MD HB959 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 15-0)
Status: Passed on May 8 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-05-08 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 620
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Authorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to enforce certain provisions of law under certain applicable powers; requiring the Commissioner to adopt certain regulations under certain circumstances that are consistent with certain federal regulations, rules, and guidance; prohibiting certain carriers from excluding or limiting certain benefits or denying certain coverage because a certain health condition was present on a certain date; etc.

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Health Insurance - Consumer Protections


Roll Calls

2020-03-16 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 31 N: 14 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2020-03-10 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 110 N: 28 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2020-05-08HouseEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 620
2020-03-16HouseReturned Passed
2020-03-16SenateThird Reading Passed (31-14)
2020-03-15SenateSecond Reading Passed
2020-03-15SenateFavorable Adopted
2020-03-15SenateFavorable Report by Finance
2020-03-11SenateReferred Finance
2020-03-10HouseThird Reading Passed (110-28)
2020-03-09HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-09HouseFavorable with Amendments {556485/1 Adopted
2020-03-05HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
2020-02-06HouseHearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-05HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations

Same As/Similar To

SB872 (Crossfiled) 2020-05-08 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 621


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Insurance15137.1(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A01(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A10(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A11(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A12(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A13(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A14(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A15(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A16(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A17(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A18(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A19(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A2(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A20(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A21(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A22(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A3(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A4(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A5(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A6(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A7(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A8(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A9(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments