House sponsor Delegate Eric Luedtke (left) and Senator Craig Zucker, discuss SB 734 and its unanimous House passage!
The Ready to Read bill requires screening & interventions for students at risk for reading difficulties and was heard by the House Ways & Means Committee on Thursday, March 21. Senator Craig Zucker testified in support of the bill in a "sponsor only" hearing. Later in the afternoon, the House Ways & Means Education Subcommittee, Chaired by Del. Eric Luedtke, brought the bill up for discussion -- three technical amendments were added to the bill and the subcommittee passed the bill unanimously where it then received unanimous support from the full Ways & Means committee.
For amended language, please visit the General Assembly website and see the DDMD State Legislative summary.