MD HB881 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on May 18 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-18 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 155
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Requiring residential treatment facilities to report complaints of sexual abuse and sexual harassment within 24 hours of receiving the complaint to the Behavioral Health Administration, the Office of Health Care Quality, or in the case of a minor, to Child Protective Services; requiring the Office and the Administration to develop and implement a certain reporting system; requiring facilities to develop and implement policies and procedures for responding to complaints of sexual abuse and harassment; etc.

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Mental Health Facilities - Sexual Abuse and Harassment - Reporting and Prevention


Roll Calls

2021-04-06 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-17 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 136 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 5) [PASS]


2021-05-18HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 155
2021-04-06HouseReturned Passed
2021-04-06SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2021-04-01SenateSecond Reading Passed
2021-04-01SenateFavorable Adopted
2021-04-01SenateFavorable Report by Finance
2021-03-18SenateReferred Finance
2021-03-17HouseThird Reading Passed (136-0)
2021-03-16HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-03-16HouseFavorable with Amendments {886488/1 Adopted
2021-03-15HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
2021-02-11HouseHearing 3/02 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-29HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations

Same As/Similar To

SB815 (Crossfiled) 2021-05-18 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 156


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Health - General10101(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General10701(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General10705(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments