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Title
Education - Maryland High School Diploma - Civics Test Requirement
Sponsored by
Delegates Kittleman, Adams, Flanagan, Ghrist, S. Howard, Jalisi, Krebs, Metzgar, Rose, Shoemaker, West, B. Wilson, and Wivell
Status
In the House - Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.
Analysis
Fiscal and Policy Note
Synopsis
Requiring a student to take and achieve a passing score on a civics test that consists of the 100 questions used for the civics portion of the Naturalization Test administered by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services; requiring, on or before the first day of the 2017-2018 school year, the State Board to determine the means of providing each high school student an opportunity to take the required civics test; requiring a student to answer correctly at least 60% of the civics test questions to receive a passing score; etc.
Committees
Original:
Ways and Means  
Details
Introduced in a prior session as: HB1200 Session: 2015 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
History
Legislation History
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
1/26/2016
Legislative Date
1/27/2016
Action
First Reading Ways and Means
Proceedings
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
1/27/2016
Legislative Date
1/27/2016
Action
Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.
Proceedings
Chamber Calendar Date Legislative Date Action Proceedings
House 1/26/2016 1/27/2016 First Reading Ways and Means
House 1/27/2016 1/27/2016 Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.
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(   7-205.1 )
Last Updated: 2/3/2020 2:28 PM