MD HB281 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 21-2)
Status: Passed on May 8 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-05-08 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 358
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Requiring county boards to require public high schools to offer at least one high-quality computer science course beginning in the 2021-2022 school year; establishing the Maryland Center for Computing Education to identify ways to expand access to high-quality computer science education, strengthen the skills of educators, and increase the number of computer science teachers; requiring the Center to work with certain institutions of higher education; etc.

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Education - Computer Science - Curriculum and Professional Development (Securing the Future: Computer Science Education for All)


Roll Calls

2018-04-02 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (44-0) (Y: 45 N: 1 NV: 2 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2018-03-30 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (46-0) (Y: 47 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2018-03-01 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (135-1) (Y: 136 N: 2 NV: 4 Abs: 7) [PASS]


2018-05-08HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 358
2018-04-09HouseReturned Passed
2018-04-09SenateThird Reading Passed (44-0)
2018-04-09SenateSenate Recede
2018-04-09SenateCommittee Amendment {884035/1 Withdrawn
2018-04-09SenateMotion Recede (Senator Pinsky) Adopted
2018-04-05HouseDelegates Luedtke, M. Washington, and Afzali
2018-04-05HouseConference Committee Appointed
2018-04-05HouseHouse Requests Senate Recede
2018-04-05HouseHouse Refuses to Concur - Senate Amendments
2018-04-04SenateThird Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0)
2018-04-03SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2018-04-03SenateFavorable with Amendments {884035/1 Report Adopted
2018-04-02SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2018-03-21SenateHearing 3/21 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-03-02SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2018-03-01HouseThird Reading Passed (135-1)
2018-02-27HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2018-02-27HouseFavorable with Amendments {285465/1 Report Adopted
2018-02-26HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
2018-02-08HouseHearing 2/08 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-01-19HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means


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