MD HB401 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on May 18 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-18 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 345
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Requiring the State Department of Education to establish a model policy to support the educational and parenting goals and improve the educational outcomes of pregnant and parenting students; requiring the model policy to include certain policies and procedures; requiring each county board of education to establish a policy based on the Department's model policy; and altering the required contents of the pregnant and parenting students attendance policy developed by each county board.

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Public Schools - Pregnant and Parenting Students - Policies and Reports


Roll Calls

2021-04-12 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-07 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 125 N: 12 NV: 2 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2021-05-18HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 345
2021-04-12HouseReturned Passed
2021-04-12SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2021-04-12SenateFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2021-04-10SenateFavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-04-08SenateRereferred to Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-04-08SenateReferred Rules
2021-04-07HouseThird Reading Passed (125-12)
2021-04-05HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-04-05HouseFavorable with Amendments {265169/1 Adopted
2021-04-02HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
2021-01-04HouseHearing 1/27 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-13HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means

Same As/Similar To

SB438 (Crossfiled) 2021-05-18 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 346


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Education4138(n/a)See Bill Text
Education7301.1(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments