What are the next steps for creating the regulations?
Draft regulations are now available. These are for discussion purposes only and are not officially adopted or proposed regulations. You are encouraged to send comments about the draft regulations to FAMLI.email@example.com.
The Maryland General Assembly is currently considering legislation that is expected to make changes to the Time to Care Act. The proposed legislation would also shift FAMLI's implementation timeline. You can read the legislation here:
You can stay up to date on the latest information about the legislation.
Track the House bill here
Track the Senate bill here
How did the FAMLI Division develop the draft regulations?
From June-September 2023, the Division hosted an informal regulatory engagement process. This process included:
Seven virtual meetings to hear directly from members of the public through prepared comments, as well as live questions and answers
Discussion documents that shared the Division’s most pressing questions on a number of important topics, including: private plans, self-employed individuals, contributions, dispute resolution, and claims.
Draft outlines to share the Division’s latest thinking based on public feedback.
Where can I find the discussion documents?
Here are the discussion documents focused on:
Where can I find the draft outlines?
Here are the draft outlines focused on: