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MDSB1024IntroEstablishing the criteria for a county board of education to be eligible to receive a specified State grant in fiscal year 2018; and specifying the calculation of a specified amount in a specified year for a specified purpose.
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2017-03-15
[Hearing: Mar 15 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB827IntroAuthorizing the Secretary of State Police, on making a specified determination concerning an applicant for a specified handgun permit, to temporarily waive a requirement to complete a specified firearms training course; and requiring an applicant iss...
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2017-03-14
[Hearing: Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB891IntroAltering the requirements from a minimum of 16 hours to 6 hours of instruction by a qualified handgun instructor for firearms training courses that an initial applicant for a permit to carry, wear, or transport a handgun must successfully complete; r...
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2017-03-14
[Hearing: Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB875IntroRepealing a requirement that a specified firearms safety training course include a specified firearms orientation component; and requiring the Secretary of State Police to adopt regulations that allow an applicant for a specified handgun qualificatio...
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2017-03-14
[Hearing: Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB953IntroEstablishing the Task Force on Long-Term Care Education and Planning; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; prohibiting a member of the Task Force from receiving specified compensation, but authorizing the reimbursemen...
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2017-03-14
[Hearing: Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1036IntroAuthorizing a person to apply for preliminary approval of a handgun permit without completing a certified firearms training course; requiring the Secretary to investigate an application for a handgun permit; requiring the Secretary to issue prelimina...
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2017-03-14
[Hearing: Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1214IntroRequiring the State Board of Dental Examiners to adopt regulations for the licensure of dental therapists and the practice of dental therapy; requiring the Board to adopt regulations establishing criteria for taking specified action relating to a col...
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2017-03-13
[Hearing: Mar 13 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB980IntroRequiring local school systems to allow a specified child who is exempt from public school attendance to participate in specified clubs and activities beginning September 1, 2017; requiring a child who participates in specified activities to particip...
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2017-03-10
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1264IntroEstablishing the Dyslexia Education Pilot Program Advisory Board in the State Department of Education; requiring the Advisory Board, in consultation with the Department, to identify a Principal Investigator for the Pilot Program; requiring the Adviso...
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2017-03-10
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1351IntroAllowing county boards of education to authorize a student to satisfy a State or county middle or high school foreign language requirement by completing a course in computer programming language; etc.
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2017-03-10
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm]
Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.
MDSB1013IntroRequiring the State Board of Dental Examiners to adopt regulations for the licensure of dental therapists and the practice of dental therapy; requiring the Board to adopt regulations establishing criteria for taking specified action relating to a col...
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2017-03-09
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB482IntroAltering the membership of the State Board of Nursing; requiring that specified petitions for membership on the Board have at least a specified number of signatures of support from nurses with a specified license; altering the requirements for the el...
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2017-03-08
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB710IntroRequiring an individualized education program team to obtain written consent from the parent of a child with a disability if the team proposes specified actions regarding the individualized education program of the child; requiring an individualized ...
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2017-03-08
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB618IntroEstablishing the Achievement School District in the State Department of Education; specifying the purpose of the Achievement School District is to transform into high quality public schools all public schools in the State determined by the Department...
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2017-03-08
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB667IntroPlacing a moratorium on the assessment of prekindergarten students until a complete audit of the 2016-2017 pilot year of the early learning assessment is conducted and the audit results in a determination that the early learning assessment is valid a...
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2017-03-08
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB908IntroEstablishing the Maryland Education Development Collaborative; providing that the Collaborative is an instrumentality of the State; providing for the purposes of the Collaborative; establishing a Governing Board of the Collaborative; providing for th...
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2017-03-08
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB1461IntroEstablishing the Natural Gas and Oil Interest Restitution Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund; specifying the purpose of the Fund; requiring the Department of the Environment to administer the Fund; requiring the State Treasurer to hold the Fund and t...
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2017-03-08
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)
MDSB1060IntroRequiring the Administrative Office of the Courts to assess drug court programs to determine how to increase and expand the programs; requiring county boards of education and specified institutions of higher education to establish heroin and opioid a...
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2017-03-08
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1082IntroRequiring the Administrative Office of the Courts to assess drug court programs to determine how to increase and expand the programs; requiring county boards of education and specified institutions of higher education to establish specified policies;...
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2017-03-07
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1195IntroProviding that fire fighting training and volunteer hours may be used to satisfy student service if a student is required to complete hours for student service to graduate from a public high school.
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2017-03-07
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1502IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Expand Dual Language Programs in Maryland; requiring the Task Force to create a framework for dual language immersion programs in the State, recommend strategies to increase the number of dual language programs in the S...
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2017-03-07
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1384IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study Implementing the German Academic-Apprenticeship Model for Adults Without a High School Education; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; prohibiting a member of the Task Force from r...
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2017-03-07
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1381IntroEstablishing an Adult High School Pilot Program; providing for the purpose of the Program; providing that the Program is under the authority and supervision of the State Department of Education and the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation; ...
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2017-03-07
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
Hearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m. (Economic Matters)
MDHB1519IntroRequiring Morgan State University to convene a task force to foster reconciliation and achieve racial equity by taking specified actions; requiring the task force to include specified members and consult with specified units of State government; requ...
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2017-03-07
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1287IntroEstablishing the Commission on the School-to-Prison Pipeline and Restorative Practices; providing that the purpose of the Commission is to study current disciplinary practices in Maryland public schools and examine national best practices for trainin...
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2017-03-03
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1475IntroEstablishing a residential boarding education program for students enrolled in grade 7 or higher; providing that specified students shall be eligible to participate in the program if the students are disadvantaged children, at-risk youth, and residen...
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2017-03-03
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB955IntroProviding that an equity court shall retain jurisdiction for the purpose of awarding child support, in accordance with the child support guidelines, for a child who has attained the age of 18 years and who is enrolled in secondary school; providing t...
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2017-03-02
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB581IntroEstablishing the Workgroup to Study the Implementation of Universal Access to Prekindergarten for 4-Year-Olds; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Workgroup; prohibiting a member of the Workgroup from receiving specified compens...
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2017-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 2:30 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB696IntroEstablishing the Task Force on Long-Term Care Education and Planning; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; prohibiting a member of the Task Force from receiving specified compensation, but authorizing the reimbursemen...
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2017-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB866IntroEstablishing an Adult High School Pilot Program; providing for the purpose of the Program; providing that the Program is under the authority and supervision of the State Department of Education and the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation; ...
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2017-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB445IntroRepealing a specified educational program on acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) for persons who plead guilty or nolo contendere to or are found guilty of specified drug- or sex-related crimes.
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2017-02-28
Favorable Report by Health and Government Operations
MDHB696IntroProhibiting a nonpublic elementary or secondary school that receives State funds from refusing enrollment of, expelling, withholding privileges from, or otherwise discriminating against any student or prospective student because of specified factors;...
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2017-02-28
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB534IntroProhibiting an insurer, with respect to private passenger motor vehicle insurance, from refusing to underwrite, canceling, refusing to renew, rating a risk, or increasing a renewal premium based, in whole or in part, on the marital status or employme...
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2017-02-28
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB652IntroRequiring the State Board of Education to develop, on or before December 1, 2017, goals for percentages of high school graduates for completing specified career and technical education programs and earning specified credentials, and to develop a meth...
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2017-02-28
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m. (Ways and Means)
MDSB849IntroProhibiting a nonpublic elementary or secondary school that receives State funds from refusing enrollment of, expelling, withholding privileges from, or otherwise discriminating against any student or prospective student because of specified factors;...
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2017-02-28
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1268IntroRequiring the State Department of Education to establish a standard to measure and quantify the student achievement gap, identify the student achievement gap between specified student groups, and issue best practices and annual benchmarks to close th...
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2017-02-28
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1378IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study the Feasibility of Building a Maryland Inclusive Maritime Facility; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to study the feasibility of building a sustainable...
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2017-02-28
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB428IntroRequiring, except under specified circumstances, a pharmacist to dispense drugs that contain substances listed in Schedule II, Schedule III, Schedule IV, or Schedule V in lockable vials; authorizing the State Board of Pharmacy to adopt specified regu...
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2017-02-27
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDSB595IntroEstablishing a residential boarding education program for students enrolled in grade 7 or higher; providing that specified students shall be eligible to participate in the program if the students are disadvantaged children, at-risk youth, and residen...
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2017-02-27
Favorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB90IntroAuthorizing a student in a public school or nonpublic school to refuse to participate in or observe, in whole or in part, classwork or an assessment that includes specified actions conducted on a specified animal; authorizing a student to exercise a ...
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2017-02-24
Laid Over (Senator Ready) Adopted
MDSB96IntroRequiring specified insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for instruction by a health care practitioner on fertility awareness-based methods; prohibiting the insurers, nonprofit health serv...
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2017-02-24
Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
MDHB283EngrossProviding that specified prohibitions on participation in procurement apply only for a specified period of time following the issuance of an invitation for bids or a request for proposals; providing that specified prohibitions on participation in pro...
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2017-02-24
Third Reading Passed (137-0)
MDHB461IntroRequiring the State Board of Education to adopt regulations limiting the amount of time in the aggregate that may be devoted to federal, State, and locally mandated assessments for each grade to 2% of the specified minimum required annual instruction...
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2017-02-24
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB395EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education to report to specified committees of the General Assembly on or before October 1, 2017 on methodologies to set child care subsidy reimbursement rates in the Child Care Subsidy Program; and requiring the rep...
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2017-02-24
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB516IntroEstablishing the Workgroup to Study the Implementation of Universal Access to Prekindergarten for 4-Year-Olds; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Workgroup; prohibiting a member of the Workgroup from receiving specified compens...
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2017-02-24
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB654IntroAltering the date by which a statewide kindergarten assessment that has the purpose of measuring school readiness must be completed from October 1 to October 10.
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2017-02-24
Second Reading Passed
MDSB557IntroEstablishing the Maryland Education Opportunity Account Program; stating a specified goal of the State; authorizing a parent of an eligible student to enroll in the Program; declaring that a specified student remains an eligible student under specifi...
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2017-02-23
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB490IntroProhibiting an employer from requiring, as a condition of employment or continued employment, an employee or a prospective employee to join or remain a member of a labor organization, pay charges to a labor organization, or pay a specified amount to ...
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2017-02-22
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB690IntroIncreasing from $3,500,000 to $6,000,000 the maximum sum of contributions for specified projects under the Neighborhood and Community Assistance Program that are eligible for the Neighborhood and Community Assistance Program tax credit.
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2017-02-22
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB728IntroExtending from 7 to 9 days a specified annual period in August for back-to-school shopping during which a specified sales and use tax exemption applies to specified clothing or footwear.
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2017-02-22
To House Ways and Means Committee
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