Maryland Lawmaker-doctor Won’t Face Ethics Violation for Tuning into Legislative Meetings from OR

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Wednesday, November 24, 2021

A Maryland lawmaker who is also a doctor will not face ethics sanctions for joining public video meetings from the operating room.

The General Assembly’s Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics met on Monday to discuss a complaint filed against Del. Terri Hill, who acknowledged logging into Zoom for legislative meetings twice earlier this year.

“The Ethics Committee was not presented with evidence that Delegate Hill engaged in conduct that violates the standards of legislative ethics,” committee co-chairs Sen. George Edwards and Del. Sandy Bartlett wrote in a letter dated Wednesday that was sent to Dr. Alan Robin, who had filed a complaint about Hill.

The letter, which Robin provided to The Baltimore Sun, also noted: “The Ethics Committee advises that the State Board of Physicians is responsible for reviewing allegations that a physician violated State law regarding the practice of medicine.”

Read more at Baltimore Sun >>