2008 Regular Session


File Code: Insurance - Health
Sponsored By:
Delegates Elliott, Bartlett, Bates, Benson, G. Clagett, Donoghue, Hammen, Hecht, Hubbard, Kipke, Krebs, Kullen, McKee, Mizeur, Montgomery, Morhaim, Nathan-Pulliam, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, Reznik, Riley, Schuh, Stull, Tarrant, V. Turner, and Weldon
Health Care Coverage - Personal Responsibility


Imposing a surcharge on the income tax of individuals with income above a specified level; providing that the surcharge does not apply if the individuals had health care coverage or did not reside in the State; providing for exceptions; requiring the revenues from the surcharge to be distributed to the Health Care Coverage Fund to be used for specified purposes; requiring the Comptroller to widely publicize the requirements of the Act; 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 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Donald B. Elliott, District 4B
Delegate Joseph R. Bartlett, District 4A
Delegate Gail H. Bates, District 9A
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate Galen R. Clagett, District 3A
Delegate John P. Donoghue, District 2C
Delegate Peter A. Hammen, District 46
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Robert A. McKee, District 2A
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A
Delegate Steven R. Schuh, District 31
Delegate Paul S. Stull, District 4A
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
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
Income Tax
Medical Assistance
Public Information
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 15-1301 )
Tax - General
( 10-106.2 , 10-910 )


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