HB 278 was heard in the House Ways & Means Committee on Thursday, February 19, 2015. DD-MD provided testimony. The bill is sponsored by Delegate Kaiser, Chair of the House Education Subcommittee for Ways & Means.
SB 15 passed the Senate on 1/29. Here is a link to all documents related to Senate Bill 15, including the Fiscal Note. See below for the synopsis. SB 15 had its first reading on 3/13 in the House Ways & Means Committee and is scheduled for a hearing in that committee on April 2 at 1pm. Please join DD-MD to support this legislation and wear RED!
Decoding Dyslexia Parent Testimony
Decoding Dyslexia Teacher Testimony
Dyslexia Bill Hearing Video (DD-MD is at minute 26)
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Ways & Means Committee, Room 131
Brief Synopsis for HB 278 and SB 15: Establishing the Task Force to Study the Implementation of a Dyslexia Education Program; providing for the composition of the Task Force including one representative of the Public School Superintendents Association of Maryland; prohibiting a member of the Task Force from receiving specified compensation; authorizing the reimbursement of specified expenses; requiring the Task Force to study specified matters; requiring the Task Force to report its findings and recommendations on or before December 30, 2015; etc.
Letter to a Legislator & Tips