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MDHB19PassRequiring 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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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 553
MDHB118PassRequiring the State Department of Education and each county board of education to adopt an attendance policy for public school students that treats an absence due to a student's behavioral health needs the same as an absence due to illness or another...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 554
MDHB146PassAltering the definition of "reportable offense" to include only offenses that occurred off school premises, that did not occur at events sponsored by the school, and that involved certain crimes of violence; requiring the State Department of Educatio...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 742
MDSB410PassProviding an exemption from reemployment earnings offsets for retirees of the Teachers' Retirement and Pension Systems, from July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2024, for the rehire by each superintendent of a local school system and the superintendent of...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 559
MDHB468PassRepealing a prerequisite that a certain public school employee shall exhaust administrative remedies before instituting a certain civil action; authorizing a public school employee who is subject to a certain personnel action to file an administrativ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 576
MDHB515PassRequiring county boards of education, the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association, governing bodies of public institutions of higher education, and boards of community college trustees to allow student athletes to modify an athletic or...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 556
MDHB743PassProviding an exemption from reemployment earnings offsets for retirees of the Teachers' Retirement and Pension Systems for certain reemployment from July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2024, for the rehire by each superintendent of a local school system a...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 558
MDHB753PassRequiring the Governor's Workforce Development Board, on or before September 1, 2022, to evaluate, study, and identify certain issues relating to wages paid to certain bus drivers and report its findings to the governing body of each county and Balti...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 662
MDHB850PassProhibiting county boards of education and certain schools and prekindergarten programs from taking certain discriminatory actions because of a person's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 739
MDHB812PassRequiring the Montgomery County Board of Education to adopt a data disaggregation policy that applies to any data collection, reports, or internal documents and includes a category for each racial and ethnic group that constitutes at least 5% of the ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 589
MDSB951PassRequiring county boards of education, the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association, governing bodies of public institutions of higher education, and boards of community college trustees to allow student athletes to modify an athletic or...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 557
MDSB831PassRequiring the Governor to include in the annual budget bill a certain appropriation in order to provide a $500 bonus to certain public school employees in fiscal year 2024; and requiring the State Department of Education to collect data from each cou...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 532
MDHB1349PassRequiring the Governor to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation to provide a certain bonus to certain public school employees in fiscal year 2024; and requiring the State Department of Education to collect data from each county board of ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 531
MDHB136VetoRequiring a county board of education and authorizing a nonpublic school, beginning in the 2023-2024 school year, to require at least two school personnel to complete paid professional development training, administered in person or online, in certai...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB192VetoRequiring the executive leadership of the Baltimore County public school system to develop a curriculum for budget training for members of the Baltimore County Board of Education by December 31, 2022; requiring each member of the county board to comp...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB362VetoRequiring a teacher preparation program to include certain training related to teaching in a virtual learning environment as a component of instruction; providing that a county board of education may authorize a county superintendent of schools, unde...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB478VetoAdding a representative of a skilled trade organization and a representative of a career college to the list of members who must be selected for the Career and Technical Education Committee; altering the Committee's duties to include the perspective ...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB1163VetoRequiring a teacher preparation program to include certain training related to teaching in a virtual learning environment as a component of instruction; providing that a county board of education may authorize a county superintendent of schools to pr...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB121PassAltering the purpose and use of the Maryland Farms and Families Fund; establishing the Maryland Food and Agricultural Resiliency Mechanism Grant Program and Fund to provide grants to food banks and charitable emergency food providers to alleviate foo...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 480
MDHB739PassEstablishing a Workgroup to Study the Fiscal and Operational Viability of Public-Private Partnerships for Charles County Public Schools; and requiring the Workgroup to report its findings and recommendations to the Board of Charles County Commissione...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 425
MDSB916PassEstablishing a Workgroup to Study the Fiscal and Operational Viability of Public-Private Partnerships for Charles County Public Schools; and requiring the Workgroup to report its findings and recommendations to the Board of Charles County Commissione...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 426
MDSB812PassEstablishing the Office of Security Management within the Department of Information Technology; establishing the Maryland Cybersecurity Coordinating Council; requiring certain IT units to certify compliance with certain cybersecurity standards; requi...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 242
MDHB1205PassRequiring a public or private water or sewer system that serves 10,000 or more users and receives financial assistance from the State to, on or before a certain date, assess its vulnerability to a cyber attack, develop a cybersecurity plan if appropr...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 243
MDHB24PassAltering certain criteria for the Cybersecurity Public Service Scholarship Program, including increasing the number of years a recipient may hold an award, and expanding the qualifying positions for a scholarship recipient to fulfill a work obligatio...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 209
MDSB4PassAltering certain criteria for the Cybersecurity Public Service Scholarship Program, including increasing the number of years a recipient may hold an award, expanding the qualifying positions for a scholarship recipient to fulfill a work obligation, a...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 208
MDSB124PassEstablishing the Grant Program to Reduce and Compost School Waste to award grants to county boards of education and public schools to develop and implement programs for reducing food waste and to establish composting of pre- and post-consumer waste; ...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 205
MDHB73PassRequiring Baltimore City to spend, after recovering costs, the remaining balance of fines collected as a result of violations enforced by certain traffic and vehicle monitoring systems on activities eligible for funding under the State Highway Admini...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 171
MDHB355PassEstablishing the Workgroup on the Membership and Operation of the Prince George's County Board of Education to study and make recommendations regarding implementation of an electoral process for an all-elected Board, appropriate compensation, and an ...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 217
MDHB467PassMaking an individual eligible for a certificate to teach students in a Montessori school if the individual meets certain requirements; authorizing the State Board of Education to require an individual to successfully pass an examination to be certifi...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 201
MDSB617PassRequiring a local school system to provide equivalent access to digital tools for students with disabilities, including the development, purchase, and provision of certain digital tools that are directly connected to student instruction; requiring a ...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 215
MDHB836PassAltering the requirements for an automated external defibrillator program in public middle and high schools; altering the requirements for actions to be taken by county boards of education regarding heat acclimatization for student athletes; requirin...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 212
MDHB966PassRequiring each public institution of higher education, on or before October 1, 2022, to develop and implement policies and procedures for awarding academic credit for prior learning examinations; and requiring each public institution of higher educat...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 143
MDSB234PassEstablishing the Purple Star Schools Program to recognize public schools that provide strong services and support for military-connected students and their families when, as a result of military service, a military-connected student transfers schools...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 66
MDHB277PassEstablishing the Purple Star Schools Program to recognize public schools that provide strong services and support for military-connected students and their families when, as a result of military service, a military-connected student transfers schools...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 65
MDSB299PassRequiring a county board of education and authorizing a nonpublic school, beginning in the 2023-2024 school year, to require at least two school personnel to complete paid professional development training, administered in person or online, in certai...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 78
MDHB147Engross

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Altering the purpose and use of the Maryland Farms and Families Fund; establishing the Maryland Food and Agricultural Resiliency Mechanism Grant Program and Fund to provide grants to food banks and charitable emergency food providers to alleviate foo...
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2022-04-11
Third Reading Passed (130-3)
MDSB638Engross

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Altering the requirements for an automated external defibrillator program in public middle and high schools; altering the requirements for actions to be taken by county boards of education regarding heat acclimatization for student athletes; and requ...
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2022-04-11
Third Reading Passed (129-4)
MDSB666Engross

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Prohibiting county boards of education and certain schools and prekindergarten programs from taking certain discriminatory actions because of a person's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, ...
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2022-04-11
Favorable Report by Ways and Means
MDHB150Engross

Sine Die
Establishing the Grant Program to Reduce and Compost School Waste to award grants to county boards of education and public schools to develop and implement programs for reducing food waste and to establish composting of pre- and post-consumer waste; ...
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2022-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB547Engross

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Requiring a local school system to provide equivalent access to digital tools for students with disabilities, including developing, purchasing, and providing digital tools that are directly connected to student instruction; requiring a local school s...
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2022-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB541Engross

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Adding a representative of a skilled trade organization and a representative of a career college to the list of members who must be selected for the Career and Technical Education Committee; altering the Committee's duties to include the perspective ...
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2022-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB528PassRequiring the State to reduce statewide greenhouse gas emissions by altering statewide greenhouse gas emissions goals, establishing of a net-zero statewide greenhouse gas emissions goal, developing certain energy efficiency and emissions reduction re...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 38
MDSB862PassRequiring the Maryland Transit Administration to provide ridership on transit vehicles to certain students of the Baltimore City Public School System and youth workers in the Baltimore City YouthWorks program; and prohibiting the Maryland Transit Adm...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 44
MDHB1290PassRequiring the Interagency Commission on School Construction to take certain actions relating to public school construction, including increasing the State share of certain public school construction project costs under certain circumstances and inspe...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 32
MDHB1255PassProhibiting certain public agencies from using seclusion as a behavioral health intervention for a student; prohibiting a public agency from using physical restraint and a nonpublic school from using physical restraint or seclusion as a behavioral he...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 31
MDSB541PassAddressing infrastructure, capacity, and accessibility needs within the Maryland Park Service and State parks, including establishing systems and processes for surveying infrastructure and critical maintenance needs, increasing the number of Maryland...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 39
MDSB421Engross

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Requiring the Governor's Workforce Development Board, on or before September 1, 2022, to evaluate, study, and identify certain issues relating to wages paid and benefits provided to certain bus drivers and report its findings to the governing body of...
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2022-04-08
Senate Requests House Recede
MDHB1258Intro

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Establishing the Broadening Options and Opportunities for Students Today Program to provide certain students with scholarships for students who are eligible for the free and reduced price lunch program to attend a nonpublic school; establishing the M...
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2022-04-07
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1055Engross

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Requiring the Maryland Transit Administration to provide certain services to certain students of the Baltimore City Public School system and youth workers in the Baltimore City YouthWorks program; prohibiting the Administration from seeking certain f...
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2022-04-06
House Requests Senate Recede
MDHB23Engross

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Requiring the State Department of Education to disaggregate certain discipline-related data in an electronic spreadsheet format for the Department's website, make the data available to the public, and report certain discipline-related information by ...
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2022-04-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
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