Subject Higher Education | Current

StatusStateBillSummary/TitleLast Actionsort icon
Intro
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MDSJ4Urging the Governor to recognize, by proclamation, the Freedom and Heritage flag as the official flag of the Vietnamese American community; urging the Governor to require that a specified flag, if flown on the grounds of State buildings and instituti...
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2015-03-18
Intro
25%
MDHB448Providing 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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2015-03-17
Intro
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MDHB863Establishing 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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2015-03-17
Intro
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MDHB847Exempting victims of human trafficking from paying a specified out-of-county fee at community colleges in the State; authorizing each board of community college trustees to waive a specified out-of-county fee for specified students; requiring the Mar...
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2015-03-13
Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m.
Intro
25%
MDSB665Designating, 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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2015-03-12
Intro
25%
MDSB556Altering provisions relating to the provision of benefits for the diagnosis and treatment of a mental illness or an emotional, drug abuse, or alcohol abuse disorder to conform to the requirements of the federal Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equi...
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2015-03-12
Intro
25%
MDSB335Exempting victims of human trafficking from paying a specified out-of-county fee at community colleges in the State; authorizing each board of community college trustees to waive a specified out-of-county fee for specified students; requiring the Mar...
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2015-03-11
Intro
25%
MDSB535Repealing 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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2015-03-11
Intro
25%
MDSB578Requiring the sexual assault policy of institutions of higher education in the State to include compliance with specified provisions of law relating to mandatory reporting of sexual assaults; requiring a faculty member, an administrator, or a full-ti...
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2015-03-11
Intro
25%
MDSB514Requiring 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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2015-03-11
Intro
25%
MDSB514Requiring 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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2015-03-11
Intro
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MDSB624Creating 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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2015-03-11
Intro
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MDSB669Establishing the Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Orphans and Foster Care Recipients; establishing eligibility requirements for participation in the Program; providing for the amount, duration, renewal, and uses of specified awards; req...
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2015-03-11
Intro
25%
MDSB496Authorizing 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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2015-03-11
Intro
25%
MDSB496Authorizing 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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2015-03-11
Intro
25%
MDSB534Establishing the College Admissions Outreach Program for High-Achieving Students; requiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission and the Maryland State Department of Education to jointly administer the Program; etc.
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2015-03-11
Intro
25%
MDHB1049Requiring specified voter registration agencies to implement a fully automated voter registration system on or before July 1, 2016; requiring specified voter registration agencies to submit specified reports to specified committees of the General Ass...
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2015-03-11
Intro
25%
MDHB571Requiring 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 of th...
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2015-03-10
Intro
25%
MDHB578Requiring 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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2015-03-10
Intro
25%
MDHB1014Requiring specified institutions of higher education to allow specified students and specified student organizations to be represented by specified licensed attorneys or specified nonattorney advocates in specified disciplinary proceedings relating t...
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2015-03-10
Intro
25%
MDHB749Requiring 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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2015-03-10
Intro
25%
MDHB966Establishing collective bargaining rights for specified community college employees; requiring specified community colleges to determine whether specified employees are public employees for purposes of collective bargaining; establishing procedures f...
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2015-03-10
Intro
25%
MDHB629Altering 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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2015-03-09
Intro
25%
MDHB941Establishing 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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2015-03-09
Hearing 3/09 at 2:00 p.m. (Economic Matters)
Intro
25%
MDSB773Establishing 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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2015-03-09
Hearing 3/09 at 2:00 p.m. (Finance)
Engross
50%
MDSB13Altering 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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2015-03-06
Engross
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MDSB25Establishing 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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2015-03-06
Intro
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MDHB559Prohibiting the law clinic of a law school at a constituent institution of the University System of Maryland from participating in litigation opposing, contesting, or seeking judicial review of an act, a decision, or a determination of a State agency...
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2015-03-06
Intro
25%
MDHB672Authorizing 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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2015-03-06
Intro
25%
MDHB692Authorizing 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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2015-03-06
Intro
25%
MDHB696Exempting recent high school graduates from payment of tuition to attend a community college in the State under specified circumstances; providing a 50% discount on tuition to unemployed individuals attending a community college in the State under sp...
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2015-03-06
Intro
25%
MDHB934Prohibiting 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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2015-03-06
Intro
25%
MDHB297Altering the definition of unaccompanied homeless youth by requiring a determination of homelessness by a specified individual or specified documentation; and requiring a financial aid administrator to annually make a specified verification.
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2015-03-05
Intro
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MDHB364Establishing the Delegate Howard P. Rawlings Program of Educational Excellence Awards in the State to be awarded to the neediest students to ensure the payment of 100 percnet of educational costs and to low and moderate income students for payment as...
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2015-03-05
Intro
25%
MDSB575Altering 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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2015-03-05
Intro
25%
MDHB538Establishing 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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2015-03-05
Intro
25%
MDHB648Exempting specified individuals who enroll as full-time certificate or associate's degree students at a community college in the State from payment of tuition under specified circumstances; providing the conditions under which an individual is no lon...
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2015-03-05
Intro
25%
MDHB673Exempting specified individuals who enroll as full-time certificate or associate's degree students at a community college in the State from payment of tuition under specified circumstances; providing the conditions under which an individual is no lon...
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2015-03-05
Intro
25%
MDHB799Exempting specified spouses and dependents of veterans of the United States armed forces from paying nonresident tuition at public institutions of higher education in the State; and altering specified eligibility requirements for veterans to qualify ...
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2015-03-05
Intro
25%
MDHB779Establishing 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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2015-03-05
Intro
25%
MDHB788Establishing the Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Orphans and Foster Care Recipients; establishing eligibility requirements for participation in the Program; providing for the amount, duration, renewal, and uses of specified awards; req...
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2015-03-05
Intro
25%
MDHB763Establishing the Task Force to Study the Effectiveness of Teacher Education Programs in the Instruction of Reading; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; prohibiting a member of the Task Force from receiving specified ...
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2015-03-05
Intro
25%
MDSB57Authorizing or altering the distribution of specified revenue; altering or repealing specified required appropriations; authorizing the use of specified funds for specified purposes; providing for the transfer of specified funds; repealing a specifie...
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2015-03-04
Intro
25%
MDHB443Prohibiting specified research facilities from knowingly using specified dogs and cats for scientific research purposes; authorizing specified euthanasia for specified dogs and cats used for scientific research purposes; establishing specified penalt...
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2015-03-04
Intro
25%
MDHB567Requiring specified research facilities using dogs and cats for scientific research purposes to take specified steps to provide for the adoption of a dog or cat that is no longer needed for scientific research purposes; establishing specified penalti...
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2015-03-04
Intro
25%
MDHB72Authorizing or altering the distribution of specified revenue; altering or repealing specified required appropriations; authorizing the use of specified funds for specified purposes; providing for the transfer of specified funds; repealing a specifie...
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2015-03-03
Intro
25%
MDHB875Designating, 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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2015-03-03
Intro
25%
MDSB75Establishing 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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2015-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Intro
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MDSB75Establishing 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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2015-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Intro
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MDHJ3Urging the Governor to recognize, by proclamation, the Freedom and Heritage flag as the official flag of the Vietnamese American community; urging the Governor to require that a specified flag, if flown on the grounds of State buildings and instituti...
[Detail][Text]
2015-03-02
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