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Maryland No-Fault Birth Injury Fund

Sponsored by:

Senator Nathan-Pulliam


In the Senate - Hearing 2/25 at 1:00 p.m. (Judicial Proceedings)

Synopsis:Establishing a system for adjudication of a claim involving a birth-related neurological injury; providing equitable compensation, on 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:Senators Nathan-Pulliam, Bates, DeGrange, Ferguson, Guzzone, Hough, Klausmeier, Manno, McFadden, Serafini, and Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0377
Introduced in a prior session as: SB0585 Session: 2015 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2016
Judicial Proceedings  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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