MD SB12 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous SB963


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on May 18 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-18 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 326
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Renaming the Office of the Inspector General in the Maryland Department of Health to be the Maryland Office of the Inspector General for Health and providing that the Office is an independent unit of the State, rather than a unit in the Department; requiring an annual report by December 1 of the Office's activities investigating fraud and waste of certain funds, referrals to the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, recoveries of mistaken claims paid in error, recoveries of the cost of benefits mistakenly paid, and regulatory changes; etc.

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Maryland Office of the Inspector General for Health


Roll Calls

2021-03-29 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 132 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2021-02-05 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-05-18SenateApproved by the Governor - Chapter 326
2021-03-29SenateReturned Passed
2021-03-29HouseThird Reading Passed (132-0)
2021-03-25HouseFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2021-03-24HouseFavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
2021-03-20HouseHearing canceled
2021-03-17HouseHearing 3/23 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-02-08HouseReferred Health and Government Operations
2021-02-05SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2021-02-03SenateSecond Reading Passed
2021-02-03SenateFavorable Adopted
2021-02-03SenateFavorable Report by Finance
2020-12-23SenateHearing 1/21 at 1:00 p.m.
2021-01-13SenateFirst Reading Finance

Same As/Similar To

HB393 (Crossfiled) 2021-05-18 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 325
SB963 (Carry Over) 2020-03-18 - Second Reading Passed with Amendments


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Health - General2501(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General2502(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General2502.1(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General2506(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments