HB0280 (CH0453)

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Birth Certificates - Homeless Individuals - Prohibition on Collection of Fee

Sponsored by:

Delegate Moon


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 453

Synopsis:Prohibiting the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene from collecting a fee for issuing a certified or abridged copy of a birth certificate to a homeless individual; requiring the Department to accept as proof of homelessness a signed written statement from a homeless services provider located in the State; requiring that the homeless individual may receive one copy of a birth certificate without a fee in a single transaction; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Moon, Barron, Gutierrez, Hayes, Hill, Krimm, Luedtke, McCray, Reznik, West, K. Young, Jackson, Hammen, Pendergrass, McMillan, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, Miele, Saab, McDonough, Bromwell, Morgan, Kipke, Cullison, Sample-Hughes, Rose, and Krebs
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0931
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
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Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Indigent Persons
Rules and Regulations
Vital Records
Statutes:Article - Health - General

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