MD HB283 | 2023 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous SB682


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 60-0)
Status: Passed on May 3 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-05-03 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 253
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Requiring, beginning on January 1, 2024, the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide gender-affirming treatment in a nondiscriminatory manner; requiring that the gender-affirming treatment be assessed according to nondiscriminatory criteria that are consistent with current clinical standards; prohibiting the issuance of an adverse benefit determination related to gender-affirming treatment unless a certain experienced health care provider has reviewed and confirmed the appropriateness of the determination; etc.

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Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Gender-Affirming Treatment (Trans Health Equity Act)


Roll Calls

2023-04-07 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 97 N: 39 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-03-31 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 31 N: 13 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-03-18 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 93 N: 37 NV: 5 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2023-03-17 - House - Floor Amendment 613726/1 (Delegate Miller) Rejected (Y: 36 N: 91 NV: 9 Abs: 4) [FAIL]
2023-03-17 - House - Floor Amendment 543322/1 (Delegate Fisher) Rejected (Y: 37 N: 90 NV: 9 Abs: 4) [FAIL]


2023-05-03HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 253
2023-04-07HousePassed Enrolled
2023-04-07HouseThird Reading Passed (97-39)
2023-04-07HouseHouse Concurs Senate Amendments
2023-03-31SenateThird Reading Passed (31-13)
2023-03-30SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2023-03-30SenateFavorable with Amendments {883529/1 Adopted
2023-03-29SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Finance
2023-03-20SenateReferred Finance
2023-03-18HouseThird Reading Passed (93-37)
2023-03-17HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2023-03-17HouseFloor Amendment {613726/1 (Delegate Miller) Rejected (36-91)
2023-03-17HouseFloor Amendment {543322/1 (Delegate Fisher) Rejected (37-90)
2023-03-16HouseMotion Laid Over (Delegate Fisher) Adopted
2023-03-16HouseFloor Amendment {543322/1 (Delegate Fisher)
2023-03-16HouseFavorable with Amendments {803622/1 Adopted
2023-03-16HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
2023-01-29HouseHearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m.
2023-01-25HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations

Same As/Similar To

SB682 (Carry Over) 2022-03-21 - Hearing 3/24 at 1:30 p.m.
SB460 (Crossfiled) 2023-05-03 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 252


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Health - General15103(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General15151(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

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Bill Comments