HB0529 (CH0786)

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2017 Regular Session



Election Law - Political Parties, Candidacy, and Campaign Finance

Sponsored by:

Chair, Ways and Means Committee


Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 786

Synopsis:Altering required provisions to be included in the constitution and bylaws of political parties, as specified; altering to not later than the first Monday in July the date by which candidates for public office must file a declaration of intent, as specified; altering the number of petition signatures a candidate who seeks nomination by petition must file to appear on the general election ballot; requiring a specified governmental entity to provide the State Board of Elections with specified information regarding specified persons; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Chair, Ways and Means Committee (By Request - Departmental - State Board of Elections)
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
By Request of the Governor
Ways and Means  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Elections
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Campaign Financing
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Elections, State Board of
Electronic Government -see also- Electronic Communication
Political Candidates
Political Committees
Political Parties
Public Officials -see also- Atty Gen; Compt; Coun Admin; etc
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Statutes:Article - Election Law
(1-101, 14-107, 15-104, 4-204, 5-703, 5-703.1)

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November 28, 2017 1:01 P.M.