2007 Regular Session


File Code: Primary and Secondary Education Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 994
Sponsored By:
Senators Pinsky, Britt, Conway, Currie, DeGrange, Della, Dyson, Forehand, Garagiola, Gladden, Hogan, Jones, Kasemeyer, Kelley, Klausmeier, Kramer, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Middleton, Munson, Muse, Peters, Raskin, and Robey
Task Force on the Policy and Funding Implications of Requiring Passage of the High School Assessment for Graduation


Establishing the Task Force on the Policy and Funding Implications of Requiring Passage of the High School Assessment for Graduation; requiring the Task Force to review and evaluate the use of the high school assessment as a Maryland diploma requirement and make findings and recommendations; requiring the Task Force to report its findings and recommendations to the State Department of Education, the Governor, and the General Assembly on or before January 1, 2008; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 3/7 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (43-3)
House Action
First Reading Ways and Means
Hearing 4/4 at 1:00 p.m.

Sponsored by:

Senator Paul G. Pinsky, District 22
Senator Gwendolyn Britt, District 47
Senator Joan Carter Conway, District 43
Senator Ulysses Currie, District 25
Senator James E. DeGrange, Sr., District 32
Senator George W. Della, Jr., District 46
Senator Roy P. Dyson, District 29
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Rob Garagiola, District 15
Senator Lisa A. Gladden, District 41
Senator Patrick J. Hogan, District 39
Senator Verna L. Jones, District 44
Senator Edward J. Kasemeyer, District 12
Senator Delores G. Kelley, District 10
Senator Katherine Klausmeier, District 8
Senator Rona E. Kramer, District 14
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Nathaniel J. McFadden, District 45
Senator Thomas M. Middleton, District 28
Senator Donald F. Munson, District 2
Senator C. Anthony Muse, District 26
Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, District 23
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator James N. Robey, District 13

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Private Schools
Public Schools


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 344934/01     Offered on: March 15, 2007   at: 11:17 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
March 19, 2007: Third Reading Passed (43-3)