MD HB251 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 30-3)
Status: Passed on May 15 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-05-15 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 736
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Requiring a county board of education to provide age-appropriate instruction on the meaning of "consent" which is defined as the unambiguous and voluntary agreement between all participants in each physical act within the course of interpersonal relationships, including respect for personal boundaries; and requiring the county board to provide age-appropriate instruction on the meaning of "consent" as part of the Family Life and Human Sexuality curriculum beginning in the 2018-2019 school year.

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Education - Family Life and Human Sexuality Curriculum - Boundaries and Consent


Roll Calls

2018-03-28 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (46-0) (Y: 47 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2018-02-27 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (117-17) (Y: 118 N: 18 NV: 5 Abs: 8) [PASS]


2018-05-15HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 736
2018-04-03HouseReturned Passed
2018-04-02SenateThird Reading Passed (46-0)
2018-03-30SenateSecond Reading Passed
2018-03-30SenateFavorable Report Adopted
2018-03-30SenateFavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2018-02-28SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2018-02-27HouseThird Reading Passed (117-17)
2018-02-23HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2018-02-23HouseFavorable with Amendments {585569/1 Report Adopted
2018-02-22HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
2018-02-15HouseHearing 2/15 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-01-30HouseHearing canceled
2018-02-08HouseHearing 2/08 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-01-19HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means


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