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MDHB277PassRequiring the State Department of Education, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health and the Department of Human Services, to develop and distribute guidelines on a trauma-informed approach to assist schools with understanding and resp...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 148
MDSB240PassRequiring the Board of County Commissioners of Allegany County, rather than the Governor, to fill a vacancy in an elected member's position on the Allegany County Board of Education for the remainder of that term and until a successor is elected and ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 541
MDHB409PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health on or before January 1, 2021, to revise its regulations regarding school-based health centers that may participate in the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to include school-based health centers that have...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 198
MDHB503PassRequiring a county superintendent of schools to allow a dependent child of a service member relocating to the State on military orders to enroll in a school in the county in accordance with certain provisions of law; requiring a county superintendent...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 224
MDSB366PassAltering the definition of "public school employee" for the purposes of provisions of law governing collective bargaining for certificated employees in Carroll County to include Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) instructors.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 257
MDHB570PassAltering the definition of "public school employee" for the purposes of provisions of law governing collective bargaining for certificated employees in Carroll County to include Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) instructors.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 256
MDSB391PassRequiring a county superintendent of schools to allow a dependent child of a service member relocating to the State on military orders to enroll in a school in the county in accordance with certain provisions of law; requiring a county superintendent...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 225
MDSB504PassEstablishing the Special Education Ombudsman in the Office of the Attorney General to serve as a resource for information and support to parents, students, and educators regarding special education rights and services; requiring the Ombudsman to subm...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 562
MDHB617PassAuthorizing a parent or legal guardian of a medical cannabis patient under the age of 18 years to designate not more than two additional adults to be a caregiver, in addition to the parent or legal guardian; specifying that the definition of "caregi...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 624
MDHB1PassRequiring or authorizing, under certain circumstances, the Maryland Stadium Authority to contract for, manage, and oversee certain public school facility projects; authorizing the Prince George's County government and Board of Education to enter into...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 20
MDSB604PassAuthorizing a parent or legal guardian of a medical cannabis patient under the age of 18 years to designate not more than two additional adults to be a caregiver, in addition to the parent or legal guardian; specifying that the definition of "caregiv...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 625
MDHB760PassProhibiting, with a certain exception, a member of the Board of Directors of the Maryland School for the Blind who serves three consecutive terms from being reappointed for 1 year after completion of those terms; and authorizing the immediate reappoi...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 315
MDSB564PassRequiring a county board of education to waive certain high school graduation requirements that are in addition to high school graduation requirements established by the State Board of Education for a student in foster care or who is a homeless youth...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 565
MDSB640PassProhibiting, with a certain exception, a member of the Board of Directors of the Maryland School for the Blind who serves three consecutive terms from being reappointed for 1 year after completion of those terms; and authorizing the immediate reappoi...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 316
MDSB726PassAltering the types of health care providers required to complete a physical examination of a student entering the Maryland Public School System for the first time to include a licensed physician assistant with a delegation agreement approved by the S...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 578
MDSB794PassAuthorizing the county boards of education in Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, and Talbot counties to establish a regional Career and Technical Education (CTE) school to provide career and technical education programs to public high school s...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 583
MDSB760PassRequiring a public school to notify a student's parent or legal guardian about the status of certain school meal accounts under certain circumstances; prohibiting a public school from communicating about unpaid meal debt directly with a student; proh...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 581
MDHB1300VetoRepealing, altering, and adding certain provisions of law to implement The Blueprint for Maryland's Future, which is intended to transform Maryland's education system to the levels of high-performing systems around the world; establishing a method fo...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB603EngrossAuthorizing the county boards of education in Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, and Talbot counties to establish a regional Career and Technical Education (CTE) school to provide career and technical education programs to public high school s...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB754EngrossRequiring a county board of education to waive high school graduation requirements established by the county board that are in addition to high school graduation requirements established by the State Board of Education for a student in foster care or...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1569IntroProhibiting a youth athlete who has been removed from play from returning to play until the athlete has obtained a written clearance from a certain licensed health care provider and been cleared to return to full academic participation; limiting a ce...
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2020-03-18
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations; Withdrawn
MDSB1052EngrossRepealing a certain exception authorizing, under certain circumstances, a student who is a registered sex offender to enter onto real property used for public or nonpublic elementary or secondary education; requiring a county board of education to ad...
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2020-03-18
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1644IntroAltering the powers and duties of the Inspector General for Education; authorizing the Inspector General to conduct, supervise, and coordinate audits and investigations into fraud, waste, abuse, violations of civil rights, policies preventing child a...
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2020-03-18
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations; Withdrawn
MDHB1008EngrossAuthorizing the hiring of a certain emergent employee by a county board of education or nonpublic school for a period not to exceed 60 days under certain conditions; authorizing a county board or nonpublic school to take certain actions within the 60...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1075EngrossRepealing a prerequisite that a public school employee who is subject to a certain prohibited personnel action relating to an act of whistleblowing must exhaust any administrative remedies before instituting a civil action against a public school emp...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1153EngrossAuthorizing a student who is enrolled at a public high school to satisfy a certain requirement to earn credits in mathematics by completing a credit in a certain college preparatory computer science or computer programming course selected by the cou...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1188EngrossProhibiting a child who is a juvenile placed in the custody of certain entities from being disenrolled from public school until the disposition of the child's juvenile case; requiring the public school in which the child who is a juvenile is enrolled...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1234EngrossAuthorizing a county board of education to provide transportation to and from school for certain students using a vehicle other than a Type I or Type II school vehicle when a school vehicle cannot reasonably be provided; and requiring the State Depar...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB238EngrossRequiring the Board of County Commissioners of Allegany County, rather than the Governor, to fill a vacancy in an elected member's position on the Allegany County Board of Education for the remainder of that term and until a successor is elected and ...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB328EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education to disaggregate certain discipline-related data in an electronic spreadsheet format for the Department's website; requiring certain discipline-related data to be available as a data download; requiring the ...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB258EngrossProhibiting public and nonpublic school employees from operating an electric retractable room partition in a school except under certain circumstances; requiring any annual safety review, evaluation, or exercise for school employees in a certain scho...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB322EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education, by July 1, 2020, to develop a certain program of education on the dangers of gambling and gambling addiction to be provided in public high schools; requiring the program to be coordinated with other State ...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB533EngrossMaking an individual eligible for a certificate to teach students in a Montessori school if the individual holds a Montessori-related credential from a certain organization and a bachelor's degree; authorizing the State Board of Education to require ...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1022EngrossRequiring each county board of education, beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, to report certain data and information for each alternative school within its jurisdiction to the State Department of Education; requiring the Department, on or before ...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1152EngrossRequiring a public school to notify a student's parent or legal guardian when there is a low balance in the student's meal account and before the student accrues unpaid meal debt; prohibiting a public school from communicating about unpaid meal debt...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1429EngrossEstablishing rules for public school athletic schedules for basketball; prohibiting a team, except under certain circumstances, from playing more than two games each week; providing that the basketball schedule consists of 20 regular season games for...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB208EngrossRequiring each county board of education to ensure that each public school provide, at no charge to students, menstrual hygiene products via dispensers in the restrooms at the school; requiring a public middle or high school to install menstrual hygi...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB453EngrossLimiting a certain tackle football season to the months of August through December; prohibiting a county board of education or school from offering, approving, or sponsoring tackle football games during the months of January through July; prohibiting...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB476EngrossRequiring the State Board of Education to authorize a teacher certificated in secondary education to provide instruction in the teacher's content area to students in grades 6 through 12; and requiring the State Board to adopt certain regulations.
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB515EngrossRequiring each county board of education to submit, beginning on July 1, 2021 and each July 1 thereafter, a report to the State Board of Education, the Governor, and certain legislative committees on the ratio of students to certain staff members at ...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB615EngrossRequiring certain county boards of education seeking State funds for the construction of a new school, or the renovation of or an addition to an existing school that would increase the capacity by more than 100 students, to submit a pedestrian safety...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB986EngrossAltering the contents of a certain report required by the Department of Human Services regarding children and foster youth in the State child welfare system; requiring the State Department of Education, on or before December 1 each year, to report to...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1078EngrossProhibiting a county board of education or public school from spending any money from any source to directly or indirectly provide a teacher with a firearm or train a teacher in the use of a firearm; and providing the Act does not apply to a school-a...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1634EngrossRequiring that the State Superintendent of Schools be appointed with the advice and consent of the Senate; and prohibiting the appointment of an individual as State Superintendent if the individual is, or during the immediately preceding year was, a ...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1204EngrossProhibiting a county board, public or nonpublic prekindergarten programs, and public or nonpublic primary or secondary schools that receive State funds from discriminating against a person because of certain factors, refusing enrollment of, expelling...
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2020-03-14
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB396EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education, by January 1, 2021, to establish guidelines for early childhood developmental screenings for children under the age of 3 years to be used by child care centers for certain purposes; requiring, beginning, J...
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2020-03-13
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB655EngrossAltering the application of certain high performance building requirements to apply to capital projects for which more than 50% of the funding is for the acquisition, construction, or renovation of the project is from State funds; repealing a require...
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2020-03-13
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB755EngrossEstablishing that an entity operating a school bus under a contract with the Harford County Board of Education to provide student transportation services may not be held liable beyond the limits of the entity's insurance coverage under the contract w...
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2020-03-13
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1194EngrossProhibiting a local school system from charging a student a fee for enrollment in a summer school course if the student attends a school in the local school system, credit for the course is a high school graduation requirement, and the student has pr...
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2020-03-13
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1664IntroRequiring the Governor to include in the annual budget bill for fiscal year 2022 and each fiscal year thereafter an appropriation to certain education programs equal to a certain amount and an additional $250,000.
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2020-03-12
To House Appropriations Committee
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