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MDHB87PassAltering the membership of the State Board of Education to add a certified teacher who is actively teaching and a parent of a student enrolled in a public school in the State; requiring the Governor to appoint a teacher member with the advice and con...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 576
MDHB109PassProhibiting a person from selling in the State an expanded polystyrene food service product on or after July 1, 2020; prohibiting food service businesses or schools from selling or providing food or beverages in expanded polystyrene food service prod...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 579
MDSB285PassProhibiting a person from selling in the State an expanded polystyrene food service product on or after July 1, 2020; prohibiting food service businesses and schools from selling or providing food or beverages in expanded polystyrene food service pro...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 580
MDHB292PassReducing to 200 feet the minimum distance from a place of worship, school, public library, or youth center for an establishment for which the Board of License Commissioners of Somerset County may issue a certain license.
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 620
MDSB338PassReducing to 200 feet the minimum distance from a place of worship, school, public library, or youth center for an establishment for which the Board of License Commissioners of Somerset County may issue a certain license.
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 621
MDSB529PassAltering the membership of the State Board of Education to add a certain certified teacher who is actively teaching and a parent of a student enrolled in a public school in the State; requiring the Governor to appoint a certain teacher member with th...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 577
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
MDHB657PassRequiring the Governor to include in the annual State budget an appropriation of at least $100,000 for a grant to the Board of Trustees of the Arts Education in Maryland Schools Alliance for the development, implementation, and maintenance of the Art...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 680
MDHB1259PassAltering the definitions of "supervisory employee" and "management personnel" by removing a provision that status as a supervisory employee and management personnel may be determined by certain negotiations between a certain public school employer an...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 731
MDSB896PassRequiring the Governor to include in the annual State budget an appropriation of at least $100,000 for a grant to the Board of Trustees of the Arts Education in Maryland Schools Alliance for the development, implementation, and maintenance of the Art...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 681
MDHB1346PassEstablishing the Student Peer Mediation Program Fund to provide grant assistance to schools and community-based organizations in Baltimore City to establish student peer mediation programs to reduce juvenile violence; requiring the Executive Director...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 736
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
MDSB260PassAltering the eligibility requirements for a Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship; altering the employment requirements relating to a service obligation associated with a scholarship; requiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission's annu...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 752
MDHB704PassAltering the definition of "student data" for purposes of the Maryland Longitudinal Data System to include juvenile delinquency and elementary and secondary school disciplinary records; adding the Department of Juvenile Services to the entities requi...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 688
MDSB35VetoRequiring that teachers employed by the Maryland School for the Deaf are in the professional service in the State Personnel Management System.
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB132VetoExpanding the eligibility requirements for the Robotics Grant Program to include certain nonprofit organizations providing certain youth with an out-of-school time experience that focuses on personal and workforce development, to support existing rob...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB262VetoAltering the circumstances under which certain individuals are exempt from paying the out-of-state tuition rate at public institutions of higher education; altering the circumstances under which certain individuals are eligible to pay the resident tu...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
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)
MDSB537VetoAltering the circumstances under which certain individuals are exempt from paying the out-of-state tuition rate at public institutions of higher education; altering the circumstances under which certain individuals are eligible to pay the resident tu...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB1186VetoRequiring each nonpublic school in the State to hold fire drills in accordance with the State Fire Prevention Code, keep records of the fire drills, and send copies of the records to the State Board of Education.
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB64PassProviding that certain employees of the Maryland School for the Deaf are not entitled to annual leave with pay; and clarifying that employees of the Maryland School for the Deaf who work 11 months or less in a calendar year are entitled to a certain ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 392
MDHB62PassClarifying a provision authorizing a certain purchase of eligibility service credit in the Employees' Pension System for certain employment; providing that certain members of the Employees' or Teachers' Pension System who meet certain criteria may co...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 483
MDSB122PassAuthorizing the governing body of a county or municipal corporation to grant, by law, a certain property tax credit against the county or municipal corporation property tax imposed on real property used for the purposes of a public school robotics pr...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 404
MDSB119PassClarifying a provision authorizing a certain purchase of eligibility service credit in the Employees' Pension System for certain employment; providing that certain members of the Employees' or Teachers' Pension System who meet certain criteria may co...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 484
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
MDHB137PassRequiring that teachers employed by the Maryland School for the Deaf are in the professional service in the State Personnel Management System.
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 538
MDSB180PassExpanding the eligibility requirements for the Robotics Grant Program to include certain eligible organizations to support existing robotics programs and increase the number of robotics programs in the State; defining "eligible organization" as a non...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 428
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
MDSB364PassEstablishing the Election Day Page Program to stimulate student interest in elections, provide assistance to election judges, and assist elderly and disabled voters at polling places; requiring the State Board of Elections to develop a page training ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 468
MDSB465PassRequiring each nonpublic school in the State to hold fire drills in accordance with the State Fire Prevention Code, keep records of the fire drills, and send copies of the records to the State Board of Education.
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 430
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
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
MDHB611PassAuthorizing a parent of a student with a disability to request an independent educational evaluation at public expense under certain circumstances; requiring a local school system to issue a written response approving or denying a parent's request wi...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 547
MDHB1274PassEstablishing the Opioid Restitution Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund which consists of all revenue received by the State from any source resulting, directly or indirectly, from any judgement against or settlement with, opioid manufacturers, opioid ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 537
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
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
MDHB1019PassRequiring that the State Board of Education may only require a passing score on a standardized assessment to evaluate a student for graduation from high school after the assessment has been field-tested and piloted for at least 1 year.
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 548
MDHB1349PassExtending to August 1, 2019, the date by which the Department of Education and the Maryland Department of Health are required to develop guidelines for public schools regarding health care services to students with sickle cell disease; extending the ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 542
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
MDHB17PassAuthorizing an institution of higher education, a related medical facility, or an affiliated biomedical research firm to file with the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission a registration to purchase medical cannabis for the purpose of condu...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 456
MDSB140PassAltering the size of the safety zone to 50 yards for archery hunters in Washington County within which archery hunting may not take place except under certain circumstances; and requiring that an archery hunter in Washington County be in an elevated ...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 265
MDHB225PassAdding an exemption from the Prince George's County school facilities surcharge for student housing designated by Bowie State University and the governing body of Prince George's County that is located within 1 mile of Bowie State University; authori...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 351
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
MDSB879PassRequiring public schools to devote a part of at least one day to appropriate exercises that relate to Black History Month, with an emphasis on Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass and the contributions they made in the fight against slavery; etc.
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 313
MDHB358PassAuthorizing and empowering the County Commissioners of St. Mary's County to borrow not more than $30,000,000 in order to finance the construction, improvement, or development of certain public facilities in St. Mary's County, and to effect such borro...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 180
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