2009 Regular Session

Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting

Status of Legislation
Total number of Bills: 61

  • Failed Legislation

    HB 63

    Status as of March 26, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Ali and Bronrott
    Entitled
    Candidacy Deadline Reform Act
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 278

    Status as of March 26, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Frank, Aumann, Bates, Boteler, Dwyer, Eckardt, Elliott, George, Haddaway, Jennings, Krebs, McComas, McConkey, Miller, Norman, O'Donnell, Schuh, Serafini, Shank, Shewell, Smigiel, Sossi, Stocksdale, Stull, and Weldon
    Entitled
    Election Law - Special Election to Fill Vacancy in the Office of United States Senator
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 284

    Status as of January 29, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Schuh and Minnick
    Entitled
    Election Law - Legislative Districting and Apportionment Commission
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: House Rules and Executive Nominations
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 369

    Status as of March 26, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Ali, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Ivey, Manno, McComas, Montgomery, Reznik, Shewell, Stukes, and Valderrama
    Entitled
    Special Election for US Senate Vacancies Act
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 391

    Status as of April 7, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Rosenberg, Dumais, Gutierrez, Ivey, Rice, Ross, F. Turner, Frick, Gilchrist, Shank, Murphy, Cardin, Howard, Hixson, Bartlett, Kaiser, Myers, Walker, Olszewski, Stukes, and George
    Entitled
    Voter's Rights Protection Act of 2009
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Sponsored By
    Caroline County Delegation
    Entitled
    Caroline County Board of Education - Election and Appointment of Members - Referendum
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 459

    Status as of February 4, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegates McConkey, Barkley, Bates, V. Clagett, Dumais, George, and Kipke
    Entitled
    Election Law - Polling Places in Privately Owned or Leased Buildings - Rules and Regulations
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 472

    Status as of March 26, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegates O'Donnell, Aumann, Bartlett, Bates, Beitzel, Boteler, Dwyer, Eckardt, Elliott, Elmore, Frank, George, Haddaway, Impallaria, Jennings, Kach, King, Kipke, Krebs, McComas, McConkey, McDonough, Miller, Myers, Norman, Schuh, Serafini, Shank, Shewell, Smigiel, Sossi, Stifler, Stocksdale, Stull, and Walkup
    Entitled
    Presidential Elections - Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote - Repeal
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 476

    Status as of February 16, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Reznik, Hixson, Ali, Barkley, Barve, Bronrott, Carr, Feldman, Gilchrist, Healey, Hucker, Ivey, Kaiser, Lee, Levy, Manno, Mizeur, Montgomery, Murphy, Olszewski, Pena-Melnyk, Rice, Ross, and Weldon
    Entitled
    Elective Franchise - Registration and Voting on Election Day
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 512

    Status as of February 11, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Kipke, Beidle, Costa, Dwyer, George, King, Love, McConkey, Schuh, and Sophocleus
    Entitled
    Anne Arundel County - Election Law - Photo Identification for Voting
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 523

    Status as of February 5, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Ross
    Entitled
    Elections - Permanent Absentee Ballot List
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 589

    Status as of March 9, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Ivey, Ali, Cardin, Gilchrist, Ramirez, Rice, Ross, Walker, Howard, Stukes, Kaiser, Barve, Hixson, Elmore, Myers, Murphy, Frick, and F. Turner
    Entitled
    Election Law - Change of Party Affiliation and Nomination by Petition - Requirements
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 639

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 746

    Sponsored By
    Harford County Delegation
    Entitled
    Harford County - Board of Education - Selection of Members
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 665

    Status as of February 16, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Hixson, Bobo, Boteler, Cardin, Frick, George, Ivey, Myers, Olszewski, and F. Turner
    Entitled
    Election Law - Audit of Election Results - Transparency in Election Administration
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 667

    Status as of April 14, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 96

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Braveboy
    Entitled
    Condominiums and Homeowners Associations - Transition of Control
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 671

    Status as of February 11, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Hixson, Frick, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Reznik, Rice, Simmons, and F. Turner
    Entitled
    Election Law - Polling Places - Electioneering Boundary
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 723

    Status as of March 9, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Barve, Cardin, Frick, and Ivey
    Entitled
    Election Law - Campaign Finance Entity - Officers Authorized to Perform Duties of Treasurer
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 794

    Status as of March 23, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Impallaria, Boteler, and McDonough
    Entitled
    Courts - Death Penalty Court
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 859

    Status as of February 16, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Smigiel, Dwyer, McComas, Shank, and Stull
    Entitled
    Election Law - Watchers - Application of State Law to Municipal Elections
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 956

    Status as of March 11, 2009: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Appropriations

    Sponsored By
    Cecil County Delegation
    Entitled
    Cecil County - Collective Bargaining - Representation of Deputy Sheriffs
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Appropriations
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1066

    Status as of February 16, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Jennings, Aumann, Bartlett, Boteler, Dwyer, Frank, Haddaway, Impallaria, Kelly, McConkey, McDonough, Norman, Smigiel, and Stifler
    Entitled
    Election Law - Qualification of Voters - Proof of Identity
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1179

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 445

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Cardin, Hixson, Olszewski, and Ross
    Entitled
    Election Law - Early Voting
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1211

    Status as of February 16, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Eckardt, Boteler, Elliott, Elmore, Frank, Haddaway, McComas, McConkey, Myers, O'Donnell, Schuh, Serafini, Shank, Smigiel, Sossi, and Stocksdale
    Entitled
    Election Law - Delay in Replacement of Voting System
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1352

    Status as of March 4, 2009: Bill is in the House - Re-referred Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Frush
    Entitled
    Election Law - Gubernatorial Primary Election - Date
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1353

    Status as of March 4, 2009: Bill is in the House - Re-referred Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Cardin
    Entitled
    Election Law - Public Campaign Financing Act for Candidates for the General Assembly
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1391

    Status as of March 4, 2009: Bill is in the House - Re-referred Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Ways and Means Committee (By Request - Departmental - Elections, State Board of)
    Entitled
    Election Law - Candidates - Challenges to Qualifications
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1392

    Status as of April 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Ways and Means Committee (By Request - Departmental - Elections, State Board of)
    Entitled
    Election Law - Miscellaneous Revisions
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1394

    Status as of April 9, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Second Reading Passed with Amendments

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Ways and Means Committee (By Request - Departmental - Elections, State Board of)
    Entitled
    Election Law - Employment and Compensation of Election Judges
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1398

    Status as of April 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Ways and Means Committee (By Request - Departmental - Elections, State Board of)
    Entitled
    Election Law - Campaign Finance - Revisions
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1459

    Status as of March 11, 2009: Bill is in the House - Re-referred Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Shank, Bates, Feldman, Frick, Haddaway, Rice, and Stocksdale
    Entitled
    Election Law - E-Mail Newsletters
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 43

    Status as of February 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senators Harris, Greenip, Colburn, and Kittleman
    Entitled
    Election Law - Qualification of Voters - Proof of Identity
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 97

    Status as of January 16, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Stone
    Entitled
    Election Law - Campaign Advertisements - Closed Captioning
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 197

    Status as of February 13, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Lenett
    Entitled
    Election Law - Early Voting and Polling Places
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 320

    Status as of February 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Gladden
    Entitled
    Voter's Rights Protection Act of 2009
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 325

    Status as of February 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Colburn
    Entitled
    Election Law - Special Election to Fill Vacancy in the Office of United States Senator
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 326

    Status as of February 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Colburn
    Entitled
    Election Law - General Election to Fill Vacancy in the Office of United States Senator
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 327

    Status as of February 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Colburn
    Entitled
    Election Law - Runoff Election
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 445

    Status as of February 13, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Madaleno
    Entitled
    Petitions - Signer Photo Identification Requirement and Affidavit
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 514

    Status as of February 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senators Lenett, Raskin, Conway, Frosh, Garagiola, Gladden, Harrington, King, Klausmeier, Madaleno, Middleton, Muse, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, and Stone
    Entitled
    Elective Franchise - Registration and Voting on Election Day
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 557

    Status as of February 13, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senators Dyson, Lenett, Conway, Currie, DeGrange, Exum, Forehand, Garagiola, Gladden, Harrington, Jones, Kasemeyer, Kelley, King, Klausmeier, Madaleno, McFadden, Middleton, Miller, Muse, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, Stone, and Zirkin
    Entitled
    Election Law - Implementation of Early Voting and Polling Places
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 595

    Status as of February 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Kasemeyer
    Entitled
    Election Law - Audit of Election Results - Transparency in Election Administration
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 629

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 745

    Sponsored By
    Senators Glassman, Harris, and Jacobs
    Entitled
    Harford County - Board of Education - Selection of Members
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 663

    Status as of March 25, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Recommit to Committee Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Pinsky
    Entitled
    Election Law - Public Campaign Financing Act for Candidates for the General Assembly
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 671

    Status as of February 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Raskin
    Entitled
    Elections - Voter Registration and Voting - Age
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 673

    Status as of April 10, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Third Reading Passed

    Sponsored By
    Senators Raskin, Brochin, Dyson, Exum, Frosh, Garagiola, Harrington, Jones, King, Madaleno, Muse, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Rosapepe, Stone, and Kelley
    Entitled
    Fairness in Negotiations Act
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 693

    Status as of February 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senators Rosapepe, Frosh, Garagiola, Harrington, Jones, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Middleton, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, Stone, and Zirkin
    Entitled
    Election Law - Maryland Student Voting Rights Act of 2009
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 733

    Status as of February 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senators Raskin, Lenett, Peters, and Pugh
    Entitled
    Elections - Permanent Absentee Ballot List
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 742

    Status as of April 14, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 95

    Sponsored By
    Senator Kelley
    Entitled
    Condominiums and Homeowners Associations - Transition of Control
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 820

    Status as of March 17, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Finance

    Sponsored By
    Senator Harrington
    Entitled
    Employee Opportunity to Purchase Act
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 846

    Status as of February 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Harris
    Entitled
    Election Law - Public Financing Act - Revisions
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 847

    Status as of February 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Harris
    Entitled
    Election Law - Legislative Districting and Apportionment Commission
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 872

    Status as of February 13, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Zirkin
    Entitled
    Election Law - Candidate for Judge of the Circuit Court - Filing Requirements
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 964

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 633

    Sponsored By
    Senators Colburn and Pipkin
    Entitled
    Caroline County Board of Education - Election and Appointment of Members - Referendum
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 970

    Status as of March 31, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Colburn
    Entitled
    Election Law - Delay in Replacement of Voting System
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 1015

    Status as of March 9, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senators Kittleman and Jacobs
    Entitled
    Election Law - E-mail Newsletters
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 1033

    Status as of April 11, 2009: Bill is in the House - Second Reading Passed with Amendments

    Sponsored By
    Senators Madaleno, Raskin, and Lenett
    Entitled
    Special Election - Absentee Voting - Late Applications
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Ways and Means
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 1061

    Status as of March 25, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senators Harris, Colburn, and Greenip
    Entitled
    Election Law - Gubernatorial Primary Election - Date
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 1067

    Status as of March 25, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Kasemeyer
    Entitled
    Election Law - Petition Signatures
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 1073

    Status as of April 9, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Pipkin
    Entitled
    Public Financing Act - Declaration by General Assembly that the Act Is Operable and Viable
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SJ 1

    Status as of February 19, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senator Jacobs
    Entitled
    Maryland Ratification of the 17th Amendment to the United States Constitution
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Failed Legislation

    SJ 6

    Status as of March 3, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Finance

    Sponsored By
    Senators Mooney, Brinkley, Greenip, Harris, Kittleman, and Stoltzfus
    Entitled
    "Card Check" and Forced, Compulsory Arbitration
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance