2012 Regular Session


File Code: Public Health
Sponsored By:
Delegates Nathan-Pulliam, Braveboy, Costa, Cullison, Donoghue, Glenn, Hubbard, Kach, A. Kelly, A. Miller, Murphy, Pena-Melnyk, Ready, Reznik, Tarrant, and Washington
Multicultural Health Care Equity Certification and Accreditation - Work Group


Requiring the Maryland Health Care Commission to convene a Work Group on multicultural health care equity certification and accreditation to provide recommendations to strengthen cultural competency and health literacy training and assessments; providing for the membership of the Work Group; requiring the Work Group to develop specified criteria, standards, and programs and to make specified recommendations; requiring the Work Group to make a specified report to specified committees of the General Assembly on or before January 1, 2013; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Aisha N. Braveboy, District 25
Delegate Robert A. Costa, District 33B
Delegate Bonnie Cullison, District 19
Delegate John P. Donoghue, District 2C
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5B
Delegate Ariana B. Kelly, District 16
Delegate Aruna Miller, District 15
Delegate Peter Murphy, District 28
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Justin Ready, District 5A
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Mary L. Washington, District 43

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Ethnic Affairs
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health Care Commission
Health Care Facilities -see also- Clinics; Hospices; etc
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Managed Care Organizations -see also- Health Maint Orgs
Minorities -see also- Women
Nursing Homes -see also- Continuing Care; Long-Term Care


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
Committee Votes :
Health and Government Operations