2007 Regular Session


File Code: Public Health
Sponsored By:
Senators Middleton, Conway, Dyson, Hogan, Pugh, Astle, Della, Edwards, Exum, Garagiola, Kelley, Kittleman, Klausmeier, and Pipkin
Federal Legislation Regarding Medicare Part D and Pharmacy Assistance Programs


Urging the Maryland Congressional Delegation to support federal legislation that would clarify that pharmaceutical companies may assist specified Medicare Part D beneficiaries through pharmacy assistance programs.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Senate Action
First Reading Finance
Hearing 2/7 at 2:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
House Action
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

Sponsored by:

Senator Thomas M. Middleton, District 28
Senator John C. Astle, District 30
Senator Joan Carter Conway, District 43
Senator George W. Della, Jr., District 46
Senator Roy P. Dyson, District 29
Senator George C. Edwards, District 1
Senator Nathaniel Exum, District 24
Senator Rob Garagiola, District 15
Senator Patrick J. Hogan, District 39
Senator Delores G. Kelley, District 10
Senator Allan H. Kittleman, District 9
Senator Katherine Klausmeier, District 8
Senator E. J. Pipkin, District 36
Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Traders; etc
Congress, U.S
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Federal Government
Legislation -see also- Corrective Leg; Curative Leg
Medical Assistance


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: 797070/01     Offered on: February 9, 2007   at: 11:55 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
February 13, 2007: Third Reading Passed (47-0)