Polling place; authorized representative of political party permitted, handheld wireless devices. (SB1351)

Introduced By

Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel (R-Winchester)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Polling place; authorized representative of political party; permitted handheld wireless communication devices. Removes the prohibition against use of handheld wireless communication devices containing a camera or other imaging device by authorized representatives of political parties inside a polling place or central absentee voter precinct. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/19/2015Presented and ordered printed 15103125D
01/19/2015Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/22/2015Assigned to P&E sub: Campaigns
01/23/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1351)
01/27/2015Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendment (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2015Read second time
01/30/2015Reading of amendment waived
01/30/2015Committee amendment agreed to
01/30/2015Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1351E
01/30/2015Printed as engrossed 15103125D-E
01/31/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1351E)
02/02/2015Read third time and passed Senate (34-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2015Placed on Calendar
02/06/2015Read first time
02/06/2015Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/06/2015Assigned P & E sub: Elections
02/19/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/20/2015Reported from Privileges and Elections (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015Read second time
02/24/2015Read third time
02/24/2015Passed House (95-Y 2-N)
02/24/2015VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2015Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1351ER)
02/27/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1351ER)
02/27/2015Signed by Speaker
02/27/2015Signed by President
03/04/2015Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/4/15
03/04/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/23/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 575 (effective 7/1/15)
03/23/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0575)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.