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Election Law - Voter Registration and Absentee Voting - Proof of Citizenship

Sponsored by:

Delegate Parrott


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means

Synopsis:Requiring individuals who apply to register to vote after June 30, 2018, to submit proof of United States citizenship; providing that individuals who are not citizens of the United States are not qualified to be registered voters; requiring an applicant for voter registration to submit certain documents or information to prove United States citizenship; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Parrott, Cluster, Corderman, Glass, Malone, McComas, McConkey, Rey, and Wivell
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB0539 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 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 Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Elections
Narrow Subject(s):Ballots
Drivers' Licenses
Elections, State Board of
Electronic Government -see also- Electronic Communication
Immigrants and Citizenship -see also- Residency
Local Government Mandates
Postal Service
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Vital Records
Voting -see also- Ballots; Elections
Statutes:Article - Election Law
(3-102, 3-202, 3-501, 9-305, 3-103)

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May 11, 2018 2:04 P.M.