2008 Regular Session


File Code: Elections Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 1616
Sponsored By:
Senators Rosapepe, Brochin, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Jones, Lenett, Madaleno, Peters, Pinsky, Raskin, Robey, and Zirkin
Election Law - Maryland Student Voting Rights Act of 2008


Requiring public institutions of higher education to develop a specified plan to promote student involvement in the electoral process; requiring those institutions to provide their students with the opportunity to register to vote or to update a voter registration record; making the implementation of specified requirements contingent on the appropriation of specified funds in the State budget; requiring the State Board of Elections to post specified information on its website regarding voting units; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Jim Rosapepe, District 21
Senator James Brochin, District 42
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Brian E. Frosh, District 16
Senator Rob Garagiola, District 15
Senator Verna L. Jones, District 44
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, District 23
Senator Paul G. Pinsky, District 22
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator James N. Robey, District 13
Senator Bobby A. Zirkin, District 11

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Elections Supervisors
Elections, State Board of
Electronic Government
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Higher Education Commission
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
Rules and Regulations
State Universities and Colleges
Voting -see also- Ballots; Elections

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Election Law
( 1-305 , 3-204 , 9-306 , 10-302 , 16-206 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered