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Title
Election Law - Voting - Permanent Absentee Ballot List, Ballot Drop Boxes, and Reports
Sponsored by
Senator Kramer
Status
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 56
Analysis
Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
Synopsis
Requiring a local board of elections to designate the locations of ballot drop boxes in accordance with certain factors; requiring each local board to submit proposed ballot drop box locations to the State Administrator of Elections; requiring a local board to ensure the security of ballot drop boxes; requiring that certain guidelines for absentee voting established by the State Board provide for a permanent absentee ballot list; prohibiting canvassing, electioneering, or posting campaign material on a ballot drop box; etc.
Committee Testimony
Details
Introduced in a prior session as: SB0333 Session: 2019 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2021
Legislation History
Chamber
Senate
Calendar Date
2/03/2021
Legislative Date
2/03/2021
Action
First Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Proceedings
Chamber
Calendar Date
Legislative Date
Action
Text - First - Election Law – Permanent Absentee Ballot List
Proceedings
Chamber
Senate
Calendar Date
2/12/2021
Legislative Date
2/12/2021
Action
Hearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.
Proceedings
Chamber
Senate
Calendar Date
3/03/2021
Legislative Date
3/03/2021
Action
Hearing canceled
Proceedings
Chamber
Senate
Calendar Date
3/03/2021
Legislative Date
3/03/2021
Action
Hearing 3/03 at 1:30 p.m.
Proceedings
Chamber
Senate
Calendar Date
3/16/2021
Legislative Date
3/16/2021
Action
Favorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Proceedings
Chamber
Senate
Calendar Date
3/17/2021
Legislative Date
2/26/2021
Action
Favorable with Amendments {374235/1
Proceedings
27 Click to view Recorded Media
Chamber
Senate
Calendar Date
3/17/2021
Legislative Date
2/26/2021
Action
Motion Laid Over (Senator Ready) Adopted
Proceedings
27 Click to view Recorded Media
Chamber
Senate
Calendar Date
3/18/2021
Legislative Date
2/27/2021
Action
Favorable with Amendments {374235/1 Adopted
Proceedings
28 Click to view Recorded Media
Chamber
Senate
Calendar Date
3/18/2021
Legislative Date
2/27/2021
Action
Floor Amendment {873029/1 (Senator Simonaire) Rejected (15-32)
Proceedings
28 Click to view Recorded Media
Chamber
Senate
Calendar Date
3/18/2021
Legislative Date
2/27/2021
Action
Floor Amendment {963725/1 (Senator Simonaire) Rejected (15-32)
Proceedings
28 Click to view Recorded Media
Chamber
Senate
Calendar Date
3/18/2021
Legislative Date
2/27/2021
Action
Floor Amendment {803626/1 (Senator Ready)
Proceedings
28 Click to view Recorded Media
Chamber
Senate
Calendar Date
3/18/2021
Legislative Date
2/27/2021
Action
Motion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Cassilly) Adopted
Proceedings
28 Click to view Recorded Media
Chamber
Senate
Calendar Date
3/18/2021
Legislative Date
2/27/2021
Action
Floor Amendment {803626/1 (Senator Ready)
Proceedings
28AClick to view Recorded Media
Chamber
Senate
Calendar Date
3/18/2021
Legislative Date
2/27/2021
Action
Motion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Ferguson) Adopted
Proceedings
28AClick to view Recorded Media
Chamber
Senate
Calendar Date
3/18/2021
Legislative Date
2/27/2021
Action
Floor Amendment {803626/1 (Senator Ready) Withdrawn
Proceedings
28AClick to view Recorded Media
Chamber
Senate
Calendar Date
3/18/2021
Legislative Date
2/27/2021
Action
Floor Amendment {803728/1 (Senator Ready) Rejected (14-31)
Proceedings
28AClick to view Recorded Media
Chamber
Senate
Calendar Date
3/18/2021
Legislative Date
2/27/2021
Action
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Proceedings
28AClick to view Recorded Media
Chamber
Senate
Calendar Date
3/19/2021
Legislative Date
3/01/2021
Action
Third Reading Passed (31-14)
Proceedings
29 Click to view Recorded Media
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
3/20/2021
Legislative Date
3/09/2021
Action
Referred Ways and Means
Proceedings
28 Click to view Recorded Media
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
3/20/2021
Legislative Date
3/20/2021
Action
Hearing 3/30 at 1:30 p.m.
Proceedings
Chamber
Calendar Date
Legislative Date
Action
Vote - House - Committee - Ways and Means
Proceedings
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Chamber
House
Calendar Date
3/31/2021
Legislative Date
3/31/2021
Action
Favorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
Proceedings
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
4/01/2021
Legislative Date
3/16/2021
Action
Favorable with Amendments {515369/1 Adopted
Proceedings
35AClick to view Recorded Media
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
4/01/2021
Legislative Date
3/16/2021
Action
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Proceedings
35AClick to view Recorded Media
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
4/01/2021
Legislative Date
3/17/2021
Action
Motion Special Order until Later This Session (Delegate M. Fisher) Adopted
Proceedings
36 Click to view Recorded Media
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
4/01/2021
Legislative Date
3/17/2021
Action
Floor Amendment {253726/1 (Delegate M. Fisher) Rejected (41-94)
Proceedings
36 Click to view Recorded Media
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
4/01/2021
Legislative Date
3/17/2021
Action
Third Reading Passed (95-40)
Proceedings
36 Click to view Recorded Media
Chamber
Senate
Calendar Date
4/02/2021
Legislative Date
3/12/2021
Action
Senate Concurs House Amendments
Proceedings
39 Click to view Recorded Media
Chamber
Senate
Calendar Date
4/02/2021
Legislative Date
3/12/2021
Action
Third Reading Passed (32-15)
Proceedings
39 Click to view Recorded Media
Chamber
Senate
Calendar Date
4/02/2021
Legislative Date
3/12/2021
Action
Passed Enrolled
Proceedings
Chamber
Post Passage
Calendar Date
4/10/2021
Legislative Date
4/10/2021
Action
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 56
Proceedings
Chamber Calendar Date Legislative Date Action Proceedings
Senate 2/03/2021 2/03/2021 First Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Text - First - Election Law – Permanent Absentee Ballot List
Senate 2/12/2021 2/12/2021 Hearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate 3/03/2021 3/03/2021 Hearing canceled
Senate 3/03/2021 3/03/2021 Hearing 3/03 at 1:30 p.m.
Vote - Senate - Committee - Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Click to view Recorded Media
Senate 3/16/2021 3/16/2021 Favorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Senate 3/17/2021 2/26/2021 Favorable with Amendments {374235/1 27 Click to view Recorded Media
Senate 3/17/2021 2/26/2021 Motion Laid Over (Senator Ready) Adopted 27 Click to view Recorded Media
Senate 3/18/2021 2/27/2021 Favorable with Amendments {374235/1 Adopted 28 Click to view Recorded Media
Senate 3/18/2021 2/27/2021 Floor Amendment {873029/1 (Senator Simonaire) Rejected (15-32) 28 Click to view Recorded Media
Senate 3/18/2021 2/27/2021 Floor Amendment {963725/1 (Senator Simonaire) Rejected (15-32) 28 Click to view Recorded Media
Senate 3/18/2021 2/27/2021 Floor Amendment {803626/1 (Senator Ready) 28 Click to view Recorded Media
Senate 3/18/2021 2/27/2021 Motion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Cassilly) Adopted 28 Click to view Recorded Media
Senate 3/18/2021 2/27/2021 Floor Amendment {803626/1 (Senator Ready) 28AClick to view Recorded Media
Senate 3/18/2021 2/27/2021 Motion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Ferguson) Adopted 28AClick to view Recorded Media
Senate 3/18/2021 2/27/2021 Floor Amendment {803626/1 (Senator Ready) Withdrawn 28AClick to view Recorded Media
Senate 3/18/2021 2/27/2021 Floor Amendment {803728/1 (Senator Ready) Rejected (14-31) 28AClick to view Recorded Media
Senate 3/18/2021 2/27/2021 Second Reading Passed with Amendments 28AClick to view Recorded Media
Text - Third - Election Law - Voting - Permanent Absentee Ballot List, Ballot Drop Boxes, and Report
Senate 3/19/2021 3/01/2021 Third Reading Passed (31-14) 29 Click to view Recorded Media
House 3/20/2021 3/09/2021 Referred Ways and Means 28 Click to view Recorded Media
House 3/20/2021 3/20/2021 Hearing 3/30 at 1:30 p.m.
Vote - House - Committee - Ways and Means Click to view Recorded Media
House 3/31/2021 3/31/2021 Favorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
House 4/01/2021 3/16/2021 Favorable with Amendments {515369/1 Adopted 35AClick to view Recorded Media
House 4/01/2021 3/16/2021 Second Reading Passed with Amendments 35AClick to view Recorded Media
House 4/01/2021 3/17/2021 Motion Special Order until Later This Session (Delegate M. Fisher) Adopted 36 Click to view Recorded Media
House 4/01/2021 3/17/2021 Floor Amendment {253726/1 (Delegate M. Fisher) Rejected (41-94) 36 Click to view Recorded Media
House 4/01/2021 3/17/2021 Third Reading Passed (95-40) 36 Click to view Recorded Media
Senate 4/02/2021 3/12/2021 Senate Concurs House Amendments 39 Click to view Recorded Media
Senate 4/02/2021 3/12/2021 Third Reading Passed (32-15) 39 Click to view Recorded Media
Senate 4/02/2021 3/12/2021 Passed Enrolled
Text - Enrolled - Election Law - Voting - Permanent Absentee Ballot List, Ballot Drop Boxes, and Reports
Post Passage 4/10/2021 4/10/2021 Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 56
Last Updated: 4/10/2021 12:49 PM
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