MD SB893 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 13 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-03-15 - Hearing 3/17 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: House Health and Government Operations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requiring the State Department of Education, the Maryland Department of Health, and the Behavioral Health Administration jointly to develop and publish a certain handbook regarding safe Internet, social media, and technology usage for certain students, parents, and teachers on or before July 1, 2021; requiring the handbook to include certain information and best practices; requiring certain agencies to consult with certain professionals when developing a certain handbook; etc.

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Public Health – Cyber Safety Handbook – Handbook Development and Publication


Roll Calls

2020-03-13 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 46 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2020-03-15HouseHearing 3/17 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-03-13HouseReferred Health and Government Operations
2020-03-13SenateThird Reading Passed (46-0)
2020-03-11SenateSecond Reading Passed
2020-03-11SenateFavorable Adopted
2020-03-11SenateFavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2020-02-05SenateHearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-03SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs


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Bill Comments