2008 Regular Session


File Code: Higher Education Prior Year Introduction As: SB 416/07 Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 438
Sponsored By:
Delegates Gutierrez, Ali, Anderson, Barnes, Bobo, Branch, Braveboy, Carr, Gaines, Haynes, Heller, Hucker, Ivey, Jones, Kaiser, Lee, Manno, Nathan-Pulliam, Niemann, Pena-Melnyk, Proctor, Ramirez, Reznik, Rice, Robinson, Stukes, Taylor, V. Turner, and Valderrama
Institutions of Higher Education - Plans for Programs of Cultural Diversity


Requiring each nonpublic institution of higher education to submit a report regarding cultural diversity programs to the Maryland Independent College and University Association on or before May 1 of each year; requiring the Association to submit a report on the status of specified cultural diversity programs to the Maryland Higher Education Commission on or before August 1 each year; requiring the Commission to submit a report to committees of the General Assembly on or before October 1 of each year; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Appropriations
Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 3/7 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable Report by Appropriations
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
Third Reading Passed (122-9)
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (113-27)
Passed Enrolled
Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Favorable with Amendments Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (40-5)
Action after passage in House and Senate
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 580

Sponsored by:

Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Talmadge Branch, District 45
Delegate Aisha N. Braveboy, District 25
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Tawanna P. Gaines, District 22
Delegate Keith E. Haynes, District 44
Delegate Henry B. Heller, District 19
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Adrienne A. Jones, District 10
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate James E. Proctor, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Melvin L. Stukes, District 44
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Higher Education -see also- Comm Colleges; Med Schools; etc.
Higher Education Commission
Minorities -see also- Women
State Universities and Colleges

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 10-211 , 11-406 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Attorney General Letter (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 334334/01     Offered on: April 5, 2008   at: 1:54 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 21, 2008: Third Reading Passed (122-9)
April 4, 2008: Third Reading Passed (113-27)
April 3, 2008: Third Reading Passed (40-5)