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Title
Education - Maryland High School Diploma - Civics Test Requirement
Sponsored by
Delegate Thiam
Status
In the House - Hearing 2/17 at 1:30 p.m.
Analysis
Fiscal and Policy Note
Synopsis
Requiring an individual to take a certain civics test, and achieve a passing score by correctly answering at least 60% of the questions, in order to, on or after January 1, 2023, graduate from a public high school, meet certain alternative requirements for obtaining a Maryland high school diploma, or qualify for a Maryland high school diploma by examination; requiring the State Board of Education to determine the means of providing each high school student an opportunity to take the required civics test; etc.
Committee Testimony
Details
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0284 Session: 2020 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2021
Bill imposes a local government mandate which is a directive in a bill requiring a local government unit to perform a task or assume a responsibility that has a discernible fiscal impact on the local government unit
Legislation History
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
2/08/2021
Legislative Date
2/08/2021
Action
First Reading Ways and Means
Proceedings
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
2/08/2021
Legislative Date
2/08/2021
Action
Hearing 2/17 at 1:30 p.m.
Proceedings
Chamber
Calendar Date
Legislative Date
Action
Text - First - Education - Maryland High School Diploma - Civics Test Requirement
Proceedings
Chamber Calendar Date Legislative Date Action Proceedings
House 2/08/2021 2/08/2021 First Reading Ways and Means
House 2/08/2021 2/08/2021 Hearing 2/17 at 1:30 p.m.
Text - First - Education - Maryland High School Diploma - Civics Test Requirement
Age
(   7-205.5 )
(   11-807, 11-808 )
Last Updated: 4/1/2021 5:23 PM
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