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2018 Regular Session



Education – Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Instruction in Public and Nonpublic High Schools

Sponsored by:

Delegate Queen


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

Synopsis:Encouraging a county board of education to provide age-appropriate instruction on organ and tissue donation and registration in the public high schools in the county; specifying the purposes and goals of the instruction are to describe certain benefits, address the myths and misconceptions, and explain the options available to minors and adults related to organ and tissue donation; and encouraging nonpublic high schools to provide certain instruction on organ and tissue donation.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Queen, Conaway, Hill, Hornberger, Kelly, Lam, Luedtke, Morhaim, Platt, M. Washington, and Wilkins
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Bill imposes a local government mandate which is a directive in a bill requiring a local government unit to perform a task or assume a responsibility that has a discernible fiscal impact on the local government unit
Ways and Means  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Education, Boards of
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Local Government Mandates
Organ Donorship
Private Schools
Public Schools
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
Statutes:Article - Education

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March 22, 2018 9:41 A.M.