MD HB461 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 15 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-21 - Hearing 2/03 at 1:30 p.m.
Pending: House Ways and Means Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Providing that absences from school for mental health needs are lawful absences under certain circumstances; requiring a county board of education to excuse at least 1 day of absence in each quarter of each school year for a student's mental health needs; and prohibiting a county board from requiring a note from a physician to excuse a student's absence for mental health needs.

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Title

Public Schools - Student Attendance - Excused Absences for Mental Health Needs

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-21HouseHearing 2/03 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-15HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means

Subjects


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Education7301.3(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources


Bill Comments

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