Medical Liability

Legislation/IssuesSynopsisResourcesNew This Week/Upcoming Dates
SB 210 (HB 508) - COVID-19 Claim - Civil Immunity Providing civil immunity from liability for a COVID-19 claim to a person who acts in compliance with certain statutes, rules, regulations, executive orders, and agency orders, unless the person acted with gross negligence or intentional wrongdoing; providing that certain deviations from certain statutes, rules, regulations, executive orders, and agency orders does not deny a person civil immunity provided for under the Act; limiting the effect of the civil immunity provided for under the Act; etc. SB 210

HB 508

Hearing 1/26 at 1:00 p.m. (12/28)

Hearing 2/03 at 1:30 p.m. (1/26)
SB 311 (HB 25) - Catastrophic Health Emergencies - Health Care Providers - Definition and Immunity (Maryland Health Care Heroes Protection Act) Altering the definition of "health care provider" for purposes of certain provisions of law governing catastrophic health emergencies to include an employee, an agent, or a contractor of a health care facility who provides or assists in the provision of health care services; specifying the acts and omissions for which and altering the circumstances under which a health care provider has civil and criminal immunity related to a catastrophic health emergency; applying the Act retroactively; etc. SB 311

HB 25

1- SB 311- Health Care Heroes Act- Written Testimony_FINAL.pdf (2-10)

Hearing 2/02 at 1:00 p.m. (12/28)

Hearing 2/03 at 1:30 p.m. (Judiciary) and Hearing canceled (Health and Government Operations) (1/15)
HB 1106 - Civil Actions - Immunity From Liability - COVID-19 Exposure Providing that an owner, lessee, or tenant of a premises is immune from civil liability for injury or death relating to the exposure of others on the premises to COVID-19 so long as the owner, lessee, or tenant, or an agent of the owner, lessee, or tenant, was following and enforcing local, State, and federal guidelines in effect at the time of the exposure or alleged exposure; and providing for the retroactive application of the Act. HB 1106

Hearing 3/03 at 1:30 p.m. (2/5)