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MDHB725PassRequiring the State Board of Education to provide technical assistance and training to county boards of education regarding the use of restorative approaches on request; requiring certain regulations to incorporate the use of restorative approaches; ...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 691
MDHB1206PassRequiring each county board of education to convert certain student information into census tract and block numbers in a certain manner; requiring the Maryland Longitudinal Data System Center and the Comptroller to jointly develop a certain protocol ...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 729
MDSB1004PassAltering the date by which the Clerk of the Court of Appeals and the Clerk of the Court of Special Appeals must provide a certain notice to the State Board of Elections; repealing the requirement that the Anne Arundel County Board of Education provid...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 770
MDHB1409PassAltering the amount of the school facilities surcharge in Howard County for certain types of residential construction; authorizing the County Council of Howard County to enact a local law providing for the annual alteration of the amount of the schoo...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 744
MDSB1030PassEstablishing principles of The Blueprint for Maryland's Future that are intended to transform Maryland's early childhood, primary, and secondary education system to the levels of the highest-performing systems; establishing a Concentration of Poverty...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 771
MDSB541VetoRequiring county boards of education, nonpublic schools, and certain contracting agencies to require an applicant for a position involving direct contact with minors to submit certain information; requiring the county board, nonpublic school, or cont...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB747VetoRequiring the State Superintendent of Schools to provide a county superintendent of schools, if the State Superintendent plans to remove the county superintendent, with the reason for removal, documentation to support the case for removal, and the op...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB127PassRepealing a provision of law requiring a county superintendent of schools to allow a child awaiting foster care placement not subject to certain educational stability provisions of the federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act to attend school i...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 467
MDHB238PassRequiring the State Superintendent of Schools to provide a county superintendent of schools, if the State Superintendent plans to remove the county superintendent, with the reason for removal, documentation supporting the case for removal, and the op...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 443
MDHB355PassRepealing the requirement that certain county boards of education develop and maintain a funding accountability website; requiring that each county board report annually certain financial information to the Department of Budget and Management beginni...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 541
MDSB334PassRequiring a certain appointing authority, on request, to provide a list of the names of the candidates to fill a vacancy of an elected member of a county board of education to the individual who made the request or by publication on the website of th...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 496
MDHB440PassLimiting the number of new P-TECH Planning Grants that may be awarded in fiscal year 2020 to establish a new P-TECH school until after the 2016-2017 cohort of P-TECH students completes the 6-year pathway sequence; and altering certain intent language...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 384
MDHB460PassAltering the date on which an elected member of the Harford County Board of Education begins a term of office to be the first Monday in December after the member is elected.
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 469
MDSB661PassEstablishing community schools in the State for the purpose of providing an integrated focus on academics, health and social services, youth and community development, and familial and community engagement; requiring a community school to have a comm...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 529
MDSB653PassAuthorizing the county boards of education of Carroll County and Howard County to establish innovative regional schools subject to certain requirements and approval; requiring a memorandum of understanding between the county boards to address the gov...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 528
MDSB640PassEstablishing the Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability in the Department of Legislative Services; requiring the Office to conduct certain performance evaluations of certain units of State government; renaming the Joint Audit Comm...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 511
MDSB734PassRequiring each county board of education, beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, to ensure that a certain student is screened to identify if the student is at risk for reading difficulties; requiring the screening instrument to be based on foundat...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 512
MDHB844PassRequiring each local school system in the State to submit an interim report on the ratio of students to psychologists in each school, strategies to increase the number of psychologists, policies to decrease wait times, and strategies to increase rete...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 552
MDHB1136PassEstablishing the Task Force to Study the Frederick County Public School System's Elementary School Social-Emotional Learning Pilot Program to study the implementation of the program in the County's elementary schools and make recommendations on actio...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 556
MDHB1144PassRequiring county boards of education to take certain reasonable steps to provide equal access to public services for certain individuals with limited English proficiency.
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 564
MDHB1113PassRenaming the Joint Audit Committee to be the Joint Audit and Evaluation Committee and altering its powers and duties; establishing the Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability in the Department of Legislative Services; requiring the...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 510
MDHB1255PassRequiring the Department of the Environment and the Department of Transportation to jointly provide technical assistance to certain entities on certain matters; establishing the Zero-Emission Vehicle School Bus Transition Grant Program to provide gra...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 492
MDHB1253PassStating the findings and intent of the General Assembly that any exposure to lead in drinking water is dangerous to children, that schools should be proactive in reducing lead in drinking water outlets to 5 parts per billion, and that State and feder...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 557
MDSB1011PassExempting certain public school construction projects that use alternative financing methods and that receive State funding from certain requirements; requiring public school construction projects in Prince George's County that use alternative financ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 387
MDHB885PassEstablishing Vision Zero; providing the purpose of the program is for planning and developing a State highway system that has zero vehicle-related deaths or serious injuries; requiring the Department of Transportation to designate a coordinator to ov...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 377
MDHB486PassRequiring county boards of education, nonpublic schools, and contracting agencies to require an applicant for a position involving direct contact with minors to submit certain information; requiring a county board, nonpublic school, or contracting ag...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 55
MDHB590PassRequiring that certain members of the Howard County Board of Education be elected by the voters of certain districts and certain members be elected at large by the voters of the county; and applying the Act to the election of the members of the Howar...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 150
MDHB176PassRequiring candidates nominated by a new political party to file a certificate of candidacy not later than 5 p.m. on the first Monday in August in the year of the general election for the office, comply with certain requirements for a certificate of c...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 155
MDHB110EngrossRequiring physical education to be provided in each public school in a planned and sequential manner to all students, prekindergarten through grade 12, for the purpose of developing the students' good health and physical fitness and to improve motor ...
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2019-04-08
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (45-0)
MDSB165EngrossEstablishing the Safe Schools Maryland Program in the Maryland Center for School Safety to establish procedures for anonymous reporting of behaviors, involving one or more students, that are of concern, dangerous, violent, or unlawful, or the threat ...
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2019-04-08
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (106-29)
MDSB481IntroAltering the definition of "elevated level of lead" to mean a lead concentration in drinking water exceeding 5 parts per billion for certain provisions of law relating to testing for the presence of lead in certain drinking water outlets in certain s...
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2019-04-08
Favorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB766EngrossRequiring the State Board of Education to provide technical assistance and training to county boards of education regarding the use of restorative approaches under certain circumstances; requiring certain regulations adopted by a county board to inco...
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2019-04-08
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB716EngrossRequiring certain units of State government to comply with certain standards and guidelines to ensure that the security of all information systems and applications is managed through a certain framework; establishing that certain provisions of law do...
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2019-04-08
House Requests Senate Recede
MDHB1000IntroRequiring the Governor to include a certain amount in the annual State budget for each county board of education to support the maintenance of school buildings and equipment; requiring a certain appropriation to be in addition to any other State fund...
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2019-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDSB964EngrossRequiring each county board of education to take certain reasonable steps to provide equal access to public services for individuals with limited English proficiency.
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2019-04-05
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1229EngrossEstablishing the Restorative Schools Fund to provide grants to local school systems and individual schools for training on and implementation and evaluation of restorative approaches that build and sustain positive learning communities; requiring the...
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2019-04-04
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB128PassRequiring county boards of education to annually set the start and end dates of the school year for schools in the county; removing a provision relating to extending the school year beyond June 15; requiring that a certain statement be mailed to vote...
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2019-03-29
Gubernatorial Veto Override - Chapter 13
MDSB588EngrossAuthorizing a county board to award credit for time spent by a high school student toward a high school diploma or a postsecondary credential for work-based training and classroom instruction completed under a youth apprenticeship program; authorizin...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB112PassRepealing certain reporting requirements that are obsolete, unnecessary, or duplicative; consolidating certain reporting requirements for efficiency; codifying certain reporting requirements for transparency; modifying certain reporting requirements ...
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2019-03-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 6
MDHB798IntroRequiring, in Baltimore City, a certain system of active intervention for certain truant students developed by the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners to include an Individualized Reengagement Plan for each truant student, coordination and c...
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2019-03-25
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDHB668IntroAuthorizing the Maryland Stadium Authority to issue bonds to finance the construction of or improvements to certain Montgomery County public school facilities and subject to certain limitations; specifying that the Authority and the Montgomery County...
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2019-03-22
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDSB785IntroRequiring the State Department of Education to coordinate with certain entities to identify and implement certain language developmental milestones on or before July 1, 2021; requiring the Department to develop a certain parent resource that meets ce...
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2019-03-22
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDHB1131IntroAuthorizing the Maryland Stadium Authority to issue bonds to finance the construction of or improvements to certain Baltimore County public school facilities and subject to certain limitations; specifying that the Authority and the Baltimore County B...
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2019-03-22
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1402IntroExempting certain public school construction projects that use alternative financing methods and that receive State funding from certain requirements; requiring public school construction projects in Prince George's County that use alternative financ...
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2019-03-22
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDSB221EngrossProviding for a Workgroup on Establishing an Independent School Board for the Juvenile Services Education System to determine whether the General Assembly should create an independent school board for the Juvenile Services Education System and identi...
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2019-03-20
Hearing 3/21 at 2:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
MDSB222IntroEstablishing that the State Superintendent of Schools may disapprove an appointment of a county superintendent of schools only if the appointee does not meet the qualifications specified for the position.
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2019-03-20
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB727EngrossRequiring, on or before July 1, 2020, the Prince George's County government and the Prince George's County Board of Education to have a public-private partnership agreement in which the county government and the board of education contracts with a pr...
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2019-03-20
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB961IntroRequiring, beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, each county board of education to require each public elementary school in the county to provide handwriting instruction that enables students to develop legible print handwriting by the end of the t...
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2019-03-20
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB381EngrossRequiring the Baltimore County Anti-Bullying Task Force to develop certain recommendations for a policy for interacting with parents and guardians of certain students in violation of the Baltimore County Public Schools' bullying, harassment, and inti...
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2019-03-19
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB256EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health and the Department of Human Services, to develop guidelines on a trauma-informed approach; defining "trauma-informed approach" as a method for underst...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
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