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Maryland No-Fault Birth Injury Fund

Sponsored by:

Delegate Cullison


In the House - Hearing 3/06 at 2:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)

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 Cullison, Kipke, Barve, Beitzel, Bromwell, Carey, Cluster, Dumais, Ebersole, Frick, Frush, Glenn, Healey, Kaiser, Kelly, Kittleman, Kramer, Krebs, Krimm, Lam, R. Lewis, Mautz, McComas, Morgan, Morhaim, Oaks, Reznik, Rose, Szeliga, West, B. Wilson, and P. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0877
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0377 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2017
Health and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Hearings, Office of
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest
Medical Malpractice
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
(3-2D-01 through 3-2D-08)
Article - Health - General
(20-1801 through 20-1803)
Article - Insurance
(32-101 through 32-304)

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November 28, 2017 1:06 P.M.