HB0616 (CH0729)

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Education - Pregnant and Parenting Students - Attendance Policy

Sponsored by:

Delegate Atterbeary


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 729

Synopsis:Specifying that a student's absence from school due to the student's pregnancy or parenting needs is a lawful absence; requiring each county board of education to develop a written attendance policy for pregnant and parenting students that, at a minimum, excuses specified absences under specified circumstances and provides at least 10 days of excused absences after the birth of a parenting student's child; requiring each county board to publish its written attendance policy for pregnant and parenting students on the Board's Web site; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Atterbeary, Angel, Barkley, Barve, Clippinger, Cullison, Davis, Dumais, Ebersole, Hayes, Healey, Hettleman, Hill, C. Howard, Kelly, Korman, Kramer, R. Lewis, Lierman, Lisanti, Luedtke, McCray, Moon, Morales, Patterson, Pena-Melnyk, Queen, Robinson, Sanchez, Turner, Valderrama, Valentino-Smith, Waldstreicher, A. Washington, M. Washington, Tarlau, Ali, and Wilkins
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0232
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2017
Ways and Means  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
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
Electronic Government -see also- Electronic Communication
Parents and Guardians -see also- Adoption; Child Custody
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Statutes:Article - Education

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November 28, 2017 1:01 P.M.