Md. Code Regs. 33.05.04.03 - 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:
(a) Ascertain the correct county of the current residence; and
(b) Forward the VRA to the local board office in that county.
(2) If the VRA was not timely received by the office of the local board first receiving it, the election director shall append a statement to that effect.
C. When Received by Appropriate Local Board Office.
(1) The appropriate local board office shall promptly process all VRAs that were timely received.
(2) Relocation of Individual; Duties of Local Board.
(a) If a local board receives a VRA from an individual who is currently registered in another Maryland county but has moved to the county served by that board, the local board shall process the change of address under COMAR 33.05.06.02A.
(b) If a local board receives a VRA from an individual who is currently registered in the county served by that board but has moved to a new Maryland county, the local board shall forward the original VRA to the local board in the county where the individual currently resides.
(3) A VRA that was not timely received may not be processed until after the voter registry is reopened, and the election director shall so notify the applicant.
D. Acceptance.
(1) A VRA may be accepted only if the information required by Regulation .03 of this chapter has been correctly furnished by the applicant.
(2) An applicant supplying the required information shall be registered in accordance with this chapter.

Notes

Md. Code Regs. 33.05.04.03
Regulations.03 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 .03 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)
Regulation .03 amended effective May 31, 2010 (37:11 Md. R. 767)
Regulation .03A, C amended effective November 24, 2003 (30:23 Md. R. 1654)
Regulation .03A, C amended as an emergency provision effective January 1, 2006 (33:1 Md. R. 34); amended permanently effective April 24, 2006 (33:8 Md. R. 735)
Regulation .03B amended effective 40:18 Md. R. 1480, eff. 9/16/2013 ; recodified from .02 effective 43:4 Md. R. 334, eff.2/29/2016

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