2008 Regular Session


File Code: Public Health
Sponsored By:
Delegates Mizeur, Benson, Bobo, Bromwell, Donoghue, Gutierrez, Hixson, Howard, Hubbard, Hucker, Ivey, Kullen, McIntosh, Montgomery, Nathan-Pulliam, O'Donnell, Pena-Melnyk, Reznik, Stein, V. Turner, and Weldon
Eliminating Barriers to Enrollment Act


Requiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program and the Maryland Children's Health Program to provide guaranteed eligibility to specified enrollees for up to 12 months and to provide presumptive eligibility to specified enrollees; requiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to provide a specified report to specified committees of the General Assembly on or before December 30, 2008; etc.

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 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Eric M. Bromwell, District 8
Delegate John P. Donoghue, District 2C
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, District 20
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Maggie McIntosh, District 43
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Anthony J. O'Donnell, District 29C
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26
Delegate Richard B. Weldon, Jr., District 3B

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Medical Assistance
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 15-103 , 15-103 )


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