MD SB52 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 2 2021 - 50% progression
Action: 2021-03-03 - Referred Health and Government Operations
Pending: House Health and Government Operations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requiring the State designated exchange to participate in a certain advisory committee, maintain a certain data set, and provide data under certain circumstances; authorizing the State designated exchange to use certain data to improve outcomes for patients; establishing the Maryland Commission on Health Equity to employ a health equity framework by taking a collaborative approach to improve health outcomes and reduce health inequities in the State and incorporating health consideration into broad-based decision making; etc.

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Public Health – Maryland Commission on Health Equity (The Shirley Nathan–Pulliam Health Equity Act of 2021)


Roll Calls

2021-03-02 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-03-03HouseReferred Health and Government Operations
2021-03-02SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2021-02-26SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-02-26SenateFavorable with Amendments {117672/1 Adopted
2021-02-26SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Finance
2021-02-24SenateMotion Recommit to Committee (Senator Kelley) Adopted
2021-02-24SenateFavorable with Amendments {217275/1
2021-02-23SenateMotion Laid Over (Senator Jennings) Adopted
2021-02-23SenateFavorable with Amendments {217275/1
2021-02-19SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Finance
2021-01-15SenateHearing 2/02 at 1:00 p.m.
2021-01-13SenateFirst Reading Finance

Same As/Similar To

HB78 (Crossfiled) 2020-12-23 - Hearing 1/26 at 1:30 p.m.


Administrative Agencies
Aging, Department of
Agriculture, Department of
Budget and Management, Department of
Commerce, Department of
Committees and Commissions
Correction, Division of
Disabilities, Department of
Education, State Department of
General Assembly
General Services, Department of
Health Occupations
Housing and Community Development, Department of
Human Services, Department of
Information Technology, Department of
Insurance Administration
Job Training
Juvenile Services, Department of
Labor, Department of
Mental and Behavioral Health
Natural Resources, Department of
Planning, Department of
Public Health
Public Information
School Administration
State Police, Department of
Transportation, Department of
Veterans Affairs, Department of
Work, Labor, and Employment

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Health - General134201(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General134202(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General134203(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General134204(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General134205(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General134206(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General134207(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General4302.3(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments