MD SB872 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 19-1)
Status: Passed on May 8 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-05-08 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 621
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Authorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to enforce certain provisions of law under certain applicable powers; requiring the Commissioner to adopt certain regulations under certain circumstances that are consistent with certain federal regulations, rules, and guidance; prohibiting certain carriers from excluding or limiting certain benefits or denying certain coverage because a certain health condition was present on a certain date; etc.

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Health Insurance - Consumer Protections


Roll Calls

2020-03-17 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 106 N: 25 NV: 3 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2020-03-17 - House - Motion Rules Suspend Two Readings Same Day (Delegate Cullison) Adopted (Y: 128 N: 4 NV: 2 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2020-03-15 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 36 N: 9 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2020-05-08SenateEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 621
2020-03-18SenateReturned Passed
2020-03-17HouseThird Reading Passed (106-25)
2020-03-17HouseMotion Rules Suspend Two Readings Same Day (Delegate Cullison) Adopted (128-4)
2020-03-17HouseFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2020-03-16HouseFavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
2020-03-15HouseReferred Health and Government Operations
2020-03-15SenateThird Reading Passed (36-9)
2020-03-12SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-12SenateFloor Amendment {543229/1 (Senator West) Adopted
2020-03-12SenateFavorable with Amendments Adopted
2020-03-12SenateMotion Special Order until Later Today (Senator West) Adopted
2020-03-12SenateCommittee Amendment Adopted
2020-03-12SenateFavorable with Amendments {847273/1
2020-03-12SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Finance
2020-02-04SenateHearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-03SenateFirst Reading Finance

Same As/Similar To

HB959 (Crossfiled) 2020-05-08 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 620


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Insurance15137.1(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A01(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A10(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A11(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A12(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A13(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A14(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A15(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A16(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A17(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A18(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A19(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A2(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A20(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A21(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A22(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A3(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A4(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A5(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A6(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A7(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A8(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15-1A9(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments