2009 Regular Session


File Code: Primary and Secondary Education Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 184
Sponsored By:
Senators King, Conway, Currie, Della, Exum, Harrington, Jones, Kasemeyer, Lenett, Madaleno, Peters, Pugh, Raskin, and Robey
Education - Maryland's Preschool for All Business Plan - Final Report Requirements


Requiring the State Department of Education to consult with and accept comments from county superintendents and local governing bodies regarding the Maryland's Preschool for All Business Plan before finalizing the Business Plan; requiring the Department to submit to the Governor and the General Assembly a copy of a final report that includes specified information on or before December 1, 2009; prohibiting the Department from implementing the Plan unless the Department identifies a specified funding source; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Budget and Taxation & Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m. (Budget and Taxation)
Favorable with Amendments Report by Budget and Taxation
Favorable with Amendments
Laid Over (Senator Stoltzfus) Adopted
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Kittleman) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Greenip) Rejected
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (36-11)
Returned Passed
House Action
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Re-referred Ways and Means
Hearing 4/8 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable Report by Ways and Means
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
Third Reading Passed (108-27)
Action after passage in Senate and House
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 526

Sponsored by:

Senator Nancy J. King, District 39
Senator Joan Carter Conway, District 43
Senator Ulysses Currie, District 25
Senator George W. Della, Jr., District 46
Senator Nathaniel Exum, District 24
Senator David C. Harrington, District 47
Senator Verna L. Jones, District 44
Senator Edward J. Kasemeyer, District 12
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, District 23
Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator James N. Robey, District 13

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Education, Boards of
Education, Department of
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Public Schools
State Aid


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):
Number: 279334/01     Offered on: March 30, 2009   at: 3:27 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 653021/01     Offered on: March 30, 2009   at: 3:28 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 843021/02     Offered on: March 30, 2009   at: 3:30 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 28, 2009: Third Reading Passed (36-11)
April 4, 2009: Third Reading Passed (108-27)