2009 Regular Session


File Code: Elections
Sponsored By:
Delegates Levy, Beidle, Bohanan, Bronrott, Carr, Conaway, Conway, DeBoy, Frush, Guzzone, Hecht, Jameson, Lafferty, McComas, Montgomery, Reznik, Robinson, Sophocleus, Sossi, F. Turner, Wood, Kipke, Cardin, Olszewski, Walker, Elmore, Frick, Gilchrist, Ivey, Rice, Murphy, Howard, Doory, Hixson, Barve, and Stukes
Election Law - Access to Voting Room and Voting Booth by Minors Not Eligible to Vote


Increasing the maximum age at which a minor may accompany a voter in the voting room and voting booth at a polling place to 17; and requiring that a minor who accompanies a voter may not be eligible to vote in that election.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Ways and Means
Hearing 2/11 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 3/26 at 1:00 p.m.

Sponsored by:

Delegate Murray D. Levy, District 28
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate John L. Bohanan, Jr., District 29B
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Jon S. Cardin, District 11
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
Delegate Norman H. Conway, District 38B
Delegate Steven J. DeBoy, Sr., District 12A
Delegate Ann Marie Doory, District 43
Delegate D. Page Elmore, District 38A
Delegate C. William Frick, District 16
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Guy Guzzone, District 13
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, District 20
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Sally Jameson, District 28
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Peter Murphy, District 28
Delegate John A. Olszewski, Jr., District 6
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Theodore Sophocleus, District 32
Delegate Richard A. Sossi, District 36
Delegate Melvin L. Stukes, District 44
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Jay Walker, District 26
Delegate John F. Wood, Jr., District 29A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Voting -see also- Ballots; Elections

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Election Law
( 10-308 , 10-310 )


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: 965662/01     Offered on: March 3, 2009   at: 10:30 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 5, 2009: Third Reading Passed (137-0)
November 6, 2009: Third Reading Passed (23-8)