2009 Regular Session


File Code: Workers' Compensation
Sponsored By:
Delegates Taylor, Carr, Holmes, Robinson, and V. Turner
Workers' Compensation Commission - Medical Examinations and Evaluations - Hearings


Requiring physicians conducting medical examinations and evaluations of a permanent impairment for Workers' Compensation Commission hearings to be licensed physicians in Maryland; prohibiting physicians under the Act from rendering opinions outside their area of expertise; providing that the State's medical malpractice laws apply to physicians under the Act; 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 Economic Matters
Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Medical Malpractice
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Workers` Compensation

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Labor and Employment
( 9-720 , 9-721 , 9-721.1 )


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