SB0781 (CH0232)

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2016 Regular Session



Education - Maryland Seal of Biliteracy Act - Establishment

Sponsored by:

Senator Rosapepe


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 232

Synopsis:Establishing the Maryland Seal of Biliteracy Program; providing for the purpose of the Program; providing that participation in the Program by a local school system is voluntary; providing that, beginning with the graduating class of 2017, specified eligible students shall receive the Maryland Seal of Biliteracy affixed to a diploma or transcript under specified circumstances; requiring the State Board of Education to establish specified criteria and requirements on or before October 1, 2016; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Rosapepe, Bates, Conway, Ferguson, Guzzone, Kagan, Kelley, Lee, Madaleno, Manno, Peters, Ramirez, Raskin, Salling, Simonaire, and Waugh
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0708
Introduced in a prior session as: SB0310 Session: 2015 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2016
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingWays and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Education, State Board of
Public Schools
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Education

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October 24, 2017 5:10 P.M.