden, Muse, Nathan-Pulliam, Peters, Pinsky, Ramirez, Robinson, Rosapepe, Young, Zucker, Conway, Kasemeyer, Middleton, and Oaks
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0152
Introduced in a prior session as: SB0938 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2019
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingWays and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Elections
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Electronic Government -see also- Electronic Communication
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
Voting -see also- Ballots; Elections
Statutes:Article - Election Law
(16-101, 3-203, 3-204.2, 3-601.1)

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April 13, 2018 10:48 A.M.