MD HB597 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous HB1386


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 243
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Requiring the regulations adopted by the State Board of Education to govern the licensing and operation of child care centers to include provisions that establish certain qualifications for probationary employment for an individual applying for the first time to be a child care teacher in a certain child care center in the State; requiring a child care center at the end of a 6-month probationary period to terminate or reassign an individual who has not completed the required pre-service training; etc.

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Child Care Centers - Teacher Qualifications


Roll Calls

2021-04-12 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-25 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 137 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2021-05-18HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 243
2021-04-12HouseReturned Passed
2021-04-12SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2021-04-09SenateFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2021-04-09SenateFavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-02-26SenateReferred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-02-25HouseThird Reading Passed (137-1)
2021-02-23HouseFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2021-02-22HouseFavorable Report by Ways and Means
2021-01-21HouseHearing 2/03 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-20HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means

Same As/Similar To

SB436 (Crossfiled) 2021-05-18 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 244
HB1386 (Carry Over) 2020-03-14 - Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Education5404(n/a)See Bill Text

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Bill Comments