State Laws and Legislation

Maryland School Laws

Protects transgender students? No
Maryland law requires that county school boards report incidents of harassment and intimidation against students that are motivated by “actual or a perceived… gender identity.” MD. CODE ANN. [Education] §7-421. 

Protects gay and lesbian students? No
Maryland law requires that county school boards report incidents of harassment and intimidation against students that are motivated by “actual or a perceived… sexual orientation.” Maryland regulations state that public school students, regardless of sexual orientation, have the right to educational environments that are safe and free from harassment. MD. CODE ANN. [Education] §7-421.  MD. REGS. CODE. tit. 13A§01.04.03

Updated: Fri, March 09, 2007 - 12:00:18