2007 Regular Session


File Code: Health Care Facilities and Regulation Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 628
Sponsored By:
Delegates Eckardt, Dwyer, Haddaway, McComas, Shank, and Smigiel
Repeal of Certificate of Need Requirements - Health Care Facilities Other Than Home Health Agencies and Hospices


Altering requirements that specified health facilities obtain a certificate of need in order to build a new facility or expand a facility; repealing specified provisions relating to certificates of need for specified facilities; altering specified definitions; repealing specified definitions; requiring the Maryland Health Care Commission to develop a specified comprehensive plan for emergency medical services; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 3/8 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37
Delegate Donald H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate Jeannie Haddaway, District 37B
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Christopher B. Shank, District 2B
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Emergency Medical Services
Health Care Commission
Health Planning and Cost Review
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Nursing Homes -see also- Continuing Care; Long Term Care

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 19-114 , 19-118 , 19-119 , 19-120 , 19-121 , 19-126 , 19-129 , 19-3B-04 , 19-319 , 19-4A-05 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered