MD SB215 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous SB1062


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on May 30 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-30 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 710
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Requiring a certain person to attach a copy of an order of the court establishing parentage to a certificate of birth under certain circumstances; requiring, for a birth involving a gestational carrier in which parentage is determined by a certain court, that a certain person enter certain information on the forms provided by the Secretary of Health and attach a certain order to the forms; requiring the Division of Vital Records to immediately take certain actions on receipt of certain documents; etc.

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Maryland Department of Health - Birth Registration - Gestational Carriers


Roll Calls

2021-03-29 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 132 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2021-02-09 - 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 710
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.
2021-02-11HouseReferred Health and Government Operations
2021-02-09SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2021-02-05SenateSecond Reading Passed
2021-02-05SenateFavorable Adopted
2021-02-05SenateFavorable Report by Finance
2020-12-23SenateHearing 1/28 at 1:00 p.m.
2021-01-13SenateFirst Reading Finance

Same As/Similar To

SB1062 (Carry Over) 2020-03-16 - Referred Judiciary Health and Government Operations
HB549 (Crossfiled) 2021-05-30 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 709


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Health - General4208(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General4226(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments