MD SB84 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Passed on May 30 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-30 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 758
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Authorizing a pharmacist who meets certain requirements to administer maintenance injectable medications to a patient under certain circumstances; requiring the State Board of Pharmacy, by September 1, 2021, and in consultation with the State Board of Physicians and the State Board of Nursing, to adopt regulations establishing standard procedures; requiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program and the Maryland Children's Health Program to provide certain coverage for the administering of certain medications by a licensed pharmacist; etc.

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Pharmacists – Administration of Self–Administered Medications and Maintenance Injectable Medications (Christopher King Access to Treatment Act)


Roll Calls

2021-04-09 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 46 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-07 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 130 N: 7 NV: 2 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2021-02-24 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2021-05-30SenateEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 758
2021-04-09SenatePassed Enrolled
2021-04-09SenateThird Reading Passed (46-1)
2021-04-09SenateSenate Concurs House Amendments
2021-04-07HouseThird Reading Passed (130-7)
2021-04-06HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-04-06HouseFavorable with Amendments {556081/1 Adopted
2021-04-05HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
2021-03-22HouseHearing 3/25 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-03-20HouseHearing canceled
2021-03-17HouseHearing 3/25 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-02-25HouseReferred Health and Government Operations
2021-02-24SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2021-02-23SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-02-23SenateFavorable with Amendments {744831/1 Adopted
2021-02-19SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-01-06SenateHearing 1/26 at 1:00 p.m.
2021-01-13SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

Same As/Similar To

HB135 (Crossfiled) 2021-05-30 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 757


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Health - General15148(n/a)See Bill Text
Health Occupations12101(n/a)See Bill Text
Health Occupations12509(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15716(n/a)See Bill Text

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