2007 Regular Session

SENATE BILL 128

File Code: Primary and Secondary Education
Sponsored By:
Senators Raskin, Britt, Della, Forehand, Garagiola, Lenett, Madaleno, Middleton, Muse, Peters, Pugh, Robey, Rosapepe, Simonaire, Zirkin, and Harris
Entitled:
Education - Public Schools - Constitution Day and Citizenship Day and Civic Responsibility for Students

Synopsis:

Acknowledging federal law that establishes Constitution Day and Citizenship Day and to celebrate that day in the public schools; authorizing each county board to establish a specified program to teach students in its schools about the United States Constitution and the Maryland Constitution; authorizing the program to include specified events, the opportunity for specified students to register to vote, and efforts to reinforce specified curricula; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Senate Action
1/24
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
1/31
Hearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m.
2/21
Favorable with Amendments Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
2/22
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
2/26
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
4/1
Returned Passed
House Action
2/27
First Reading Ways and Means
3/28
Hearing 4/3 at 1:00 p.m.
4/5
Favorable Report by Ways and Means
3/30
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
Favorable Report Adopted
3/31
Third Reading Passed (138-1)
Action after passage in Senate and House
4/10
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 12

Sponsored by:

Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator Gwendolyn Britt, District 47
Senator George W. Della, Jr., District 46
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Rob Garagiola, District 15
Senator Andrew P. Harris, District 7
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Thomas M. Middleton, District 28
Senator C. Anthony Muse, District 26
Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, District 23
Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator James N. Robey, District 13
Senator Jim Rosapepe, District 21
Senator Bryan W. Simonaire, District 31
Senator Bobby A. Zirkin, District 11

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Constitution, U.S
Education, Boards of
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Federal Government
Historical Matters
Holidays and Special Dates
Public Schools
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
Students
Voting -see also- Ballots; Elections

Bill affects the following Statute:

Education
( 7-116 )

Documents:

Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Senate
Number: 894733/01     Offered on: February 22, 2007   at: 10:42 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
Senate
February 26, 2007: Third Reading Passed (47-0)
House
March 31, 2007: Third Reading Passed (138-1)