MD HB503 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 11-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 19 2018 - 50% progression
Action: 2018-04-02 - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Establishing the Translation Grant Program in the State Department of Education to provide grants to county boards that are experiencing a significant number of requests to translate educational materials into a student's or parent's native language; requiring the Program to be a competitive grant program; requiring the Department to establish application procedures and supervise the use of certain funds; requiring the Governor to include at least $125,000 annually for the program beginning in fiscal year 2020; etc.

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State Department of Education - Translation Grant Program - Established


Roll Calls

2018-03-15 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (95-41) (Y: 96 N: 42 NV: 3 Abs: 8) [PASS]


2018-04-02SenateUnfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2018-03-28SenateHearing 3/28 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-03-19SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2018-03-19HouseThird Reading Passed (95-41)
2018-03-17HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2018-03-17HouseFavorable with Amendments {865569/1 Report Adopted
2018-03-17HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
2018-02-15HouseHearing 2/15 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-01-26HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means


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Bill Comments