MD HB392 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous HB396


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 16 2021 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-03-18 - Hearing 3/25 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requiring the State Department of Education, by January 1, 2022, to establish guidelines for early childhood developmental screenings for children under the age of 3 years to be used by certain family child care homes or child care centers to assess a child's developmental progress and screen for potential disabilities; requiring, beginning July 1, 2022, certain family child care homes or child care centers to offer to parents or guardians evaluations for children entering these homes or centers; etc.

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Family Child Care Homes, Large Family Child Care Homes, and Child Care Centers - Early Childhood Screening and Assistance


Roll Calls

2021-02-16 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 115 N: 15 NV: 2 Abs: 8) [PASS]


2021-03-18SenateHearing 3/25 at 1:00 p.m.
2021-02-17SenateReferred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-02-16HouseThird Reading Passed (115-15)
2021-02-11HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-02-11HouseFavorable with Amendments {985961/1 Adopted
2021-02-10HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
2020-12-22HouseHearing 1/27 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-13HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means

Same As/Similar To

HB396 (Carry Over) 2020-03-13 - Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Education5310.1(n/a)See Bill Text
Education5413.1(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments