2009 Regular Session


File Code: Public Health Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 963
Sponsored By:
Delegates Kipke, Ali, Barkley, Benson, Cardin, Carr, Costa, Donoghue, Eckardt, Elliott, Elmore, Frush, George, Haddaway, Howard, Hubbard, Kach, Krebs, Kullen, Myers, Olszewski, Pena-Melnyk, Reznik, Riley, Robinson, Schuh, Shewell, Sophocleus, Sossi, Stocksdale, Taylor, F. Turner, Waldstreicher, Weldon, Hammen, Bromwell, McDonough, Montgomery, Morhaim, Nathan-Pulliam, Oaks, Tarrant, V. Turner, and Manno
Health - Maryland Commission on Autism


Establishing the Maryland Commission on Autism; requiring the Commission to develop a specified statewide plan; requiring the Commission to advise and make recommendations to the Governor, General Assembly, and specified State agencies; requiring the Commission to report findings and recommendations to the General Assembly on or before specified dates regarding the development of a statewide plan; terminating the Act at the end of September 30, 2012; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 2/17 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (135-0)
Returned Passed
Senate Action
First Reading Senate Rules
Re-referred Finance
Hearing 4/13 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable Report by Finance
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
Motion two readings same day Const/Rule 24 (Senator Klausmeier) Adopted
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
Action after passage in House and Senate
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 338

Sponsored by:

Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate Eric M. Bromwell, District 8
Delegate Jon S. Cardin, District 11
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Robert A. Costa, District 33B
Delegate John P. Donoghue, District 2C
Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37B
Delegate Donald B. Elliott, District 4B
Delegate D. Page Elmore, District 38A
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Ron George, District 30
Delegate Jeannie Haddaway, District 37B
Delegate Peter A. Hammen, District 46
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5B
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate Pat McDonough, District 7
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate LeRoy E. Myers, Jr., District 1C
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate John A. Olszewski, Jr., District 6
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Steven R. Schuh, District 31
Delegate Tanya T. Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Theodore Sophocleus, District 32
Delegate Richard A. Sossi, District 36
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18
Delegate Richard B. Weldon, Jr., District 3B

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Community Facilities and Services
Developmental Disabilities
Health -see also- Mental Health
Special Education

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 13-2801 , 13-2802 , 13-2803 , 13-2804 , 13-2805 , 13-2806 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 566686/01     Offered on: April 9, 2009   at: 12:24 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
April 4, 2009: Third Reading Passed (135-0)
April 10, 2009: Third Reading Passed (44-0)