2007 Regular Session


File Code: Public Health
Sponsored By:
Delegates Montgomery, Bobo, Bronrott, Elmore, Glassman, Hubbard, Kaiser, N. King, Kramer, Lawton, Lee, Manno, Pendergrass, Ramirez, Riley, Rudolph, Shewell, F. Turner, Waldstreicher, Barkley, Minnick, Benson, Hammen, Bromwell, Donoghue, Elliott, Kach, Kipke, Kullen, Mizeur, Nathan-Pulliam, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, Tarrant, V. Turner, and Weldon
Public Health - Lyme Disease - Public Awareness Campaign


Requiring the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene, in collaboration with other State agencies, to establish and promote a public awareness campaign related to the prevention of Lyme disease and other tick- borne illnesses; providing for the components of the campaign; authorizing the Secretary to use specified resources to carry out the provisions of the Act; and terminating the Act at the end of September 30, 2009.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (138-0)
Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 4/4 at 1:00 p.m.

Sponsored by:

Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Eric M. Bromwell, District 8
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate John P. Donoghue, District 2C
Delegate Donald B. Elliott, District 4B
Delegate D. Page Elmore, District 38A
Delegate Barry Glassman, District 35A
Delegate Peter A. Hammen, District 46
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Nancy J. King, District 39
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Jane E. Lawton, District 18
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Roger Manno, District 19
Delegate Joseph J. Minnick, District 6
Delegate Heather Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Joseline Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, District 13
Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A
Delegate David D. Rudolph, District 34B
Delegate Tanya Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18
Delegate Richard B. Weldon, Jr., District 3B

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Diseases -see also- AIDS; Rabies
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Insects -see also- Bees
News Media
Publications -see also- Maryland Register
Public Information

Bill affects the following Statute:

Health - General
( 18-405 )


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: 906680/01     Offered on: March 24, 2007   at: 3:33 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
March 22, 2007: Third Reading Passed (138-0)