2012 Regular Session


File Code: Elections
Sponsored By:
Delegates Smigiel, McDermott, McComas, Hough, Krebs, Schuh, Otto, Kipke, Vitale, and Cluster
Election Law - Petitions - Public Verification and Counting of Signatures


Requiring that the process of verifying and counting signatures on petitions be open to observation by the public, subject to regulations adopted by the State Board of Elections to ensure the integrity, accuracy, and efficiency of the process.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Ways and Means
Hearing 1/25 at 11:00 a.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate John W. E. Cluster, Jr., District 8
Delegate Michael J. Hough, District 3B
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Michael A. McDermott, District 38B
Delegate Charles J. Otto, District 38A
Delegate Steven R. Schuh, District 31
Delegate Cathy Vitale, District 33A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Local Government Mandates
Public Information
Rules and Regulations

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Election Law
( 6-207 , 6-207 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered