MD HB978 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 17-7)
Status: Passed on May 8 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-05-08 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 399
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Requiring, on or after July 1, 2021, pharmacy services administrative organizations to register with the Maryland Insurance Commissioner before providing certain services in the State; requiring certain applicants to file an application on a certain form and pay a certain fee; providing for the expiration and renewal of certain registration; prohibiting certain pharmacy services administrative organizations from entering into certain contracts; providing that a certain notice from the Commissioner constitutes a certain waiver; etc.

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Maryland Insurance Administration - Pharmacy Services Administrative Organizations - Regulation


Roll Calls

2020-03-18 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 133 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2020-03-17 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2020-03-14 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 130 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 9) [PASS]


2020-05-08HouseEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 399
2020-03-18HousePassed Enrolled
2020-03-18HouseThird Reading Passed (133-0)
2020-03-18HouseHouse Concurs Senate Amendments
2020-03-17SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2020-03-17SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-17SenateFloor Amendment {507773/1 (Senator Kramer) Adopted
2020-03-17SenateFavorable Adopted
2020-03-17SenateFavorable Report by Finance
2020-03-15SenateReferred Finance
2020-03-14HouseThird Reading Passed (130-0)
2020-03-13HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-13HouseFavorable with Amendments {566988/1 Adopted
2020-03-13HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
2020-02-06HouseHearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-05HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations

Same As/Similar To

SB915 (Crossfiled) 2020-05-08 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 398


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Insurance152001(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance152002(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance152003(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance152004(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance152005(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance152006(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance152007(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance152008(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance152009(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance152010(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance152011(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance152012(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance152013(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance152014(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance152015(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance152016(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance152017(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance152018(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance152019(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments