MD HB132 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 13 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-29 - Hearing 2/16 at 1:30 p.m.
Pending: House Health and Government Operations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Altering the minimum age, from 16 years to 12 years, at which a minor has the same capacity as an adult to consent to consultation, diagnosis, and certain treatment of a mental or emotional disorder by a health care provider or clinic; and providing that a health care provider may decide to provide certain information to a certain parent, guardian, or custodian under certain provisions of law unless the health care provider believes the disclosure will lead to harm to the minor or deter the minor from seeking care.

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Title

Health – Mental and Emotional Disorders – Consent (Mental Health Access Initiative)

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-29HouseHearing 2/16 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-13HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations
2020-09-22HousePre-filed

Same As/Similar To

SB41 (Crossfiled) 2021-02-19 - Referred Health and Government Operations

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