Elections

2016 Regular Session

Total Bills: 85

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TitlePrimary SponsorStatusOriginal House
and Hearing Dates
Opposite House
and Hearing Dates
Broad Subject
HB0027Education - Community Colleges - Collective BargainingDelegate HaynesIn the Senate - Hearing 3/29 at 1:00 p.m.Appropriations
1/26/2016 - 3:30 p.m.
Finance
3/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Higher Education (F2)
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.
Elections (G1)
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.
Elections (G1)
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.
Elections (G1)
HB0129Staggered Election Terms - Charter County CouncilsDelegate CarrIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and MeansWays and Means
2/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Elections (G1)
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.
Elections (G1)
HB0163 / CH0164
    (SB0129 / CH0163)
Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners - Submission of a Comprehensive Master Plan - Repeal of Duplicative RequirementDelegate AndersonApproved by the Governor - Chapter 164Ways and Means
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
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.
Elections (G1)
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.
Elections (G1)
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.
Elections (G1)
HB0223Circuit Court Judges - ElectionDelegate WestIn the House - Unfavorable Report by JudiciaryJudiciary
2/25/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
Courts and Court Personnel - Statewide (D1)
HB0224Circuit Court Judges - ElectionDelegate KramerIn the House - Unfavorable Report by JudiciaryJudiciary
2/25/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
Courts and Court Personnel - Statewide (D1)
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.
Elections (G1)
HB0260 / CH0511
    (SB0554)
United States Senator, Attorney General, and Comptroller - Appointments and Special Elections to Fill a VacancyDelegate MoonAssigned a chapter number, enactment subject to constitutional referendum - Chapter 511Ways and Means
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsState Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials (P1)
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.
Elections (G1)
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.
Elections (G1)
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 AffairsElections (G1)
HB0388Circuit Court Judges - Election, Qualifications, and Term of OfficeDelegate HillIn the House - Unfavorable Report by JudiciaryJudiciary
2/25/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
Courts and Court Personnel - Statewide (D1)
HB0448
    (SB0179)
Circuit Court Judges - Selection, Qualifications, and Term of OfficeDelegate SydnorIn the House - Unfavorable Report by JudiciaryJudiciary
2/25/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
Courts and Court Personnel - Statewide (D1)
HB0505 / CH0670
    (SB0390 / CH0669)
Charles County Sheriff - Salaries and Collective BargainingCharles County DelegationEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 670Environment and Transportation
2/16/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Appropriations
Finance
3/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Courts and Court Personnel - Local (D2)
HB0558 / CH0723Baltimore City - Partially Elected School BoardDelegate GlennEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 723Ways and Means
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/30/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education - Local Bills (F3)
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.
Elections (G1)
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.
Elections (G1)
HB0736Labor and Employment - Employment Rights for Local Government Employees - EstablishmentDelegate TarlauIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
2/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Counties - Generally (L1)
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 AffairsElections (G1)
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.
Municipal Corporations (L3)
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.
Elections (G1)
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.
Elections (G1)
HB0937Public Service Commission - Commissioners - Selection and TermDelegate GlennIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; WithdrawnEconomic Matters
3/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Utility Regulation (C5)
HB0993Anne Arundel County - Board of Education - Selection of MembersDelegate SaabIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; WithdrawnWays and MeansEducation - Local Bills (F3)
HB0995 / CH0589
    (SB0878 / CH0588)
Allegany County - Alcoholic Beverages - Sunday SalesAllegany County DelegationApproved by the Governor - Chapter 589Economic Matters
2/22/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsAlcoholic Beverages - Local Bills (A2)
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.
Elections (G1)
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.
Elections (G1)
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.
Elections (G1)
HB1016 / CH0519Public Safety and Policing Workgroup - RecommendationsSpeakerApproved by the Governor - Chapter 519Judiciary
2/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsPublic Safety (E4)
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.
Education - Local Bills (F3)
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.
Elections (G1)
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.
Education - Local Bills (F3)
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.
Elections (G1)
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.
Elections (G1)
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.
Elections (G1)
HB1147 / CH0301Carroll County - Board of Education Members - Term Limitation and ReferendumCarroll County DelegationApproved by the Governor - Chapter 301Ways and Means
3/15/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/30/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education - Local Bills (F3)
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.
Elections (G1)
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.
Criminal Law - Procedure (E2)
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 AffairsElections (G1)
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.
Elections (G1)
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.
Elections (G1)
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.
Elections (G1)
HB1352Wicomico County Board of Education - Election and Appointment of MembersWicomico County DelegationVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Ways and Means
3/15/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEducation - Local Bills (F3)
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.
Elections (G1)
HB1559Elections - Nomination by Petition for Statewide Office - Required SignaturesDelegate Washington, A.In the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsRules and Executive NominationsElections (G1)
HB1622
    (SB0760)
Municipalities - Municipal Elections - Regulations Governing Write-In CandidatesDelegate HixsonIn the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsRules and Executive NominationsMunicipal Corporations (L3)
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.
Elections (G1)
SB0011Freedom to Vote ActSenator MannoIn the Senate - Second Reading Passed with AmendmentsEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Elections (G1)
SB0019Election Law - Automatic Voter RegistrationSenator RamirezIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; WithdrawnEducation, Health, and Environmental AffairsElections (G1)
SB0123Interstate Boating Violator CompactSenator SimonaireIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/2/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
3/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Natural Resources - Generally (M1)
SB0129 / CH0163
    (HB0163 / CH0164)
Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners - Submission of a Comprehensive Master Plan - Repeal of Duplicative RequirementSenator ConwayApproved by the Governor - Chapter 163Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
1/27/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Primary and Secondary Education (F1)
SB0145 / CH0169Wicomico County Board of Education - Election and Appointment of MembersSenator MathiasApproved by the Governor - Chapter 169Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
1/27/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education - Local Bills (F3)
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.
Elections (G1)
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.
Elections (G1)
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.
Elections (G1)
SB0179
    (HB0448)
Circuit Court Judges - Selection, Qualifications, and Term of OfficeSenator KelleyIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial ProceedingsJudicial Proceedings
2/4/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Courts and Court Personnel - Statewide (D1)
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.
Elections (G1)
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.
Elections (G1)
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.
Elections (G1)
SB0326Municipal Elections - Certificates of Candidacy - Proof of FilingSenator CurrieIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; WithdrawnEducation, Health, and Environmental AffairsMunicipal Corporations (L3)
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.
Elections (G1)
SB0350Universal Voter Registration ActSenator MannoIn the Senate - Second Reading FailedEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Elections (G1)
SB0363Education - Community Colleges - Collective BargainingSenator PughIn the Senate - Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Higher Education (F2)
SB0390 / CH0669
    (HB0505 / CH0670)
Charles County Sheriff - Salaries and Collective BargainingSenator MiddletonEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 669Finance
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
3/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Appropriations
Courts and Court Personnel - Local (D2)
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.
Elections (G1)
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.
Elections (G1)
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.
State Government - General Assembly (P5)
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.
Elections (G1)
SB0554
    (HB0260 / CH0511)
United States Senator, Attorney General, and Comptroller - Appointments to Fill a VacancySenator PinskyIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; WithdrawnEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/3/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
State Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials (P1)
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.
Elections (G1)
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.
Elections (G1)
SB0690State Labor Relations Board and the State Higher Education Labor Relations Board - Election and Certification of Exclusive RepresentativesSenator BatesIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by FinanceFinance
3/15/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
State Government - Personnel (P4)
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.
Municipal Corporations (L3)
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.
Elections (G1)
SB0964Natural Resources - Oysters - County Oyster CommitteesSenator EckardtIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/8/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Hunting and Fishing (M2)
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.
Elections (G1)
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.
Elections (G1)
SB1026Public Safety and Policing Workgroup - RecommendationsPresidentIn the Senate - Recommitted to Judicial Proceedings (Senator Zirkin)Judicial Proceedings
3/1/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Public Safety (E4)
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.
Elections (G1)

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