Maryland Delegate Joseline Pena-Melnyk [D]

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MDHB251EnrollRequiring a county board of education to provide age-appropriate instruction on the meaning of "consent" which is defined as the unambiguous and voluntary agreement between all participants in each physical act within the course of interpersonal rela...
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2018-04-03
Returned Passed
MDHB800EnrollRequiring, 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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2018-04-03
Returned Passed
MDHB1516IntroEstablishing Healthy Maryland as a public corporation and a unit of State government to provide comprehensive universal health coverage for every Maryland resident; requiring Healthy Maryland to provide certain services, a certain system, certain cho...
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2018-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1557EnrollRequiring 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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2018-04-03
Returned Passed
MDHB1437EnrollAltering the circumstances under which a licensed direct-entry midwife is prohibited from assuming or continuing to take responsibility for a patient's pregnancy and birth care and is required to arrange for the orderly transfer of care of the patien...
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2018-04-03
Returned Passed
MDHB1349EnrollAuthorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to require any additional information from a pharmacy benefits manager that may be reasonably necessary to verify information in a certain application; requiring a pharmacy benefits manager to establish...
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2018-04-03
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1480EnrollRequiring a certain distributor of controlled dangerous substances to report certain suspicious orders to the Maryland Department of Health and the Office of the Attorney General; authorizing a certain distributor to satisfy a certain reporting oblig...
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2018-04-03
Returned Passed
MDHB1603EngrossRequiring the Justice Reinvestment Oversight Board to study and make recommendations on policy and practice changes and capital expenditures necessary to achieve standardization of data collection on race and ethnicity in the State; requiring the Boa...
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2018-04-03
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB230EnrollAltering the circumstances under which the State may withdraw from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative by requiring the General Assembly to enact a law approving the withdrawal.
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2018-04-02
Returned Passed
MDHB420EnrollMaking individuals who are eligible for in-State financial aid eligible for a Delegate Howard P. Rawlings Educational Excellence Award and part-time grants.
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2018-04-02
Returned Passed
MDHB908EnrollRequiring 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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2018-04-02
Returned Passed
MDHB1134EngrossProhibiting a person from engaging in certain sexual activity with an animal; etc.
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2018-04-02
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHJ11EngrossApplying to the U.S. Congress for an amendments convention called under Article V of the U.S. Constitution, on the application of the legislatures of two-thirds of the several states, to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that authorizes r...
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2018-04-02
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB1286EnrollProhibiting the State or its reporting agency from entering into certain contracts or plans related to the redevelopment of a certain project at State Center unless certain criteria are met; requiring certain criteria to be included in any new or mod...
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2018-04-02
Returned Passed
MDHB877EnrollRequiring that the owner of a burial site or land encompassing a burial site that is more than 50 years old and in which the majority of persons interred have been interred for over 50 years to consult with the Maryland Historical Trust regarding cer...
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2018-04-02
Returned Passed
MDHB1832IntroRequiring each public school in the State to keep a hard copy of a certain Threat Assessment report in the school; requiring the school principal and each school counselor to keep a hard copy of a certain Threat Assessment report in the school office...
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2018-04-02
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB115EnrollRequiring the Maryland Health Care Commission, in consultation with interested stakeholders, to assess the benefits and feasibility of developing an electronic system to allow health care providers to access a patient's prescription medication histor...
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2018-03-30
Returned Passed
MDHB691EnrollRequiring the Secretary of Health to distribute at least $400,000 annually from the Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Fund to the qualified nonprofit organization responsible for the maintenance and operation of a certain donor registry; requiring ...
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2018-03-30
Returned Passed
MDHB1655IntroSpecifying the circumstances under which a broadband Internet access service provider may handle certain customer personal information in a certain manner; establishing a mechanism through which a broadband Internet access service provider may obtain...
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2018-03-30
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB33EnrollAuthorizing 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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2018-03-30
Returned Passed
MDHB847EnrollRequiring 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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2018-03-30
Returned Passed
MDHB782EnrollProviding that certain money in the Maryland Prepaid College Trust may not be considered money of or be commingled with the Maryland Broker-Dealer College Investment Plan or the Maryland ABLE Program; requiring the Maryland 529 Board to allow the tra...
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2018-03-30
Returned Passed
MDHJ1IntroUrging the U.S. Congress to extend federal Title 5 rights to Transportation Security Administration workers.
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB512EngrossProhibiting employers that employ 15 or more employees from seeking wage history information orally, in writing, or through an employee or an agent for an employee; prohibiting employers that employ 15 or more employees from screening an applicant fo...
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2018-03-29
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1022IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require congressional districts to conform to certain standards and that due regard be given to natural boundaries and boundaries of political subdivisions; and submitting the amendment to the qu...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHJ10IntroRecognizing certain benefits conferred on women who give birth and their babies by lowering the rate of surgical births; encouraging providers of maternity care to support and promote nonoperative vaginal births by providing to individuals certain re...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB27EnrollAuthorizing 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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2018-03-29
Returned Passed
MDHB249EnrollRequiring 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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2018-03-29
Returned Passed
MDHB407EnrollRequiring 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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2018-03-29
Returned Passed
MDHB668EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education, in collaboration with the Maryland Department of Health, to provide awareness and training for directors of student services in local education agencies on pediatric stroke; and requiring the Maryland Depa...
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2018-03-29
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB652EngrossAuthorizing the State Board of Dental Examiners to issue a cease and desist order for certain violations; altering certain penalties for certain acts related to the unauthorized practice of dentistry or dental hygiene; altering certain penalties for ...
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2018-03-28
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1224EngrossEstablishing the Ending Youth Homelessness Grant Program to focus on preventing and ending youth homelessness in the State and addressing disparities based on race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender identity; requiring the Department of Housi...
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2018-03-28
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB531EnrollRequiring drivers approaching from the rear certain vehicles that are stopped, standing, or parked on a highway and using certain visual signals to make a lane change to an available lane not immediately adjacent to the stopped, standing, or parked v...
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2018-03-27
Returned Passed
MDHB1830IntroEstablishing the Maryland Community College Universal Scholarship program; requiring the Office of Student Financial Assistance in the Maryland Higher Education Commission to publicize the availability of the scholarships; requiring the Office to ann...
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2018-03-26
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB881EngrossAltering the motor vehicle offense of aggressive driving to include the commission of a certain number of an alternate set of certain motor vehicle offenses under certain circumstances; and establishing that certain persons charged with a violation f...
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2018-03-22
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB726IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to provide certain Basic Health Program coverage in the State; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to report to the Department of Legislative Services and the General Assembly on or before June 1, 2...
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2018-03-19
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB855EngrossRequiring certain units to make a certain certification regarding certain local regulations; requiring the Department of Budget and management to provide training to certain units on the preparation of certain economic analyses; requiring certain uni...
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2018-03-19
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1526EngrossAltering the eligibility requirements for an individual to be certified by the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission as a police officer to require an individual to be either a United States citizen or a permanent legal resident of the Un...
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2018-03-19
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB597EngrossEstablishing the Commission on African American Patriots in the American Revolutionary War; requiring the Commission, in consultation with certain persons, to conduct research to advance the documentation of African American patriots in the American ...
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2018-03-19
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB780IntroRequiring a certain entity that provides certain coverage for certain contraceptive drugs and devices under certain health insurance policies or contracts to develop a contraceptive coverage information document for certain plans; requiring that the ...
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2018-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB987IntroRequiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to notify the Executive Director of the Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund of the final termination or other lapse of security for a vehicle; and requiring the Administration to include in the notice the nam...
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2018-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB1038IntroRequiring certain health benefit plans and certain carriers to provide a special enrollment period during which certain individuals who become pregnant may enroll in a health benefit plan; establishing the duration of the special enrollment period; e...
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2018-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1556IntroProhibiting a certain reporting agency from issuing a public notice of solicitation for a public-private partnership unless the reporting agency provided certain notice and an opportunity to submit written comments to certain counties and municipalit...
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2018-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1536EngrossAltering the circumstances under which certain individuals are exempt from paying the out-of-state tuition rate at public institutions of higher education; altering the circumstances under which certain individuals are eligible to pay the resident tu...
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2018-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB878IntroMaking permanent the Community Solar Energy Generating System Program; altering the definition of "qualified energy resources" as it relates to the clean energy production income tax credit; establishing the Maryland Megawatt Block Program in the Pub...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB974IntroAltering the conditions under which an individual who works in a certain administrative, executive, or professional capacity qualifies for an exemption from overtime pay; requiring that an individual be compensated on a salary basis at $900 or more p...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1453IntroEstablishing certain criteria for qualified offshore wind projects applied for on or after January 1, 2020; altering and extending the minimum required percentage of energy that must be derived from Tier 1 renewable sources in the State's renewable e...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB1742IntroProhibiting a railroad company from constructing, building, or locating any railroad facility for a railroad powered by a magnetic levitation propulsion system in any county without the consent of the county governing body.
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2018-03-15
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1111IntroRequiring a public institution of higher education to require a student health center to provide during the regular hours of operation of the student health center on-site access to certain emergency contraception and contraceptive counseling or refe...
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2018-03-14
Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
MDHB732IntroRequiring certain research facilities using dogs or cats for scientific research purposes to take certain steps to provide for the adoption of a certain dog or cat that is no longer needed for research purposes; authorizing certain research facilitie...
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2018-03-13
To House Appropriations Committee
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