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Welcome to MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society.  As the statewide professional association for licensed physicians, we are dedicated to our mission to serve as Maryland's foremost advocate and resource for physicians, their patients, and the public health


Monday, January 20, 2020
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MedChi Legislative Council

MedChi Staff: Chip O'Neil 410-539-0872 ext. 6001.
Last Updated: January 7, 2020

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 sub-committees that meet weekly during the legislative session, each headed by a vice-chair. The sub-committees are: Boards & Commissions, Health Insurance, and Public Health. 

To visit the Legislative Center, please click here.


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.

Coming Soon:

  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:
Legislative Newsletter (January 10, 2020)
Legislative Newsletter (January 17, 2020)

2020 MedChi Legislative Council Meeting Dates:
(All Legislative Council meetings are held at MedChi's Baltimore office. Dinner starts at 6:00pm and the meeting starts at 6:30pm)

  • Monday, January 27th
  • Monday, February 3rd
  • Monday, February 10th
  • Monday, February 17th
  • Monday, February 24th


2020 Legislative Committee Subcommittee Call 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.