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Wednesday, November 25, 2020
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MedChi Legislative Council

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

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

The function of the 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 legislative session, each headed by a vice-chair. The Legislative Council Subcommittees are: Boards & Commissions (BC), Health Insurance (HI), and Public Health (PH). 

To visit the Legislative Center, please click here.

2021 MedChi Legislative Council: Meeting Dates and Times. (All meetings will be conducted via Zoom)

Monday, January 112021 at 6:00pm
Tuesday, January 192021 at 6:00pm
Monday, January 25, 2021 at 6:00pm
Monday, February 1, 2021 at 6:00pm
Monday, February 8, 2021 at 6:00pm
Monday, February 15, 2021 at 6:00pm
Monday, February 22, 2021 at 6:00pm
Monday, March 1, 2021 at 6:00pm
Monday, March 8, 2021 at 6:00pm
Monday, March 15, 2021 at 6:00pm

Materials for MedChi Legislative Council Meetings:

The bills that are featured in the documents below were introduced in the Maryland State Legislature in 2020, then discussed during MedChi Legislative Council meetings. 

Click below to view the most recent Legislative Council Meeting Agendas and Legislative Newsletters. Click here for the final Legislative Newsletter from the 2019 Session.

  1. All Bills From Legislative Session 2020
  2. Bills related to MedChi's Boards and Commissions (BC) 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

2020 MedChi Legislative Newsletters:

MedChi Legislative Newsletter (January 14, 2020)
MedChi Legislative Newsletter (January 22, 2020)

MedChi Legislative Newsletter (January 28, 2020)
MedChi Legislative Newsletter (February 4, 2020)
MedChi Legislative Newsletter (February 7, 2020)
MedChi Legislative Newsletter (February 11, 2020)
MedChi Legislative Newsletter (February 18, 2020)
MedChi Legislative Newsletter (February 21, 2020)
MedChi Legislative Newsletter (February 28, 2020)
MedChi Legislative Newsletter (March 3, 2020)
MedChi Legislative Newsletter (March 6, 2020)
MedChi Legislative Newsletter (March 17, 2020)
MedChi Legislative Newsletter 'Sine Die Edition' (March 19, 2020)
MedChi Legislative Newsletter (May 21, 2020)

2021 Legislative Committee Subcommittee Dial-In Information (Every Sunday of the Legislative Session, unless otherwise stated).

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