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2017 Regular Session



The James Samuel Coleman Act of 2017

Sponsored by:

Delegate Hornberger


In the House - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring the geographical boundary of each school district to be determined on a specified cycle; requiring each school district to be composed of a specified number of contiguous legislative districts subject to specified criteria under a specified circumstance; requiring Baltimore City to be one school district; requiring specified departments to determine school districts; establishing the membership of a school district board of education; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Hornberger
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017, July 1, 2020, January 1, 2021
Bill imposes a mandated appropriation in the annual State Budget Bill
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 Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Baltimore City
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Education, Boards of
Education, State Department of
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Planning, Department of
Public Schools
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Statutes:Article - Education
(1-101, 3-101 through 3-104, 3-105 through 3-108, 3-108.1, 3-109 through 3-1405, 5-202.1)

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November 28, 2017 1:01 P.M.