MD HB679 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 64-2)
Status: Passed on April 10 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-04-10 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 35
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Authorizing a county board of education to extend the length of the school year for up to 5 school days beyond June 15 without approval from the State Board of Education; and requiring a county board to submit a written application to the State Board for permission to increase the length of the school year for more than a certain number of days in accordance with certain provisions of law or to decrease the length of the school year.

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County Boards of Education - Length of School Year - Adjustments


Del. Joseline Pena-Melnyk [D]Del. Shelly Hettleman [D]Del. Bilal Ali [D]Del. Curtis Anderson [D]
Del. Angela Angel [D]Del. Vanessa Atterbeary [D]Del. Charles Barkley [D]Del. Ben Barnes [D]
Del. Darryl Barnes [D]Del. Erek Barron [D]Del. Pamela Beidle [D]Del. Alfred Carr [D]
Del. Mark Chang [D]Del. Luke Clippinger [D]Del. Bonnie Cullison [D]Del. Eric Ebersole [D]
Del. Diana Fennell [D]Del. David Fraser-hidalgo [D]Del. William Frick [D]Del. Barbara Frush [D]
Del. Tawanna Gaines [D]Del. James Gilchrist [D]Del. Ana Gutierrez [D]Del. Sheila Hixson [D]
Del. Marvin Holmes [D]Del. Michael Jackson [D]Del. Sally Jameson [D]Del. Adrienne Jones [D]
Del. Anne Kaiser [D]Del. Ariana Kelly [D]Del. Marc Korman [D]Del. Benjamin Kramer [D]
Del. Stephen Lafferty [D]Del. Clarence Lam [D]Del. Jazz Lewis [D]Del. Robbyn Lewis [D]
Del. Brooke Lierman [D]Del. Eric Luedtke [D]Del. Maggie McIntosh [D]Del. David Moon [D]
Del. Marice Morales [D]Del. Dan Morhaim [D]Del. Nick Mosby [D]Del. Edith Patterson [D]
Del. Shane Pendergrass [D]Del. Andrew Platt [D]Del. Elizabeth Proctor [D]Del. Pamela Queen [D]
Del. Kirill Reznik [D]Del. Shane Robinson [D]Del. Samuel Rosenberg [D]Del. Carlos Sanchez [D]
Del. Meagan Simonaire [R]Del. Theodore Sophocleus [D]Del. James Tarlau [D]Del. Frank Turner [D]
Del. Kriselda Valderrama [D]Del. Geraldine Valentino-Smith [D]Del. Joseph Vallario [D]Del. Jeff Waldstreicher [D]
Del. Jay Walker [D]Del. Alonzo Washington [D]Del. Mary Washington [D]Del. Jheanelle Wilkins [D]
Del. Karen Young [D]Del. Sid Saab [R]

Roll Calls

2018-03-27 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (134-4) (Y: 135 N: 5 NV: 1 Abs: 8) [PASS]
2018-03-27 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (46-0) (Y: 47 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2018-03-08 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (125-12) (Y: 126 N: 13 NV: 2 Abs: 8) [PASS]


2018-04-10HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 35
2018-04-05HousePassed Enrolled
2018-04-05HouseThird Reading Passed (134-4)
2018-04-05HouseHouse Concur - Senate Amendments
2018-03-30SenateThird Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0)
2018-03-29SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2018-03-29SenateFavorable with Amendments {204032/1 Report Adopted
2018-03-29SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2018-03-09SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2018-03-08HouseThird Reading Passed (125-12)
2018-03-07HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2018-03-07HouseFloor Amendment {243627/1 (Delegate Parrott) Rejected
2018-03-06HouseSpecial Order until 3/7 (Delegate Parrott) Adopted
2018-03-06HouseFavorable with Amendments {115060/1 Report Adopted
2018-03-05HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
2018-02-22HouseHearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-01-31HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means


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