SB0848. prohibits non-public schools that receive public funding from discriminating against students who are disabled, LGBTQ+, and other protected classes.
It is stuck in Committee and we MUST get it moving!
Please make these calls today, if you cannot call them all, please call the Chair and Vice Chair.
Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
Bobby Zirkin, Chair Senate Judicial Proceedings – firstname.lastname@example.org 410-841-3131
William Smith, Jr. (VC Senate Judicial Proceedings) – email@example.com – 410-841-3634
Jill Carter – firstname.lastname@example.org -410-841-3697
Robert Cassilly – email@example.com- 410-841-3158
Katie Hester – firstname.lastname@example.org- 410-841-3671
Michael Hough – michael.hough @senate.state.md.us- 410-841-3704
Susan Lee – susan.lee @senate.state.md.us-410-841-3124
Justin Ready – justin.ready @senate.state.md.us-410-841-3683
Jeff Waldstreicher – jeff.waldstreicher @senate.state.md.us-410-841-3137
Mary Washington (Senate Sponsor)-email@example.com
Chris West -firstname.lastname@example.org
Bill summary: Prohibiting a nonpublic elementary or secondary school that receives State funds from refusing enrollment of, expelling, withholding privileges from, or otherwise discriminating against any student or prospective student because of an individual’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability; making certain provisions of law prohibiting discrimination in employment applicable to certain schools that receive State funds; etc.
Remember this? https://wamu.org/story/19/01/16/yes-its-legal-for-karen-pences-new-school-to-ban-lgbtq-teachers-students/#.XIuUGhopChA