and House passed
the Maryland Hepatitis C Advisory Council Bill!
The Governor will be signing this legislation into
The particulars of when the first organizational meeting
will occur or selection of the task force members has
not yet been discussed, but I wanted you guys to be the
first to know that the bill passed. The House bill (Shirley's
bill) will also likely pass (same language).
The bill after many years establishes the Advisory Council
on Hepatitis C the board will be in effect for 2 years
by law with an extension of longer time being a viable
Thank you for making this a possibility.
As we move forward I will send out details on the creation