MD HB1654 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)
Status: Introduced on March 2 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-03-02 - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Pending: House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring a prescriber to notify the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program as to whether the prescriber has received education regarding the risks of opioid use, is aware that an opioid overdose reversal drug is available, and has prescribed or dispensed an opioid overdose reversal drug if the prescriber prescribes or dispenses an opioid in a dosage of 50 morphine milligram equivalents or more; and prohibiting a prescriber from being required to make a certain notification more than once.

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Prescription Drug Monitoring Program - Prescribers of Opioids - Notification Requirement



2020-03-02HouseFirst Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Health - General212A-02(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General212A-04.2(n/a)See Bill Text

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