SB0097 (CH0009)

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Election Law - Counting of Properly Cast Ballots

Sponsored by:

Senator Norman


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 9

Synopsis:Requiring a ballot properly cast by a voter who dies before the ballot is canvassed to be counted in full unless a law or regulation requires that it be fully or partially rejected for a reason unrelated to the death of the voter; and making a conforming change.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Norman, Bates, Cassilly, Eckardt, Edwards, Hershey, Jennings, Reilly, Salling, Simonaire, and Waugh
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2015
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingWays and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Elections
Narrow Subject(s):Ballots
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Voting -see also- Ballots; Elections
Statutes:Article - Election Law
(11-302, 11-303.1)

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