2010 Regular Session


File Code: Public Health Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 627
Sponsored By:
Delegates Morhaim, Anderson, Glenn, Ali, Aumann, Barnes, Barve, Boteler, Branch, Burns, Cane, Cardin, Carr, G. Clagett, Dumais, Elmore, Feldman, Frank, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Harrison, Hecht, Hucker, Jenkins, Jennings, Kach, Kramer, Krysiak, Lafferty, Levy, McComas, McConkey, McHale, McIntosh, Murphy, Nathan-Pulliam, Proctor, Reznik, Riley, Robinson, Rosenberg, Ross, Schuler, Stein, Stukes, Stull, F. Turner, and Valderrama
Public Health - Medical Marijuana


Requiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to issue a specified request for proposals to select authorized growers of marijuana for medical use; providing for specified requirements of authorized growers; requiring the Department to establish a specified registration program to authorize specified entities to distribute marijuana for medical purposes; authorizing the Department to charge a reasonable fee for the issuance of a specified permit; 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 & Judiciary
Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Susan L. M. Aumann, District 42
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Talmadge Branch, District 45
Delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr., District 10
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Jon S. Cardin, District 11
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Galen R. Clagett, District 3A
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate D. Page Elmore, District 38A
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Guy Guzzone, District 13
Delegate Hattie N. Harrison, District 45
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Charles A. Jenkins, District 3B
Delegate J. B. Jennings, District 7
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5B
Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Carolyn J. Krysiak, District 46
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Murray D. Levy, District 28
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Tony McConkey, District 33A
Delegate Brian K. McHale, District 46
Delegate Maggie McIntosh, District 43
Delegate Peter Murphy, District 28
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate James E. Proctor, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Todd Schuler, District 8
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11
Delegate Melvin L. Stukes, District 44
Delegate Paul S. Stull, District 4A
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Agriculture, Department of
Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Substance Abuse
Criminal Background Investigations
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Fees -see also- Attys` Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates.
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers` Licenses
Pharmacists and Pharmacies
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 13-3001 , 13-3002 , 13-3003 , 13-3004 , 13-3005 , 13-3006 , 13-3007 , 13-3008 , 13-3009 , 13-3010 , 13-3011 , 13-3012 )


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