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§ 9-301. Application of subtitle

West's Annotated Code of MarylandElection LawEffective: May 8, 2020

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Election Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 9. Voting (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Absentee Voting (Refs & Annos)
Effective: May 8, 2020
MD Code, Election Law, § 9-301
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 33, § 9-301
§ 9-301. Application of subtitle
In general
(a) This subtitle applies to every election governed by this article.
Forms
(b) The State Board shall prescribe all forms required to comply with:
(1) this subtitle; and
(2) any requirements of relevant federal law.
Mail-in ballots
(c) The State Board and each local board shall:
(1) notwithstanding the use of the term “absentee” in this article, refer to absentee ballots as “mail-in ballots” and absentee voting as “mail-in voting” in all communications with voters and the general public; and
(2) include in public communications regarding “mail-in voting” a statement that “mail-in voting” is referred to as absentee voting in the Maryland Constitution, the Annotated Code of Maryland, and the Code of Maryland Regulations.

Credits

Added as Art. 33, § 9-301, by Acts 1998, c. 585, § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 1999. Transferred to Election Law § 9-301 by Acts 2002, c. 291, § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 2003. Amended by Acts 2002, c. 291, § 4, eff. Jan. 1, 2003; Acts 2020, c. 36, § 1, eff. May 8, 2020; Acts 2020, c. 37, § 1, eff. May 8, 2020.
Formerly Art. 33, § 9-301.
MD Code, Election Law, § 9-301, MD ELEC LAW § 9-301
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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