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33.15.03.00.htm 49:17 22-137 (REG .07) EMERGENCY ACTION IN EFFECT 7/18/2022―12/1/2022. 33.15.03.00. Title 33 STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS Subtitle 15 PRECINCTS, POLLING PLACES, AND FACILITIES Chapter 03 Polling Places Authority: Criminal Procedure Article, §11-722; Election Law Article, §2-102(b)4) 2-202(b) and 10-101(c) Annotated Code of Maryland
33.15.03.01.htm 33.15.03.01. 01 Required Accessibility Survey.. Except in an emergency, a polling place may not be used in any election:. A. Until it has been fully surveyed, using the State Board's Polling Place Accessibility Survey Form; andB. If the building has been substantially modified after it was last surveyed, until it has been fully resurveyed, using the State Board's Polling Place Accessibility Survey Form.
33.15.03.02.htm 33.15.03.02. 02 New or Changed Polling Place.. A. Notice Required. Whenever a local board changes the location of a polling place, the local board shall notify all voters who are affected by the change.B. How and When―General. Except as provided in §C of this regulation, the local board shall mail this notice to the affected voters before the next election.C. How and When―Emergencies.. 1) If an emergency prevents compliance with §B of this regulation, the local board shall:.
33.15.03.03.htm 33.15.03.03. 03 Reassignments ― Spouse or Helper of Elderly Voter or Voter with a Disability.. A. Helper Defined. In this regulation, "helper" means an individual who regularly renders assistance to an elderly voter or voter with a disability.B. Right to Reassignment. A voter's spouse or helper may be reassigned to the voter’s polling place if the spouse or helper is registered to vote in the same county as the voter and the voter's polling place will have available the spouse's or helper
33.15.03.04.htm 33.15.03.04. 04 Reassignments ― Religious Objections.. A. In General. If entry into the polling place assigned to a voter conflicts with the voter's bona fide religious beliefs and practices, the voter may request a reassignment by the local board.B. Procedure. The request for reassignment:. 1) Shall be made on the form that the State Board prescribes; and. 2) May be made at any time before the close of registration..
33.15.03.05.htm 33.15.03.05. 05 Reassignments ― Other.. A local board may develop and, with the approval of the State Board, adopt procedures that authorize other polling place reassignments for good cause.
33.15.03.06.htm 33.15.03.06. 06 Access to School Property.. A voter who is required to register under Criminal Procedure Article, §11-704, Annotated Code of Maryland, is permitted to vote at a school on election day if the voter is properly registered to vote and the voter’s assigned polling place is at the school.
33.15.03.07.htm 49:17 22-137 (REG .07) EMERGENCY ACTION IN EFFECT 7/18/2022―12/1/2022. 33.15.03.07. 07 Polling Place ― Alcoholic Beverages License.. A. In General. A local board may use a building or part of a building that is owned, occupied, or partially occupied by an establishment that holds an alcoholic beverages license as a polling place.B. Selection Factors. A local board shall:. 1) Prioritize the placement of polling locations in buildings that are not owned, occupied, or partially occupied by an estab
33.15.03.9999.htm 49:17 22-137 (REG .07) EMERGENCY ACTION IN EFFECT 7/18/2022―12/1/2022. 33.15.03.9999. Administrative History Effective date:. Regulations .01―08 adopted as an emergency provision effective July 1, 2000 (27:15 Md. R. 1398) adopted permanently effective October 16, 2000 (27:20 Md. R. 1844)Regulation .02B amended effective October 19, 2009 (36:21 Md. R. 1595). Regulation .06 amended effective October 19, 2009 (36:21 Md. R. 1595) June 25, 2012 (39:12 Md. R. 746)
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