SB0266 (CH0083)

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2018 Regular Session



Maryland Health Care Commission – Mortality Rates of African American Infants and Infants in Rural Areas – Study

Sponsored by:

Senator Nathan-Pulliam


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 83

Synopsis:Requiring the Maryland Health Care Commission, in consultation with the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities, the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, the Vital Statistics Administration, and interested stakeholders, to conduct a study on the mortality rates of African American infants and infants in rural areas; requiring the Commission to examine certain factors; requiring the Commission to report its findings and recommendations, including draft legislation establishing a council on infant mortality, by November 1, 2019; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Nathan-Pulliam, Benson, Ferguson, Guzzone, Kelley, McFadden, Ramirez, Robinson, Young, Astle, Feldman, Jennings, Hershey, Klausmeier, Mathias, Middleton, Oaks, Reilly, and Rosapepe
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0716
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
Finance  View Committee HearingHealth and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death
Ethnic Affairs
Health Care Commission
Legislation -see also- Correct Leg; Cur Leg; Emerg Bills
Minorities -see also- Women
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Social Services -see also- Welfare
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April 24, 2018 11:23 A.M.