2008 Regular Session


File Code: Elections Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 624
Sponsored By:
Delegates Ross, Barnes, Bohanan, Feldman, Frush, Hucker, Mizeur, Reznik, Taylor, and Waldstreicher
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.
House Action
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (Delegate Ross) Adopted (131-0)
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate John L. Bohanan, Jr., District 29B
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18

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: Not available at this time
Amendments: None offered
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
March 7, 2008: Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (Ross) Adopted (131-0)