Maryland Delegate Ken Kerr [D]

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MDHB277IntroAuthorizing the Governor to include the State as a full participant in a certain initiative, agreement, or compact that limits or reduces greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector; authorizing the Governor to impose a greenhouse gas emi...
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2019-03-19
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB88EngrossMaking it a civil rather than a criminal offense to consume an alcoholic beverage in public under certain circumstances or to possess an alcoholic beverage in an open container under certain circumstances; requiring certain offenders to be issued a c...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB145EngrossRequiring each administrator of a hospital to provide patients with a certain patient's bill of rights; requiring each administrator of a hospital to provide certain patients with a translator, an interpreter, or another accommodation to provide cert...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB166EngrossSpecifying the State minimum wage rate that is in effect for certain time periods except under certain circumstances; authorizing the Board of Public Works to temporarily suspend an increase to the minimum wage rate if the seasonally adjusted total e...
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2019-03-18
Senators Kelley, Feldman, and Augustine
MDHB397EngrossRequiring a certain custodian of records to deny inspection of the part of a 9-1-1 communications record that depicts certain information, subject to a certain exception; requiring the Emergency Number Systems Board to establish certain minimum stand...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB466EngrossRequiring the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program to provide prescription monitoring data to authorized users, rather than the authorized administrator, of another state's prescription drug monitoring program; repealing the termination date of the P...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB517EngrossEstablishing a minimum fine of up to 2 months imprisonment or a fine of not less than $150 and not more than $500 or both that may be imposed for a violation of certain provisions of Maryland Vehicle Law regarding crosswalks; establishing the Pedestr...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB673EngrossProhibiting an appointed member of the Frederick County Board of Zoning Appeals, the Frederick County Ethics Commission, the Frederick County Planning Commission, or the Board of License Commissioners of Frederick County from having an authorized can...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB697EngrossRepealing a certain provision of law applying certain provisions of the federal Affordable Care Act to certain health insurance coverage issued or delivered in the State by certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, or health maintenance organ...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB759EngrossProhibiting a pharmacy benefits manager from requiring that a beneficiary use a specific pharmacy or entity to fill a prescription if the pharmacy benefits manager has an ownership interest in the pharmacy or entity or if the pharmacy or entity has a...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1080EngrossLimiting the application of the time frame for nonrenewal or termination of a beer franchise agreement to a large franchisor; specifying a certain time frame within which a small franchisor is required to notify a franchisee of an intention to termin...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB814EngrossEstablishing the Maryland Health Insurance Option and the purpose of the Option; requiring certain individuals who are under a certain age to maintain certain minimum essential coverage for the individual and certain household members; requiring a ce...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1010IntroAuthorizing the holder of a Class 5 brewery to brew and bottle malt beverages at a location listed on an individual storage permit; requiring a local licensing board to grant an on-site consumption permit under certain circumstances; authorizing a ho...
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2019-03-18
Favorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
MDHB932EngrossAuthorizing a trustee to divide a trust into two or more separate trusts or consolidate two or more trusts into a single trust if a beneficiary does not object in writing within 30 days after the trustee provided notice; and requiring a trustee to di...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB924EngrossAuthorizing a licensed physician, under certain circumstances and in accordance with certain regulations, to delegate certain duties to a registered cardiovascular invasive specialist assisting in the physician's performance of a fluoroscopy; establi...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB471EngrossRequiring that, in addition to being licensed, an individual be certified under certain provisions of law and the Act before practicing optometry in the State within the scope of the certification; requiring certain optometrists to be certified under...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB738EngrossAltering a certain provision of law to provide that a general license to practice dental hygiene authorizes the licensee to practice dental hygiene under the general supervision of a licensed dentist in certain facilities, rather than only in a long-...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB829EngrossProhibiting a carrier from rejecting a provider who provides community-based health services for an accredited program solely because the provider is a licensed graduate social worker, licensed master social worker, or licensed graduate professional ...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB25EngrossRequiring, instead of authorizing, the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program to review prescription monitoring data for indications of a possible misuse or abuse of a monitored prescription drug; requiring the Program to report the possible misuse or ...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB522EngrossProviding that certain regulations adopted by the Maryland Department of Health establishing a certain licensing system is a rescindable, rather than nonrescindable, alternative to certain regulation; extending, from 14 to 30, the number of consecuti...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1090EngrossDeclaring that the General Assembly finds that 9-1-1 specialists are key members of the team of public safety personnel; providing a subtraction modification, of up to $3,000, under the Maryland income tax for distributions from certain retirement pl...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1274EngrossEstablishing the Opioid Restitution Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund; specifying the purpose of the Fund; requiring the State Treasurer to hold the Fund, and the Comptroller to account for the Fund; specifying the contents of the Fund; specifying t...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB520EngrossRequiring the Governor to include $5,000,000 in the annual budget beginning in fiscal year 2021 for the Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Coordination Services Grant Program Fund; establishing the Task Force on Maryland Maternal and Child Health; req...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB646EngrossAltering the frequency, from at least once every 5 years to on or before October 1 each year, at which the Maryland Health Care Commission is required to adopt a State health plan; requiring the State health plan to be consistent with a certain contr...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB255EngrossEncouraging each county board of education to implement an agricultural education program that prepares students for successful careers and informed choices relating to certain systems and for opportunities in agriculture-related employment and highe...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1122EngrossRequiring certain outpatient mental health centers to employ a medical director who is a licensed psychiatrist or psychiatric nurse practitioner, has overall responsibility for clinical services, and is on-site at least 20 hours per week.
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2019-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB527EngrossAltering the definition of "cottage food product" to include nonhazardous food, as specified in regulations adopted by the Maryland Department of Health, that is sold in the State in accordance with certain provisions of law and regulations adopted b...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1124EngrossRequiring 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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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB605EngrossRequiring the Maryland Department of Health, under certain circumstances, to include psychiatric nurse practitioners who are providing Assertive Community Treatment or mobile treatment services to certain Maryland Medical Assistance Program recipient...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB754EngrossAuthorizing a pharmacist or a pharmacy to decline to dispense a prescription drug or provide a pharmacy service to a certain member if the amount reimbursed by a certain insurer, nonprofit health service plan, or health maintenance organization is le...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB761EngrossAltering the duties of the Statewide Steering Committee on Services for Adults with Sickle Cell Disease; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to provide certain services relating to sickle cell disease in consultation with the Steering Committ...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB849EngrossRequiring certain hospitals to provide each patient with written notice that includes certain information related to outpatient facility fees that are charged for services provided at the hospital; requiring that a certain notice be provided to certa...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB589EngrossRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to establish minimum and maximum reimbursement levels for certain drug products; providing that certain provisions of the Act apply to managed care organizations that use pharmacy benefits managers to...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB592EngrossAltering the basic rights afforded to each resident of a comprehensive care facility and an extended care facility; altering the contents of a certain form required to be provided to certain facilities by the Maryland Department of Health; requiring ...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1244EngrossRequiring, except under certain circumstances, that a diaper-changing facility be installed in certain public restrooms in certain public buildings and restrooms in places of public accommodation; requiring the Board of Public Works, through the Depa...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB139IntroAuthorizing the establishment of an Overdose and Infectious Disease Prevention Site Program by a community-based organization to provide a place for the consumption of preobtained drugs, provide sterile needles, administer first aid, and provide cert...
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2019-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1366IntroRequiring the Governor to include a certain amount in the State budget to the Maryland Association of Environmental and Outdoor Education for fiscal years 2021 through 2025 to increase the number of green schools in the State; specifying the purposes...
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2019-03-16
[Hearing: Mar 21 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB898EngrossAuthorizing a trustee to provide notice to a person under the Maryland Trust Act by first-class mail, personal delivery, or delivery to the person's delivery address; requiring a trustee to receive authorization in writing from a person entitled to r...
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2019-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB332EngrossEstablishing the Community Dental Clinics Grant Program; authorizing the Board of Public Works, on the recommendation of the Secretary of Health, to make grants under the Program to counties, municipal corporations, and nonprofit organizations for th...
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2019-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB72IntroEstablishing the Fiscal Year 2017 Electric Vehicle Recharging Equipment Rebate Program to provide rebates to individuals who purchased qualified equipment in fiscal year 2017 but did not receive the rebate; limiting the rebate to an applicant who own...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB124EngrossRepealing the exemption authorizing a parent or legal guardian of a minor to provide written consent for the minor to use a tanning device; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to make available to each tanning facility a notice to be conspicu...
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2019-03-14
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB181EngrossAltering prohibited actions relating to electronic harassment of minors; prohibiting a person from maliciously engaging in an electronic communication if the electronic communication, as part of a series of communications, has the effect of intimidat...
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2019-03-14
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB336EnrollSpecifying that an individual who is a civilian employee of the federal government is eligible to receive unemployment benefits under certain circumstances; authorizing the Governor to transfer funds from the Catastrophic Event Account to the Federal...
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2019-03-14
Passed Enrolled
MDHB675IntroRepealing the term of imprisonment that may be imposed on a person who operates or knowingly allows to be operated a motor vehicle that the person knows or has reason to know is not covered by the required security; and reducing from $1,000 to $500 t...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB127EngrossRequiring certain health benefit plans and certain carriers to provide a special enrollment period during which individuals who become pregnant may enroll in a health benefit plan; establishing a 90-day duration for the special enrollment period begi...
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2019-03-14
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB588EngrossRepealing the prohibition against a community care retirement community provider, subscriber, or group of subscribers being represented by counsel during a certain mediation procedure.
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2019-03-14
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB284EngrossRequiring the Secretary of General Services, the Secretary of Transportation, the Chancellor of the University System of Maryland, and the President of Morgan State University to adopt regulations by June 1, 2020, to require the qualification of a bu...
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2019-03-14
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB571EngrossAltering the membership of the Virginia I. Jones Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Council; repealing the requirement that the Secretary of Health and the Secretary of Aging, or their designees, cochair the Council; requiring the members of t...
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2019-03-14
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB583EngrossRequiring the Maternal Mortality Review Program, in consultation with the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities, to make recommendations to reduce disparities in the maternal mortality rate including recommendations related to social deter...
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2019-03-14
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1248EngrossProhibiting a physician, qualified health care provider, and hospital from including a narrative describing the alleged offense or a photograph of the victim in any request to obtain payment for certain services related to sexual assault forensic exa...
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2019-03-14
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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