MD HB277 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 26-0)
Status: Passed on May 8 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-05-08 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 148
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requiring the State Department of Education, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health and the Department of Human Services, to develop and distribute guidelines on a trauma-informed approach to assist schools with understanding and responding to an individual with symptoms of chronic interpersonal trauma or traumatic stress; and requiring the State Department of Education to distribute the trauma-informed approach guidelines to each local school system and publish the guidelines on the Department's website.

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State Department of Education - Guidelines on Trauma-Informed Approach


Roll Calls

2020-03-18 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2020-03-09 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 134 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 6) [PASS]


2020-05-08HouseEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 148
2020-03-18HouseReturned Passed
2020-03-18SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2020-03-18SenateSecond Reading Passed
2020-03-18SenateFavorable Adopted
2020-03-18SenateFavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2020-03-10SenateReferred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2020-03-09HouseThird Reading Passed (134-0)
2020-03-05HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-05HouseFavorable with Amendments {485566/1 Adopted
2020-03-05HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
2020-01-21HouseHearing 2/05 at 2:00 p.m.
2020-01-20HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means

Same As/Similar To

SB367 (Crossfiled) 2020-02-05 - Hearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Education7427.1(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments