2010 Regular Session


File Code: Workers' Compensation Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 646
Sponsored By:
Delegates Feldman, Barkley, Braveboy, Harrison, Hecht, King, Kirk, Love, Manno, Mathias, McHale, Minnick, Taylor, and Vaughn
Workers' Compensation - Medical Presumptions


Altering the occupational disease presumption under the workers' compensation law as applied to specified individuals; providing that specified diseases and cancers are considered occupational diseases suffered in the line of duty and are compensable in a specified manner; providing that the Act shall be construed to carry out the intent of the Maryland General Assembly that workers' compensation presumptions related to occupational diseases and cancers be considered rebuttable; 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 3/3 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (113-24)
Senate Action
First Reading Senate Rules
Re-referred Finance
Hearing 4/7 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled

Sponsored by:

Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Aisha N. Braveboy, District 25
Delegate Hattie N. Harrison, District 45
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate James J. King, District 33A
Delegate Ruth M. Kirk, District 44
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate James N. Mathias, Jr., District 38B
Delegate Brian K. McHale, District 46
Delegate Joseph J. Minnick, District 6
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14
Delegate Michael L. Vaughn, District 24

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death.
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Diseases -see also- AIDS; Rabies
Emergency Medical Services
Fire Protection
Rescue Squads -see also- Ambulances; Emergency Medical Serv.
Workers` Compensation
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc

Bill affects the following Statute:

Labor and Employment
( 9-503 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Number: 373097/01     Offered on: March 29, 2010   at: 11:39 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
Economic Matters
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
March 26, 2010: Third Reading Passed (113-24)