Elections (G1)

2016 Regular Session

Total Bills: 82

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Number / Chapter
(Cross File / Chapter)
 
TitlePrimary SponsorStatusOriginal House
and Hearing Dates
Opposite House
and Hearing Dates
HB0053Presidential Elections - Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote - RepealDelegate O'DonnellIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and MeansWays and Means
1/27/2016 - 2:00 p.m.
HB0083Elections - Early Voting Centers - Sunday VotingDelegate CarrIn the House - Hearing 2/10 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB0112 / CH0252Election Law - Campaign Finance Entities - Expenditures Made and the Attribution of Contributions ReceivedDelegate JacksonApproved by the Governor - Chapter 252Ways and Means
2/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB0129Staggered Election Terms - Charter County CouncilsDelegate CarrIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and MeansWays and Means
2/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB0156Election Law - Campaign Material - Clarification of DefinitionDelegate WestIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and MeansWays and Means
2/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB0174Election Law - Campaign Finance Violations - Injunctive ReliefDelegate WestIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and MeansWays and Means
2/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB0193
    (SB0151)
Baltimore County - Elections for Judges of the Orphans' Court - ProceduresBaltimore County DelegationIn the House - Hearing 2/17 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB0200Election Law - Legislative Newsletters - Distribution by Electronic MailDelegate KrebsIn the House - Hearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.Rules and Executive Nominations
2/12/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB0204 / CH0007Montgomery County - Elections - Early Voting Centers MC 14-16Montgomery County DelegationApproved by the Governor - Chapter 7Ways and Means
1/27/2016 - 2:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB0225
    (SB0261)
Election Law - Write-in CandidatesDelegate Howard, C.In the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; WithdrawnWays and Means
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB0241 / CH0203
    (SB0408 / CH0202)
Election Law - State Elected Officials - Campaign Fund-Raising During General Assembly Session - Civil PenaltyDelegate RosenbergApproved by the Governor - Chapter 203Ways and Means
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
HB0288
    (SB0555)
Attorney General and Comptroller - Special Elections to Fill a VacancyDelegate MoonIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and MeansWays and Means
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB0297Election Law - Business Entity Campaign Contributions - ProhibitionDelegate MoonIn the House - Hearing 2/17 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB0344 / CH0173
    (SB0170 / CH0172)
Voter Registration - Affiliation With Political Party and Participation in Primary Election, Caucus, or ConventionDelegate AfzaliApproved by the Governor - Chapter 173Ways and Means
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
HB0408Commission to Study Legislative and Congressional DistrictingDelegate HillIn the House - Hearing 2/29 at 1:00 p.m.Rules and Executive Nominations
2/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB0444
    (SB0260)
Election Law - General Assembly Candidate Residency Form - RequirementDelegate Howard, C.In the House - Hearing cancelledWays and Means
HB0467Legislative and Congressional Districting - Standards and ProcessesDelegate ReznikIn the House - Hearing 2/29 at 1:00 p.m.Rules and Executive Nominations
2/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB0578
    (SB0002)
Real-Time Transparency Act of 2016Delegate CarrIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and MeansWays and Means
2/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB0592Blue Ribbon Commission on Voting, Openness, Transparency, and Equality (VOTE) in ElectionsDelegate Barnes, D.In the House - Hearing 2/24 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB0645
    (SB1021)
Election Law - Change in Administrative Policy Affecting Voting Rights - Notice and Judicial ReviewDelegate RosenbergIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; WithdrawnWays and Means
3/2/2016 - 2:30 p.m.
HB0716Election Law - Voting by Felons at Polling Places - ProhibitionDelegate ImpallariaIn the House - Hearing 3/02 at 2:30 p.m.Ways and Means
3/2/2016 - 2:30 p.m.
HB0828 / CH0358Special Elections - Voting by Mail - Canvass of VotesDelegate EbersoleApproved by the Governor - Chapter 358Ways and Means
2/26/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
HB0852 / CH0280Local Government - Municipal Elections - Tie VotesDelegate LisantiApproved by the Governor - Chapter 280Ways and Means
2/26/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/31/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB0853Election Law - Campaign Finance Entities - Disbursements by Debit and Credit CardsDelegate LisantiIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and MeansWays and Means
2/26/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB0873 / CH0282Election Law - Special Elections - Absentee Ballots for Absent Uniformed Services Voters and Overseas VotersDelegate SmithApproved by the Governor - Chapter 282Ways and Means
2/26/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/31/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB0963 / CH0725
    (SB0459 / CH0726)
Campaign Finance - Ballot Issue Committees - Prospective QuestionsDelegate LuedtkeEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 725Ways and Means
3/2/2016 - 2:30 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
HB1007 / CH0287Freedom to Vote ActDelegate LuedtkeApproved by the Governor - Chapter 287Ways and Means
3/3/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/31/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB1008 / CH0288Election Law - Early Voting CentersDelegate TurnerApproved by the Governor - Chapter 288Ways and Means
3/3/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/31/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB1009Task Force to Study Increased Voter ParticipationDelegate PlattIn the Senate - Hearing 3/31 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/3/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/31/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB1032Montgomery County Board of Education - Elections - Voting by County Residents MC 25-16Montgomery County DelegationIn the House - Hearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/3/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB1063
    (SB0484)
Election Law - Filing Fee - Candidates for President and Vice PresidentDelegate BuckelIn the House - Hearing 3/02 at 2:30 p.m.Ways and Means
3/2/2016 - 2:30 p.m.
HB1065Montgomery County Board of Education - Special Election to Fill a Vacancy MC 2-16Montgomery County DelegationIn the Senate - Hearing 3/30 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/3/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/30/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB1077 / CH0295Montgomery County Board of Elections - Election Director - Appointment Requirement MC 26-16Montgomery County DelegationApproved by the Governor - Chapter 295Ways and Means
3/2/2016 - 2:30 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/31/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB1116Montgomery County - Ranked Choice Voting MC 15-16Montgomery County DelegationIn the House - Hearing 3/02 at 2:30 p.m.Ways and Means
3/2/2016 - 2:30 p.m.
HB1122Voting Disclosure Act of 2016Delegate McDonoughIn the House - Unfavorable Report by JudiciaryJudiciary
3/2/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
HB1127 / CH0298Prince George's County - Dissemination of Voter Information Material - Multifamily Residential Structures PG 408-16Prince George's County DelegationApproved by the Governor - Chapter 298Ways and Means
3/2/2016 - 2:30 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/31/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB1164Election Law - Contribution to a Candidate for Judicial OfficeDelegate BuckelIn the House - Hearing 3/04 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/4/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB1186Sex Offender Registrants - School Polling Place - AlternativeDelegate AngelIn the House - Hearing 3/09 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB1201Election Law - Campaign Finance - Coordinated ExpendituresDelegate EbersoleIn the House - Hearing 3/09 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB1209General Assembly - Limitation of TermsDelegate VogtIn the House - Hearing 2/29 at 1:00 p.m.Rules and Executive Nominations
2/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB1230Election Law - Departmental Secretaries - Political ActivityDelegate TurnerIn the Senate - First Reading Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsWays and Means
3/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
HB1248
    (SB0428)
Public Funding and Small Donor Act for General Assembly ElectionsDelegate CarrIn the House - Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/14/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB1259Election Law - Voting by Registered Offenders at Polling Places - ProhibitionDelegate ImpallariaIn the House - Hearing 3/09 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB1270House Legislative Districts - Single MemberDelegate ParrottIn the House - Hearing 2/29 at 1:00 p.m.Rules and Executive Nominations
2/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB1301Election Law - Political Party - Retention of StatusDelegate CarterIn the House - Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/14/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB1344 / CH0509Queen Anne's County - County Commissioners Election Method - Straw BallotDelegate ArentzApproved by the Governor - Chapter 509Ways and Means
3/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
4/8/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB1389Election Law - Qualification of Voters - Proof of IdentityDelegate ParrottIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and MeansWays and Means
3/14/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB1390Election Law - Voter Registration and Absentee Voting - Proof of CitizenshipDelegate ParrottIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; WithdrawnWays and Means
3/14/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HB1559Elections - Nomination by Petition for Statewide Office - Required SignaturesDelegate Washington, A.In the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsRules and Executive Nominations
HB1622
    (SB0760)
Municipalities - Municipal Elections - Regulations Governing Write-In CandidatesDelegate HixsonIn the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsRules and Executive Nominations
HJ0004
    (SJ0003)
United States Congress - Call to Congress and the President to Act on Redistricting ReformDelegate ReznikIn the House - Hearing 2/29 at 1:00 p.m.Rules and Executive Nominations
2/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
HJ0008
    (SJ0002)
United States Constitution - Amendments Convention - Democracy AmendmentDelegate SmithIn the House - Hearing 2/29 at 1:00 p.m.Rules and Executive Nominations
2/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
SB0002
    (HB0578)
Real-Time Transparency Act of 2016Senator YoungIn the Senate - Hearing 2/04 at 3:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/4/2016 - 3:00 p.m.
SB0011Freedom to Vote ActSenator MannoIn the Senate - Second Reading Passed with AmendmentsEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
SB0019Election Law - Automatic Voter RegistrationSenator RamirezIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; WithdrawnEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
SB0151
    (HB0193)
Baltimore County - Elections for Judges of the Orphans' Court - ProceduresSenator KlausmeierIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; WithdrawnJudicial Proceedings
2/3/2016 - 2:00 p.m.
SB0169 / CH0357Special Elections - Voting by Mail - Canvass of VotesSenator KaganApproved by the Governor - Chapter 357Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/4/2016 - 3:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
SB0170 / CH0172
    (HB0344 / CH0173)
Voter Registration - Affiliation With Political Party and Participation in Primary Election, Caucus, or ConventionSenator KaganApproved by the Governor - Chapter 172Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/4/2016 - 3:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
SB0247Election Law - Certificate of Candidacy as Delegate to a Presidential National Convention - Place of FilingSenator NormanIn the Senate - Hearing 2/04 at 3:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/4/2016 - 3:00 p.m.
SB0260
    (HB0444)
Election Law - General Assembly Candidate Residency Form - RequirementSenator KelleyIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/4/2016 - 3:00 p.m.
SB0261
    (HB0225)
Election Law - Write-in CandidatesSenator KelleyIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/4/2016 - 3:00 p.m.
SB0268Election Law - Qualification of Voters - Proof of IdentitySenator SallingIn the Senate - Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
SB0290Election Laws - Loans to a Campaign Finance EntitySenator BatesIn the Senate - Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
SB0326Municipal Elections - Certificates of Candidacy - Proof of FilingSenator CurrieIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; WithdrawnEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
SB0331Election Law - Early Voting - Registered Voter Updating the Voter's Address on an Existing RegistrationSenator ConwayIn the Senate - Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
SB0350Universal Voter Registration ActSenator MannoIn the Senate - Second Reading FailedEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
SB0408 / CH0202
    (HB0241 / CH0203)
Election Law - State Elected Officials - Campaign Fund-Raising During General Assembly Session - Civil PenaltySenator MannoApproved by the Governor - Chapter 202Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
SB0420Election Law - Ballot Issues - Contributions or Donations by Foreign NationalsSenator SimonaireIn the House - Hearing 3/30 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/30/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
SB0428
    (HB1248)
Public Funding and Small Donor Act for General Assembly ElectionsSenator PinskyIn the Senate - Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
SB0459 / CH0726
    (HB0963 / CH0725)
Campaign Finance - Ballot Issue Committees - Prospective QuestionsSenator ConwayEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 726Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/25/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/30/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
SB0474Congressional Districting ProcessSenator PinskyIn the Senate - Hearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/3/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
SB0484
    (HB1063)
Election Law - Filing Fee - Candidates for President and Vice PresidentSenator EdwardsIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/25/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
SB0501Shareholders United ActSenator RaskinIn the Senate - Hearing 2/25 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/25/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
SB0555
    (HB0288)
United States Senator, Attorney General, and Comptroller - Temporary Appointments and Special Elections to Fill a VacancySenator PinskyIn the House - Hearing 3/30 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/3/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/30/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
SB0669Republican Party Central Committee Members - Tenure in Office - RevisionSenator SimonaireIn the Senate - Hearing 2/25 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/25/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
SB0760
    (HB1622)
Municipalities - Municipal Elections - Regulations Governing Write-In CandidatesSenator MadalenoIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/25/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
SB0762Potomac Compact for Fair RepresentationSenator RaskinIn the Senate - Hearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/3/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
SB0938Election Law - Voting by Mail (Universal Vote by Mail Act)Senator MannoIn the Senate - Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
SB0973Election Law - Departmental Secretaries - Solicitation of Contributions or DonationsSenator MadalenoIn the House - Third Reading Passed with Amendments (85-52)Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
4/5/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
SB1021
    (HB0645)
Election Law - Change in Administrative Policy Affecting Voting Rights - Notice and Judicial ReviewSenator PughIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; WithdrawnEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
SJ0002
    (HJ0008)
United States Constitution - Amendments Convention - Democracy AmendmentSenator PinskyIn the Senate - Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
SJ0003
    (HJ0004)
United States Congress - Call to Congress and the President to Act on Redistricting ReformSenator ConwayIn the Senate - Hearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/3/2016 - 1:00 p.m.

Denotes enacted legislation

September 23, 2016 2:03 P.M.