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2011 House Bills

Below is a list of bills considered by MedChi's Legislative Committee during the 2011 legislative session (January 12 - April 11, 2011).  Full text and status of each bill is available by clicking on the bill number listed in the following chart. (You will need to be able to view RTF documents.) 

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Last Updated:  Final

Bill#
Title MedChi Position
Outcome
HB 1 Education - Youth Athletes - Concussions, Delegate Davis Support with amendments House Ways and Means & Health and Government Operations Committees - Bill failed
HB 3 Pharmacies - Taking Back and Disposing of Unused Drugs, Delegate Valderrama FYI House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 4 Public Health - Containers Manufactured with Bisphenol-A - Prohibition, Delegate Hubbard No position Senate Finance Committee - Bill passed
HB 14 Health Insurance - Medically Underserved Areas and Populations - Reimbursement for Covered Services Rendered by Telemedicine, Delegate Smigiel Support with amendments House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 15 Health Insurance - Participation in Health Insurance Systems and Plans - Freedom of Choice, Delegate Smigiel No position House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 16 Task Force to Study the Use of Telemedicine in Medically Underserved Populations and Areas, Delegate Smigiel Support with amendments House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 17 Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Use of Federal Funds - Priority for Medically Underserved Areas, Delegate Smigiel Support with amendments House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 18 Health - Abortions - Reporting Requirements, Delegate Smigiel FYI House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 19 Health - Abortions - Location of Procedure, Delegate Smigiel FYI House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 20 Health - Abortion - Transport of Patient, Delegate Smigiel FYI House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 23 Freestanding Ambulatory Care Facilities - Licensing - Abortion Services, Delegates Eckardt and Beidle No position House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 36 State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners - Unannounced Inspections, Delegate Kach No position Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee - Bill passed
HB 52 State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners - Podiatric Medical Assistants - Registration, Delegate Morhaim No position House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 82 Health Care Decisions Act - "Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment" Form, Delegates Morhaim and Kipke Support with amendments Senate Finance Committee - Bill passed
HB 83 Health Insurance - Ambulance Service Providers - Direct Reimbursement, Delegate K. Kelly No position House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill passed
HB 89 Mental Hygiene - Admission Provisions - Definition of "Psychologist", Delegate Kipke No position Senate Finance Committee - Bill passed
HB 97 Behavioral Health - Integration of Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Services, Delegate Eckardt FYI House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 120 Commission on Surrogate Parenting, Delegates Pena-Melnyk, Costa, Hubbard, A. Kelly, Kipke, Morhaim, Nathan-Pulliam, Oaks, Tarrant, and V. Turner No position House Health and Government Operations & Judiciary Committees - Bill failed
HB 121 The Lorraine Sheehan Health and Community Services Act of 2011, Delegates Hubbard, Ross, Anderson, Arora, Barnes, Barve, Bobo, Braveboy, Burns, Carr, Carter, Cullison, Dumais, Feldman, Frush, Gaines, Gilchrist, Glenn, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Haynes, Holmes, Hucker, Ivey, Jameson, Kaiser, A. Kelly, Kramer, Lafferty, Lee... Support with amendments House Ways and Means & Health and Government Operations Committees - Bill failed
HB 145 Health - Cadmium in Children's Jewelry - Prohibition, Delegates Hubbard, Barnes, Bobo, Branch, Braveboy, Costa, Cullison, Frush, Gaines, Holmes, Hucker, A. Kelly, Lee, Mizeur, Murphy, Nathan-Pulliam, Niemann, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, Rosenberg, Ross, Tarrant, V. Turner, Valentino-Smith, Waldstreicher, Walker... FYI Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee - Bill passed
HB 156 Health Insurance - Small Group Market - Self-Employed Individuals - Sunset Extension, Chair, Health and Government Operations Committee (By Request - Departmental - Health and Mental Hygiene) FYI Senate Finance Committee - Bill became law on April 12, 2011
HB 162 Criminal Law - Child Neglect - Penalties, The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Clagett, Arora, Cullison, Dumais, Lee, Mitchell, Niemann, Reznik, Stein, and Valderrama FYI Senate Judicial Proceedings Committe - Bill passed
HB 165 Maryland Health Quality and Cost Council, The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Hammen, Hubbard, Anderson, Arora, Barnes, Cullison, Dumais, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Hucker, A. Kelly, Lee, Morhaim, Nathan-Pulliam, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, Reznik, Rosenberg, V. Turner, and Zucker No position House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 166 Maryland Health Benefit Exchange Act of 2011, The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Hammen, Hubbard, Anderson, Arora, Barnes, Cullison, Dumais, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Hucker, A. Kelly, Lee, Morhaim, Nathan-Pulliam, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, Reznik, Rosenberg, V. Turner, and Zucker Support with amendments Senate Finance Committee - Bill became law on April 12, 2011
HB 168 Student Health and Fitness Act, Delegates Walker, Alston, Barnes, Bobo, Boteler, Branch, Braveboy, Bromwell, Burns, Cane, Cardin, Costa, Dwyer, Feldman, Frush, George, Healey, Holmes, Howard, Hubbard, Ivey, Kach, Kipke, Lafferty, Minnick, Mitchell, Oaks, Olszewski, Pena-Melnyk, Proctor Support House Ways and Means Committee - Bill failed
HB 170 Health Insurance - Conformity with Federal Law, The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Hammen, Hubbard, Anderson, Arora, Barnes, Cullison, Dumais, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Hucker, A. Kelly, Lee, Morhaim, Nathan-Pulliam, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, Reznik, Rosenberg, V. Turner, and Zucker Support with amendments Senate Finance Committee - Bill became law on April 12, 2011
HB 187 Abortion - Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Regulations, Delegates Kach and Olszewski Support with letter House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 188 State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners - Licensure and Regulation, Delegate Donoghue Support with amendments Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee - Bill passed
HB 189 Criminal Law - Controlled Dangerous Substances - Synthetic Cannabinoids, Delegates Eckardt, Cane, Haddaway-Riccio, McComas, and Stein FYI House Judiciary Committee - Bill failed
HB 190 State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners - Volunteer Podiatrist License, Delegates Hubbard, Murphy, and V. Turner No position House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 196 Motor Vehicles - Use of Text Messaging Device While Driving - Prohibited Acts, Delegates Malone, Kach, and F. Turner Support Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee - Bill passed
HB 216 Health Services Cost Review Commission - User Fees, Chair, Health and Government Operations Committee (By Request - Departmental - Health and Mental Hygiene) FYI Senate Finance Committee - Bill passed
HB 250 Vehicle Laws - Motor Scooters and Mopeds - Protective Headgear for Minors, Delegates Beidle, Frush, Glenn, Hubbard, Lafferty, Niemann, S. Robinson, Stein, Vitale, and Wilson Support House Environmental Matters Committee - Bill failed - Referred to interim study
HB 251 Health Insurance - Prescription Drugs - Cost-Sharing Obligations, Delegates Nathan-Pulliam and Pena-Melnyk No position House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 264 Home Health Care Services - Documents Requiring Signature , Delegates B. Robinson, Conaway, Dwyer, Glenn, Oaks, Ross, Stukes, Tarrant, V. Turner, and Washington FYI House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 274 Motor Scooter and Moped Rentals - Protective Headgear - Requirement, Delegates Niemann, Barnes, Carr, S. Robinson, Ross, Stein, and Walker Support House Environmental Matters Committee - Bill failed
HB 286 Hospitals and Freestanding Ambulatory Care Facilities - Pracitioner Performance Evaluation, Delegates Morhaim and Kipke Support Senate Finance Committee - Bill passed
HB 287 Maryland Perfusion Act, Delegate Pena-Melnyk Support with amendments Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee - Bill passed
HB 291 Public Health - Medical Marijuana, Delegates Morhaim, Anderson, Arora, Aumann, Barnes, Barve, Bobo, Boteler, Branch, Burns, Cane, Cardin, Carr, Clagett, Cullison, Donoghue, Feldman, Frank, Frush, Gilchrist, Glenn, Griffith, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Harrison, Haynes, Hixson, Hucker, Ivey, Kach.. Letter of information Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee - Bill failed
HB 307 Health Occupations - Facilities for Dental Radiology, Delegate Eckardt FYI House Health and Government Operations - Bill failed
HB 318 Ignition Interlock System Program - Mandatory Participation, Delegates Eckardt, Afzali, George, Haddaway-Riccio, McComas, McDermott, McMillan, W. Miller, and Stocksdale Support House Judiciary Committee - Bill failed
HB 340 Health Care Malpractice - Certificate and Report of Qualified Expert - Objection, Delegates Dumais and Simmons Oppose House Judiciary Committee - Bill failed
HB 346 Health - State Facilities and Residential Centers - Definition of Abuse and Required Guidelines for Employees, Delegates Donoghue, Costa, Glenn, Haynes, Kach, Nathan-Pulliam, Pena-Melnyk, Tarrant, and V. Turner FYI Senate Finance Committee - Bill passed
HB 360 Vehicle Laws - Ignition Interlock System Program - Mandatory Participation, Delegates Simmons and McDermott Support House Judiciary Committee - Bill failed
HB 444 Health Insurance - Provider Panels - Notice of Receipt of Application, Delegate Nathan-Pulliam Support Senate Finance Committee - Bill passed
HB 446 Health Insurance - Coverage for Preventive Physical Therapy - Required, Delegates Nathan-Pulliam, Anderson, Cullison, A. Kelly, Murphy, Oaks, Reznik, F. Turner, and V. Turner No position House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 450 Maryland Community Health Resources Commission - Health Care Reform - Safety Net Providers, Delegates Hubbard and Hammen Support with amendments Senate Finance Committee - Bill passed
HB 452 Health Insurance - Coverage of Hearing Aids, Delegate Kipke Support Senate Finance Committee - Bill passed
HB 460 Prescription Drug Repository Program - Disposal of Prescription Drugs and Medical Supplies, Delegates Murphy, Bromwell, Costa, Cullison, Donoghue, Elliott, Frank, Hammen, Hubbard, Kach, Kipke, Morhaim, Nathan-Pulliam, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, Ready, Reznik, Tarrant, and V. Turner FYI Senate Finance Committee - Bill passed
HB 468 Health Insurance - Dental Provider Contracts - Prohibited Provision, Delegate Kach FYI Senate Finance Committee - Bill passed
HB 503 Health Occupations Boards - Discipline of Health Care Practitioners - Failure to Comply with Governor's Order, Delegates Bromwell, Kach, and W. Miller Support Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee - Bill passed
HB 516 Health Benefit Exchanges - Establishment and Operation, Delegates Bromwell and Kipke Support House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 560 Polysomnography - Technologists and Technicians - Licensing Requirements, Delegate Hubbard No position Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee - Bill passed
HB 564 Motor Vehicles - Required Seat Belt Use by Each Occupant, Delegates Wilson, Arora, and McIntosh Support House Environmental Matters Committee - Bill failed
HB 570 Health Care Providers - Training - Eating Disorders, Delegates Nathan-Pulliam, Costa, Glenn, Griffith, Jones, Kipke, Mizeur, Stein, Tarrant, V. Turner, and Walker Oppose House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 600 Health Care Providers - Investigations - Information Sharing Among State Agencies, Delegates Hammen, Hubbard, Bromwell, Clippinger, Costa, Donoghue, Elliott, Kach, Kipke, McDonough, McHale, Morhaim, Nathan-Pulliam, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, and V. Turner Support with amendments Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee - Bill passed
HB 654 Clinical Review Panels - Psychiatric Medication - Correctional Facilities, Delegates Rosenberg and Hubbard FYI House Health and Government Operations & Judiciary Committees - Bill failed
HB 690 Maryland Cardiovascular Patient Safety Act, Delegates Morhaim, Costa, Cullison, Donoghue, Frank, A. Kelly, Kipke, Murphy, Nathan-Pulliam, Pena-Melnyk, Reznik, S. Robinson, Tarrant, and V. Turner Support with letter House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 709 Health Officers - Authority to Enter into Contracts or Agreements for Delivery of Health Care Services, Delegates V. Turner, Donoghue, Griffith, Hammen, Hubbard, Morhaim, Nathan-Pulliam, Pendergrass, and Valderrama Support Senate Finance Committee - Bill passed
HB 714 Health - Newborn Screening Program - Critical Congenital Heart Disease, Delegates Hucker, Barkley, Cullison, Dwyer, Feldman, Frush, Gaines, Gilchrist, Holmes, Jameson, Kaiser, A. Kelly, Kramer, Niemann, Reznik, S. Robinson, Summers, V. Turner, Valentino-Smith, and Waldstreicher Support with amendments Senate Finance Committee - Bill passed
HB 716 Health - Maryland Combating Childhood Obesity Grant Program , Delegates Walker, Anderson, Barnes, Braveboy, Davis, Feldman, Frick, Frush, Holmes, Hubbard, Nathan-Pulliam, Pena-Melnyk, B. Robinson, Ross, Stukes, F. Turner, and Vaughn No position House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 736 Electronic Health Records - Incentives for Health Care Providers - Regulations, Delegates Tarrant, Bromwell, Costa, Cullison, Elliott, Frank, Kach, A. Kelly, Krebs, Morhaim, Murphy, Nathan-Pulliam, Pena-Melnyk, Ready, Reznik, and V. Turner Support Senate Finance Committee - Bill passed
HB 737 Vehicle Laws - Prohibition Against Smoking in Vehicle Containing Young Child, Delegates Barnes, Braveboy, Arora, Barkley, Beidle, Bobo, Burns, Cane, Frush, Gilchrist, Glenn, Healey, Holmes, Hubbard, Lafferty, Love, Niemann, Pena-Melnyk, S. Robinson, Rosenberg, Ross, Stein, Valderrama, Vaughn, and Wilson No position. Letter in favor of concept of preventing exposing children to second hand smoke House Environmental Matters Committee - Bill failed
HB 746 Public Health - Abortion - Third Trimester Procedures, Delegates Burns, Alston, Boteler, McMillan, and Stocksdale FYI House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 754 Agriculture - Commercial Feed - Arsenic Prohibition, Delegates Hucker, Arora, Bobo, Carr, Frush, Gilchrist, Holmes, A. Kelly, Luedtke, McIntosh, S. Robinson, Stein, and Washington No position House Environmental Matters Committee - Bill failed
HB 778 Family Planning Works Act, Delegates Mizeur, Smigiel, Ross, Alston, Barkley, Bobo, Carr, Frick, Gaines, Hixson, Hubbard, Jameson, Jones, Kaiser, A. Kelly, Lee, Luedtke, McIntosh, A. Miller, Murphy, Nathan-Pulliam, Pena-Melnyk, and Reznik Support Senate Finance Committee - Bill passed
HB 782 Health Occupations - Imaging and Radiation Therapy Services - Accreditation, Delegates Reznik, Bohanan, Branch, Costa, Donoghue, Jameson, Kipke, Krebs, McDonough, Nathan-Pulliam, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, Tarrant, V. Turner, and Wood No position per the Board of Trustees House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 783 Health Insurance - Coverage for Autism Spectrum Disorders, Delegates Reznik, Anderson, Barkley, Beidle, Bobo, Boteler, Bromwell, Carr, Clagett, Cullison, DeBoy, Donoghue, Dumais, Feldman, Frick, Frush, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Healey, Howard, Hubbard, Hucker, Kaiser, A. Kelly, Kramer, Lafferty, Lee, Luedtke No position House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 784 Medical Records - Health Information Exchanges, Delegates Pendergrass, Costa, Elliott, Kach, A. Kelly, Kipke, Nathan-Pulliam, Pena-Melnyk, and Tarrant Support with amendments Senate Finance Committee - Bill passed
HB 807 Labor and Employment - Health Care Personnel Training Fund, Delegates McHale and Hammen No position Senate Finance Committee - Bill passed
HB 811 Health Insurance - Habilitative Services - Required Coverage, Delegates A. Kelly, Carr, Cullison, Dumais, Feldman, Frick, Gutierrez, Hixson, Hucker, Kramer, Lee, Luedtke, Mitchell, Mizeur, S. Robinson, Waldstreicher, and Zucker No position House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 815 Health Insurance - Limit on Copayments, Delegate A. Kelly No position House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 818 Manufacturers of Prescribed Products - Payments to Health Care Professionals - Prohibition, Delegates Kipke and Hammen Oppose unless amended House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 821 Hospitals - Medical Harm Disclosure Act, Delegates Summers, Howard, and V. Turner Oppose House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 841 Health Occupations - Dental Hygienists - Nitrous Oxide, Delegate Kipke Oppose Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee - Bill passed
HB 845 Criminal Law - Controlled Dangerous Substances - Mephedrone, Delegates Stein and Hubbard FYI House Judiciary Committee - Bill failed
HB 851 Health Insurance - Carrier Provider Panels - Medical Laboratories, Delegate Kach Support House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 853 Tobacco Tax - Rates and Distribution of Revenues, Delegates Hixson, Rosenberg, Arora, Barve, Dumais, Feldman, Frush, Gutierrez, Hucker, Luedtke, A. Miller, Mizeur, Reznik, and Summers FYI House Ways and Means & Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 854 Vehicle Laws - Wireless Communication Devices - Enforcement of Prohibitions on Use While Driving, Delegates Howard, Cane, Holmes, Luedtke, B. Robinson, and F. Turner No position House Environmental Matters Committee - Bill failed
HB 858 Education - Student Athletes - Concussions, Delegates Hixson, Barkley, Cardin, Cullison, Feldman, Frush, Gaines, Gilchrist, Holmes, Jameson, A. Kelly, Kramer, A. Miller, Mizeur, Morhaim, Niemann, Reznik, S. Robinson, Rosenberg, Summers, V. Turner, Waldstreicher, and Walker Support Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee - Bill passed
HB 880 Health Care Freedom Act of 2011, The Minority Leader and Delegates Smigiel, Afzali, Aumann, Bates, Beitzel, Boteler, Cluster, Costa, Dwyer, Eckardt, Elliott, Fisher, Frank, George, Glass, Haddaway-Riccio, Hershey, Hogan, Hough, Impallaria, Jacobs, Kach, Kipke, Krebs, McComas, McConkey... No position House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 888 Health Insurance - Prescription Eye Drops - Refills, Delegates Kach, Bromwell, Cullison, Elliott, A. Kelly, Kipke, A. Miller, Olszewski, S. Robinson, and Stocksdale Support Senate Finance Committee - Bill passed
HB 906 Marilyn J. Praisner Safe and Earth-Friendly Roadway Act, Delegates Carr, Barkley, Beidle, Bobo, Glenn, Gutierrez, Hucker, Jameson, Kaiser, A. Kelly, Kramer, Lafferty, Lee, Love, Luedtke, A. Miller, Mizeur, Morhaim, Niemann, Norman, Reznik, B. Robinson, S. Robinson, Rosenberg, Schuh, Stein, Vitale, Waldstreicher Letter to support intent House Environmental Matters Committee - Bill failed
HB 924 Commission on State-Administered Medical Malpractice Liability Insurance, Delegate Mizeur Support with amendments House Economic Matters Committee - Bill failed
HB 949 Health Insurance - Coverage for the Treatment of Bleeding Disorders, Delegate Holmes No position House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 965 Physician Assistants - Use of C-Arm Devices, Delegate George No position House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 974 Health Insurance - Preauthorization of Health Care Services - Use of Electronic Health Records, Delegates Tarrant, Bromwell, Costa, Elliott, Hubbard, Kach, A. Kelly, Morhaim, Murphy, Oaks, Reznik, and V. Turner Support House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 983 Public Health - Cord Blood Transplant Program, Delegates Rudolph, Bromwell, Donoghue, Elliott, Frank, Kach, Krebs, Oaks, Ready, Tarrant, and V. Turner FYI Senate Finance Committee - Bill passed
HB 986 Pharmacists - Administration of Vaccines - Children, Delegates Hubbard, Costa, and Stocksdale Oppose Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee - Bill passed
HB 1012 Drunk Driving Elimination Act, Delegates Kramer, Arora, Barkley, Frank, Frick, Haddaway-Riccio, Hixson, Hucker, Kach, Kaiser, A. Kelly, Krebs, Luedtke, McComas, A. Miller, W. Miller, Mizeur, Ready, Reznik, Sophocleus, Stein, and Stocksdale Support House Judiciary Committee - Bill failed
HB 1015 Health Insurance Carriers - Declinations of Applications for Coverage - Required Reporting, Delegates Carter, Anderson, Carr, Cullison, Frush, Gaines, Gutierrez, Haynes, Oaks, and S. Robinson No position House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 1035 Maryland Health Security Act of 2011, Delegates Carter, Anderson, Barkley, Barve, Bobo, Carr, Clagett, Conaway, Frush, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Haynes, Hixson, Howard, Hubbard, Hucker, Kaiser, Lee, Luedtke, Nathan-Pulliam, Niemann, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, B. Robinson, S. Robinson, Rosenberg, Ross, Stukes No position House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 1051 Freestanding Pain Management Clinics - Regulation, Delegates Carter, Braveboy, Gutierrez, Niemann, Oaks, and Washington Oppose House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 1063 Health Insurance - Health Care Providers - Payment of Claims for Reimbursement by Carriers, Delegate Donoghue Support House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 1085 Life or Health Insurance Policies and Annuity Contracts - Discretionary Clauses - Prohibition, Delegates Pena-Melnyk, Braveboy, Frank, Frick, Frush, Hubbard, A. Kelly, Kipke, Mizeur, Nathan-Pulliam, Oaks, and V. Turner Support Senate Finance Committee - Bill became law on April 12, 2011
HB 1100 Health Occupations - State Board of Naturopathic Medicine, Delegates B. Robinson, Bates, Bobo, Carter, Cullison, Eckardt, Feldman, Frank, Gutierrez, Howard, Hubbard, A. Kelly, Kipke, McIntosh, Mizeur, Nathan-Pulliam, and Washington Oppose House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 1111 Tanning Devices - Use by Minors - Prohibition, Delegates Love, Reznik, Barkley, Beidle, Costa, Frush, Gaines, Glenn, Healey, Jameson, Lee, Pena-Melnyk, B. Robinson, Schuh, and Sophocleus Support House Economic Matters Committee - Bill failed
HB 1129 Maryland Contributory Negligence Act, Delegates Kramer, Bates, Beitzel, Bromwell, Carter, Costa, Dwyer, George, Jameson, Kach, K. Kelly, Kipke, McConkey, W. Miller, Norman, O'Donnell, Vitale, Weir, and Wood Support House Judiciary Committee - Bill failed
HB 1146 Electronic Health Records - Definition of State-Regulated Payor - State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, Chair, Health and Government Operations Committee (By Request - Departmental - Budget and Management Oppose Senate Finance Committee - Bill passed
HB 1153 Maryland Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act, Delegate Barve FYI House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 1168 Employees' Retirement and Pension Systems - Reemployment of Retirees - Health Care Practitioners, Delegate Eckard FYI Senate Budget & Taxation Committee - Bill passed
HB 1178 Health Insurance - Public Health Plans - Education and Disclosure Requirements, Delegates Tarrant, Kach, Bromwell, Krebs, Murphy, Reznik, and Walker FYI Senate Finance Committee - Bill passed
HB 1182 Certificates of Need - Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Services, Delegate Pendergrass No position Senate Finance Committee - Bill passed
HB 1192 Health Care Malpractice - Expression of Regret or Apology - Inadmissibility, Delegates Frank and Morhaim Support House Judiciary Committee - Bill failed
HB 1210 Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Provider-Based Outpatient Oncology Centers - Reimbursement, Delegate Donoghue Bill failed House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 1213 Alcoholic Beverages - Tax Rates, Delegate Howard FYI House Ways & Means Committee - Bill passed
HB 1229 Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, The Speaker (By Request - Administration) Oppose unless amended House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill passed
HB 1268 Prescription Drugs - Dispensing Permits, Delegates Bromwell, Rudolph, and Elliott Oppose House Health and Government Operations Committee - Bill failed
HB 1276 Vehicle Laws - Expansion of Ignition Interlock System Program, Delegates Vallario, Alston, Anderson, Arora, Barnes, Carter, Clippinger, Cluster, Conaway, Dumais, Dwyer, Hough, Howard, Ivey, K. Kelly, Lee, McComas, McDermott, Mitchell, Niemann, Oaks, Parrott, Rosenberg, Simmons, Smigiel, Summers, Valderrama, Valentino Support with amendments Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee - Bill passed
HB 1288 Vehicle Laws - Distracted Driving - Prohibition, Delegate Malone FYI House Environmental Matters Committee - Bill failed
HJ 6 Safe Harbor Legislation and Regulations Needed to Form Accountable Care Organizations, Delegate Conway Support House Rules and Executive Nominations Committees - Bill failed