MD HB597 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carryover of previous HB1386


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 25 2021 - 50% progression
Action: 2021-02-26 - Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Pending: Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [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

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


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) 2021-03-03 - Referred Ways and Means
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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