MD HB1150 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 17-7)
Status: Passed on May 8 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-05-08 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 434
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requiring the Department of Budget and Management to use a reverse auction, as provided for in certain provisions of law established by the Act, to select a pharmacy benefits manager or other entity to administer the State Rx Program; requiring the Department to procure a certain platform and associated services in a certain manner a certain period of time before the reverse auction is scheduled to be completed; requiring the Department to consult with certain other Departments in conducting a certain procurement; etc.

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State Health and Welfare Benefits Program - Maryland Competitive Pharmacy Benefits Manager Marketplace Act


Roll Calls

2020-03-18 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2020-03-16 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 132 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 8) [PASS]


2020-05-08HouseEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 434
2020-03-18HouseReturned Passed
2020-03-18SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2020-03-18SenateSecond Reading Passed
2020-03-18SenateFavorable Adopted
2020-03-18SenateFavorable Report by Finance
2020-03-16SenateHearing 3/17 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-03-16SenateReferred Finance
2020-03-16HouseThird Reading Passed (132-0)
2020-03-15HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-15HouseFavorable with Amendments {816880/1 Adopted
2020-03-15HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
2020-02-10HouseHearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
2020-02-06HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations and Appropriations


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Insurance151601(n/a)See Bill Text
State Personnel and Pensions2502.1(n/a)See Bill Text
State Personnel and Pensions2502.2(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments