2008 Regular Session


File Code: Health Occupations Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 884
Sponsored By:
Delegates Feldman, Ali, Barve, Bobo, Boteler, Dumais, Kach, Kipke, Kullen, Montgomery, Rice, and Weldon
Health Occupations - Complementary Alternative Medicine Health Care Providers - Scope of Practice


Providing that the provisions of the Maryland Medical Practice Act do not prohibit individuals from administering treatments or providing advice regarding the human body and its functions to another individual if the individual providing the treatment or advice does not act in a specified manner and requires the individuals receiving the treatment or advice to sign a declaration of informed consent that includes specified information.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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

Sponsored by:

Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5B
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate Richard B. Weldon, Jr., District 3B

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations

Bill affects the following Statute:

Health Occupations
( 14-102 )


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