MD SB784 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on May 8 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-05-08 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 582
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Altering the time period from 30 to 45 days within which a covered employee must report to the employer a hernia caused by an accidental personal injury or by a strain arising out of and in the course of employment for the purpose of filing a claim for compensation; authorizing a covered employee to file a claim for compensation for a hernia caused by an accidental personal injury within 2 years after the date the accidental personal injury occurred under certain circumstances; and applying the Act prospectively.

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Workers' Compensation - Hernia Claims


Roll Calls

2020-03-18 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 102 N: 31 NV: 2 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2020-03-12 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-05-08SenateEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 582
2020-03-18SenateReturned Passed
2020-03-18HouseThird Reading Passed (102-31)
2020-03-17HouseFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2020-03-17HouseFavorable Report by Economic Matters
2020-03-15HouseHearing 3/16 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-03-12HouseReferred Economic Matters
2020-03-12SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2020-03-10SenateSecond Reading Passed
2020-03-10SenateFavorable Adopted
2020-03-09SenateFavorable Report by Finance
2020-02-07SenateHearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-03SenateFirst Reading Finance


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Labor and Employment9504(n/a)See Bill Text
Labor and Employment9709(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments