2007 Regular Session


File Code: Health Care Facilities and Regulation
Sponsored By:
Delegates Conway, Cane, Donoghue, Eckardt, Elmore, Haddaway, Mathias, Rudolph, Shewell, Smigiel, Sossi, and Walkup
Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Developmental Disability - Freedom of Choice


Providing that it is the policy of the State to recognize the right of individuals with developmental disability who need residential services to live in the setting of their choice, including a State residential center; requiring the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene to approve the admission of an individual with developmental disability to a residential center only if the individual chooses to receive services in a residential center; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Re-referred Health and Government Operations
Hearing 3/21 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Norman H. Conway, District 38B
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate John P. Donoghue, District 2C
Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37
Delegate D. Page Elmore, District 38A
Delegate Jeannie Haddaway, District 37B
Delegate James N. Mathias, Jr., District 38B
Delegate David D. Rudolph, District 34B
Delegate Tanya Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Richard A. Sossi, District 36
Delegate Mary Roe Walkup, District 36

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Community Facilities and Services
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Developmental Disabilities
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Human Rights
State Hospitals

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 7-102 , 7-502 , 7-503 , 7-505 , 7-507 , 7-508 )


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