MD HB1268 | 2013 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Republican 13-1)
Status: Introduced on February 8 2013 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2013-03-12 - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring that, before taking the oath of office, an individual elected or appointed to an office take a specified course on the oath of office, the United States Constitution's Bill of Rights, and the Maryland Declaration of Rights that is offered by an institute of higher education or a specified nonprofit organization; and requiring that the course include 6 hours of instruction and specified content and materials, and use, under specified circumstances, the 1828 Edition of Webster's Dictionary when defining terms.

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Official Oaths - Educational Course Requirement (Maryland Oath of Office Affirmation Act)



2013-03-12HouseUnfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
2013-03-06HouseHearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.
2013-02-08HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations


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