MD HB259 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 13 2021 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2021-02-22 - Withdrawn by Sponsor
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Reorganizing State government by establishing Bowie State University, Coppin State University, and University of Maryland Eastern Shore as independent universities; prohibiting the inclusion of Bowie State University, Coppin State University, and University of Maryland Eastern Shore within the University System of Maryland; designating certain historically black colleges and universities as certain entities; providing that certain historically black colleges and universities have certain responsibilities; etc.

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Historically Black Colleges and Universities – Independence From University System of Maryland



2021-02-22HouseWithdrawn by Sponsor
2021-02-16HouseHearing canceled
2021-02-01HouseHearing 2/17 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-13HouseFirst Reading Appropriations


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Education12101(n/a)See Bill Text
Education12101.1(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14501(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14502(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14503(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14504(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14505(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14506(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14507(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14508(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14509(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14510(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14511(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14512(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14513(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14601(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14602(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14603(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14604(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14605(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14606(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14607(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14608(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14609(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14610(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14611(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14612(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14613(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14701(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14702(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14703(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14704(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14705(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14706(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14707(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14708(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14709(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14710(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14711(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14712(n/a)See Bill Text
Education14713(n/a)See Bill Text

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