MD HB796 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-0)
Status: Passed on May 13 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-05-13 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 448
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Authorizing the establishment of local maternal mortality review teams in each county; requiring the local health officer to convene the local team under certain circumstances; establishing the purpose and duties of the local teams; authorizing the Maryland Department of Health to release certain information at the discretion of the Secretary of Health; requiring the Secretary to provide copies of certain death certificates to the Maternal Mortality Review Program; etc.

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Public Health - Maternal Mortality Review Program - Establishment of Local Teams


Roll Calls

2019-03-30 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (46-0) (Y: 46 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2019-03-18 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (129-0) (Y: 130 N: 1 NV: 5 Abs: 13) [PASS]


2019-05-13HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 448
2019-04-05HouseReturned Passed
2019-04-05SenateThird Reading Passed (46-0)
2019-04-04SenateSecond Reading Passed
2019-04-04SenateFavorable Report Adopted
2019-04-04SenateFavorable Report by Finance
2019-03-29SenateRereferred to Finance
2019-03-26SenateFirst Reading Senate Rules
2019-03-25HouseThird Reading Passed (129-0)
2019-03-22HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-03-22HouseFavorable with Amendments {566886/1 Report Adopted
2019-03-21HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
2019-02-13HouseHearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-02-08HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments