2009 Regular Session


File Code: Family Law Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 414
Sponsored By:
Delegate Kaiser (Joint Committee on Children, Youth, and Families) and Delegates Bates, Benson, Eckardt, Frush, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Hubbard, Nathan-Pulliam, Oaks, and Stocksdale
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 specified 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.
House Action
First Reading Ways and Means
Hearing 3/4 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Gail H. Bates, District 9A
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Children, Youth, and Families, Joint Committee on
Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37B
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A

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