2007 Regular Session


File Code: Elections
Sponsored By:
Delegates Jennings, Aumann, Bartlett, Boteler, Frank, Morhaim, Hixson, Doory, Barve, Cardin, Elmore, George, Gilchrist, Howard, Ivey, Kaiser, N. King, Krebs, McKee, Murphy, Olszewski, Rice, Ross, Stukes, F. Turner, and Walker
Election Law - Prerecorded Phone Messages - Sponsor Identification


Prohibiting a person from failing to ensure that specified messages relating to a candidate, campaign, or political committee meet specified requirements; prohibiting a person from sending a specified message that does not contain specified information; providing for specified penalties for willful and knowing violation of the requirements of the Act; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Ways and Means
Hearing 3/7 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (137-0)
Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 4/5 at 1:00 p.m.

Sponsored by:

Delegate J. B. Jennings, District 7
Delegate Susan L. M. Aumann, District 42
Delegate Joseph R. Bartlett, District 4A
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Jon S. Cardin, District 11
Delegate Ann Marie Doory, District 43
Delegate D. Page Elmore, District 38A
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Ronald A. George, District 30
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, District 20
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Nancy J. King, District 39
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Robert A. McKee, District 2A
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Peter Murphy, District 28
Delegate John A. Olszewski, Jr., District 6
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Melvin Stukes, District 44
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Jay Walker, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Political Candidates
Political Committees
Political Parties
Recordings -see also- Video

Bill affects the following Statute:

Election Law
( 16-904 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 895963/01     Offered on: March 24, 2007   at: 4:04 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
March 22, 2007: Third Reading Passed (137-0)