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MDSB535EngrossRepealing the requirement that any student financial aid, other than a student loan, received by a specified disabled student must be applied first to pay the student's tuition prior to receiving an exemption from the payment of tuition at community ...
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2015-04-02
MDSB624EngrossCreating a Task Force to Study the Expansion of Career and Technical Education in Maryland; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; prohibiting a member of the Task Force from receiving compensation, but authorizing the ...
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2015-04-02
MDSB534EngrossEstablishing the College Admissions Outreach Program for High-Achieving Students; requiring the Program to provide information on the college admissions process to eligible students free of charge, collaborate with a specified nonprofit entity to ide...
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2015-04-02
MDSB575EngrossAltering the qualifications individuals are required to meet to be licensed to practice clinical alcohol and drug counseling, to qualify to practice as a licensed graduate alcohol and drug counselor under supervision for a limited period of time, to ...
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2015-04-02
MDSB816EngrossEstablishing the Low-Income Student Outreach and College Access Pilot Program targeting low-income Maryland high school graduates; requiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to administer the Program; establishing specified eligibility requir...
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2015-04-02
MDSB865EngrossChanging the name of the Edward T. Conroy Memorial Scholarship Program to the Edward T. and Mary A. Conroy Memorial Scholarship Program; and altering the eligibility requirements for the Edward T.and Mary A. Conroy Memorial Scholarship Program and th...
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2015-04-02
MDSB13EngrossAltering the definition of "fully online distance education program" to mean a program, originating outside the State, offered by an out-of-state institution in which a student domiciled in Maryland enrolls, 51% or more of the program is offered thro...
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2015-04-01
Third Reading Passed (135-2)
MDSB25EngrossEstablishing the Frederick Center for Research and Education in Science and Technology; altering the name of the Frederick Center for Research and Education in Science and Technology (CREST) and the name of the Governing Board; altering the powers an...
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2015-04-01
Third Reading Passed (137-0)
MDHB72EngrossAuthorizing or altering the distribution of specified revenue; altering or repealing specified required appropriations; authorizing the use of specified funds for specified purposes; requiring a local school system that has a specified structural def...
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2015-04-01
(Senators Peters, King, Currie and Serafini)
MDSB185EnrollNaming the Workforce Shortage Student Assistance grant for child care providers to be the grant known as the Hattie N. Harrison Memorial Scholarship; and generally relating to the Workforce Shortage Student Assistance grants for child care providers.
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2015-04-01
Returned Passed
MDSB225EnrollAltering the definition of unaccompanied homeless youth by requiring specified documentation that establishes that the child or youth has had a consistent presence in the State for at least 1 year before enrollment in a public institution of higher e...
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2015-04-01
Returned Passed
MDSB526EngrossAuthorizing a person to petition the court to shield court records and police records relating to specified convictions at a specified time; providing that, if a person is convicted of a new crime during a specified time period, the original convicti...
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2015-04-01
MDSB496EngrossAuthorizing the Maryland Higher Education Commission to enter into the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement; and exempting specified institutions that participate in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement from the requirement to register ...
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2015-04-01
Third Reading Passed (136-2)
MDSB556EngrossProviding that specified requirements of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act relating to prescription drug benefits apply to specified coverage offered in specified markets; repealing a specified provision of law providing for the ...
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2015-04-01
MDHB571EngrossRequiring a specified sexual assault policy adopted by the governing board of each institution of higher education to conform with the requirements of a specified federal law; requiring a specified sexual assault policy to include a prohibition again...
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2015-04-01
MDSB335EngrossExempting victims of human trafficking from paying a specified out-of-county fee or out-of-region fee at community colleges in the State; authorizing each board of community college trustees to waive a specified out-of-county fee or out-of-region fee...
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2015-03-31
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (134-0)
MDHB941EngrossEstablishing the Task Force to Study Exemptions from Higher Education Ethics Requirements and Procurement Rules to Facilitate Technology Transfer; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to revie...
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2015-03-31
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (47-0)
MDSB843EngrossEstablishing the Return to Maryland Program; providing the purpose of the Program is to encourage and assist eligible students who once lived in Maryland to return to the State and attend a constituent institution of the University System of Maryland...
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2015-03-31
MDHB1105EngrossEstablishing a Task Force on the Maryland Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to study and make recommendations regarding specified matters;...
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2015-03-31
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (47-0)
MDSB761EngrossEstablishing a Task Force on the Maryland Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to study and make recommendations regarding specified matters;...
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2015-03-31
MDSB41EngrossAuthorizing specified public school teachers with specified degrees from specified out-of-state institutions of higher education to be eligible for a Nancy Grasmick Teacher Award under specified circumstances; requiring the Office of Student Financia...
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2015-03-26
MDSB75EngrossEstablishing the Task Force to Study a Program for Interest-Free Loans to STEM College Students in Maryland; providing for the composition, including one member each from the Senate and House of Delegates of Maryland, cochairs, and staffing of the Ta...
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2015-03-26
MDSB669EngrossEstablishing the Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Orphans and Foster Care Recipients; requiring that to be eligible for participation in the Program an applicant must be employed full-time by the State, have received a graduate, profess...
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2015-03-26
MDHB74EngrossAltering the name of the Walter Sondheim Jr. Public Service Summer Internship Scholarship Program to be the Walter Sondheim Jr. Public Service Internship Scholarship Program; expanding the scope of the Program to include fall and spring public servic...
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2015-03-25
MDSB210EngrossProhibiting an educational institution from requiring, requesting, suggesting, or causing a student, an applicant, or a prospective student to grant access to, allow observation of, or disclose information that allows access to or observation of the ...
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2015-03-25
MDSB394IntroProviding that the offense of hazing is committed by subjecting a student to the risk of serious bodily injury regardless of whether injury actually occurs; and increasing the penalty from $500 to $5,000 for a specified offense relating to subjecting...
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2015-03-23
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB665IntroDesignating, beginning in calendar year 2015, the last 7 days of August through the first 7 days of September of each year to be tax-free periods during which an exemption from the sales and use tax is provided for the sale of specified textbooks pur...
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2015-03-23
Unfavorable Report by Budget and Taxation
MDHB629EngrossAltering the qualifications individuals are required to meet to be licensed to practice clinical alcohol and drug counseling, to qualify to practice as a licensed graduate alcohol and drug counselor under supervision for a limited period of time, to ...
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2015-03-23
MDHB799EngrossRequiring each public institution of higher education in the State to comply with specified federal laws relating to veterans' tuition benefits.
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2015-03-23
MDHB779EngrossEstablishing the Maryland Higher Education Outreach and College Access Pilot Program targeting low-income Maryland high school graduates; requiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to administer the Program; establishing specified eligibility...
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2015-03-23
MDHB847EngrossExempting victims of human trafficking from paying a specified out-of-county fee or out-of-region fee at community colleges in the State; authorizing each board of community college trustees to waive a specified out-of-county fee or out-of-region fee...
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2015-03-23
MDHB934EngrossProhibiting an educational institution from requiring, requesting, suggesting, or causing a student, an applicant, or a prospective student to grant access to, allow observation of, or disclose information that allows access to or observation of the ...
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2015-03-23
MDSB817IntroRequiring the governing boards of specified institutions of higher education to update and submit to the Maryland Higher Education Commission a specified written policy on sexual assault by August 1, 2016; requiring the sexual assault policy to inclu...
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2015-03-23
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB810IntroRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to develop and implement a specified transfer agreement for students who earn an associate of science degree in dental hygiene or medical laboratory technology at an institution of higher education t...
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2015-03-23
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB514IntroRequiring each institution of higher education in the State to meet specified requirements for specified net price calculators on or before July 1, 2016; prohibiting specified institutions of higher education from allowing specified personally identi...
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2015-03-20
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDHB672EngrossAuthorizing the Maryland Higher Education Commission to enter into the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement; and exempting specified institutions that participate in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement from the requirement to register ...
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2015-03-20
MDHB875IntroDesignating, beginning in calendar year 2015, the last 7 days of August through the first 7 days of September of each year to be tax-free periods during which an exemption from the sales and use tax is provided for the sale of specified textbooks pur...
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2015-03-20
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
MDSB421IntroAltering specified exemptions from the authority of the State Board of Dental Examiners; providing that the Board's authority does not apply to specified clinics, government agencies, or nonprofit organizations; repealing the exemption from the Board...
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2015-03-20
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDHB766IntroAltering the exemptions from the authority of the State Board of Dental Examiners; providing that the Board's authority does not apply to specified clinics, government agencies, or nonprofit organizations; repealing the exemption from the Board's aut...
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2015-03-20
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB448IntroProviding that the offense of hazing is committed by subjecting a student to the risk of serious bodily injury, regardless of whether injury actually occurs, for the purpose of an initiation into a student organization of a school, college, or univer...
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2015-03-19
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB692IntroAuthorizing the College Savings Plans of Maryland Board to establish the Maryland College Savings Account Plan for specified purposes; requiring the Board to oversee the administration of the Savings Account Plan; requiring the Board to maintain the ...
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2015-03-19
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB578IntroRequiring each institution of higher education in the State to meet specified requirements for specified net price calculators on or before July 1, 2016; prohibiting specified institutions of higher education from allowing specified personally identi...
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2015-03-19
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB863IntroEstablishing that a person may not recklessly or intentionally do an act or create a situation that subjects a student to the risk of mental or emotional distress; providing that specified penalties apply to a specified offense; and altering specifie...
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2015-03-19
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1136IntroExempting spouses and financially dependent children of active duty and retired members of the United States armed forces from paying nonresident tuition at a public institution of higher education in the State under specified circumstances.
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2015-03-19
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