MD HB129 | 2022 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 12 2022 - 25% progression
Action: 2022-01-18 - Hearing 1/26 at 2:30 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
Pending: House Health and Government Operations Committee
Hearing: Jan 26 @ 2:30 pm House Health and Government Operations Hearing
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to require that proposals requesting Behavioral Health Crisis Response Grant Program funding contain response standards that minimize law enforcement interaction for individuals in crisis; altering the definition of "mobile crisis team" to include prioritizing limiting interaction of law enforcement with individuals in crisis; and requiring each public safety answering point to develop a written policy for calls involving an individual suffering an active mental health crisis.

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Behavioral Health Crisis Response Services and Public Safety Answering Points – Modifications



2022-01-18HouseHearing 1/26 at 2:30 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
2022-01-18HouseHearing canceled (Health and Government Operations)
2022-01-18HouseHearing 1/18 at 2:30 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
2022-01-12HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations and Judiciary

Same As/Similar To

SB12 (Crossfiled) 2022-01-14 - Hearing 1/25 at 1:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Health - General101401(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General5208(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety1304(n/a)See Bill Text

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Bill Comments