MD SB1208 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-2)
Status: Passed on May 8 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-05-08 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 463
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Extending to December 31, 2024, the termination date of the Senior Prescription Drug Assistance Program; altering the period of time during which the subsidy required under the Program may not exceed a certain amount; repealing the requirement that the Program annually provide a certain subsidy of up to the full amount of the Medicare Part D coverage gap; etc.

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Senior Prescription Drug Assistance Program - Sunset Extension and Repeal of Subsidy for Medicare Part D Coverage Gap


Roll Calls

2018-03-30 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (136-0) (Y: 137 N: 1 NV: 3 Abs: 8) [PASS]
2018-03-22 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (47-0) (Y: 48 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2018-05-08SenateApproved by the Governor - Chapter 463
2018-04-09SenateReturned Passed
2018-04-07HouseThird Reading Passed (136-0)
2018-04-06HouseSecond Reading Passed
2018-04-06HouseFavorable Report Adopted
2018-04-06HouseFavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
2018-04-04HouseHearing 4/04 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-03-30HouseRereferred to Health and Government Operations
2018-03-27HouseFirst Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
2018-03-26SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2018-03-23SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2018-03-23SenateFavorable with Amendments {607179/1 Report Adopted
2018-03-23SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Finance
2018-03-21SenateHearing 3/21 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-02-26SenateRereferred to Finance
2018-02-23SenateFirst Reading Senate Rules


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