MD HB1219 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 46-1)
Status: Passed on May 16 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-05-16 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 627
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Altering the qualifications for early childhood education teacher certification completed through an alternative teacher preparation program; requiring the State Department of Education, in consultation with the Maryland Higher Education Commission, to establish specific goals for the recruitment and retention of teachers in teacher preparation programs; requiring that "high staff qualifications" for publicly funded eligible prekindergarten providers must be implemented by the 2027-2028 school year; etc.

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Maryland Educator Shortage Reduction Act of 2023


Roll Calls

2023-04-10 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 134 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-04-07 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 43 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2023-03-15 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 132 N: 6 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2023-05-16HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 627
2023-04-10HousePassed Enrolled
2023-04-10HouseThird Reading Passed (134-6)
2023-04-10HouseHouse Concurs Senate Amendments
2023-04-07SenateThird Reading Passed (42-1)
2023-04-06SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2023-04-06SenateFavorable with Amendments {623029/1 Adopted
2023-04-06SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Education, Energy, and the Environment
2023-03-16SenateReferred Education, Energy, and the Environment Budget and Taxation
2023-03-15HouseThird Reading Passed (132-6)
2023-03-14HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2023-03-14HouseFavorable with Amendments {713420/1 Adopted
2023-03-13HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
2023-02-14HouseHearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m. (Ways and Means)
2023-02-14HouseHearing canceled (Ways and Means)
2023-02-14HouseHearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m. (Ways and Means)
2023-02-10HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means and Appropriations

Same As/Similar To

SB893 (Crossfiled) 2023-03-07 - Hearing 3/07 at 1:30 p.m. (Education, Energy, and the Environment)


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Education181501(n/a)See Bill Text
Education181502(n/a)See Bill Text
Education181503(n/a)See Bill Text
Education181506(n/a)See Bill Text
Education182201(n/a)See Bill Text
Education182202(n/a)See Bill Text
Education182203(n/a)See Bill Text
Education182204(n/a)See Bill Text
Education182205(n/a)See Bill Text
Education182206(n/a)See Bill Text
Education182209(n/a)See Bill Text
Education182210(n/a)See Bill Text
Education182701(n/a)See Bill Text
Education182702(n/a)See Bill Text
Education182703(n/a)See Bill Text
Education182704(n/a)See Bill Text
Education182705(n/a)See Bill Text
Education182706(n/a)See Bill Text
Education6120(n/a)See Bill Text
Education6121(n/a)See Bill Text
Education6128(n/a)See Bill Text
Education71A-04(n/a)See Bill Text
State Finance and Procurement6226(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

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