HB0425 (CH0844)

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2017 Regular Session



Public Schools - Suspensions and Expulsions

Sponsored by:

Delegate Lierman


Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 844

Synopsis:Prohibiting the suspension or expulsion of prekindergarten, kindergarten, first grade, or second grade students from public schools with specified exceptions for an expulsion required by federal law or a suspension for not more than 5 school days under specified circumstances; requiring the principal or school administration to contact a student's parent or guardian under specified circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Lierman, Anderson, Angel, Atterbeary, D. Barnes, Brooks, Conaway, Davis, Fennell, Glenn, Gutierrez, Hayes, Haynes, Hettleman, Hill, Jones, Kelly, Korman, Krimm, McCray, McIntosh, McKay, A. Miller, Moon, Morales, Oaks, Patterson, Queen, Rosenberg, Sanchez, Sydnor, Tarlau, Turner, A. Washington, M. Washington, Sophocleus, Pena-Melnyk, and Ebersole
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0651
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2017
Ways and Means  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Counselors -see also- Guidance Counselors; Social Workers
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Education, State Department of
Mental and Behavioral Health
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Public Schools
Rules and Regulations
Safety -see also- Cybersecurity; Occupational Safety
Social Workers
Statutes:Article - Education
(4-319, 7-305, 7-305.1)

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November 28, 2017 1:00 P.M.