MD HB718 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 3 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-03-04 - Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Pending: Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]

Summary

Requiring the State Department of Education to establish, by October 1, 2020, a stakeholder advisory group to develop a reading and dyslexia handbook to guide local school systems in the implementation of best practices for early literacy and dyslexia; requiring a completed handbook be made available to the public by June 1, 2021; requiring the development of tools and materials to address certain needs; requiring the Department to update the handbook every 3 years; etc.

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Title

State Department of Education - Early Literacy and Dyslexia Practices - Guidance and Assistance

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2020-03-03 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 137 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-03-04SenateReferred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2020-03-03HouseThird Reading Passed (137-0)
2020-02-28HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-02-28HouseFavorable with Amendments {675464/1 Adopted
2020-02-28HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
2020-02-04HouseHearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-01-30HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means

Same As/Similar To

SB575 (Crossfiled) 2020-02-05 - Hearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.

Subjects


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Education1101(n/a)See Bill Text
Education8420(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources


Bill Comments

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