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Title
Education - Maryland High School Diploma - Civics Test Requirement
Sponsored by
Senators Bates, Ready, and Simonaire
Status
In the Senate - Hearing 2/01 at 2:00 p.m.
Analysis
Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
Synopsis
Requiring a student to achieve a passing score on a civics test that consists of the 100 questions used for the civics portion of the naturalization test given the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services; requiring, on or before the first day of the 2018-2019 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.
Details
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0324 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
History
Legislation History
Chamber
Senate
Calendar Date
1/20/2017
Legislative Date
1/20/2017
Action
First Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Proceedings
Chamber
Senate
Calendar Date
1/20/2017
Legislative Date
1/20/2017
Action
Hearing 2/01 at 2:00 p.m.
Proceedings
Chamber
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Legislative Date
Action
Text - First - Education - Maryland High School Diploma - Civics Test Requirement
Proceedings
Chamber Calendar Date Legislative Date Action Proceedings
Senate 1/20/2017 1/20/2017 First Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Senate 1/20/2017 1/20/2017 Hearing 2/01 at 2:00 p.m.
Text - First - Education - Maryland High School Diploma - Civics Test Requirement
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Statutes
(   7-205.4 )
(   11-807, 11-808 )
Last Updated: 2/3/2020 2:33 PM