2008 Regular Session


File Code: Elections Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 310
Sponsored By:
Senators Raskin, Frosh, Kelley, King, Kittleman, Kramer, Lenett, Madaleno, Muse, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Robey, Simonaire, Stoltzfus, and Zirkin
Elective Franchise - Youth Voter Registration and Participation in Elections


Authorizing specified citizens who are less than 18 years old to register to vote; authorizing specified citizens who are less than 18 years old to vote in specified primary or special elections under specified circumstances; making stylistic changes; and submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State of Maryland for their adoption or rejection.

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 Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator Brian E. Frosh, District 16
Senator Delores G. Kelley, District 10
Senator Nancy J. King, District 39
Senator Allan H. Kittleman, District 9
Senator Rona E. Kramer, District 14
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator C. Anthony Muse, District 26
Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, District 23
Senator Paul G. Pinsky, District 22
Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator James N. Robey, District 13
Senator Bryan W. Simonaire, District 31
Senator J. Lowell Stoltzfus, District 38
Senator Bobby A. Zirkin, District 11

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Constitutional Amendments
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
Voting -see also- Ballots; Elections

Bill affects the following Statute:

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