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Historically Black Colleges and Universities - Appointment of a Special Advisor - Development of a Remedial Plan (HBCU Equity Act of 2018)

Sponsored by:

Senator Conway


In the Senate - Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)

Synopsis:Requiring the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Delegates to select a certain individual to serve as a Special Advisor who will develop a remedial plan that will resolve the issues raised under The Coalition for Equity and Excellence in Maryland Higher Education, et al. v. Maryland Higher Education Commission, et al.; requiring the remedial plan to include certain funding and a certain system of reporting and monitoring; requiring the Department of Legislative Services to draft certain legislation; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Conway, Oaks, and Robinson
Additional Facts:Bill is an Emergency Bill
Cross-filed with: HB1062
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): Upon Enactment
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Budget and Taxation
Broad Subject(s):Higher Education
Narrow Subject(s):Discrimination
Emergency Bills
Ethnic Affairs
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee
Higher Education -see also- Comm Colleges; Med Schools; etc.
Legislation -see also- Correct Leg; Cur Leg; Emerg Bills
Legislative Services, Department of
Public Officials -see also- Atty Gen; Compt; Coun Admin; etc
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax

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March 1, 2018 10:52 A.M.