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HB 0657 - Election Law - Subsequent Election Absentee Ballot List
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Sponsor: Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Last Action: 3/14/2012 - S First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
House Committee: House Committee on Ways and Means
Senate Committee: Senate Committee on Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

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BILL INFO-2012 Regular Session-HB 657
2012 Regular Session


File Code: Elections Prior Year Introduction As: HB 787/11 - W&M Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 341
Sponsored By:
Delegates Kramer, Arora, Cullison, Dumais, Hucker, A. Kelly, K. Kelly, Malone, Reznik, Simmons, Stein, and Valderrama
Election Law - Subsequent Election Absentee Ballot List


Requiring a court to report specified information to the State Board of Elections when the court finds that an individual under guardianship for mental disability cannot communicate a desire to participate in the voting process; requiring the State Board to establish guidelines for a subsequent election absentee ballot list; requiring specified forms for making an application for an absentee ballot to include specified information and require the voter to make a specified acknowledgement; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Ways and Means
Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable Report by Ways and Means
Favorable Report Adopted
Special Order until 3/9 (Delegate O'Donnell) Adopted

Floor Amendment (Delegate Kipke) {733622/2 Adopted
Floor Amendment (Delegate O'Donnell) {633229/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (109-29)
Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

Sponsored by:

Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Sam Arora, District 19
Delegate Bonnie Cullison, District 19
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Ariana B. Kelly, District 16
Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Delegate James E. Malone, Jr., District 12A
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Developmental Disabilities
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Elections Supervisors
Elections, State Board of
Mental Health
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Voting -see also- Ballots; Elections

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Election Law
( 3-102 , 3-501 , 3-504 , 9-303 , 9-304 , 9-305 , 9-305.1 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Number: 633229/01     Offered on: March 9, 2012   at: 12:20 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 733622/02     Offered on: March 9, 2012   at: 12:19 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
Ways and Means
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
March 13, 2012: Third Reading Passed (109-29)