MD HB596 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 15-3)
Status: Engrossed on April 6 2018 - 50% progression
Action: 2018-04-09 - First Reading Senate Rules
Pending: Senate Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Entering into the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact; providing the purpose of the Compact is to strengthen access to health care by developing a process to complement existing licensing authority and provide a streamlined method for physicians to be licensed in multiple states; requiring a physician to meet certain eligibility requirements to receive an initial expedited license; establishing an Interstate Commission to administer the Compact and develop certain rules; establishing requirements for certain disciplinary actions; etc.

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Physicians - Licensure - Grounds for Discipline and Interstate Medical Licensure Compact


Roll Calls

2018-03-29 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (135-0) (Y: 136 N: 1 NV: 3 Abs: 9) [PASS]


2018-04-09SenateFirst Reading Senate Rules
2018-04-06HouseThird Reading Passed (135-0)
2018-04-06HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2018-04-06HouseFavorable with Amendments {336985/1 Report Adopted
2018-04-06HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
2018-02-15HouseHearing 2/15 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-02-02HouseHearing canceled
2018-02-14HouseHearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-01-29HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments