MD HB651 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Foward to future SB370


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 10 2021 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-03-11 - Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Pending: Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requiring the State Board of Education and the Professional Standards and Teacher Education Board to develop certain rules and regulations for the certification of educational interpreters on or before July 1, 2022; providing that individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing may not be denied the right to receive certain credentials or a contract for work for which the individual is otherwise qualified; requiring the State Board and the Board to consider including a full or partial reimbursement of certain costs for certificate candidates; etc.

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Education – Educational Interpreter – Certification Requirements


Roll Calls

2021-03-10 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 137 N: 2 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2021-03-11SenateReferred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-03-10HouseThird Reading Passed (137-2)
2021-03-09HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-03-09HouseFavorable with Amendments {295263/1 Adopted
2021-03-05HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
2021-01-23HouseHearing 2/05 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-22HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means

Same As/Similar To

HB651 (Carry Over) 2021-03-11 - Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
SB464 (Crossfiled) 2021-01-21 - Hearing 2/11 at 11:00 a.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Education6704(n/a)See Bill Text
Education6704.2(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments