Maryland Delegate Erek Barron [D]

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MDHB319PassAltering to under 16 years of age rather than 18 years, the age range for which a certain charge relating to truancy is applicable; reducing the maximum terms of imprisonment from 10 to 3 days for a first conviction and 30 to 5 days for subsequent co...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 706
MDHB365PassAltering the determination of the number of exemptions that an individual may use to calculate a certain deduction under the Maryland income tax; requiring the Bureau of Revenue Estimates, in consultation with the Consensus Revenue Monitoring and For...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 574
MDHB447PassEstablishing the Pretrial Services Program Grant Fund to provide grants to eligible counties to establish or improve pretrial services programs; requiring the Executive Director of the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to administer t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 771
MDHB572PassIncreasing from $750 to $1,500 the maximum allowable amount of a credit against the State income tax that provides $5 for each bushel of oyster shells recycled during a taxable year; extending the termination date of the credit to June 30, 2021; and ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 603
MDHB908PassRequiring certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations that provide certain benefits under certain insurance policies or contracts to provide coverage for certain fertility preservation procedures; providing ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 715
MDHB1557PassRequiring a unit to give a certain preference under certain circumstances to a certain resident firm that is licensed or otherwise authorized to provide architectural services or engineering services in the State; requiring a certain nonresident firm...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 633
MDHB1596PassProviding that, except as prohibited by federal law, a provision in certain employment contracts, policies, or agreements that waive certain rights or remedies to a claim of sexual harassment or certain retaliation is null and void as being against t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 738
MDHB1517PassRequiring the Director of the Behavioral Health Administration by December 1 each year to submit a report on behavioral health services for children and young adults in the State to the Governor and the General Assembly; requiring the Social Services...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 693
MDHB1423PassRequiring each State employee to complete at least a cumulative 2 hours of in-person or virtual, interactive training on sexual harassment prevention within 6 months after the employee's initial appointment and every 2-year period thereafter; requiri...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 791
MDHB33PassAuthorizing a certain disabled person to apply for voluntary admission to a mental facility if the person submits a formal written application and either a physician and a psychologist, two physicians, or a physician and a psychiatric nurse practione...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 760
MDHB800PassRequiring, under certain circumstances, that a dentist who is a faculty member at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry and was trained at a foreign dental school be qualified by the State Board of Dental Examiners to take a certain examinat...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 710
MDHB1088PassRequiring the Secretary of Information Technology, or the Secretary's designee, by January 1, 2020, to adopt new nonvisual access procurement standards that provide an individual with disabilities with nonvisual access so the individual can acquire t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 631
MDHB1096PassEstablishing the Veteran Employment and Transition Success Program to provide grants to assist transitioning veterans in obtaining a certification, license, or registration under the Health Occupations Article; requiring the Department of Veterans Af...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 786
MDHB1635PassProhibiting a certain hearing officer from ordering the release of an individual who meets the requirements for involuntary admission under a certain provision of law on the grounds that the individual was kept at an emergency facility for more than ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 729
MDHB1682PassEstablishing the Collaborative Care Pilot Program in the Maryland Department of Health to implement a Collaborative Care Model in primary care settings to provide health care services to recipients enrolled in HealthChoice; requiring the Department t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 684
MDHB27PassAuthorizing a life insurer to refuse an application for a policy of life insurance on the life of a minor only under certain circumstances; requiring an application for a policy of life insurance on the life of a minor to include a certain consent an...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 430
MDHB86PassAuthorizing certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide reimbursement for certain services of a dietitian or nutritionist under certain circumstances for the treatment of prediabetes and obesity; ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 432
MDHB301PassProviding that, in a prosecution for certain sexual offenses, evidence that the defendant committed sexually assaultive behavior before or after the offense for which the defendant is on trial may be admissible for certain reasons; requiring that the...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 362
MDHB547PassRequiring the Head Start Program in the State to be referred to as the Ulysses Currie Head Start Program; and requiring the Governor to include an appropriation of at least $3,000,000 for the Ulysses Currie Head Start Program in each annual budget su...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 555
MDHB700PassProhibiting a person from committing certain acts against a group because of the group's race, color, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin, or because the group is homeless.
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 498
MDHB994PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to apply to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for a State plan amendment to the Family Planning Program; altering from 6 to 12 months the time period for a single dispensing of a supply of pres...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 464
MDHB1209PassRequiring a law enforcement agency, with regard to a missing person, to enter all necessary and available information into the National Crime Information Center computer network within 2 hours after receipt of the minimum information necessary to mak...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 502
MDHB1215PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to make a certain advance payment to a nursing home at the request of the nursing home for uncompensated Maryland Medical Assistance Program services provided to a certain resident; providing that the advan...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 445
MDHB1558PassAuthorizing, with a certain exception, a pharmacist to dispense, in a single dispensing and exercising the pharmacist's professional judgment, a quantity of a prescription drug that is up to a certain number of authorized dosage units and does not ex...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 461
MDHB1473PassEstablishing the Emergency Use Auto-Injectable Epinephrine Program at Institutions of Higher Education; authorizing individuals employed by a food service facility or a recreation and wellness facility at an eligible institution to obtain, store, and...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 527
MDHB1283PassAltering, from a 6-month to a 12-month period, the length for which a certain insurer, nonprofit health service plan, and health maintenance organization is required to provide coverage for a single dispensing of a supply of prescription contraceptiv...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 450
MDHB249PassRequiring certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide certain coverage for instruction by a licensed health care provider on fertility awareness-based methods; prohibiting the insurers, nonprofit ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 437
MDHB407PassRequiring a general hospice care program, when providing services in an in-home setting, to establish a written unused prescription medication collection and disposal policy that includes certain provisions; requiring an employee of a general hospice...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 439
MDHB847PassRequiring insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations that provide certain health insurance benefits under certain insurance policies or contracts to provide coverage for the medically necessary diagnosis, evaluatio...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 471
MDHB1342PassAltering the training course that the State Ethics Commission is required to provide for regulated lobbyists and prospective regulated lobbyists; prohibiting a certain State official from unlawfully harassing or discriminating against certain individ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 525
MDHB1582PassEstablishing a State Medical Director for Children Receiving Child Welfare Services in the Department of Human Services; requiring the Director and all personnel under the direct supervision of the Director to have access to all confidential informat...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 407
MDHB1132PassRequiring a carrier that is an insurer, a nonprofit health service plan, or a health maintenance organization, except for a group model health maintenance organization, to ensure in certain standards that certain enrollees have access to local health...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 487
MDHB946PassRequiring a carrier to provide to an insured under a policy or contract of long-term care insurance a certain contingent benefit upon lapse under certain circumstances; providing that certain benefits of a certain policy or contract of long-term care...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 508
MDHB1685PassEstablishing the Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Coordination Services Grant Program Fund to make grants to counties and municipalities to provide care coordination services to low-income pregnant and postpartum women and to children from birth to ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 558
MDHB1766PassExtending to December 31, 2024, the termination date of the Senior Prescription Drug Assistance Program; altering the period of time during which the subsidy required under the Program may not exceed a certain amount; repealing the requirement that t...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 462
MDHB372PassRequiring the Secretary of Transportation to withhold a portion of the State's annual operating grant to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority under certain circumstances; requiring the Department of Transportation to provide an annual g...
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2018-04-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 352
MDHB370PassAltering the requirement that Washington Suburban Transit Commission members appointed by the Governor serve as the Commission's appointees to be principal members of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Board of Directors; encouraging ...
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2018-04-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 353
MDHB111PassRequiring a court to order a certain defendant committed to a certain facility if the court makes a certain finding; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to admit a certain defendant to a designated facility as soon as possible, but not later ...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 188
MDHB305PassRequiring the State Department of Assessments and Taxation to identify homeowners who may be eligible but have failed to apply for the homestead property tax credit; and requiring the Department to include a separate insert with each assessment notic...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 297
MDHB432PassEstablishing the Maryland Violence Intervention and Prevention Program Fund to support effective violence reduction strategies by providing competitive grants to local governments and nonprofit organizations to fund evidence-based health programs or ...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 148
MDHB400PassRequiring the State, a county, or a bicounty agency to provide to a municipality certain notification at least 24 hours before the State, county, or bicounty agency sprays a pesticide to control mosquitos within the municipality; and providing a cert...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 296
MDHB653PassRequiring that certain patients be advised of the benefits and risks associated with the prescription of certain opioids and benzodiazepines under certain circumstances; and providing that a violation of the Act is grounds for disciplinary action by ...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 215
MDHB797PassRequiring the Patuxent Institution and each local correctional facility and each correctional facility in the Division of Correction to have a written policy and procedure in place requiring that menstrual hygiene products be provided at no cost to a...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 254
MDHB819PassAltering the process by which a person who is denied a certain handgun permit or renewal of a permit or whose permit is revoked or limited may appeal the decision; providing that appeals from a certain decision by the Secretary or the Secretary's des...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 253
MDHB922PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health, on or before December 1, 2018, to identify a method for establishing a tip line through which a person may report an individual suspected of prescribing medication or overprescribing medication in violatio...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 211
MDHB1092PassEstablishing the Behavioral Health Crisis Response Grant Program to provide funds to local jurisdictions to establish and expand community behavioral health crisis response systems; requiring that, for certain fiscal years, the Governor include in th...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 209
MDHB1237PassSpecifying that the Board of Regents of the University System of Maryland may sell or exchange any part of its real properties with the approval of the Board of Public Works; and altering the requirement for approval by the Board of Public Works for ...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 322
MDHB1518PassRequiring the Secretary of Health, by December 1 each year, to submit a report to the Governor and the General Assembly on the findings, recommendations, and actions of the Maternal Mortality Review Program and to include a summary of certain stakeho...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 308
MDHB1483PassAuthorizing a court to include in an order appointing a guardian of the person of a disabled person the duty to foster and preserve certain family relationships under certain circumstances.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 287
MDHB1452PassRequiring a certain authorized provider to attest on the registration form to the Maryland Department of Health that the authorized provider completed 2 hours of continuing education before the authorized provider may be registered by the Department ...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 213
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