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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
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
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
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
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
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)
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
MDSB828EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education, on behalf of certain sponsors, to submit to the U.S. Department of Agriculture certain waivers relating to the federal Summer Food Service Program; requiring the Department to prepare and submit certain wa...
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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
MDSB918EngrossEstablishing the Commission on Trauma-Informed Care to coordinate a statewide initiative to prioritize the trauma-responsive and trauma-informed delivery of State services that impact children, youth, families and older adults; requiring the Commissi...
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2020-03-16
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB893EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education, the Maryland Department of Health, and the Behavioral Health Administration jointly to develop and publish a certain handbook regarding safe Internet, social media, and technology usage for certain student...
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2020-03-15
To House Health and Government Operations 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
MDHB1386EngrossRequiring the regulations adopted by the State Board of Education to govern the licensing and operation of child care centers to include provisions that establish certain qualifications for probationary employment for a certain indiviual to be a chil...
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2020-03-14
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB1067IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health, the State Department of Education, the Department of Housing and Community Development, and the Department of General Services, to adopt certain regu...
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2020-03-14
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs 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
MDHB699EngrossEstablishing 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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2020-03-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1232IntroAuthorizing a credit against the State income tax, under certain circumstances, for certain taxpayers who incur certain qualified expenses for certain costs to purchase or acquire certain qualified child care property or who, during the taxable year,...
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2020-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDHB1135IntroRequiring the State Department of Education, on behalf of certain sponsors, to submit to the U.S. Department of Agriculture certain waivers relating to the federal Summer Food Service Program; requiring the Department to prepare and submit certain wa...
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2020-03-05
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDHB718EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education to establish, by October 1, 2020, a stakeholder advisory group to develop a reading and dyslexia handbook to guide local school systems in the implementation of best practices for early literacy and dyslexi...
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2020-03-04
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB1018IntroRequiring the regulations adopted by the State Board of Education to govern the licensing and operation of child care centers to include provisions that establish certain qualifications for child care teachers and require each child care center emplo...
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2020-03-04
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB992EngrossAltering the definition of "elevated level of lead" for purposes of certain provisions of law requiring the periodic testing for the presence of lead in drinking water outlets in occupied public and nonpublic school buildings; and requiring by August...
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2020-02-28
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1028IntroRequiring the State Department of Education to develop, disseminate, and publish online model safety guidelines on the safe operation of electric retractable room partitions; and authorizing the governing body of a county to enact a local law prohibi...
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2020-02-24
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB383IntroRequiring each report on student performance that is published by the State Department of Education to include data disaggregated by student status under § 504 of the federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the federal Individuals with Disabilities E...
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2020-02-21
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDHB1552IntroEstablishing an Education Savings Account program in the State; stating the purpose of the program; establishing the requirements for participation in the program; requiring a certain deposit into the account of certain students; establishing a proce...
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2020-02-21
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDHB1624IntroRequiring, on or before January 1 each year, each county board of education to notify the parent or legal guardian of a student who attends a failing school that the school is a failing school and provide a list of available alternative school option...
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2020-02-20
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB912IntroEstablishing a Climate Crisis Initiative in the Department of the Environment for certain purposes; requiring the Secretary of the Environment to administer certain schedules of greenhouse gas pollution fees; requiring the Secretary to delegate certa...
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2020-02-18
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB634IntroRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide school psychology services provided by a school psychologist who is certified by the State Department of Education to practice school psychology.
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2020-02-17
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1171IntroEstablishing the State Advisory Council on Self-Directed Services; requiring the Advisory Council to take certain actions; requiring the Advisory Council to submit a certain report to the Governor and the General Assembly on or before December 1 eac...
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2020-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1530IntroRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide school psychology services provided by a school psychologist who is certified by the State Department of Education to practice school psychology.
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2020-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1528IntroEstablishing the Maryland Council on Health in All Policies to employ a Health in All Policies framework, a public health framework through which public and private policymakers and stakeholders use a collaborative approach to improve health outcomes...
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2020-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1595IntroRequiring the State Department of Education to establish the Voluntary Ethical Special Education Advocate Certificate Program on or before July 1, 2021, for administration of a voluntary certificate program for ethical special education advocates; sp...
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2020-02-14
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB1019IntroRequiring each county board of education, beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, to install at least one video recording device in each special education classroom; requiring video recording devices to record special education classrooms and exclusi...
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2020-02-13
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB418IntroEstablishing an Education Savings Account program in the State; stating the purpose of the program; establishing the requirements for participation in the program; requiring a certain deposit into the account of certain students; establishing a proce...
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2020-02-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB331IntroRequiring, on or before December 1, 2020, the State Department of Education and the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission jointly to develop guidelines for public schools regarding the administration of medical cannabis to certain students d...
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2020-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB846IntroRequiring a certain school administration to file a police report and an administrative incident report if an assault, a crime of violence, or a felony occurs at a public school and is reported to the school administration; requiring a school adminis...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB1000IntroRepealing, altering, and adding certain provisions of law to implement The Blueprint for Maryland's Future, which is intended to transform Maryland's early childhood, primary, and secondary education system to the levels of high-performing systems ar...
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2020-02-11
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1043IntroClarifying a requirement for the State Department of Education to collect data on restraint and seclusion incidents; requiring the Department to provide any data gathered under the Act to the Maryland Longitudinal Data System Center; requiring the De...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1173IntroRequiring each county board of education to establish a meal charge policy that addresses payment for meals, unpaid meal debt, prohibition of stigmatizing action, and other issues related to the administration of school meal programs and management ...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1235IntroRequiring the Maryland Center for School Safety to conduct a study on injuries to teachers, paraprofessionals, and staff members that occur in each local school system; requiring the Center to develop a certain guidance document and data collection t...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1292IntroRequiring each county board of education, beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, to install at least one video recording device in each special education classroom; requiring video recording devices to record special education classrooms and exclusi...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1323IntroRequiring that the State Department of Education and the Department of Juvenile Services, after consultation with the Education Coordinating Council for Juvenile Services Educational Programs and county boards of education, to develop and implement a...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1340IntroEstablishing the Commission on History, Culture, and Civics in Education to make recommendations to further discovery, interpretation, and learning; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Commission; requiring the Commission to stu...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1421IntroRequiring that, beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, a student who exceeds grade level standards on the Maryland School Assessment, is identified as gifted and talented, or has reached college and career ready benchmarks on certain standardized te...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1543IntroEstablishing a Climate Crisis Initiative in the Department of the Environment for certain purposes; requiring the Secretary of the Environment to administer certain schedules of greenhouse gas pollution fees; requiring the Secretary to delegate certa...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1487IntroRequiring each county board of education, beginning in the 2021-2022 school year, to implement a certain agriculture science curriculum; requiring each county board to implement an agricultural education program that prepares students for certain car...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1450IntroEstablishing the Food Waste Grant Program to provide grants to county boards or public schools to reduce food waste during afterschool activities; authorizing a county board of education or a public school to apply for a grant under the Program; requ...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB666IntroEstablishing the Workgroup on Screening Related to Adverse Childhood Experiences; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Workgroup; requiring the Workgroup to update, improve, and develop certain screening tools, submit certain scr...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
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