2009 Regular Session


File Code: Family Law Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 685
Sponsored By:
Senators King, DeGrange, Jones, Klausmeier, Kramer, Madaleno, Muse, Raskin, and Robey
Family Law - Maryland Quality Ratings and Improvement System for Child Care Programs


Requiring the State Department of Education to establish the Maryland Quality Ratings and Improvement System (QRIS) on or before July 1, 2011; establishing requirements for the Maryland QRIS; clarifying the purpose of the Maryland QRIS; requiring the Department to use existing State and federal resources to fund the Maryland QRIS; allowing the funds used for the implementation of the Maryland QRIS to be used for specified purposes; 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 Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Nancy J. King, District 39
Senator James E. DeGrange, Sr., District 32
Senator Verna L. Jones, District 44
Senator Katherine Klausmeier, District 8
Senator Rona E. Kramer, District 14
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator C. Anthony Muse, District 26
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator James N. Robey, District 13

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Child Care
Education, Department of
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers` Licenses
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Public Information
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
Rules and Regulations

Bill affects the following Statute:

Family Law
( 5-585.1 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered