MD SB966 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 21 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-03-30 - Hearing canceled
Pending: Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Authorizing the State Department of Education to make a procurement on an expedited basis with the approval of the State Board of Education; authorizing virtual schools to operate on a year-round basis; requiring the Department, in accordance with the expedited procurement process, to issue a request for proposals for a statewide platform to provide virtual education on or before May 1, 2021; requiring the Department to award a contract for the virtual education platform on or before June 1, 2021; etc.

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Virtual Schools – Statewide Education Platform – Procurement and Establishment



2021-03-30SenateHearing canceled
2021-03-24SenateHearing 3/30 at 1:00 p.m.
2021-03-09SenateRereferred to Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-02-21SenateFirst Reading Senate Rules


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Education7103(n/a)See Bill Text
Education71401(n/a)See Bill Text
Education71402(n/a)See Bill Text
Education71403(n/a)See Bill Text
Education71405(n/a)See Bill Text
Education71407(n/a)See Bill Text
Education71409(n/a)See Bill Text
Education71410(n/a)See Bill Text
Education7209(n/a)See Bill Text
Education9113(n/a)See Bill Text

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