2008 Regular Session


File Code: Public Health
Sponsored By:
Senators Jacobs and Kittleman
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Umbilical Cord Blood Banking - Educational Publication


Requiring a hospital to allow a pregnant patient to arrange for the donation of umbilical cord blood to a private cord blood bank; requiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, in consultation with specified groups, to develop an educational publication; specifying the content of the publication; requiring the Department to update and distribute a specified publication; requiring providers of obstetrical services to distribute the publication; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Finance
Hearing 3/5 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Finance
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Nancy Jacobs, District 34
Senator Allan H. Kittleman, District 9

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Electronic Government
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Organ Donorship
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Publications -see also- Maryland Register
Public Information

Bill affects the following Statute:

Health - General
( 19-308.7 )


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