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2015 Regular Session



Education - Maryland Seal of Biliteracy Act - Establishment

Sponsored by:

Delegate Gutierrez


In the House - Hearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Establishing the Maryland Seal of Biliteracy Program; providing for the purpose of the Program; providing that participation in the Program by a local school system is voluntary; providing that, beginning with the graduating class of 2016, specified eligible students shall receive the Maryland Seal of Biliteracy affixed to a diploma or transcript under specified circumstances; requiring the State Board of Education to establish specified criteria and requirements on or before October 1, 2015; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Gutierrez, Barkley, B. Barnes, Campos, Carr, Carter, Clippinger, Cullison, Dumais, Fraser-Hidalgo, Gilchrist, C. Howard, Jalisi, Kelly, Korman, Kramer, Luedtke, A. Miller, Moon, Morales, Pena-Melnyk, Platt, Reznik, B. Robinson, S. Robinson, Smith, Tarlau, Valderrama, Waldstreicher, A. Washington, and M. Washington
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0310
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2015
Ways and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Public Schools
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Education

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October 24, 2017 4:41 P.M.