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Maryland No-Fault Birth Injury Fund

Sponsored by:

Senator Kelley


In the Senate - Hearing 2/23 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 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:Senators Kelley, Bates, DeGrange, Eckardt, Ferguson, Nathan-Pulliam, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1347
Introduced in a prior session as: SB0513 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2017
Judicial Proceedings  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 1:13 P.M.