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Legislation


2011 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 82

File Code: Public Health Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 203
Sponsored By:
Delegates Morhaim and Kipke
Entitled:
Health Care Decisions Act - "Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment" Form

Synopsis:

Requiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, in conjunction with the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems and the State Board of Physicians, to develop and periodically revise a "Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment" form; requiring specified health care facilities and authorizing other health care providers to use a "Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment" form; repealing provisions of law relating to the "Instructions on Current Life-Sustaining Treatment Options" form; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
1/21
First Reading Health and Government Operations
1/26
Hearing 2/8 at 2:00 p.m.
3/1

Favorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
3/2
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
3/4
Third Reading Passed (136-0)
4/5
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (136-0)
Passed Enrolled
Senate Action
3/7
First Reading Finance
3/16
Hearing 3/24 at 1:00 p.m.
4/4
Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
4/1
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
4/2
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0)
Action after passage in House and Senate
5/19
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 434

Sponsored by:

Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Advance Medical Directives
Assisted Living -see also- Group Homes
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death.
Disclosure
Electronic Government
Emergency Medical Services
Forms
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
Home Care Services -see also- Respite Care
Hospices
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Interstate Affairs
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Nurses
Nursing Homes -see also- Continuing Care; Long-Term Care
Patients
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Rules and Regulations

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 5-602 , 5-602 , 5-608 , 5-608.1 , 5-608.1 , 5-609 , 5-617 , 5-619 , 19-344 )

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:
House
Number: 976681/01     Offered on: March 2, 2011   at: 10:17 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Senate
Number: 427771/01     Offered on: April 5, 2011   at: 10:35 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
House
Health and Government Operations
Senate
Finance
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
House
March 4, 2011: Third Reading Passed (136-0)
April 5, 2011: Third Reading Passed (136-0)
Senate
April 2, 2011: Third Reading Passed (46-0)
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