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2015 Regular Session



Education - Due Process Hearings for Children With Disabilities - Burden of Proof

Sponsored by:

Delegate Washington, A.


In the House - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring specified public agencies to bear a specified burden of proof in due process hearings that are held to resolve a dispute relating to the provision of a free appropriate public education; providing a specified exception for a parent or guardian seeking tuition reimbursement for a unilateral placement; and establishing that a specified provision of law is not intended to change specified record-keeping requirements or what constitutes a free appropriate public education under federal or State law.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates A. Washington, Pena-Melnyk, Angel, B. Barnes, D. Barnes, Campos, Carr, Conaway, Ebersole, Fennell, Frush, Hayes, Healey, Holmes, Hornberger, Kelly, Kipke, Kittleman, McMillan, Metzgar, A. Miller, W. Miller, B. Robinson, Shoemaker, Tarlau, Valderrama, Valentino-Smith, Vaughn, Walker, and M. Washington
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0390
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2015
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):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Education, Boards of
Education, State Department of
Local Government Mandates
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Special Education
Statutes:Article - Education

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November 20, 2015 7:17 P.M.