MD HB953 | 2023 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous HB396


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 46-0)
Status: Introduced on February 10 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2023-02-15 - Hearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: House Health and Government Operations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Authorizing a community-based organization, with the approval of the Maryland Department of Health, to establish an Overdose and Infectious Disease Prevention Services Program to provide a location for the consumption of preobtained drugs, provide sterile needles, administer first aid, and certain other services; authorizing a Program to bill the insurance carrier of an individual who uses the services; authorizing the Department to approve no more than 6 programs, preferably two in urban, two in rural, and two in suburban areas; etc.

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Public Health – Overdose and Infectious Disease Prevention Services Program



2023-02-15HouseHearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m.
2023-02-10HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations

Same As/Similar To

SB618 (Crossfiled) 2023-02-08 - Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m.
HB396 (Carry Over) 2021-02-16 - Hearing 3/11 at 1:30 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Health - General242201(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General242202(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General242203(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General242204(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General242205(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General242206(n/a)See Bill Text

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