MD HB463 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on May 30 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-30 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 742
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Establishing a Pathways to Health Equity Program in the Community Health Resources Commission to provide the foundation and guidance for a permanent Health Equity Resource Community program; altering the purposes of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange Fund; requiring the Commission to designate certain areas as Health Equity Resource Communities to target State resources toward reducing health disparities, improving health outcomes and access to primary care, and reducing health care costs; etc.

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Maryland Health Equity Resource Act


Roll Calls

2021-04-07 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 100 N: 38 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2021-04-02 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 46 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-03-19 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 127 N: 5 NV: 4 Abs: 5) [PASS]


2021-05-30HouseEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 742
2021-04-07HousePassed Enrolled
2021-04-07HouseThird Reading Passed (100-38)
2021-04-07HouseHouse Concurs Senate Amendments
2021-04-02SenateThird Reading Passed (46-0)
2021-04-01SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-04-01SenateFavorable with Amendments {823920/1 Adopted
2021-04-01SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Budget and Taxation
2021-03-19SenateReferred Budget and Taxation Finance
2021-03-19HouseThird Reading Passed (127-5)
2021-03-18HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-03-18HouseFavorable with Amendments {826389/1 Adopted
2021-03-17HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
2021-01-22HouseHearing 2/02 at 3:45 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
2021-01-22HouseHearing canceled (Health and Government Operations)
2021-01-21HouseHearing 2/02 at 1:30 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
2021-01-15HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations and Ways and Means

Same As/Similar To

SB172 (Crossfiled) 2021-05-30 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 741


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Health - General201401(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General201402(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General201403(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General201404(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General201405(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General201406(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General201407(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General201408(n/a)See Bill Text
State Finance and Procurement6226(n/a)See Bill Text
Tax - General10731(n/a)See Bill Text
Tax - General11104(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

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