MD SB409 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 15 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-21 - Hearing 2/11 at 11:00 a.m.
Pending: Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Requiring a county board of education to allow the use of therapy dogs in public schools in the county; requiring each therapy dog used in a public school to be accompanied by a handler; and requiring each county board to adopt a policy with certain guidelines for the use and handling of therapy dogs in public schools in the county.

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Title

County Boards of Education – Therapy Dogs – Policy for Handling and Use in Schools

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-21SenateHearing 2/11 at 11:00 a.m.
2021-01-15SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

Same As/Similar To

HB713 (Crossfiled) 2021-01-27 - Hearing 2/10 at 1:30 p.m.

Subjects


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Education4138(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources


Bill Comments

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