2007 Regular Session


File Code: Insurance - Health
Sponsored By:
Delegates Hammen, Ali, Anderson, Barkley, Barnes, Barve, Beidle, Benson, Bobo, Branch, Braveboy, Bronrott, Cane, Cardin, Carter, G. Clagett, V. Clagett, Conway, Davis, Donoghue, Doory, Dumais, Elmore, Feldman, Frush, Gaines, Gilchrist, Glenn, Goldwater, Griffith, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Harrison, Haynes, Healey, Hecht, Heller, Hixson, Holmes, Howard, Hubbard, Hucker, Ivey, Jones, Kaiser, N. King, Kirk, Kramer, Krysiak, Kullen, Lafferty, Lawton, Levi, Love, Manno, McHale, McIntosh, Mizeur, Montgomery, Morhaim, Nathan-Pulliam, Niemann, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, Proctor, Ramirez, Rice, Robinson, Rosenberg, Ross, Simmons, Stein, Stukes, Tarrant, Taylor, F. Turner, Vallario, Vaughn, Waldstreicher, Walker, Weir, Lee, Valderrama, and V. Turner
Children and Working Families Health Care Act of 2007


Requiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide medical care and other health care services to specified parents and specified adults; altering eligibility requirements for participation in the Maryland Children's Health Program; requiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to establish an annual family contribution; requiring the Department to adopt regulations; establishing a Health Care Coverage Fund; establishing the sources and uses of the Health Care Coverage Fund; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations & Ways and Means
Hearing 2/16 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Special Order 3/14 (Delegate Shank) Adopted
Floor Committee Amendment Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Motion vote previous question (Delegate Minnick) Adopted
Third Reading Passed (102-37)
Senate Action
First Reading Finance & Budget and Taxation
Hearing 3/29 at 1:00 p.m.

Sponsored by:

Delegate Peter A. Hammen, District 46
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Talmadge Branch, District 45
Delegate Aisha N. Braveboy, District 25
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Jon S. Cardin, District 11
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Virginia P. Clagett, District 30
Delegate Galen R. Clagett, District 3A
Delegate Norman H. Conway, District 38B
Delegate Dereck E. Davis, District 25
Delegate John P. Donoghue, District 2C
Delegate Ann Marie Doory, District 43
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate D. Page Elmore, District 38A
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Tawanna P. Gaines, District 22
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Cheryl Glenn, District 45
Delegate Marilyn R. Goldwater, District 16
Delegate Melony G. Griffith, District 25
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Guy Guzzone, District 13
Delegate Hattie N. Harrison, District 45
Delegate Keith E. Haynes, District 44
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Henry B. Heller, District 19
Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, District 20
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Adrienne A. Jones, District 10
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Nancy J. King, District 39
Delegate Ruth M. Kirk, District 44
Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Carolyn J. Krysiak, District 46
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Jane E. Lawton, District 18
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Gerron Levi, District 23A
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate Roger Manno, District 19
Delegate Brian K. McHale, District 46
Delegate Maggie McIntosh, District 43
Delegate Heather Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Joseline Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, District 13
Delegate James E. Proctor, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11
Delegate Melvin Stukes, District 44
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Joseph F. Vallario, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Michael L. Vaughn, District 24
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18
Delegate Jay Walker, District 26
Delegate Michael H. Weir, Jr., District 6

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Auditors and Audits
Budget and Management, Department of
Cigarettes -see also- Smoking
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Electronic Government
Federal Government
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health Care Commission
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Health Maintenance Organizations -see also- Manage Care Orgs
Health Planning and Cost Review
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Income Tax
Insurance Administration
Labor and Industry, Division of
Medical Assistance
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Public Information
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
Small Business
Smoking -see also- Cigarettes
State Employees
Substance Abuse
Uncompensated Care
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 15-103 , 15-301 , 15-301 , 15-301.1 , 15-701 , 19-214 , 19-219 , 19-219 , 19-706 )
( 14-504 , 14-504 , 15-418 , 15-1205 , 19-802 , 19-802 , 19-803 , 19-803 , 19-804 )
Tax - General
( 2-1601 , 2-1602 , 2-1603 , 2-1604 , 12-105 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 596080/02     Offered on: March 14, 2007   at: 10:37 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 796383/01     Offered on: March 13, 2007   at: 10:20 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
March 16, 2007: Third Reading Passed (102-37)