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2018 Regular Session



Public Schools - Health and Safety Guidelines and Procedures - Digital Devices

Sponsored by:

Delegate Arentz


In the House - Hearing 3/02 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring the State Department of Education, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health, by June 1, 2019, to develop health and safety guidelines and procedures for the use of digital devices in public school classrooms and, by July 1, 2019, to provide the guidelines and procedures to each county board of education for consideration and adoption; requiring a county board that decides not to adopt the guidelines and procedures to provide the State Department of Education an explanation of the basis for the decision; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Arentz, Adams, Anderton, Beitzel, Brooks, Buckel, Chang, Clark, Clippinger, Cluster, Corderman, Ebersole, Folden, Ghrist, Hettleman, Hornberger, Impallaria, Jacobs, Kipke, Lafferty, R. Lewis, Lierman, Mautz, McDonough, Metzgar, W. Miller, Patterson, Rose, Shoemaker, Tarlau, Vogt, West, and Wilson
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2018
Ways and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Curriculum
Education, Boards of
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Education, State Board of
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Health, Department of
Mental and Behavioral Health
Public Schools
Safety -see also- Cybersecurity; Occupational Safety
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - Education

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March 5, 2018 9:29 A.M.