MD SB773 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on May 13 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-05-13 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 525
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Altering, from 20% to 25%, the percentage of an expert's professional activities that may have been devoted to certain activities that directly involve testimony in personal injury claims during the 12 months immediately before the date when the claim was first filed in order for the expert to qualify to testify in relation to a certain proceeding; establishing that a certain health care provider shall be deemed to have met a certain requirement during the pendency of a claim under certain circumstances; etc.

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Health Care Malpractice Qualified Expert - Qualification


Roll Calls

2019-03-30 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (135-3) (Y: 135 N: 3 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2019-03-29 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (44-0) (Y: 44 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2019-05-13SenateApproved by the Governor - Chapter 525
2019-04-08SenateReturned Passed
2019-04-06HouseThird Reading Passed (135-3)
2019-04-05HouseSecond Reading Passed
2019-04-05HouseFavorable Report Adopted
2019-04-05HouseFavorable Report by Judiciary
2019-04-05HouseHearing 4/05 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-04-05HouseRereferred to Judiciary
2019-04-04HouseFirst Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
2019-04-04SenateThird Reading Passed (44-0)
2019-04-03SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-04-03SenateFavorable with Amendments {338570/1 Report Adopted
2019-04-03SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
2019-02-06SenateHearing 3/06 at 12:00 p.m.
2019-02-04SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments 750