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MDSB575VetoProviding that certain provisions of law governing the reporting and investigation of workers' compensation insurance fraud claims apply to certain employers who participate in a governmental self-insurance group for workers compensation and to certa...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB792VetoProviding that an insurer is not prohibited from paying certain commissions to licensed insurance producers under commercial insurance policies issued to certain exempt commercial policyholders in a certain manner under certain circumstances; applyin...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB54PassCorrecting certain incorrect cross-references for purposes of certain provisions of law relating to accountable care organizations, incentive-based compensation, and the renewal of certain health benefit plans; altering the triggering events for whic...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 665
MDSB57PassCorrecting an erroneous cross-reference relating to the notice requirements to which a medical professional liability insurer that cancels a policy for nonpayment of a deductible is subject.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 666
MDSB78PassRequiring certain domestic risk retention groups to implement certain governance standards; requiring the boards of directors of certain risk retention groups to have a majority of independent directors; establishing certain standards concerning whet...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 667
MDSB52PassAltering references to certain Medicare supplement policy plans to conform with certain provisions in federal law; etc.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 664
MDSB1001PassAltering the entities for which the State Department of Assessments and Taxation is required to waive a certain filing fee; designating the Maryland Small Business Retirement Savings Board as a body politic and corporate and an instrumentality of the...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 596
MDHB27PassAuthorizing a life insurer to refuse an application for a policy of life insurance on the life of a minor only under certain circumstances; requiring an application for a policy of life insurance on the life of a minor to include a certain consent an...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 430
MDSB168PassAuthorizing a life insurer to refuse an application for a policy of life insurance on the life of a minor only under certain circumstances; requiring an application for a policy of life insurance on the life of a minor to include a certain consent an...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 431
MDSB234PassEntering into the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact; providing the purpose of the Compact is to strengthen access to health care by developing a process to complement existing licensing and provide a streamlined method to allow physicians to becom...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 470
MDSB673PassIncreasing to $50 the maximum cost of educational and promotional materials and articles of merchandise that a person may offer, promise, or give as valuable consideration not specified in a contract of life insurance or health insurance or in an ann...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 486
MDHB946PassRequiring a carrier to provide to an insured under a policy or contract of long-term care insurance a certain contingent benefit upon lapse under certain circumstances; providing that certain benefits of a certain policy or contract of long-term care...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 508
MDHB1615PassEstablishing the Temporary Disability Assistance Program in the Department of Human Services; requiring the Family Investment Administration to be the central coordinating and directing agency of the Program; requiring the Program to be administered ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 408
MDHB1083PassIncreasing to $50 the maximum cost of educational and promotional materials and articles of merchandise that a person may offer, promise, or give as valuable consideration not specified in a contract of life insurance or health insurance or in an ann...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 485
MDHB1078PassProviding that an insurer is not prohibited from paying certain commissions to licensed insurance producers under commercial insurance policies issued to certain exempt commercial policyholders in a certain manner under certain circumstances; applyin...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 513
MDHB1499PassProviding that certain provisions of law governing the reporting and investigation of workers' compensation insurance fraud claims apply to certain employers who participate in a governmental self-insurance group for workers' compensation and to cert...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 533
MDHB1500PassRequiring that, if a self-insured employer, insurer, or the Uninsured Employers' Fund has not waived third-party reimbursement, the Subsequent Injury Fund be reimbursed after the self-insured employer, insurer, or Uninsured Employers' Fund in a certa...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 534
MDSB877PassEstablishing the Promoting ext-Raordinary Innovation in Maryland's Economy Program within the Department of Commerce to provide certain Fortune 100 companies tax credits and benefits for up to 10 years; requiring the Department to administer the Prog...
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2018-04-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 350
MDSB453PassAltering certain references to vehicles and certain automobiles in certain provisions of the Insurance Article for the purpose of consistency.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 192
MDSB652PassSpecifying that a certain insurer that offers or sells a travel insurance policy is required to pay a certain premium tax on certain premiums paid by certain persons; requiring travel insurance to be classified and filed as inland marine insurance; s...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 198
MDHB979PassSpecifying that a certain insurer that offers or sells a travel insurance policy is required to pay a certain premium tax on certain premiums paid by certain persons; requiring travel insurance to be classified and filed as inland marine insurance; s...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 197
MDSB876PassProviding that certain requirements for filing with the Maryland Insurance Commissioner certain rates and supplementary rate information and for modifications of rates and supplementary rate information do not apply to exempt commercial policyholders...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 194
MDHB1127PassProviding that certain requirements for filing with the Maryland Insurance Commissioner certain rates and supplementary rate information and for modifications of rates and supplementary rate information do not apply to exempt commercial policyholders...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 193
MDSB59PassLimiting the application of certain provisions of law relating to antifraud plans to authorized insurers that have in force policies or certificates of insurance in the State.
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 42
MDSB71PassCorrecting an erroneous reference in a certain provision of law authorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to suspend or revoke the certificate of qualification of a surplus lines broker under certain circumstances.
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 43
MDSB137PassExempting a high-deductible health plan from the prohibition on application of a deductible to coverage for male sterilization; requiring the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to forward a certain notice of determination within 5 days of receiving the ...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 65
MDHB718IntroDefining a "direct primary care agreement" as a written contract in which a primary care provider agrees to provide certain primary care services to a patient for a certain fee and for a certain period of time and that has certain elements; excluding...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB596EngrossEntering into the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact; providing the purpose of the Compact is to strengthen access to health care by developing a process to complement existing licensing authority and provide a streamlined method for physicians to ...
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2018-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB945IntroProhibiting a carrier from imposing a premium rate increase for a policy or contract of long-term care insurance in a year in which the carrier, or any entity with which the carrier is affiliated, pays a dividend, or comparable payment, to its shareh...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB983IntroProhibiting, in the years 2019 through 2021, a carrier from imposing an annual increase of a renewal premium rate that exceeds 5% for certain policies or contracts of long-term care insurance.
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1408EngrossEstablishing the Historic Ellicott City Workgroup on Preservation and Flooding to study and design a process for determining instances in which the benefits provided to the historic preservation of the Ellicott City Historic District by adherence to ...
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2018-04-06
Second Reading Passed
MDHB1420EngrossAuthorizing a county or municipality to use money in a local watershed protection and restoration fund on projects for managing extreme volumes of nontidal floodwater that are located in a qualified historic district and do not negatively impact wate...
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2018-04-05
Second Reading Passed
MDSB1231EngrossEstablishing the Temporary Disability Assistance Program in the Department of Human Services; requiring the Family Investment Administration to be the central coordinating and directing agency of the Program; requiring the Program to be administered ...
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2018-04-03
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB189EngrossRepealing obsolete provisions of law that required certain insurers to provide the Maryland Insurance Commissioner with certain information and documents regarding slavery era insurance policies and required the Commissioner to issue a certain report...
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2018-03-22
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1784IntroProviding that an insurance producer that sells a policy of life insurance solely by telephone is deemed to be in compliance with a certain requirement if the life insurer issuing the policy sends a notice via first-class mail within 7 days of the sa...
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2018-03-20
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB744IntroRequiring a certain entity that provides certain coverage for certain contraceptive drugs and devices under certain health insurance policies or contracts to develop a contraceptive coverage information document for certain plans; requiring that the ...
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2018-03-19
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDSB1188IntroProhibiting a local government from entering into certain types of exclusive agreements under certain circumstances; authorizing a local government to impose certain rates and fees for certain purposes under certain circumstances; authorizing a wirel...
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2018-03-19
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB780IntroRequiring a certain entity that provides certain coverage for certain contraceptive drugs and devices under certain health insurance policies or contracts to develop a contraceptive coverage information document for certain plans; requiring that the ...
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2018-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1670IntroProhibiting an insurer, with respect to private passenger motor vehicle insurance, from rating a risk based, in whole or in part, on the credit history of an applicant or insured in any manner; repealing certain provisions of law authorizing an insur...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB1209IntroCreating the State Board of Common Ownership Community Managers in the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation; providing for the composition of the Board and the appointment, terms, and expenses of the Board members; providing that the Act do...
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2018-03-14
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1402IntroProhibiting a pharmacy benefits manager from requiring that a beneficiary use a certain pharmacy or entity to fill a prescription if the pharmacy benefits manager has an ownership interest in the pharmacy or entity or if the pharmacy or entity has an...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1179IntroProviding that an insurance producer is not prohibited from charging and collecting a fee, not exceeding $30, for services rendered in issuing a certain certificate of insurance or other evidence of coverage on behalf of a commercial policyholder und...
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2018-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB1799IntroAltering a limitation on claiming the income tax credit for eligible long-term care insurance premiums for more than 1 year with respect to the same insured individual; repealing a prohibition on claiming the credit if an individual was covered by lo...
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2018-03-05
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1007IntroAltering the fee which a homeowners association may impose for a certain inspection from $50 to $100; establishing that a homeowners association shall be composed of all lot owners and that the bylaws may authorize the delegation of any power of the ...
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2018-03-02
Hearing 3/02 at 1:00 p.m.
MDSB883IntroAltering the fee which a homeowners association may impose for a certain inspection from $50 to $100; establishing that a homeowners association shall be composed of all lot owners and that the bylaws may authorize the delegation of any power of the ...
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2018-03-01
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB880IntroProviding that an insurance producer is not prohibited from charging and collecting a fee, not exceeding $30, for services rendered in issuing a certain certificate of insurance or other evidence of coverage on behalf of a commercial policyholder und...
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2018-03-01
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDHB363IntroAltering the definition of "qualified distressed county" by altering certain income levels in the definition and renaming it to be "Tier I county"; altering the scope of eligible projects for which a business entity may apply to enroll in the More Jo...
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2018-02-28
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1227IntroIncreasing from 50% to 80% the percent of the cost of providing certain employee commuter benefits that a business may claim as a credit against the income tax and insurance premium tax; providing that the commuter benefits tax credit may be claimed ...
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2018-02-27
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1158IntroCreating the State Board of Common Ownership Community Managers in the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation; providing for the composition of the Board and the appointment, terms, and expenses of the Board members; providing that the Act do...
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2018-02-27
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1767IntroProhibiting a local government from entering into certain types of exclusive agreements under certain circumstances; authorizing a local government to impose certain rates and fees for certain purposes under certain circumstances; authorizing a wirel...
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2018-02-23
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
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