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Article - Election Law


    (a)    (1)    A copy of a list of registered voters shall be provided to a Maryland registered voter on receipt of:

            (i)    a written application; and

            (ii)    a statement, signed under oath, that the list is not intended to be used for:

                1.    commercial solicitation; or

                2.    any other purpose not related to the electoral process.

        (2)    In consultation with the local boards, the State Board shall adopt regulations that specify:

            (i)    the time for a list to be provided under this subsection;

            (ii)    the authorization to be required for providing a list;

            (iii)    the fee to be paid for providing a list;

            (iv)    the information to be included on a list;

            (v)    that the residence address of an individual who is a participant in an address confidentiality program may not be disclosed;

            (vi)    that a participant in an address confidentiality program is not required to apply to the State Board to keep the individual’s residence address confidential;

            (vii)    the format of the information; and

            (viii)    the medium or media on which the information is to be provided.

    (b)    (1)    The State Administrator or a designee shall provide a copy of the statewide voter registration list and voter registration records to a jury commissioner on request and without charge by means agreed to with the Administrative Office of the Courts.

        (2)    On application of the Attorney General, a circuit court may compel compliance with paragraph (1) of this subsection.

    (c)    A person who knowingly allows a list of registered voters, under the person’s control, to be used for any purpose not related to the electoral process is guilty of a misdemeanor and, on conviction, is subject to the penalties under Title 16 of this article.

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