2012 Regular Session


File Code: Elections Prior Year Introduction As: HB 1667/06 - HRU
Sponsored By:
Delegates McComas, Alston, Aumann, Bates, Dwyer, Frank, Glass, Impallaria, Krebs, McConkey, McMillan, W. Miller, Parrott, Ready, B. Robinson, Schuh, Schulz, and Stocksdale
The Initiative


Amending the Maryland Constitution to provide for the Initiative; recognizing the power of the people to petition to a vote a proposal to add to, amend, and repeal the Maryland Constitution or the public general laws under specified circumstances; prescribing requirements for the petition and for voting on the proposal; specifying that initiated proposals that are adopted may not be changed or repealed within 2 years except under specified circumstances; submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State of Maryland; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Hearing 3/12 at 2:30 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Tiffany T. Alston, District 24
Delegate Susan L. M. Aumann, District 42
Delegate Gail H. Bates, District 9A
Delegate Don H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Glen Glass, District 34A
Delegate Rick Impallaria, District 7
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Tony McConkey, District 33A
Delegate Herb McMillan, District 30
Delegate Warren E. Miller, District 9A
Delegate Neil Parrott, District 2B
Delegate Justin Ready, District 5A
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Steven R. Schuh, District 31
Delegate Kelly Schulz, District 4A
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Attorney General
Constitutional Amendments
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee.
Laws and Ordinances -see also- Pub Local Laws; Uniform Laws.
Legislation -see also- Correct Leg; Cur Leg; Emerg Bills
Secretary of State

Bill affects the following Statute:

Article - XVI-A - The Initiative
( 1 through 4 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered