2012 Regular Session

SENATE BILL 234

File Code: Public Health Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 439
Sponsored By:
The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Benson, Currie, Ferguson, Kelley, King, Middleton, Peters, Pugh, Rosapepe, and Jones-Rodwell
Entitled:
Maryland Health Improvement and Disparities Reduction Act of 2012

Synopsis:

Requiring the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene to designate specified areas as Health Enterprise Zones in a specified manner; specifying the purpose of establishing Health Enterprise Zones; authorizing the Secretary, in consultation with the Community Health Resources Commission, to adopt specified regulations; authorizing specified nonprofit community-based organizations or local government agencies to apply to the Secretary on behalf of specified areas for designation as specified Health Enterprise Zones; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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Senate Action
1/20
First Reading Finance & Budget and Taxation
1/27
Hearing 2/29 at 1:00 p.m. (Finance)
3/26

Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
3/22
Favorable with Amendments {757173/1 Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
3/23
Third Reading Passed (37-10)
4/3
Returned Passed
House Action
3/25
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
4/4
Re-referred Health and Government Operations
Hearing 4/5 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
4/6
Favorable Report by Health and Government Operations
4/2
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
4/3
Third Reading Passed (94-29)
Action after passage in Senate and House
4/10
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 3

Sponsored by:

President, The
Administration
Senator Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Senator Ulysses Currie, District 25
Senator Bill Ferguson, District 46
Senator Verna L. Jones-Rodwell, District 44
Senator Delores G. Kelley, District 10
Senator Nancy J. King, District 39
Senator Thomas M. Middleton, District 28
Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, District 23
Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator Jim Rosapepe, District 21

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Dentists
Enterprise Zones
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Ethnic Affairs
Grants
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health Care Commission
Health Care Facilities -see also- Clinics; Hospices; etc
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Health Planning and Cost Review
Health Services Cost Review Commission
Higher Education -see also- Comm Colleges; Med Schools; etc.
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Income Tax
Loans -see also- Mortgages
Medical Schools
Mental Health
Minorities -see also- Women
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Nonprofit Organizations
Nurses
Patients
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Psychiatrists
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Reports
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
State Aid
Substance Abuse
Sunset
Tax Credits -see also- Circuit Breaker
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 19-134 , 19-303 , 20-904 , 20-1401 through 20-1407 )
Tax - General
( 10-731 )

Documents

All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments:
Senate
Number: 757173/01     Offered on: March 26, 2012   at: 9:05 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
Senate
Finance
House
Health and Government Operations
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
Senate
March 23, 2012: Third Reading Passed (37-10)
House
April 3, 2012: Third Reading Passed (94-29)