MD SB871 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 5 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-03-12 - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Prohibiting a licensed physician from being subject to an investigation by the State Board of Physicians or disciplinary action by a disciplinary panel based solely on the fact that the physician recommended or provided a certain alternative treatment to an individual; providing that the Act may not be construed to prohibit the Board from denying a license or investigating a licensed physician, or a disciplinary panel from taking certain actions, for certain other purposes; defining "alternative treatment"; etc.

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State Board of Physicians - Discipline for Alternative Treatments - Prohibition



2018-03-12SenateUnfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
2018-03-07SenateHearing canceled
2018-03-07SenateHearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-02-05SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs


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