2010 Regular Session


File Code: Public Health Prior Year Introduction As: HB 1279/09 - HGO Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 1358
Sponsored By:
Senators Pugh, Frosh, Harrington, Jones, Lenett, Madaleno, Middleton, Peters, Raskin, and Rosapepe
Family Planning Works Act


Altering the eligibility requirements for family planning services under the Maryland Medical Assistance Program by requiring the Program to provide those services to all women whose family income is at or below 250 percent of the poverty level; and declaring the intent of the General Assembly to use any long-term savings from this Act to continue the operation of the Upper Shore Community Health Center in Chestertown, Maryland.

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
Hearing 2/17 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 2/24 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator Brian E. Frosh, District 16
Senator David C. Harrington, District 47
Senator Verna L. Jones, District 44
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Thomas M. Middleton, District 28
Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, District 23
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator Jim Rosapepe, District 21

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Birth Control
Kent County
Medical Assistance
Mental Health
State Hospitals

Bill affects the following Statute:

Health - General
( 15-103 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered