MD SB103 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on May 8 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-05-08 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 140
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Prohibiting health occupations boards and disciplinary panels from reprimanding a licensee or certificate holder, placing a licensee or certificate holder on probation, or suspending or revoking a license of a licensee or the certificate of a certificate holder solely on the basis of a licensee's or certificate holder's use of a diagnostic evaluation or treatment that is integrative, complementary, alternative, or nonconventional, including in the treatment of Lyme disease or tick-borne illnesses.

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Health Occupations - Diagnostic Evaluation and Treatment of Patients - Disciplinary Actions (The Patient's Access to Integrative Healthcare Act of 2020)


Roll Calls

2020-03-17 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2020-03-15 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 131 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 8) [PASS]
2020-02-28 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 43 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2020-05-08SenateEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 140
2020-03-17SenatePassed Enrolled
2020-03-17SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2020-03-17SenateSenate Concurs House Amendments
2020-03-15HouseThird Reading Passed (131-0)
2020-03-15HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-15HouseFavorable with Amendments {986284/1 Adopted
2020-03-15HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
2020-03-02HouseReferred Health and Government Operations
2020-02-28SenateThird Reading Passed (43-0)
2020-02-26SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-02-26SenateFavorable with Amendments {954531/1 Adopted
2020-02-25SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2020-01-08SenateHearing 1/21 at 1:30 p.m.
2020-01-08SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

Same As/Similar To

HB259 (Crossfiled) 2020-05-08 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 139


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Health Occupations1604(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments