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2017 Regular Session



Health Occupations - Maryland Community Health Worker Act

Sponsored by:

Delegate Lam


In the Senate - Recommitted to Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs (Senator Conway)

Synopsis:Establishing the State Board of Community Health Workers; specifying the purpose and composition of the Board; specifying the terms of a Board member; requiring the Governor to appoint a new member, within a specified time period, if a vacancy on the Board occurs; authorizing the Governor to remove a member of the Board under specified circumstances; requiring the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene to serve as the chair of the Board; requiring the Board to elect specified officers from among its members; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Lam, Barve, Brooks, Hill, Jones, Krimm, Patterson, Turner, K. Young, Pendergrass, Bromwell, Angel, Cullison, Hayes, Kelly, Kipke, Metzgar, Morales, Pena-Melnyk, Platt, Rosenberg, Sample-Hughes, and West
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0988
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Health and Government Operations  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):Health Occupations
Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Community Facilities and Services
Criminal Background Investigations
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Social Workers
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - Health Occupations
(3.5-101 through 3.5-502)
Article - State Government

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November 28, 2017 1:05 P.M.