MD SB163 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Foward to future SB166
Note: Carry Over of previous SB110


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 19 2021 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-03-24 - Hearing 3/30 at 1:30 p.m.
Pending: House Health and Government Operations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Establishing the Maryland Medical Assistance Program Doula Pilot Program to be administered by the Maryland Department of Health and to provide doula services to program recipients in Baltimore City, Charles County, and Prince George's County who are pregnant or postpartum; requiring the Department to evaluate the effectiveness of the Pilot Program and to report by June 1, 2023, 2024, and 2025, to the Governor and General Assembly on the implementation of the Pilot Program and whether the State should expand the Pilot Program; etc.

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Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Doula Pilot Program


Roll Calls

2021-03-19 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2021-03-24HouseHearing 3/30 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-03-20HouseReferred Health and Government Operations
2021-03-19SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2021-03-19SenateMotion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Simonaire) Adopted
2021-03-18SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-03-18SenateFavorable with Amendments {107677/1 Adopted
2021-03-18SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Finance
2020-12-23SenateHearing 1/26 at 1:00 p.m.
2021-01-13SenateFirst Reading Finance

Same As/Similar To

SB163 (Carry Over) 2021-03-24 - Hearing 3/30 at 1:30 p.m.
SB110 (Carry Over) 2019-12-20 - Hearing 1/30 at 2:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Health - General15141.3(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments