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2017 Regular Session



Visual Impairments - Requirements for Teacher Training, Student Screening, and Maryland Medical Assistance Program Coverage

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kittleman


In the House - Hearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m. (Ways and Means)

Synopsis:Requiring, on or before July 1, 2018, the Professional Standards and Teacher Education Board to require a certificate holder applying for renewal of a certificate as a teacher to complete a course on understanding and recognizing the symptoms of visual impairments; requiring the Board to approve a course that meets specified criteria; requiring the Board to adopt specified regulations; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Kittleman, D. Barnes, Buckel, Ciliberti, Flanagan, Miele, A. Miller, W. Miller, Moon, Morgan, Patterson, Platt, Reznik, Rose, Shoemaker, and C. Wilson
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0604
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2017
Ways and Means  View Committee Hearing
Health and Government Operations
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Primary and Secondary Education
Insurance - Health
Narrow Subject(s):Blind Persons
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Continuing Education -see also- Job Training
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Education, Boards of
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Medical Assistance
Public Schools
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Education
(7-404, 6-704.2)
Article - Health - General

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November 28, 2017 1:00 P.M.