SB0792 (CH0383)

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2015 Regular Session



Public Health - Nondiscrimination in Access to Anatomical Gifts and Organ Transplantation

Sponsored by:

Senator Astle


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 383

Synopsis:Prohibiting specified entities from taking specified actions regarding organ transplantation and anatomical gifts solely on the basis of an individual's disability; prohibiting specified insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations from denying coverage for organ transplantations solely on the basis of an insured's or enrollee's disability; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Astle, Benson, Feldman, Hershey, Jennings, Kelley, Klausmeier, Mathias, Middleton, Pugh, and Reilly
Additional Facts:Bill is an Emergency Bill
Cross-filed with: HB1122
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): Upon Enactment
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Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Assisted Living -see also- Group Homes
Circuit Courts
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Correctional Institutions -see also- Patuxent Institution
Counselors -see also- Social Workers
Developmental Disabilities
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Emergency Bills
Federal Government
Group Homes -see also- Assisted Living
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health Care Facilities -see also- Clinics; Hospices; etc
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health Maintenance Organizations -see also- Manage Care Orgs
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Organ Donorship
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
State Hospitals
Statutes:Article - Health - General
(20-1601 through 20-1606)
Article - Insurance

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October 24, 2017 4:50 P.M.