MD HB812 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on April 13 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-04-13 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 66
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Requiring the Maryland Department of Health, in consultation with 2-1-1 Maryland, to make certain recommendations relating to the establishment of an opt-in mental health services phone call program that would require a center to call individuals who have opted into the mental health services phone call program on a periodic basis and attempt to connect individuals to a provider of mental health services under certain circumstances; authorizing the Governor to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation to carry out the Act; etc.

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2-1-1 Maryland - Mental Health Services Phone Call Program (The Thomas Bloom Raskin Act)


Roll Calls

2021-03-29 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-12 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 136 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 4) [PASS]


2021-04-13HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 66
2021-03-30HouseReturned Passed
2021-03-29SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2021-03-26SenateFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2021-03-26SenateFavorable Report by Finance
2021-03-16SenateReferred Finance
2021-03-12HouseThird Reading Passed (136-0)
2021-03-11HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-03-11HouseFloor Amendment {223729/1 (Delegate Cullison) Adopted
2021-03-11HouseFavorable with Amendments {406181/1 Adopted
2021-03-10HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
2021-02-04HouseHearing 2/23 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-29HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations

Same As/Similar To

SB719 (Crossfiled) 2021-04-13 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 67


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Health - General241204(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments