MD SB172 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 22-6)
Status: Passed on May 30 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-30 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 741
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Establishing a Pathways to Health Equity Program in the Community Health Resources Commission to provide the foundation and guidance for a permanent Health Equity Resource Community program; requiring the Program to provide grant funding to reduce health disparities, improve health outcomes, improve access to primary care, promote primary and secondary prevention services, and reduce health care costs; requiring the Commission to establish Health Equity Resource Communities to target State resources to certain areas for certain purposes; etc.

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Maryland Health Equity Resource Act


Roll Calls

2021-04-10 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 97 N: 40 NV: 1 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2021-03-29 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-05-30SenateEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 741
2021-04-12SenateReturned Passed
2021-04-10HouseThird Reading Passed (97-40)
2021-04-08HouseFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2021-04-08HouseFavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
2021-04-06HouseRereferred to Health and Government Operations
2021-03-30HouseReferred Rules and Executive Nominations
2021-03-29SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2021-03-26SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-03-26SenateFavorable with Amendments {379935/1 Adopted
2021-03-25SenateMotion Laid Over (Senator Cassilly) Adopted
2021-03-25SenateFavorable with Amendments {379935/1
2021-03-25SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Budget and Taxation
2021-01-11SenateHearing 1/27 at 1:00 p.m. (Budget and Taxation)
2021-01-13SenateFirst Reading Budget and Taxation and Finance

Same As/Similar To

HB463 (Crossfiled) 2021-05-30 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 742


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Health - General201401(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General201402(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General201403(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General201404(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General201405(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General201406(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General201407(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General201408(n/a)See Bill Text
State Finance and Procurement6226(n/a)See Bill Text
Tax - General10731(n/a)See Bill Text
Tax - General11104(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments