SB0651 (CH0843)

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2017 Regular Session



Public Schools - Suspensions and Expulsions

Sponsored by:

Senator Smith


Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 843

Synopsis:Prohibiting the suspension or expulsion of prekindergarten, kindergarten, first grade, or second grade students from public schools with specified exceptions for an expulsion required by federal law or a suspension for not more than 5 school days under specified circumstances; requiring the principal or school administration to contact a student's parent or guardian under specified circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Smith, Astle, Benson, Conway, Currie, Feldman, Ferguson, Guzzone, Jennings, Kagan, Kelley, King, Klausmeier, Lee, Madaleno, Manno, Mathias, McFadden, Middleton, Nathan-Pulliam, Norman, Peters, Ramirez, Robinson, Salling, Young, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0425
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2017
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingWays and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Counselors -see also- Guidance Counselors; Social Workers
Education, State Department of
Mental and Behavioral Health
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Public Schools
Rules and Regulations
Safety -see also- Cybersecurity; Occupational Safety
Social Workers
Statutes:Article - Education
(4-319, 7-305)

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November 28, 2017 1:12 P.M.