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SB 1048 - Authorizes Automatic Voter Registration - Maryland Key Vote

Charles Otto voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Issues Related to SB 1048

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Legislation - Became Law Without Governor's Signature (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes Automatic Voter Registration

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (93-46) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Automatic Voter Registration

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes automatic voter registration.

Highlights:

 

  • Specifies that the Motor Vehicle Administration, the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange, the Mobility Certification Office, and local social services departments are automatic voter registration agencies (Sec. 1).

  • Requires an automatic voter registration that, as a part of each applicable transaction at a voter registration agency, registers the individual to vote or update the individual’s voter registration unless such individual declines or is not eligible (Sec. 1).

  • Requires the system to automatically transmit the information of any individual who does not decline to register to the State Board of Elections (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (31-13) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Automatic Voter Registration

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes automatic voter registration.

Highlights:

 

  • Specifies that the Motor Vehicle Administration, the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange, the Mobility Certification Office, and local social services departments are automatic voter registration agencies (Sec. 1).

  • Requires an automatic voter registration that, as a part of each applicable transaction at a voter registration agency, registers the individual to vote or update the individual’s voter registration unless such individual declines or is not eligible (Sec. 1).

  • Requires the system to automatically transmit the information of any individual who does not decline to register to the State Board of Elections (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Automatic Voter Registration

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