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§ 6-902. Public school employee whistleblower protection

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEducationEffective: July 1, 2022

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Education (Refs & Annos)
Division II. Elementary and Secondary Education [Titles 2-9.5] (Refs & Annos)
Title 6. Teachers and Other Personnel (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 9. Public School Employee Whistleblower Protection Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2022
MD Code, Education, § 6-902
§ 6-902. Public school employee whistleblower protection
Subject to § 6-903 of this subtitle, a public school employer may not take or refuse to take any personnel action as reprisal against a public school employee because the employee:
(1) Discloses or threatens to disclose to a supervisor an activity, a policy, or a practice of the employer that is in violation of a law, rule, or regulation;
(2) Provides information to or testifies before any public body conducting an investigation, a hearing, or an inquiry into any violation of a law, rule, or regulation by the employer; or
(3) Objects to or refuses to participate in any activity, policy, or practice in violation of a law, rule, or regulation.


Added by Acts 2017, c. 730, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2017. Amended by Acts 2022, c. 576, § 1, eff. July 1, 2022.
MD Code, Education, § 6-902, MD EDUC § 6-902
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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