MD HB216 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on May 18 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-18 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 256
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Repealing a certain provision of law requiring a financial aid administrator to verify certain information under certain circumstances; altering the method by which a financial administrator at a public institution of higher education is required to verify that a certain youth is a homeless youth; providing that a foster care recipient or a homeless youth who receives a tuition exemption is a priority for on-campus housing; requiring a public institution to designate a certain homeless and foster student liaison; etc.

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Higher Education - Tuition Exemption for Foster Care Recipients and Homeless Youth - Alterations and Reports


Roll Calls

2021-04-12 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-10 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 139 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2021-05-18HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 256
2021-04-12HouseReturned Passed
2021-04-12SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2021-04-09SenateFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2021-04-09SenateFavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-03-11SenateReferred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-03-10HouseThird Reading Passed (139-0)
2021-03-09HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-03-09HouseFavorable with Amendments {174365/1 Adopted
2021-03-09HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Appropriations
2021-01-19HouseHearing 2/03 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-13HouseFirst Reading Appropriations

Same As/Similar To

SB155 (Crossfiled) 2021-05-18 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 257


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Education15106.1(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments