MD SB565 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Passed on May 30 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-30 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 762
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Altering a certain provision of law requiring the Maryland Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities to collaborate with the Maryland Health Care Commission to publish and provide a certain report card to require the Office to also collaborate with certain health occupations boards and to include certain information in the report card; requiring the Office, as permitted by certain privacy laws, to respond to requests for health data that includes race and ethnicity information within 30 days of receipt of the request; etc.

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Public Health - Data - Race and Ethnicity Information


Roll Calls

2021-04-12 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-09 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 130 N: 6 NV: 1 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2021-03-18 - 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 762
2021-04-12SenatePassed Enrolled
2021-04-12SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2021-04-12SenateSenate Concurs House Amendments
2021-04-09HouseThird Reading Passed (130-6)
2021-04-09HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-04-09HouseFavorable with Amendments {296683/1 Adopted
2021-04-09HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
2021-03-19HouseReferred Health and Government Operations
2021-03-18SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2021-03-17SenateSecond Reading Passed
2021-03-17SenateFavorable Adopted
2021-03-16SenateFavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-02-02SenateHearing 2/16 at 1:00 p.m.
2021-01-26SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

Same As/Similar To

HB309 (Crossfiled) 2021-05-30 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 761


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Health - General201004(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General201005(n/a)See Bill Text
Health Occupations1225(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments