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Legislation


2011 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 170

File Code: Insurance - Health Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 183
Sponsored By:
The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Hammen, Hubbard, Anderson, Arora, Barnes, Cullison, Dumais, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Hucker, A. Kelly, Lee, Morhaim, Nathan-Pulliam, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, Reznik, Rosenberg, V. Turner, and Zucker
Entitled:
Health Insurance - Conformity with Federal Law

Synopsis:

Altering the circumstances under which a person has the right to a hearing and the right to an appeal from an action of the Maryland Insurance Commissioner; requiring the Commissioner to file specified documents in a court in which a specified appeal is pending; providing that provisions of federal law apply to specified health insurance coverage issued or delivered by insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations; authorizing the Commissioner to enforce provisions of law; 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
1/26
First Reading Health and Government Operations
2/2
Hearing 2/15 at 1:00 p.m.
3/25

Favorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
3/23
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Special Order until next session (Delegate O'Donnell) Adopted
3/24
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
3/26
Third Reading Passed (93-44)
4/3
Returned Passed
Senate Action
3/25
First Reading Finance
3/29
Hearing 3/31 at 1:00 p.m.
4/5
Favorable Report by Finance
4/1
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
4/2
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
Action after passage in House and Senate
4/12
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 4

Sponsored by:

Speaker, The
Administration
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Sam Arora, District 19
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Bonnie Cullison, District 19
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Guy Guzzone, District 13
Delegate Peter A. Hammen, District 46
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Ariana B. Kelly, District 16
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, District 13
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26
Delegate Craig J. Zucker, District 14

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Appeals -see also- Judicial Review
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Disclosure
Federal Government
Health Care Commission
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health Maintenance Organizations -see also- Manage Care Orgs
Hearings
Insurance Administration
Judicial Review -see also- Appeals
Language
Mental Health
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Notices
Ombudsmen
Petitions
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Reports
Small Business
Substance Abuse

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 19-703.1 , 19-706 , 19-732 )
Insurance
( 1-101 , 1-101 , 1-101 , 2-210 , 2-215 , 2-215 , 2-215 , 2-215 , 15-137.1 , 15-416 , 15-605 , 15-802 , 15-10A-01 , 15-10A-01 , 15-10A-01 , 15-10A-01 , 15-10A-01 , 15-10A-02 , 15-10A-03 , 15-10A-04 , 15-10A-04 , 15-10A-05 , 15-10A-10 , 15-10D-01 , 15-10D-02 , 15-10D-05 , 15-1206 , 15-1207 )

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: 956680/01     Offered on: March 25, 2011   at: 11:37 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
House
Health and Government Operations
Senate
Finance
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
House
March 26, 2011: Third Reading Passed (93-44)
Senate
April 2, 2011: Third Reading Passed (46-0)
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