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Legislative Committee Calendar, Agendas & Materials

The Legislative Committee, including representatives from all 24 boards, holds monthly meetings to guide the association’s lobbying activities in Annapolis, and invites policy and legislative leaders as guest speakers to exchange ideas. During the legislative session, MABE’s bill testimony reflects the association’s resolutions and legislative positions as adopted by the membership.

For additional information, contact John Woolums, MABE’s Director of Governmental Relations.

2019-2020 Legislative Committee Calendar

MABE’s Legislative Committee meetings are held in the MABE office on Monday mornings, 10:00 to 12:00, unless otherwise indicated. Meeting agendas and materials are posted in advance of the meetings, and updated regularly.

  • October 3, 2019 – Legislative Committee Breakfast (7:30-8:30 a.m.) (MABE Annual Conference, Annapolis Westin)
  • October 21, 2019
  • November 18, 2019
  • December 16, 2019
  • January 6, 2020 
    • (January 8, 2020 – Session convenes) 
  • January 27, 202
    • (Feb, 1-4, 2020 – NSBA Equity Symposium & Advocacy Inst. in DC)
  • February 10, 2020
  • February 13, 2020 – MABE Legislative Day Luncheon, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Miller Senate Building, Conference Center West, Annapolis
  • March 2, 2020
  • March 16, 2020
  • March 30, 2020
    • (April 6, 2020 – Session adjourns “Sine Die”)
  • April 27, 2020

2019-2020 Legislative Committee Meetings and Materials

November 18, 2019

Agenda & Materials

MABE’s 2020 Legislative Positions and Priorities (Final Draft for Approval)

School Facilities

Kirwan Commission Updates

 

October 21, 2019

Agenda & Materials

Presentation: What’s the Kirwan Commission & Blueprint for Maryland’s Future All About

Student Transfer Regulations

MABE President’s Letter to the AELR Committee (Sept. 30, 2019)
MABE President’s Letter to Dr. Salmon and Pres. Sumpter (Sept. 30, 2019)

MABE’s Legislative Process & Draft Legislative Positions 

MABE’s Legislative Process Overview

DRAFT 2020 Legislative Positions

 

October 3, 2019 – Legislative Committee Breakfast Meeting

Agenda & Materials

Kirwan Commission Overview & Updates (Presentation)

School Facilities Funding & Policy Updates

Student Transfer Regulations

MABE President’s Letter to the AELR Committee (Sept. 30, 2019)
MABE President’s Letter to Dr. Salmon and Pres. Sumpter (Sept. 30, 2019)

 

 


2018-2019 Legislative Committee Meetings and Materials (Archives)

April 29, 2019

Agenda & Materials

2019 Legislative Session Summary Report (Updated April 29, 2019)

Slide Presentation (Updated April 29, 2019)


March 25, 2019

Agenda & Materials

 – House Budget Bill Summary (HB 100)

 – Senate Budget Bill Summary (HB 100)

 – Budget Conference Committee Members

–  School Construction Funding – Build to Learn Act (HB 727) and Outline


March 11, 2019

Agenda & Materials


February 25, 2019

Agenda & Materials


February 4, 2019

Agenda & Materials


January 24, 2019

MABE Briefing Presentation to the Senate Education Committee


January 18, 2019

Governor Hogan Releases his FY 2020 State Budget

Education Budget Highlights

FY 2020 Direct State Aid for Public Education


January 15, 2019

MABE Briefing Presentation to the House Ways and Means Committee 


January 7, 2019

Agenda & Materials

MABE Advocacy Presentation


Dec. 17, 2018

Agenda & Materials


Nov. 26, 2018

Agenda & Materials


Oct. 15, 2018

Agenda & Materials


Oct. 4, 2018

Agenda & Materials


Sept. 17, 2018

Agenda & Materials


2017-2018 Legislative Committee Meetings and Materials (Archives)

 

April 23, 2018

Agenda and Materials

March 26, 2018

Agenda and Materials

March 12, 2018

Agenda and Materials

February 26, 2018

Agenda and Materials

February 20, 2018

Agenda and Materials

Kirwan Commission Bill Outline

February 12, 2018

Agenda and Materials

January 22, 2018

Agenda and Materials

Education Budget Highlights FY 2019

Fiscal Briefing Materials: Federal Tax Impact

December 18, 2017

Agenda and Materials (Part 1 and Part 2)

Knott Commission – Funding and Process Subcommittee Materials

Kirwan Commission Preliminary Report Draft Recommendations

DLS 2018 Session Issue Papers (Education Section)

DLS Fiscal Outlook Briefing

MABE Legislative Process Presentation and PDF

Federal Update

November 13, 2017

Agenda and Materials

Policies and Procedures

Legislative Positions Publication (Final Draft for Approval)

October 16, 2017

Agenda and Materials – Draft 2018 Legislative Positions (for action on Nov. 13, 2017)

Dr. Kirwan’s Presentation (PowerPoint) (PDF) (Oct. 16, 2017)

Kirwan Commission Draft Vision & Framework for School Funding and Accountability Reforms (Sept. 14, 2017)

MABE Comments to the Kirwan Commission (Oct. 12, 2017)

President Miller/Speaker Busch Letter to Bob Gorrell, PSCP Director (Oct. 11, 2017)

Center for American Progress – A Comprehensive Analysis of Prekindergarten in Maryland (Oct. 10. 2017)

MSDE ESSA Plan Overview (Oct. 4, 2017)

Commission on the School-to-Prison Pipeline & Restorative Practices – Meeting Schedule

October 5, 2017 Legislative Committee Breakfast

Agenda and Materials

September 18, 2017

Agenda and Materials

Robert Gorrell’s Presentation

Proposed Changes to State/Local Cost Shares for School Construction Funding (for IAC approval on 9/28/17)