Maryland Delegate Erek Barron [D]

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MDHB36PassRepealing certain provisions of law authorizing the juvenile court to impose certain civil fines against a child found to have committed certain violations; repealing a certain provision of law authorizing the juvenile court to impose certain court c...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 35
MDHB40PassAltering the standard of proof by which the court must make a certain finding relating to the admission in evidence, during certain criminal trials, of a statement offered against a party who caused the unavailability of the declarant of the statemen...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 607
MDHB318PassRequiring each constituent institution of higher education in the University System of Maryland to develop a method to clearly and conspicuously show students in the online course catalog which courses use free or low cost digital materials and may p...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 165
MDHB315PassIncreasing certain penalties for bribery relating to a public employee; prohibiting, subject to a certain exception, a former secretary of a principal department of the Executive Branch from assisting or representing another party for compensation, f...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 164
MDHB402PassProviding that certain whistleblower protections for certain employees of the State apply to the employees of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority contingent on certain action by the Commonwealth of Virginia and the District of Columbia...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 193
MDHB506PassExempting spouses and financially dependent children of active duty members of the United States armed forces from paying nonresident tuition at a public institution of higher education in the State if certain requirements are met at the time of acce...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 228
MDHB547PassEstablishing the Maryland Children's Service Animal Program in the Maryland Department of Health to serve the needs of children with a history of trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, or who have been diagnosed with a certain disability and special...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 247
MDHB512PassAuthorizing certain controlled dangerous substance prescriptions to be dispensed on an electronic prescription; requiring, except under certain circumstances, a certain health practitioner to issue a prescription for a controlled dangerous substance ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 230
MDHB503PassRequiring a county superintendent of schools to allow a dependent child of a service member relocating to the State on military orders to enroll in a school in the county in accordance with certain provisions of law; requiring a county superintendent...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 224
MDHB637PassRequiring a State's Attorney to record certain information if a State's Attorney obtains certain testimony from an in-custody witness and to report certain information to the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services; requirin...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 282
MDHB852PassProhibiting certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations from applying a deductible, a copayment, or coinsurance to coverage for certain preventive care screening services for prostate cancer; and applying th...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 343
MDHB917PassAltering the basis on which a person is prohibited from taking certain actions against a certain person or group, to include certain actions motivated either in whole or in part by another person's or group's race, color, religious beliefs, sexual or...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 367
MDHB1196PassRepealing an exemption for certain check cashing services from provisions of law governing the licensure of check cashing services; authorizing a person to provide check cashing services without obtaining a certain license by registering each year wi...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 443
MDHB1420PassIncreasing the family income threshold at which a hospital's financial assistance policy must provide free and reduced cost medically necessary care to patients; requiring that a certain financial assistance policy include a certain payment plan, ava...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 470
MDHB1514PassRequiring the Secretary of Juvenile Services to take certain actions related to certain protections and remedies for certain employees; prohibiting a supervisor, appointing authority, or the head of a principal unit of State government from taking or...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 483
MDHB1444PassDefining "race", for the purposes of certain laws prohibiting discrimination, to include certain traits associated with race, including hair texture and certain hairstyles; and defining "protective hairstyle" as a hairstyle including braids, twists, ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 473
MDHB1169PassRequiring the Health Services Cost Review Commission to establish a Community Benefit Reporting Workgroup; requiring the Commission to adopt certain regulations relating to the community health needs of nonprofit hospitals and reporting by nonprofit ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 436
MDHB1571PassProviding that the assessment of a certain fee by the State Health Services Cost Review Commission for funding the Hospital Employees Retraining Fund is to be in the case of a hospital closure, merger, or full delicensure; altering the circumstances ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 490
MDHB12PassAltering the eligibility for a certain veteran to reside at a home for veterans that is supervised by the Department of Veterans Affairs to include a veteran who has an honorable discharge from active service with a uniformed service of the United St...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 23
MDHB781PassAltering the circumstances under which certain entities are required to provide coverage for certain expenses arising from in vitro fertilization procedures; etc.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 324
MDHB141PassRevising the Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Corporation Act; altering the persons to whom and circumstances under which the Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Corporation is required to provide certain coverage; providing that the Act does not pr...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 73
MDHB106PassIncreasing the cap, from 2 to 4 years, that an applicant for a mortician or funeral director license may spend as an apprentice except under certain circumstances; requiring certain applicants and licensed apprentices to submit to the Maryland State ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 602
MDHB631PassRepealing the requirement that the Secretary of Health make certain recommendations for the appointment of certain members of the State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators after consulting with certain associations and societies; and re...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 279
MDHB619PassProhibiting, on or after October 1, 2021, the use of Class B fire-fighting foam that contain intentionally added PFAS chemicals for certain testing or training purposes; providing that the Act does not restrict the manufacture, sale, or distribution ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 276
MDHB286PassAltering the stakeholders required to be included in meetings convened under the Maternal Mortality Review Program to include families of women who have experienced near maternal death, a maternal death, or certain challenges during pregnancy or wome...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 154
MDHB870PassRequiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission, not the Maryland Department of Health, to administer the Compassionate Use Fund; prohibiting the Commission from imposing certain fees during the two years immediately following the issuan...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 352
MDHB749PassAuthorizing a dental hygienist who complies with certain provisions of the Act to prescribe certain types of prescription or over-the-counter fluoride preparations, topical antimicrobial oral rinses, and up to a 600 mg dose of ibuprofen every 6 hours...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 311
MDHB837PassAltering the purposes of the Cultural and Linguistic Health Care Professional Competency Program; requiring the Program to establish and provide an evidence-based implicit bias training program for health care professionals involved in the perinatal ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 337
MDHB959PassAuthorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to enforce certain provisions of law under certain applicable powers; requiring the Commissioner to adopt certain regulations under certain circumstances that are consistent with certain federal regulat...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 620
MDHB1100PassRequiring the Prescription Drug Affordability Board to meet four times per year instead of every 6 weeks; repealing the requirement that the Board hire general counsel; providing that the Attorney General is the legal advisor for the Board; requiring...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 425
MDHB617PassAuthorizing a parent or legal guardian of a medical cannabis patient under the age of 18 years to designate not more than two additional adults to be a caregiver, in addition to the parent or legal guardian; specifying that the definition of "caregi...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 624
MDHB978PassRequiring, on or after July 1, 2021, pharmacy services administrative organizations to register with the Maryland Insurance Commissioner before providing certain services in the State; requiring certain applicants to file an application on a certain ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 399
MDHB1122PassExcluding public institutions of higher education from certain provisions of law governing protection of information by government agencies; requiring public institutions of higher education to review and designate certain systems as systems of recor...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 429
MDHB583PassAuthorizing a certain bidder, contractor, or subcontractor to demonstrate the payment of certain employee health care expenses in a certain manner on or before July 1, 2021; altering the definition of "subcontractor" for the purposes of certain provi...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 264
MDHB1273PassRequiring a pharmacy benefits manager to allow a pharmacy or pharmacist to withdraw and resubmit certain claims within a certain number of days after a preliminary audit report is delivered or, if a pharmacy or pharmacist requests an internal audit, ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 452
MDHB1307PassProhibiting a pharmacy benefits manager from requiring a certain pharmacy or pharmacist to obtain certain credentialing as a condition for participating in a certain network with certain frequency or charging a pharmacy or pharmacist a certain fee; r...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 455
MDHB1150PassRequiring the Department of Budget and Management to use a reverse auction, as provided for in certain provisions of law established by the Act, to select a pharmacy benefits manager or other entity to administer the State Rx Program; requiring the D...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 434
MDHB1000VetoProhibiting a public library from charging a fine for overdue library materials on a minor's library materials; prohibiting a public library from charging a replacement fee for a minor's overdue library materials until 21 days after the date the mate...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB1236VetoRequiring the Maryland Transit Administration to engage in good-faith negotiations with certain jurisdictions and train companies to reach an agreement on a pilot program to establish Maryland Area Regional Commuter train service between Union Statio...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB1336VetoAuthorizing a person to file a petition for expungement of certain records if the person is convicted of fourth degree burglary; prohibiting the Maryland Judiciary Case Search from in any way referring to the existence of certain records relating to ...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB1488VetoEstablishing the Office for the Certified Local Farm Enterprise Program in the Department of Agriculture; establishing the Certified Local Farm Enterprise Program in the Office to encourage certain units to try to achieve an overall percentage goal o...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB1121VetoEstablishing the Maryland Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Registry and Referral System in the Maryland Department of Health to provide a statewide system through which health care providers can identify and access available inpatient and out...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB609EngrossRenaming the Office of the Inspector General in the Maryland Department of Health to be the Maryland Office of the Inspector General for Health and providing that the Office is an independent unit of the State, rather than a unit in the Department; r...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB985EngrossAuthorizing the State's Attorney to certify that a conviction was in error under certain circumstances; altering a provision of law to require, rather than authorize, the Board of Public Works to pay certain compensation to a certain individual who h...
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2020-03-18
Motion Rules Suspend Two Readings Same Day Const/Rule 24 (Senator Smith) Rejected (29-15)
MDHB447EngrossRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, beginning January 1, 2021, to provide services for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute onset neuropsychiatric syndrome under c...
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2020-03-18
Third Reading Passed 45-0
MDHB313EngrossProviding, under certain circumstances, that the provisions of the Minority Business Enterprise Program apply to public-private partnerships; prohibiting the Board of Public Works from approving a public-private partnership agreement until the report...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB1003IntroTransferring the administration and management of the Telecommunications Access of Maryland and Telecommunications Devices and Distribution of Accessible Information for Disabled Individuals programs from the Department of Information Technology to t...
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2020-03-17
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
MDHB1036EngrossRequiring certain employers of commercial motor vehicle drivers to provide the USDOT number of any entity currently owned by the employer and certain website addresses to a prospective employee driver on a bona fide offer of employment; and providing...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1249EngrossRequiring the public-private partnership agreement for the I-495 and I-270 Public-Private Partnership Program to include certain provisions; authorizing certain revenues derived from certain tolls to be distributed to a certain special fund to be bud...
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2020-03-17
Third Reading Passed (97-36)
MDHB1153EngrossAuthorizing a student who is enrolled at a public high school to satisfy a certain requirement to earn credits in mathematics by completing a credit in a certain college preparatory computer science or computer programming course selected by the cou...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
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