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Thursday, September 21, 2023
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MedChi Council on Legislation

MedChi Staff: Chip O'Neil
Phone: 410-878-9599

MedChi Annapolis Office: 224 Main Street | Annapolis, MD | 21401
MedChi Baltimore Office: 1211 Cathedral Street | Baltimore, MD | 21201

The function of MedChi's Council on Legislation shall be to study and to make recommendations regarding policy on state legislation and regulations; to serve as a reference council through which legislative issues are channeled prior to decisions concerning MedChi legislative and regulatory policy; and to recommend changes to MedChi's House of Delegates to order to help achieve MedChi’s goals. There are three Subcommittees that meet weekly during the Maryland General Assembly's Legislative Session, each headed by a vice-chair. The Council on Legislation Subcommittees are: Boards and Commissions (B&C), Health Insurance (HI), and Public Health (PH). If you are interested in joining the MedChi Council on Legislation and a Subcommittee, please contact Chip O'Neil.

MedChi Council on Legislation
Clement Banda, MD (Co-Chair)
Kathleen D. Keeffe Hough, MD (Co-Chair)

MedChi Boards and Commissions (B&C) Subcommittee
Lawrence Green, MD (Chair)

MedChi Health Insurance (HI) Subcommittee
Anuradha Reddy, MD (Chair)

MedChi Public Health (PH) Subcommittee
Kathleen D. Keeffe Hough, MD (Chair)

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2024 MedChi Council on Legislation - Meeting Dates, Times, and Locations
(Dates and Times - TBD) (All Meetings Virtual on Zoom)

Materials for MedChi Council on Legislation Meetings:

The bills that are featured in the documents below were introduced in the Maryland General Assembly during the 2023 Legislative Session, then discussed during the 2023 MedChi Council on Legislation meetings.

Click below to view the most recent MedChi Council on Legislation meeting agendas/minutes and the MedChi Legislative Newsletters.

  1. All Bills From Legislative Session 2023
  2. Bills related to MedChi's Boards and Commissions (B&C) Subcommittee
  3. Bills related to MedChi's Health Insurance (HI) Subcommittee
  4. Bills related to MedChi's Public Health (PH) Subcommittee
  5. Bills related to MedChi's FYI Folder

2023 MedChi Council on Legislation Meeting Agendas and Minutes:

 2023 MedChi Legislative Newsletters:

2022 MedChi Council on Legislation Meeting Minutes Archives:

2022 MedChi Legislative Newsletters Archives:

2021 MedChi Council on Legislation Meeting Minutes Archives:

 2021 MedChi Legislative Newsletters Archives:

2020 MedChi Legislative Newsletters Archives:


MedChi Council on Legislation Subcommittee Call Dial-In Information (Calls held every Sunday of the Legislative Session prior to Council on Legislation meetings on Monday, unless otherwise stated).

If you are interested in joining a MedChi Council on Legislation Subcommittee, please contact Chip O'Neil with your Council of Legislation Subcommittee of interest.


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Baltimore, MD 21201