MD HB139 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 32-0)
Status: Introduced on January 21 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-03-16 - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Authorizing the establishment of an Overdose and Infectious Disease Prevention Site Program by a community-based organization to provide a place for the consumption of preobtained drugs, provide sterile needles, administer first aid, and provide certain other services; providing the Maryland Department of Health may approve no more than 6 programs to operate in a single location in an area of high incidence drug use; requiring each program to submit a certain report to certain legislative committees by December 1 of each year; etc.

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Public Health – Overdose and Infectious Disease Prevention Site Program



2019-03-16HouseUnfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
2019-02-04HouseHearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-02-04HouseHearing canceled
2019-01-31HouseHearing 2/13 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-01-21HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations


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