MD SB371 | 2021 | Regular Session


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 246
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Altering the circumstances under which a parent may request an independent educational evaluation of a child with a disability at public expense to include a parent who submits a certain request to a local school system and the local school system does not respond within 30 days after the date the request was made or, on approval and under certain circumstances, the educational evaluation meeting does not occur within 60 days after the date the request was received, or 90 days if the State is under a proclaimed state of emergency.

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Special Education - Individualized Education Programs - Educational Evaluations


Roll Calls

2021-04-02 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 132 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 9) [PASS]
2021-03-16 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-05-18SenateApproved by the Governor - Chapter 246
2021-04-05SenateReturned Passed
2021-04-02HouseThird Reading Passed (132-0)
2021-04-02HouseFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2021-04-02HouseFavorable Report by Ways and Means
2021-03-26HouseHearing 3/31 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-03-17HouseReferred Ways and Means
2021-03-16SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2021-03-12SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-03-12SenateFavorable with Amendments {404438/1 Adopted
2021-03-09SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-01-21SenateHearing 2/11 at 11:00 a.m.
2021-01-15SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

Same As/Similar To

HB716 (Crossfiled) 2021-05-18 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 245


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Education8405(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments