MD HB631 | 2017 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 80-9-1)
Status: Passed on May 27 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-05-27 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 818
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Prohibiting a manufacturer or wholesale distributor from engaging in price gouging in the sale of an essential off-patent or generic drug; establishing that it is not a violation of a specified provision of the Act for a wholesale distributor to increase a price of an essential off-patent or generic drug under specified circumstances; authorizing the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to notify the Attorney General of an increase in the price of an essential off-patent or generic drug under specified circumstances; etc.

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Public Health - Essential Off-Patent or Generic Drugs - Price Gouging - Prohibition


Del. The Speaker [?]Del. Eric Bromwell [D]Del. Curtis Anderson [D]Del. Vanessa Atterbeary [D]
Del. Charles Barkley [D]Del. Ben Barnes [D]Del. Darryl Barnes [D]Del. Erek Barron [D]
Del. Kumar Barve [D]Sen. Pamela Beidle [D]Del. Benjamin Brooks [D]Del. Alfred Carr [D]
Del. Mark Chang [D]Del. Luke Clippinger [D]Del. Frank Conaway [D]Del. Bonnie Cullison [D]
Del. Dereck Davis [D]Del. Kathleen Dumais [D]Del. Eric Ebersole [D]Del. Diana Fennell [D]
Del. David Fraser-hidalgo [D]Del. William Frick [D]Del. Barbara Frush [D]Del. Tawanna Gaines [D]
Del. James Gilchrist [D]Del. Cheryl Glenn [D]Del. Ana Gutierrez [D]Sen. Antonio Hayes [D]
Del. Keith Haynes [D]Del. Anne Healey [D]Del. Shelly Hettleman [D]Del. Terri Hill [D]
Del. Sheila Hixson [D]Del. Marvin Holmes [D]Del. Carolyn Howard [D]Del. Michael Jackson [D]
Del. Jay Jalisi [D]Del. Sally Jameson [D]Del. Adrienne Jones [D]Del. Ariana Kelly [D]
Del. Tony Knotts [D]Del. Carol Krimm [D]Del. Stephen Lafferty [D]Sen. Clarence Lam [D]
Del. Robbyn Lewis [D]Del. Brooke Lierman [D]Del. Mary Ann Lisanti [D]Del. Eric Luedtke [D]
Sen. Cory McCray [D]Del. Maggie McIntosh [D]Del. Aruna Miller [D]Del. David Moon [D]
Del. Marice Morales [D]Sen. Nathaniel Oaks [D]Del. Edith Patterson [D]Del. Joseline Pena-Melnyk [D]
Del. Andrew Platt [D]Del. Elizabeth Proctor [D]Del. Pamela Queen [D]Del. Kirill Reznik [D]
Del. Shane Robinson [D]Del. Samuel Rosenberg [D]Del. Sheree Sample-Hughes [D]Del. Carlos Sanchez [D]
Del. Theodore Sophocleus [D]Del. Dana Stein [D]Del. Charles Sydnor [D]Del. James Tarlau [D]
Del. Frank Turner [D]Del. Kriselda Valderrama [D]Del. Joseph Vallario [D]Sen. Jeff Waldstreicher [D]
Del. Jay Walker [D]Del. Alonzo Washington [D]Sen. Mary Washington [D]Del. C.T. Wilson [D]
Del. Karen Young [D]Del. Pat Young [D]Del. Shane Pendergrass [D]Del. Angela Angel [D]
Del. Nicholaus Kipke [R]Del. Patrick McDonough [R]Del. Ric Metzgar [R]Del. Christian Miele [R]
Del. Sid Saab [R]Sen. Chris West [R]Del. Susan Aumann [R]Del. Ned Carey [D]
Del. Johnny Mautz [R]Del. Seth Howard [R]

Roll Calls

2017-04-02 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (137-2) (Y: 137 N: 2 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-04-01 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (38-7) (Y: 38 N: 7 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2017-04-01 - Senate - Senate Floor - Floor Amendment {893327/1 (Senator Hershey) Rejected (14-31) (Y: 14 N: 31 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [FAIL]
2017-04-01 - Senate - Senate Floor - Floor Amendment {683326/1 (Senator Hershey) Rejected (13-32) (Y: 13 N: 32 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [FAIL]
2017-03-17 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (137-4) (Y: 137 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-05-27HouseEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 818
2017-04-10HousePassed Enrolled
2017-04-10HouseThird Reading Passed (137-2)
2017-04-10HouseHouse Concur - Senate Amendments
2017-04-07SenateThird Reading Passed with Amendments (38-7)
2017-04-07SenateFloor Amendment {893327/1 (Senator Hershey) Rejected (14-31)
2017-04-07SenateFloor Amendment {683326/1 (Senator Hershey) Rejected (13-32)
2017-04-06SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2017-04-06SenateFloor Amendment {943322/2 (Senator Jennings) Adopted
2017-04-05SenateSpecial Order until 4/6 (Senator Feldman) Adopted
2017-04-05SenateFavorable with Amendments {247274/1 Report Adopted
2017-04-05SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Finance
2017-03-23SenateHearing 3/23 at 1:00 p.m.
2017-03-21SenateFirst Reading Finance
2017-03-20HouseThird Reading Passed (137-4)
2017-03-20HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2017-03-20HouseFavorable with Amendments {376789/1 Report Adopted
2017-03-20HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
2017-02-23HouseHearing 2/23 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
2017-01-30HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations and Economic Matters


Maryland State Sources

Roll Call,h-0847&stab=02&ys=2017RS
Roll Call,s-1253&stab=02&ys=2017RS
Roll Call,s-1254&stab=02&ys=2017RS
Roll Call,s-1255&stab=02&ys=2017RS
Roll Call,h-1422&stab=02&ys=2017RS

Bill Comments