HB1437 (CH0528)

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2018 Regular Session



Maryland Licensure of Direct-Entry Midwives Act - Revisions

Sponsored by:

Delegate Cullison


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 528

Synopsis:Altering the circumstances under which a licensed direct-entry midwife is prohibited from assuming or continuing to take responsibility for a patient's pregnancy and birth care and is required to arrange for the orderly transfer of care of the patient; altering the circumstances under which a licensed direct-entry midwife is required to consult with a health care practitioner; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Cullison, Angel, Hayes, Hill, Kelly, Kipke, Krebs, Miele, Morales, Morgan, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, Platt, Rosenberg, Saab, Sample-Hughes, West, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB1114
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Health and Government Operations  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):Health Occupations
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Diseases -see also- AIDS; Rabies
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Health Care Facilities -see also- Clinics; Hospices; etc
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Statutes:Article - Health Occupations
(8-6C-03, 8-6C-04, 8-6C-07, 8-6C-08, 8-6C-09, 8-6C-10, 8-6C-13)

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May 11, 2018 4:29 P.M.