MD SB43 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (? 1-0)
Status: Passed on May 8 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-05-08 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 373
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Exempting an individual from the requirement to not be subject to compulsory school attendance and to have withdrawn from school in order to be eligible to obtain a high school diploma by examination if the individual participates in a GED Option Program administered by the State Department of Education that creates a pathway to a high school diploma by examination for certain currently enrolled high school English language learner students under the age of 21 years.

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High School Diploma by Examination - Eligibility Requirements - Exemption


Roll Calls

2018-03-29 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (132-0) (Y: 133 N: 1 NV: 6 Abs: 9) [PASS]
2018-02-01 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (47-0) (Y: 48 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2018-05-08SenateApproved by the Governor - Chapter 373
2018-04-09SenateReturned Passed
2018-04-06HouseThird Reading Passed (132-0)
2018-04-05HouseSecond Reading Passed
2018-04-05HouseFavorable Report Adopted
2018-04-05HouseFavorable Report by Economic Matters
2018-03-12HouseHearing canceled (Ways and Means)
2018-03-22HouseHearing 3/22 at 1:00 p.m. (Ways and Means)
2018-02-02HouseFirst Reading Economic Matters and Ways and Means
2018-02-01SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2018-01-30SenateSecond Reading Passed
2018-01-30SenateFavorable Report Adopted
2018-01-29SenateFavorable Report by Finance
2018-01-16SenateHearing 1/16 at 1:30 p.m. (Finance)
2018-01-10SenateFirst Reading Finance and Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments