2009 Regular Session


File Code: Insurance - Health
Sponsored By:
Senators Garagiola, Currie, Exum, Forehand, Harrington, Jones, Kelley, King, Klausmeier, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Muse, Peters, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, Stone, and Zirkin
Maryland Covers All Children Act of 2009


Altering eligibility requirements for participation in the Maryland Children's Health Program; requiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to establish an annual family contribution; requiring specified residents of the State to obtain and maintain health care coverage on and after a specified date; reducing the exemption amount for a dependent child an individual or married couple may claim on the income tax return under specified circumstances; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Finance & Budget and Taxation
Hearing 3/4 at 1:00 p.m. (Finance)
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Rob Garagiola, District 15
Senator Ulysses Currie, District 25
Senator Nathaniel Exum, District 24
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator David C. Harrington, District 47
Senator Verna L. Jones, District 44
Senator Delores G. Kelley, District 10
Senator Nancy J. King, District 39
Senator Katherine Klausmeier, District 8
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Nathaniel J. McFadden, District 45
Senator C. Anthony Muse, District 26
Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, District 23
Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator James N. Robey, District 13
Senator Norman R. Stone, Jr., District 6
Senator Bobby A. Zirkin, District 11

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Health Care Commission
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Income Tax
Medical Assistance
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 15-301 , 15-301 , 15-301.1 , 20-501 )
( 15-1301 )
Tax - General
( 10-211.1 )


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