MD HB655 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 13-1)
Status: Engrossed on March 8 2018 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2018-03-27 - Hearing 3/27 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: Senate Finance Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to develop and make available a certain form; requiring certain biosafety level 3 (BSL-3) laboratories to report, on or before September 30 each year, certain information to the Department; requiring the Department to report, on or before December 31 each year, certain information regarding the number and location of the laboratories to the Maryland Emergency Management Agency and certain local officials, and the total number of the laboratories to the Governor and the General Assembly; etc.

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Maryland Department of Health - Biosafety Level 3 Laboratories


Roll Calls

2018-03-08 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (136-0) (Y: 137 N: 1 NV: 3 Abs: 8) [PASS]
2018-01-10 - House - House Floor - Sustained (0-140) (Y: 1 N: 141 NV: 1 Abs: 6) [FAIL]


2018-03-27SenateHearing 3/27 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-03-09SenateFirst Reading Finance
2018-03-08HouseThird Reading Passed (136-0)
2018-03-07HouseSecond Reading Passed
2018-03-07HouseFavorable Report Adopted
2018-03-06HouseFavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
2018-02-20HouseHearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-01-29HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments