MD HB547 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 23-0)
Status: Passed on May 8 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-05-08 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 555
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Requiring the Head Start Program in the State to be referred to as the Ulysses Currie Head Start Program; and requiring the Governor to include an appropriation of at least $3,000,000 for the Ulysses Currie Head Start Program in each annual budget submission.

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Education – Head Start Program – Annual Appropriation (The Ulysses Currie Act)


Roll Calls

2018-04-04 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (45-0) (Y: 46 N: 1 NV: 2 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2018-03-26 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (128-8) (Y: 129 N: 9 NV: 3 Abs: 8) [PASS]


2018-05-08HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 555
2018-04-10HouseReturned Passed
2018-04-09SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2018-04-09SenateSecond Reading Passed
2018-04-09SenateFavorable Report Adopted
2018-04-09SenateFavorable Report by Budget and Taxation
2018-04-09SenateRereferred to Budget and Taxation
2018-04-05SenateFirst Reading Senate Rules
2018-04-04HouseThird Reading Passed (128-8)
2018-04-03HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2018-04-03HouseFloor Amendment {103722/1 (Delegate Walker) Adopted
2018-04-03HouseMotion Reconsider Second Reading (Delegate McIntosh) Adopted
2018-04-03HouseSpecial Order until later this session (Delegate Jones) Adopted
2018-03-30HouseSpecial Order until 4/2 (Delegate Jones) Adopted
2018-03-29HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2018-03-29HouseFavorable with Amendments {434369/1 Report Adopted
2018-03-29HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Appropriations
2018-02-08HouseHearing 2/08 at 2:00 p.m.
2018-01-26HouseFirst Reading Appropriations


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments 750