MD HB1054 | 2023 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous HB1233


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on February 10 2023 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-02-10 - Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: House Ways and Means Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Altering the duties of the State Department of Education's and the Maryland Department of Health's primary contact employees for school-based health centers to include the implementation and oversight of the Vision for Maryland Program; altering the requirements for vision screenings for students; requiring a county board of education to determine whether certain students should receive an eye examination and eyeglasses; establishing the Pediatric Vision Program and the Vision for Maryland Program to expand vision support services; etc.

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School Health and Vision Services – Screenings and Eye Examinations



2023-02-10HouseHearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m.
2023-02-10HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means

Same As/Similar To

SB573 (Crossfiled) 2023-02-23 - Hearing canceled
HB1233 (Carry Over) 2022-02-22 - Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Education5240(n/a)See Bill Text
Education7401.1(n/a)See Bill Text
Education7404(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments