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MDSB612VetoRepealing the termination provision of a certain provision of law relating to the annual certification of the amount of assessable base for certain real property for the purposes of calculating certain State education aid.
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB740VetoRepealing the requirement that the State Board of Education adopt and publish standards for the administration of a subsidized feeding program; authorizing a nonpublic school that participates in the federal School Breakfast Program or the National S...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB739VetoAltering the membership of the State Board of Education to add two regular members who are certified teachers with certain experience and a parent of a student enrolled in a public school; prohibiting the two teacher members from being employed by th...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB160PassAltering, to under 16 years of age rather than 18 years, the age range for which a certain charge relating to truancy is applicable; reducing the maximum terms of imprisonment from 10 to 3 days for a first conviction and 30 to 5 days for subsequent c...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 707
MDHB251PassRequiring a county board of education to provide age-appropriate instruction on the meaning of "consent" which is defined as the unambiguous and voluntary agreement between all participants in each physical act within the course of interpersonal rela...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 736
MDHB319PassAltering to under 16 years of age rather than 18 years, the age range for which a certain charge relating to truancy is applicable; reducing the maximum terms of imprisonment from 10 to 3 days for a first conviction and 30 to 5 days for subsequent co...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 706
MDSB402PassRequiring a county board of education to provide age-appropriate instruction on the meaning of "consent," which is defined as the unambiguous and voluntary agreement between all participants in each physical act within the course of interpersonal rel...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 737
MDSB978PassAuthorizing a student or a student's parent or guardian to release the student's Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery score to certain apprenticeship programs and certain employers; authorizing the State Department of Education to adopt regulat...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 695
MDHB1216PassAuthorizing a student or a student's parent or guardian to release the student's Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery score to certain apprenticeship programs and certain employers; authorizing the State Department of Education to adopt regulat...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 694
MDHB1254PassRequiring the State Department of Education to disaggregate the information in any student discipline data reports by race, ethnicity, gender, disability status, eligibility for free or reduced price meals or an equivalent measure of socioeconomic st...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 775
MDSB92PassEstablishing the Public School Facility Construction Innovation Incentive Pilot Program to provide incentives to encourage public school systems to pursue innovative public school facility construction projects; requiring the Interagency Commission o...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 398
MDSB43PassExempting 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 Pro...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 373
MDHB76PassRequiring that certain actions of the Baltimore County Board of Education be taken at a public meeting; requiring that any action of the county board be recorded by a voice vote or a roll call vote of certain members of the county board; requiring th...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 368
MDHB74PassAuthorizing an Executive Branch agency to ban or regulate the sale of coffee in conjunction with a career exploration and development activity in a public high school in Baltimore County; providing a certain exception for a career exploration and dev...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 367
MDSB161PassRequiring the State Department of Education and the Maryland Department of Health to establish certain guidelines by December 1, 2018, for public schools regarding the administration of health care services to students with sickle cell disease; requi...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 385
MDHB193PassExempting 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 Pro...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 374
MDHB281PassRequiring county boards to require public high schools to offer at least one high-quality computer science course beginning in the 2021-2022 school year; establishing the Maryland Center for Computing Education to identify ways to expand access to hi...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 358
MDHB315PassRepealing the requirement that the State Board of Education adopt and publish standards for the administration of a subsidized feeding program; authorizing a nonpublic school that participates in the Federal School Breakfast Program or the National S...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 560
MDSB373PassRequiring the Head Start Program in the State to be referred to as the Ulysses Currie Head Start Program; and requiring the Governor to include an appropriation of at least $3,000,000 for the Ulysses Currie Head Start Program in each annual budget su...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 556
MDHB547PassRequiring the Head Start Program in the State to be referred to as the Ulysses Currie Head Start Program; and requiring the Governor to include an appropriation of at least $3,000,000 for the Ulysses Currie Head Start Program in each annual budget su...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 555
MDHB617PassAuthorizing the principal of a public school to select any employee to administer certain assessments, under certain circumstances; and requiring a local superintendent to review and approve a principal's employee selection for administering a certai...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 383
MDHB568PassRequiring the State Department of Education, in consultation with the Department of Information Technology and county boards of education, to develop and update certain best practices for certain county boards on data governance policies and procedur...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 381
MDHB622PassRequiring the State Department of Education and the Maryland Department of Health to establish certain guidelines by December 1, 2018, for public schools regarding the administration of health care services to students with sickle cell disease; requi...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 386
MDHB693PassRepealing the termination provision of a certain provision of law relating to the annual certification of the amount of assessable base for certain real property for the purposes of calculating certain State education aid.
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 387
MDSB562PassAuthorizing the principal of a public school to select any employee to administer certain assessments under certain circumstances; and requiring a local superintendent to review and approve a principal's employee selection for administering a certain...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 384
MDSB611PassEstablishing the Healthy School Facility Fund to provide grants to public primary and secondary schools in the State to improve the health of school facilities; requiring the Interagency Committee on School Construction to establish award procedures ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 561
MDSB725PassAuthorizing a school principal to make a report to a law enforcement agency if, after an investigation is completed, the principal has reason to believe that a student has engaged in conduct that constitutes a certain criminal offense; requiring cert...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 366
MDSB818PassAuthorizing certain schools to remain eligible to participate in the Maryland Meals for Achievement In-Classroom Breakfast Program under certain circumstances; requiring the Governor to include an appropriation of $7,550,000 for the Program in the an...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 562
MDHB968PassEstablishing the Public School Facility Construction Innovation Incentive Pilot Program to provide incentives to encourage public school systems to pursue innovative public school facility construction projects; requiring the Interagency Committee on...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 397
MDHB1234PassAuthorizing a county board of education to award certain credit to a high school student for work-based training or classroom instruction completed under a registered apprenticeship program; authorizing a county board to count toward high school atte...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 403
MDHB1136PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to review certain reports and, in counties where fewer than 50% of students who have failed hearing and vision screenings are receiving the recommended services, to coordinate with the county board or the c...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 401
MDHB1607PassEstablishing the Juvenile Services Education County Pilot Program to pilot a management model where a juvenile services education program at a facility located in a county is operated by the county board of education; requiring the Program to begin i...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 565
MDHB1415PassRequiring the State Department of Education, in collaboration with certain entities, to establish an outreach program and a certain digital recruitment platform to make use of certain media and online resources to implement a marketing campaign to en...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 361
MDSB1122PassProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to limit the uses of certain revenues to educational opportunities and programs for the children of the State in public schools, the advancement of educators, and the construction of school faciliti...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor, assigned a chapter number, enactment subject to constitutional referendum - Chapter 357
MDSB570PassRequiring certain vision screenings to be given in certain years to certain students unless evidence is presented that the student has been tested by an optometrist or ophthalmologist within the past year; requiring the results of certain screening b...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 312
MDHB798PassRequiring certain vision screenings to be given in the year that a student enters a school system, enters the first grade, and enters the eighth or ninth grade unless evidence is presented that a student has been tested by an optometrist or ophthalmo...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 311
MDHB1110PassRequiring the State Department of Education, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health, by June 1, 2019, to develop health and safety best practices for the use of digital devices in school classrooms; and requiring the Department, by Ju...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 244
MDHB1400PassProviding that participation by certain organizations in the State employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program may not impede, undermine, or conflict with certain obligations or statuses; authorizing an employee of a county board to part...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 307
MDHB221PassRequiring each county or municipality, to the extent practicable, to expedite the process for the application and issuance of a permit related to or required for the construction of public or private school facilities.
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 81
MDHB427PassRequiring each county board of education to adopt a certain written policy to authorize a student to possess and use sunscreen on school property or at a school-sponsored activity without written permission from a health care provider; and requiring ...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 33
MDHB679PassAuthorizing a county board of education to extend the length of the school year for up to 5 school days beyond June 15 without approval from the State Board of Education; and requiring a county board to submit a written application to the State Board...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 35
MDSB729PassAuthorizing a county board of education to extend the length of the school year for up to 5 school days beyond June 15 without approval from the State Board of Education; and requiring a county board to submit a written application to the State Board...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 34
MDHB1072PassRequiring a county board of education or a nonpublic school that receives State funds to require each employee to receive annual training on the prevention, identification, and reporting of child sexual abuse; authorizing the instruction and training...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 31
MDHB1386PassEncouraging public schools to post the appropriate telephone number for reporting suspected child abuse or neglect conspicuously in a high-traffic, widely used area of the school; and requiring a county board to ensure that the appropriate telephone ...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 32
MDSB1265PassRequiring the Maryland Center for School Safety to collaborate with certain persons and entities to provide a comprehensive approach to school safety; requiring the School Safety Subcabinet to develop a model policy for building assessment teams; req...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 30
MDSB618EngrossAuthorizing a county board of education to award credit to a high school student who completes work-based training or classroom instruction under a registered apprenticeship program; authorizing a county board to count toward high school attendance t...
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2018-04-09
Delegates Luedtke, Wilkins, and Rose
MDHB910EngrossRequiring certain county boards of education, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, to ensure that a certain student is screened to identify if the student is at risk for reading difficulties; authorizing a county board to use a screening instrum...
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2018-04-09
Third Reading Passed (136-0)
MDSB1103IntroRequiring the State Department of Education to establish the Voluntary Ethical Special Education Advocate Certificate Program on or before July 1, 2019, for administration of a voluntary certificate program for ethical special education advocates; sp...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDHB1697EngrossProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to limit the uses of certain revenues to educational opportunities and programs for the children of the State in public schools, the advancement of educators, and the construction of school faciliti...
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2018-04-09
Second Reading Passed
MDHB1800EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education and the Maryland Department of Health to adopt certain standards related to Maryland school-based health centers by August 1, 2018; and terminating the Act after June 30, 2019.
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2018-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
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