MD SB677 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Passed on May 25 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-05-25 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 742
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Renaming the Hearing Aid Loan Bank Program in the State Department of Education to be the Hearing Aid and Language and Communication Video Loan Bank Program; requiring the Loan Bank to lend language and communication videos and certain downloadable resources to the parents or legal guardians of deaf or hard of hearing children; exempting the parent or legal guardian of a deaf or hard of hearing child from paying tuition for a course that teaches a language or communication mode at a public institution of higher education; etc.

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Deaf or Hard of Hearing Individuals - Support for Parents


Roll Calls

2019-04-02 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (46-0) (Y: 46 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2019-03-31 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (136-0) (Y: 136 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2019-03-17 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (46-0) (Y: 47 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2019-05-25SenateEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 742
2019-04-08SenatePassed Enrolled
2019-04-08SenateThird Reading Passed (46-0)
2019-04-08SenateSenate Concur - House Amendments
2019-04-08HouseThird Reading Passed with Amendments (136-0)
2019-04-06HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-04-06HouseFavorable with Amendments {676089/1 Report Adopted
2019-04-06HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
2019-04-04HouseHearing canceled
2019-04-04HouseHearing 4/05 at 11:00 a.m.
2019-03-27HouseHearing 4/03 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-03-26HouseRereferred to Health and Government Operations
2019-03-20HouseFirst Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
2019-03-19SenateThird Reading Passed (46-0)
2019-03-18SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-03-18SenateFavorable with Amendments {984630/1 Report Adopted
2019-03-18SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2019-02-05SenateHearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)
2019-02-04SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs and Finance


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