MD HB549 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 26 2021 - 50% progression
Action: 2021-02-26 - Third Reading Passed (137-0)
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requiring a certain person to attach a copy of an order of the court establishing parentage to a certificate of birth under certain circumstances; requiring, for a birth involving a gestational carrier in which parentage is determined by a certain court, that a certain person enter certain information on the forms provided by the Secretary of Health and attach a certain order to the forms; requiring the Division of Vital Records to immediately take certain actions on receipt of certain documents; etc.

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Maryland Department of Health - Birth Registration - Gestational Carriers



2021-02-26HouseThird Reading Passed (137-0)
2021-02-25HouseFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2021-02-23HouseFavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
2021-01-29HouseHearing 2/09 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-20HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations

Same As/Similar To

SB215 (Crossfiled) 2021-02-11 - Referred Health and Government Operations


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Health - General4208(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General4226(n/a)See Bill Text

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