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Baltimore County Board of Education - Voluntary Nonsectarian Prayer at School-Sponsored Student Events - Referendum

Sponsored by:

Delegate Metzgar


In the House - Hearing 2/23 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring the Baltimore County Board of Education to allow nonsectarian student-initiated voluntary prayer during mandatory and voluntary school-sponsored student events; providing that the Act does not diminish certain rights of certain individuals relating to free speech and the free exercise of religion; providing that the exercise of certain rights may not be construed as a certain support, approval, or sanction of the contents of a certain prayer; etc.
Analysis:Not available at this time
All Sponsors:Delegates Metzgar, Afzali, Aumann, Impallaria, Jalisi, Long, McComas, McConkey, Reilly, and Rose
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0613
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
Contingency - on a referendum
Ways and Means
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Baltimore County
Education, Boards of
Public Schools
Religion -see also- Churches
Volunteers -see also- Maryland Service Corps
Statutes:Article - Education

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February 13, 2018 5:51 P.M.