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33.05.04.00.htm 33.05.04.00. Title 33 STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS Subtitle 05 VOTER REGISTRATION Chapter 04 Processing VRAs and Other Requests Authority: Election Law Article, §2-102(b)4) 2-202(b) 3-101, 3-202.1, 3-204.1, and 3-301―3-305, Annotated Code of Maryland; 42 U.S.C. 15483(b)2)
33.05.04.01.htm 33.05.04.01. 01 Applicability.. Except for the requirements in Regulations .03, .04, and .06 of this chapter, this chapter does not apply to the registration and address change process authorized under Election Law Article, §3-305, Annotated Code of Maryland.
33.05.04.02.htm 33.05.04.02. 02 Receipt of Completed VRAs.. A. In this regulation, "registration deadline" means the time prescribed by law when registration closes for a particular election.B. Date Stamp. When a completed VRA is received by the State Board office or a local board office, the board staff shall stamp the VRA with the date received.C. When VRA Is Timely.. 1) A VRA received by a voter registration agency or the MVA is timely for purposes of the next election if it is received by
33.05.04.03.htm 33.05.04.03. 03 Initial Processing and Acceptance of VRAs.. A. When Received by State Board Office. The State Administrator shall promptly forward all VRAs received at the State Board office to the local board office in the county where the current address is located.B. When Received by Wrong Local Board Office.. 1) If a local board office receives a VRA for someone whose current or previous residence is not in the county served by that board, the election director shall immediately:
33.05.04.04.htm 33.05.04.04. 04 Required Information.. A. Minimum Requirements.. 1) To be accepted, every new VRA shall contain the applicant's:. a) Legal name;. b) Residence address, including any applicable apartment number;. c) Mailing address, if different from the residence address;. d) Date of birth;. e) Acknowledgment of United States citizenship;. f) Subject to §B of this regulation, signature; and. g) Personal identification number as provided in §A(2) of this regulation..
33.05.04.05.htm 33.05.04.05. 05 Verification Inquiries.. A. When Required. An appropriate verification inquiry shall be made if:. 1) Information required to be given on the VRA is missing or incomplete;. 2) Information given on the VRA appears unclear or inconsistent;. 3) The applicant provides a Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) identification number or at least the last four digits of a Social Security number as the personal identification number; or4) For any reason, the election director is uncert
33.05.04.06.htm 33.05.04.06. 06 Deadlines for and Periods of Registration or Changes.. A. In General. Except as otherwise provided by the State Board, the effective date of registration or of a requested change that is timely received is the date the VRA or other appropriate form or notice was received by the State Board office or a local board office.B. When Timely.. 1) In applying the provisions of law that prohibit registration or changes of name, address, or party affiliation during cert
33.05.04.07.htm 33.05.04.07. 07 Request for Personal Identification Information.. A. Scope. This regulation applies to a registrant who:. 1) Is required by COMAR 33.07.06 or 33.11.02.07 to provide personal identification information before voting in Maryland for the first time; and2) Did not provide the required personal identification information with the VRA.. B. Request for Missing Information. Except as provided in §C of this regulation, the local board shall correspond with a registrant covered by this re
33.05.04.9999.htm 33.05.04.9999. Administrative History Effective date:. Regulations .01―05 adopted as an emergency provision effective February 1, 2000 (27:6 Md. R. 635) adopted permanently effective April 17, 2000 (27:7 Md. R. 708)Regulation .01 amended effective May 31, 2010 (37:11 Md. R. 767). Regulation .01B, C amended as an emergency provision effective July 3, 2002 (29:18 Md. R. 1440) amended permanently effective October 14, 2002 (29:20 Md. R. 1595)
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