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Maryland No-Fault Birth Injury Fund

Sponsored by:

Delegate Morhaim


In the House - Hearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations and Judiciary)

Synopsis:Establishing a system for adjudication of a claim involving a birth-related neurological injury; providing equitable compensation, on a no-fault basis, for a limited class of catastrophic injuries that result in unusually high costs for custodial care and rehabilitation; establishing the Maryland No-Fault Birth Injury Fund to provide compensation and benefits to eligible claimants; providing for specified premiums and insurance surcharges to be used to finance and administer the Fund; applying the Act prospectively; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Morhaim, Barve, Beitzel, Bromwell, Carey, Cluster, Cullison, Ebersole, Frick, Frush, Gaines, Glenn, Hammen, Healey, Jalisi, Jameson, Kaiser, Kelly, Kipke, Kittleman, Kramer, Krebs, Krimm, Lam, Luedtke, McComas, Miele, Morgan, Oaks, Reznik, B. Robinson, Rose, Stein, Szeliga, Valderrama, M. Washington, West, B. Wilson, K. Young, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0513
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0553 Session: 2015 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2016
Health and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Administrative Hearings, Office of
Attorneys' Fees
Auditors and Audits
Circuit Courts
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health Care Facilities -see also- Clinics; Hospices; etc
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Health Services Cost Review Commission
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Insurance -see also- Health Ins; MAIF; Motor Vehicle Ins
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest
Investments -see also- Securities
Judicial Review -see also- Appeals
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Medical Malpractice
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Public Information
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Salaries and Compensation -see also- Overtime; Reimb. Rates
Social Services -see also- Welfare
State's Attorneys
Statutes of Limitation
Welfare -see also- Social Services
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
(3-2D-01 through 3-2D-08)
Article - Health - General
(20-1701, 20-1702)
Article - Insurance
(32-101 through 32-304)

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October 24, 2017 4:59 P.M.