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§ 26-702. Application of subtitle

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

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Education (Refs & Annos)
Division IV. Other Education Provisions [Titles 21-End] (Refs & Annos)
Title 26. Prohibitions and Penalties (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 7. Discrimination in Education (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2022
MD Code, Education, § 26-702
§ 26-702. Application of subtitle
This subtitle does not apply to:
(1) With respect to discrimination on the basis of sex, a prekindergarten program or school that limits admission to students of only one sex;
(2) With respect to discrimination on the basis of religion, a nonpublic prekindergarten program or nonpublic school that is affiliated with a religious institution:
(i) Providing instruction on the religious beliefs of the religion with which the program or school is affiliated;
(ii) Declining to provide instruction in beliefs that are different from the religion with which the program or school is affiliated;
(iii) Requiring student attendance at religious events inherent to the religion with which the program or school is affiliated;
(iv) Limiting admissions to or having a preference in admissions for a student of certain religious beliefs or a student who is a member or is part of a family that is a member of the religious institution affiliated with the program or school, if the program or school has had the limitation or preference continually since the date on which the program or school was established; or
(v) Granting tuition discounts for a student of certain religious beliefs or who is a member or is part of a family that is a member of the religious institution affiliated with the program or school if the practice of granting the discounts was established the later of before July 1, 2022, or since the date on which the program or school was established; and
(3) With respect to discrimination on the basis of disability, a nonpublic prekindergarten program or nonpublic school that is in compliance with § 504 of the federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973 or the federal Americans with Disabilities Act, as applicable.

Credits

Added by Acts 2022, c. 739, § 1, eff. July 1, 2022.
MD Code, Education, § 26-702, MD EDUC § 26-702
Current through legislation effective through April 9, 2023, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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