Bills Pending Maryland House Health and Government Operations Committee

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MDHB710IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health, under the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, to reimburse a dental provider for services rendered by a student of dentistry who is engaged in an educational program at a school of dentistry that meets ce...
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2021-01-26
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB731IntroAltering the health care services the Maryland Medical Assistance Program is required to provide through telehealth; altering the circumstances under which the Program is required to provide health care services through telehealth; altering a provisi...
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2021-01-26
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB674IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to conduct site visits and conduct full surveys, within 1, 3, and 6 months after the date of transfer, of a licensed nursing home if the ownership of the nursing home is transferred to a person that does no...
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2021-01-26
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB708IntroRequiring the State Board of Dental Examiners to dispose of certain disciplinary matters within 90 days after a certain hearing; authorizing a certain licensee to provide certain written notice that a decision is due; establishing that a certain deci...
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2021-01-26
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB689IntroAltering a requirement that a certain certificate accompany an application for involuntary admission to certain facilities by providing that the certificate may be of a physician and a licensed certified social worker-clinical; etc.
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2021-01-26
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB709IntroRequiring pharmacy benefits managers to file with the Maryland Insurance Commissioner, beginning January 1, 2022, and every 3 months thereafter, a certain report of all drugs appearing on the National Average Drug Acquisition Cost list that were reim...
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2021-01-26
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB732IntroAuthorizing an out-of-state health care practitioner to provide telehealth services to a patient located in the State in accordance with certain provisions of the Act; requiring a certain health occupations board to register an out-of-state health ca...
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2021-01-26
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB706IntroRequiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to license medical cannabis dispensary grower-processors to grow, process, and dispense medical cannabis if certain requirements are met; providing that an applicant for a dispensary grower...
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2021-01-26
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB737IntroAltering the definition of "contagious disease or virus" for the purposes of certain provisions of law governing the notification of a possible exposure of certain emergency services personnel to include 2019-nCoV; extending certain notification requ...
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2021-01-26
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB667IntroRepealing the State song.
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2021-01-26
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MDHB673IntroAuthorizing the Secretary of Health to authorize an employee of a State facility to work according to an "alternative workweek", which means a work schedule under which a certain employee works atypical shifts and may work less than 40 hours in a wee...
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2021-01-26
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB736IntroEntering the Interstate Licensed Professional Counselors Compact; stating the purpose of the Compact; requiring that a state meet certain requirements to participate in the Compact; establishing duties of member states; authorizing a certain state to...
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2021-01-26
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB676IntroRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim October 14 as Dashain Day, which is a festival originating in parts of South Asia that celebrates and symbolizes the victory of good over evil.
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2021-01-26
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB722IntroRequiring a certain certification agency, in consultation with the Office of the Attorney General, to contract with an independent consultant to conduct a review of the "Business Disparities in the Maryland Market Area" study completed on February 8,...
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2021-01-26
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MDHB416IntroRequiring that the Maryland Department of Health adopt certain regulations that establish specific standards governing memory care and Alzheimer's disease units in assisted living programs, including certain training requirements, certain staffing pa...
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2021-01-25
[Hearing: Feb 3 @ 2:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB29IntroAltering certain circumstances to allow a petition for an emergency evaluation to be made for certain individuals who have a substance use disorder; altering a certain exception to allow for the invountary admission of certain individuals who have a ...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 2 @ 3:45 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB600IntroAltering the definition of "board" for purposes of requiring the State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, and Speech-Language Pathologists to post a list of certain courses, provide certain information on certain courses at ...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB276IntroRequiring a congregate care facility to allow a patient's or resident's family member to visit the patient or resident under certain circumstances; requiring a congregate care facility to allow for an alternate means of communication with the patient...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 2 @ 3:45 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB484IntroProhibiting a health care facility from providing peritoneal dialysis or hemodialysis treatment services unless the individual performing the dialysis procedure has been trained in the peritoneal dialysis or hemodialysis technique being performed; es...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 2 @ 3:45 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB463IntroRequiring the Secretary of Health to designate certain areas as Health Equity Resource Communities in a certain manner; specifying that the purpose of establishing Health Equity Resource Communities is to reduce health disparities, improve health out...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 2 @ 3:45 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB660IntroDefining the terms "service dog", "support dog", and "therapy horse" for the purposes of the provisions of law governing the Maryland Veterans Service Animal Program in the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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2021-01-22
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB535IntroEstablishing the State Board of Sign Language Interpreters in the Maryland Department of Labor for purposes of ensuring effective communications for deaf, deaf-blind, and hard of hearing persons and to promote the public welfare by regulating those w...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB533IntroRequiring the State Treasurer to ensure that any shares held by the State are voted in favor of shareholder resolutions that ask companies to adopt policies of refusing to do business with governments engaging in genocide or crimes against humanity; ...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 17 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB454IntroAltering a State policy to make a payment under a procurement contract or after receipt of a proper invoice in 15 days rather than the current policy of 30 days; requiring each county and municipality to adopt a certain policy; reducing the number of...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 17 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB108IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to require that proposals requesting Behavioral Health Crisis Response Grant Program funding contain certain response standards that minimize law enforcement interaction for individuals in crisis; altering ...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 2 @ 3:45 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB469IntroRequiring the State, for certain construction projects and major renovation projects proposed after December 31, 2021, to require that the project be designed, engineered, and constructed in a manner that allows the roof to withstand the weight of so...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 17 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB509IntroAltering the intent of the General Assembly regarding classification of certain 9-1-1 specialists as first responders; and defining the term "first responder" as an employee of a State or local public safety agency that provides emergency response se...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 17 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB652IntroRequiring the Office of the Attorney General, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health and the Maryland Department of Labor, to produce a guidance document concerning the application of employee protection laws to personal care aides em...
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2021-01-22
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB604IntroSpecifying that the purpose for which licensed funeral establishments and holders of certain permits are authorized to transfer unclaimed cremains of a veteran or an eligible dependent to a veterans service organization under certain circumstances is...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB634IntroClarifying that, for purposes of provisions of law concerning health insurance, a chamber of commerce may be considered an association; repealing certain provisions of law that apply certain provisions of law governing small group market plans to hea...
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2021-01-22
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB650IntroAltering the definition of "socially and economically disadvantaged individual" for purposes of certifying certain minority business enterprises to include certain sexual and gender minorities.
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 17 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB643IntroProhibiting, except under certain circumstances, a person from manufacturing, selling, delivering, holding, or offering for sale in the State a cosmetic product that contains certain ingredients; providing that a person is not in violation of this Ac...
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2021-01-22
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB587IntroRequiring each unit of State government to submit a certain report related to information technology and cybersecurity to the Department of Information Technology on or before September 1 each year; establishing the required contents of certain repor...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 17 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB540IntroEntering into the Interstate Occupational Therapy Licensure Compact; stating the purpose of the Compact; requiring a state to meet certain requirements to participate in the Compact; establishing certain duties of member states; authorizing a certain...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB22IntroProhibiting, on or after January 1, 2022, a person from using, manufacturing, or knowingly selling or distributing Class B fire-fighting foam that contains intentionally added PFAS chemicals in the State; prohibiting, on or after January 1, 2022, a ...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 2 @ 3:45 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB527IntroAltering the duties of the St. Mary's County Human Relations Commission with regard to encouraging and ensuring the equal treatment of all people.
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 17 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB542IntroRequiring the Director of the Maryland Emergency Management Agency to appoint a Chief Resilience Officer to be responsible for coordinating State and local efforts to build resilience to risks identified in the Maryland Hazard Mitigation Plan; provid...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 17 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB552IntroAltering the medical services provided by an emergency service transporter for which the Maryland Department of Health is required to reimburse the emergency service transporter under certain circumstances; and requiring the Department to increase th...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB607IntroRequiring that the terms of a certain participant bidding agreement for participation in a reverse auction for the selection of a pharmacy benefits manager for the Maryland Rx Program include a requirement that the bidder, if selected as a pharmacy b...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 10 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB548IntroEstablishing the Commission on Trauma-Informed Care to coordinate a statewide initiative to prioritize the trauma-responsive and trauma-informed delivery of State services that impact children, youth, families, and older adults; requiring the Commiss...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB554IntroRequiring certain assisted living programs to report certain information, on or before June 1 each year, to the Division of Consumer Protection of the Office of the Attorney General; requiring the Office of Health Care Quality within the Maryland Dep...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 3 @ 2:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB547IntroProhibiting, beginning January 1, 2022, the Maryland Medical Assistance Program from including a frequency limitation on dental prophylaxis care or oral health exams that requires the dental prophylaxis care or oral health exams to be provided at an ...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB603IntroRequiring pharmacy benefits managers to provide to beneficiaries for whom the pharmacy benefits manager processed or paid a claim for prescription drugs during the immediately preceding 3-month period an explanation of benefits statement on a form ap...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 10 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB598IntroProhibiting the Maryland Department of Health from conditioning reimbursement of applied behavior analysis services provided to Maryland Medical Assistance Program recipients on the presence or availability of the parent or caregiver of the Program r...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB462IntroRequiring the Secretary of Health to provide the address of a residential rehabilitation program to certain entities at least 14 days before issuing a certain license; requiring the administrative head of a residential rehabilitation program to repor...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB434IntroRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, subject to a certain limitation, to provide health care services appropriately delivered through telehealth, including services provided using an audio-only call; altering a certain provision of law ...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 10 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB429IntroRequiring a pharmacist, or the pharmacist's designee who is under certain supervision, to inform a certain consumer of the availability of a therapeutically equivalent brand name drug that is the lowest cost alternative to the originally prescribed d...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 3 @ 2:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB442IntroRequiring 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 ...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB605IntroRequiring that the behavioral health services for which the Maryland Department of Health provides service coordination for veterans under certain provisions of law include mental health first aid; requiring that mental health first aid consist of tr...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB551IntroAltering the health care services the Maryland Medical Assistance Program is required to provide through telehealth; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to include certain health care providers and programs when specifying by regulation the t...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 10 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
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