MD HB989 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 5 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-03-13 - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring a hospital to provide certain instructions to the parent or legal guardian of an infant before the hospital discharges the infant into the care of the parent or legal guardian; requiring a hospital before discharging an infant to inquire as to whether a parent or legal guardian is able to provide the infant with a certain environment and a certain item, inform a parent or legal guardian of certain matters, and provide each parent or legal guardian with a certain form; etc.

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Hospitals - Care of Infants After Discharge



2020-03-13HouseUnfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
2020-02-14HouseHearing 3/02 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-05HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations

Same As/Similar To

SB944 (Crossfiled) 2020-03-14 - Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Health - General19308.9(n/a)See Bill Text

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