Maryland Delegate Joseline Pena-Melnyk [D]

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MDHB167PassEstablishing the Commission to Establish a Maryland Women Veterans Memorial to study establishing a memorial dedicated to Maryland women veterans; and requiring the Commission to submit a preliminary report on its findings and recommendations to the ...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 423
MDHB1397PassRequiring insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to limit the amount a covered individual is required to pay in copayments or coinsurance for a covered prescription insulin drug to not more than $30 for a 30-da...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 405
MDHB178PassAltering the definition of "cottage food business" for the purpose of increasing from $25,000 to $50,000 the cap on the annual revenue from the sale of cottage food products that a cottage food business may earn.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 406
MDHB968PassEstablishing a certification and regulatory scheme to certify dental assistants to perform certain intraoral procedures; specifying the intraoral procedures a dental assistant is authorized to perform without being certified by the State Board of Den...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 364
MDHB969PassEstablishing training requirements for members of the State Board of Dental Examiners; and establishing and codifying Board disciplinary processes related to the issuance of final decisions and summary suspensions of licenses by the Board.
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 309
MDHB49PassAuthorizing registered nurse practitioners to prescribe and dispense auto-injectable epinephrine to certain certificate holders who operate youth camps.
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 262
MDHJ8Enroll

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Stating that the State of Maryland stands in solidarity with the government and people of Ukraine as they resist the unprovoked invasion of their territory by the Russian Federation.
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2022-05-12
Signed by the President and the Speaker - Joint Resolution 6
MDHB1073PassRequiring the Maryland Health Care Commission to coordinate the accessibility of electronic advance care planning documents in the State; requiring certain health care facilities, managed care organizations, and carriers to take certain actions relat...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 311
MDHB6PassRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, beginning January 1, 2023, and subject to certain limitations, to provide dental services, including diagnostic, preventive, restorative, and periodontal services, for adults whose annual household i...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 302
MDHB1205PassRequiring a public or private water or sewer system that serves 10,000 or more users and receives financial assistance from the State to, on or before a certain date, assess its vulnerability to a cyber attack, develop a cybersecurity plan if appropr...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 243
MDHB1370PassAltering from $400,000 to $500,000, beginning in fiscal year 2024, the annual amount to be distributed from the Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Fund to a certain qualified nonprofit entity; requiring the Governor to include in the annual budget b...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 274
MDHB1188PassRenaming the Statewide Steering Committee on Services for Adults with Sickle Cell Disease to be the Statewide Steering Committee on Sickle Cell Disease; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to establish and implement a system of providing info...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 279
MDHB385PassRequiring certain institutions of higher education to provide certain information to students who are applying to be a resident of certain types of student housing; requiring an occupancy agreement between a student and the Maryland Economic Developm...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 183
MDHB325PassReducing the number of days from 45 to 37 following receipt of an invoice after which interest begins to accrue on certain unpaid procurement contract amounts; requiring the Department of Legislative Services to submit a certain report to the General...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 158
MDHB293PassEstablishing the 9-8-8 Trust Fund to provide reimbursement for costs associated with designating and maintaining 9-8-8 as the universal telephone number for a national suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline; requiring the Maryland Depart...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 145
MDHB578PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to adopt a certain reporting system, analyze patterns of prescribing medications in the State, conduct outreach, and identify certain barriers related to prescribing medications to treat an opioid use disor...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 83
MDHB635PassProviding that certain taxes or assessments imposed by Anne Arundel County in certain special taxing districts do not apply to certain property that is exempt from taxation; and applying the Act to all taxable years beginning after June 30, 2022.
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 99
MDHB227PassEstablishing Juneteenth National Independence Day as a State legal holiday and State employee holiday.
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 64
MDHB279PassAltering the name of the Outreach and Advocacy Program in the Department of Veterans Affairs to be the Communications, Outreach, and Advocacy Program; requiring the Program, in collaboration with the Maryland Higher Education Commission, to actively ...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 72
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Prohibiting a certain person from distributing, purchasing for sale, or selling products containing delta-8- or delta-10-tetrahydrocannabinol to an individual under the age of 21 years; requiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission, in...
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2022-04-11
Passed Enrolled
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Repealing exemptions from the Open Meetings Act for certain independent and regional development units; establishing enhanced requirements under the Open Meetings Act for certain public bodies; and providing that a project site visit or educational f...
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2022-04-11
Passed Enrolled
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Establishing requirements for the State Board of Nursing related to the expansion of the workforce in nursing-related fields; providing a State income tax credit for licensed practical nurses, advanced practice registered nurses, and registered nurse...
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2022-04-11
Passed Enrolled
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Establishing the Office of Security Management within the Department of Information Technology (DoIT); establishing the Maryland Cybersecurity Coordinating Council to study aspects of the State's cybersecurity vulnerabilities and procurement potentia...
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2022-04-11
Passed Enrolled
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Establishing the Cyber Preparedness Unit in the Maryland Department of Emergency Management; establishing certain responsibilities of the Unit; requiring local governments to report certain cybersecurity incidents in a certain manner and under certai...
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2022-04-11
Passed Enrolled
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Requiring the Health Services Cost Review Commission, in coordination with the Department of Human Services, the State designated exchange, the Office of the Comptroller, and the Maryland Hospital Association, to develop a process for identifying pat...
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2022-04-11
Passed Enrolled
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Authorizing certain individuals to petition a court to remove from public inspection certain records relating to an action for repossession of residential property for failure to pay rent; establishing certain procedures and requirements for the cons...
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2022-04-09
Returned Passed
MDHB609PassRepealing a provision of law providing that a health officer serves at the pleasure of the Secretary of Health and the governing body of the county; establishing notice and hearing requirements related to a removal of a health officer from office; an...
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2022-04-09
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/8/2022) - Chapter 53
MDHB937PassEstablishing the Abortion Care Clinical Training Program in the Maryland Department of Health to ensure that there are a sufficient number of health professionals to provide abortion care; establishing the Abortion Care Clinical Training Program Fund...
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2022-04-09
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/8/2022) - Chapter 56
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Designating the University of Maryland Herschel S. Horowitz Center for Health Literacy as the State's Consumer Health Information Hub; requiring State and local agencies to use plain language in public communications about health, safety, and social ...
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2022-04-09
Returned Passed
MDHB1080PassRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide comprehensive medical care and other health care services to noncitizen pregnant women who would qualify for the Program but for their immigration status and their children up to the age of...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 28
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Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to develop plans to reduce the waitlist or registry for certain waiver programs by 50% beginning in fiscal year 2024; and requiring the Department to submit the plans to the Governor and the chairs of certa...
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2022-04-09
Returned Passed
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Repealing the termination date of the Pilot Program for Preventing HIV Infection for Rape Victims; repealing the limit on the total annual amount physicians, qualified health care providers, and hospitals are entitled to be paid for providing certain...
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2022-04-09
Returned Passed
MDHB684Enroll

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Prohibiting the Maryland Department of Health from limiting or restricting admission of a Maryland Medical Assistance Program recipient for inpatient care at a special psychiatric hospital or an acute general care hospital with separately identified ...
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2022-04-09
Returned Passed
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Requiring certain community action agencies, in collaboration with appropriate local health departments, to make available to any women enrolled in the Maryland Medical Assistance Program feminine hygiene products in an amount sufficient to meet the ...
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2022-04-09
Returned Passed
MDHB975Engross

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Establishing the Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program Fund for Nurses and Nursing Support Staff to assist certain nurses and nursing support staff with the repayment of certain education loans; establishing the Maryland Loan Assistance Repaymen...
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2022-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB80Engross

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Altering the required contents of the home- and community-based services waiver submitted by the Maryland Department of Health to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; requiring the Department, if the Department maintains a waiting list for...
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2022-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB821Engross

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Establishing the Career Pathways for Health Care Workers Program in the Maryland Department of Labor for the purpose of providing grants to eligible employers for training programs attended by health care workers; and requiring the Governor to includ...
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2022-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB529Engross

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Authorizing the use of supported decision making to assist an adult through the provision of certain support for the adult in making, communicating, or effectuating certain decisions and preventing the need for the appointment of certain substitute d...
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2022-04-08
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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Renaming the State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators to be the State Board of Long-Term Care Administrators; establishing a licensing and regulatory system for assisted living managers under the Board; requiring the Office of Health C...
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2022-04-08
Passed Enrolled
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Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to ensure that the number of staff employed by the State Postmortem Examiners does not fall to a level that would constitute a Phase II violation according to the National Association of Medical Examiners.
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2022-04-08
Returned Passed
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Requiring the Developmental Disabilities Administration to establish and provide training materials to coordinators of community services on self-directed services; requiring coordinators of community services to educate a certain recipient on all mo...
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2022-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB405Engross

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Establishing the Mechanical Insulation Installation Grant Program in the Maryland Energy Administration to provide grants to individuals, nonprofit organizations, and business entities for a portion of certain qualified expenses paid or incurred for...
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2022-04-07
To Senate Rules Committee
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Increasing, from 15 to 16, the number of members of the local development council for a video lottery facility located in Anne Arundel County; and requiring the County Executive of Anne Arundel County to appoint three Delegates who represent the dist...
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2022-04-07
Returned Passed
MDHB430Engross

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Requiring an individual appointed as the Secretary of Aging to have extensive experience and knowledge of laws, legislation, and regulations relating to aging, programs for aging individuals, including evidence-based and data-driven programs, and a d...
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2022-04-07
Motion Recommit to Committee (Senator Zucker) Adopted
MDHB716Enroll

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Altering the membership of the Patuxent River Commission by increasing the voting membership from 34 to 36 members and including 1 individual representing an organization or unit of local government engaged in watershed management and restoration, th...
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2022-04-05
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1412Engross

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Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to establish a Parkinson's Disease Registry Advisory Committee to assist the Department in the development of the Registry, determine what data should be collected and stored along with methods to ensure th...
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2022-04-04
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB511Enroll

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Establishing the Institute for Public Leadership at the University of Maryland, College Park Campus to enhance the teaching of public leadership, provide students with opportunities for experiential learning, support students underrepresented in publ...
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2022-04-01
Returned Passed
MDHB269Engross

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Requiring a law enforcement officer who takes a child into custody, interrogates a child, or charges a child with a criminal violation to provide reasonable notice to the child's parents, guardian, or custodian; requiring the notice to include the ch...
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2022-03-31
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB287Enroll

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Requiring the Secretary of Health to be professionally qualified through certain experience or education in at least one health-related field, health or law policy, health care facilities administration, health economics or financial management, gove...
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2022-03-31
Returned Passed
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Requiring, beginning January 1, 2023, the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide coverage for self-measured blood pressure monitoring.
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2022-03-31
Returned Passed
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