MD SB557 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 26 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-26 - Hearing 2/17 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: Senate Finance Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to provide training for certain staff who assist callers on a certain hotline to ensure that the staff are able to provide counseling for suicidal persons who may be in crisis; requiring certain facilities to ensure that suicidal patients and patients who have attempted suicide are treated in a certain manner; requiring certain facilities to ensure that certain staff act in a certain manner and receive certain training; etc.

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Suicide Treatment Improvements Act



2021-01-26SenateHearing 2/17 at 1:00 p.m.
2021-01-26SenateFirst Reading Finance

Same As/Similar To

HB442 (Crossfiled) 2021-01-21 - Hearing 2/09 at 1:30 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Health - General101003(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General10701(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General10709(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General5501(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15802(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety3201(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety3207(n/a)See Bill Text

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