GOVERNOR HOGAN HAS ALLOWED TWO BILLS IMPACTING THE LGBT COMMUNITY IN MARYLAND TO BECOME LAW

Governor Hogan has allowed two bills impacting the LGBT community in Maryland to become law: Senate Bill 413/House Bill 838, sponsored by Senator Cheryl Kagan and Delegate Terri Hill, will prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in insurance coverage for infertility.
Senate Bill 743/House Bill 862, sponsored by Senator Susan Lee and Delegate David Moon allows transgender Marylanders to request a new birth certificate with an updated gender marker when their health care practitioner attests the appropriate treatment has occurred.
(Taken from information provided by Equality Maryland)