Maryland Senator Malcolm Augustine [D]

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MDSB37PassRequiring the State Board of Massage Therapy Examiners to maintain on the Board's website an electronic roster of individuals registered and licensed to practice massage therapy; phasing out the option for an individual to be registered by the Board ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 706
MDSB12PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to require that proposals requesting Behavioral Health Crisis Response Grant Program funding contain response standards that prioritize mobile crisis units over law enforcement when responding to individual...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 688
MDSB28PassAltering 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 it maintains a waiting list for the waiver, ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 738
MDSB531PassRequiring the Maryland Health Care Commission, in consultation with the Office of Health Care Quality, the Maryland Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program, the Medicaid Administration, the Governor's Workforce Development Board, and interested stakeholders...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 699
MDSB600PassRequiring residential service agencies receiving Medicaid reimbursement for the provision of home care or similar services by personal care aides to report by October 1 each year to the Maryland Department of Health the number of personal care aides ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 674
MDSB591PassRequiring the Maryland Health Care Commission to designate a center as the Patient Safety Center for the State on or before December 31, 2025; requiring the Center to develop, coordinate, and implement patient safety initiatives across the State, be ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 529
MDSB720PassRenaming 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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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 690
MDSB917PassAltering the maximum amount of total user fees, from up to $16,000,000 to up to the greater of 0.1% of the immediately preceding fiscal year's budgeted, regulated, gross hospital revenue or the largest amount determined for a fiscal year during the i...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 697
MDSB804PassProviding that the definition of "health care facility", for the purpose of providing an exemption from the certificate of need requirement, does not include certain facilities that are for the exclusive use of the provider's subscribers who have exe...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 728
MDSB353VetoRequiring 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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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB103PassAltering certain requirements for the licensing and regulation of audiologists, hearing aid dispensers, speech-language pathologists, and music therapists, including clarifying quorum requirements for the State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, He...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 399
MDSB92PassRequiring the court in an action to partition real property to determine the market value of the property unless the court makes certain determinations; and establishing procedures for the purchase of interests in real property by cotenants, for the ...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 402
MDSB27PassRenaming the Virginia I. Jones Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Council to be the Virginia I. Jones Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Council; establishing 3-year terms for the appointed members of the Council; requiring the Council,...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 397
MDSB518PassEstablishing the Career Pathways for Health Care Workers Program in the Maryland Department of Labor for the purpose of providing matching grants to eligible employers for training programs attended by health care workers; requiring the Governor to i...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 403
MDSB630PassEstablishing the Office of Resilience in the Maryland Department of Emergency Management; requiring the Secretary of Emergency Management to appoint a Chief Resilience Officer to direct the Office of Resilience; and requiring the Office of Resilience...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 482
MDSB636PassRequiring 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.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 464
MDSB150PassRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, beginning January 1, 2023, and subject to certain limitations, to provide certain dental services, including diagnostic, preventive, restorative, and periodontal services, for adults whose annual inc...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 303
MDSB696PassEstablishing the Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program 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 Repayment Pro...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 314
MDSJ11Enroll

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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 7
MDSB1005PassRequiring the Board of Trustees for the State Retirement and Pension System to review investment holdings in certain eligible accounts to determine the extent to which funds are invested in Russia-restricted investments; requiring the Board of Truste...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 343
MDSB241PassEstablishing the 9-8-8 Trust Fund as a special, nonlapsing 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;...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 146
MDSB487PassRequiring a procurement officer, in an invitation for bids or a request for proposals, to include a certain summary of the factors used to determine the expected degree of minority business enterprise participation for the contract; requiring the Gov...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 156
MDSB874PassRequiring the State Highway Administration to conduct an infrastructure review of each pedestrian or bicyclist fatality that occurs on a State highway or at an intersection of a State highway and another highway or a municipal street to identify cert...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 154
MDSB2PassAuthorizing a petition for emergency evaluation to be in the form of an electronic record and transmitted and received electronically.
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 79
MDSB323PassRequiring 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 82
MDSB94PassEstablishing the Maryland Suicide Fatality Review Committee, also referred to as the State team, to identify and address the factors contributing to suicide deaths and facilitate system changes in the State to prevent suicide deaths; requiring the St...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 81
MDSB726Engross

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Altering the amount of income tax revenue from corporations that is distributed to a certain fund each year; and altering, beginning in fiscal year 2024, the amounts of capital grants calculated based on highway user revenues that are required to be ...
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2022-04-11
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB1PassAuthorizing the Commissioner of Labor and Industry to issue a stop work order for each work site where the Commissioner has made an initial determination that a contractor or subcontractor may have violated the prevailing wage requirements; requiring...
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2022-04-09
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/8/2022) - Chapter 49
MDSB259PassApplying the Prevailing Wage Law to a certain contract for the construction of a public work by expanding the definition of "construction" to include services provided under a mechanical systems service contract.
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2022-04-09
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/8/2022) - Chapter 51
MDSB541PassAddressing infrastructure, capacity, and accessibility needs within the Maryland Park Service and State parks, including establishing systems and processes for surveying infrastructure and critical maintenance needs, increasing the number of Maryland...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 39
MDSB528PassRequiring the State to reduce statewide greenhouse gas emissions by altering statewide greenhouse gas emissions goals, establishing of a net-zero statewide greenhouse gas emissions goal, developing certain energy efficiency and emissions reduction re...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 38
MDSB514PassRequiring the Maryland Transit Administration to establish certain investment programs for enhancing certain rail lines and services operated by the Maryland Area Regional Commuter rail service; requiring the Administration to advance certain rail pr...
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2022-04-09
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/8/2022) - Chapter 52
MDSB637Engross

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Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to consider options for adopting existing programs or services to provide wraparound services to children and youth with primary substance use disorders and make recommendations regarding eligibility requir...
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2022-04-09
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB421Engross

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Requiring the Governor's Workforce Development Board, on or before September 1, 2022, to evaluate, study, and identify certain issues relating to wages paid and benefits provided to certain bus drivers and report its findings to the governing body of...
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2022-04-08
Senate Requests House Recede
MDSB460Engross

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Establishing that the Health Education Unit in the Office of the Attorney General is the State's office of consumer assistance under a certain federal law; establishing the Consumer Health Access Program for Mental Health and Addiction Care to assist...
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2022-04-07
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB590Engross

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Establishing requirements related to the conduct of a survey as part of the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System and the reporting of summary data and trends reports.
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2022-04-07
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB1013Intro

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Requiring a railroad company that acquires property by condemnation for a magnetic levitation transportation system to pay an additional amount equal to 25% of the acquisition cost of the property to a local development council; authorizing the gover...
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2022-04-06
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB264Engross

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Exempting from personal property taxes a community solar energy generating system that provides at least 50% of the energy it produces to low- or moderate-income customers at a cost that is at least 20% less than the amount charged by the electric co...
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2022-03-29
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB994Engross

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Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to develop and implement a public awareness campaign to encourage the use of mental health advance directives in the State; and requiring the Behavioral Health Administration to study the feasibility and co...
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2022-03-29
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB516Engross

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Establishing the Transit-Oriented Development Capital Grant and Revolving Loan Fund; authorizing the Department of Transportation, in collaboration with the Department of Housing and Community Development, to use the Fund to provide financial assista...
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2022-03-23
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB542Engross

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Establishing invoicing and prompt payment requirements for certain State grants.
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2022-03-22
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB682Engross

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Requiring, beginning on January 1, 2023, the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide gender-affirming treatment in a nondiscriminatory manner; requiring that the gender-affirming treatment be assessed according to nondiscriminatory criteria th...
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2022-03-21
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB1010PassProviding that, for the 30-day period beginning on the effective date of the Act, certain motor fuel taxes that would otherwise be imposed do not apply; requiring the Comptroller to pay a refund advance of motor fuel tax to qualifying retailers under...
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2022-03-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 2
MDSB379Engross

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Repealing the requirement that the State Board of Education have the approval of the Governor in order to remove a member of the Caroline County Board of Education, the Charles County Board of Education, or the Prince George's County Board of Educati...
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2022-03-09
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB283Engross

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Requiring the Department of Human Services to authorize benefits under the electric universal service program for an electric customer who does not meet the eligibility requirements for the federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and has an...
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2022-02-22
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB776Intro

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Requiring the Division of Correction to allow a certain pregnant woman and a certain woman who recently gave birth to transfer to the prerelease unit for women for a certain time period; establishing the Healthy Start Bonding Program to facilitate st...
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2022-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB578Intro

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Authorizing certain retirees who began State service before July 1, 2011, to be eligible for prescription drug benefits in the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program; specifying that prescription drug benefits shall be discont...
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2022-02-03
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB549Intro

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Prohibiting an administrative services organization that administers the delivery of specialty mental health services under the Maryland Medical Assistance Program from retracting, requiring repayment of, or seeking mitigation of certain claims made ...
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2022-02-02
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB292Intro

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Requiring the Department of the Environment to conduct a statewide recycling needs assessment every 10 years; requiring, by April 1, 2024, producers of certain packaging materials to individually or as part of a producer responsibility organization s...
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2022-01-28
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB422Intro

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Authorizing a county board of education to authorize a certain employee to transport a public school student in a vehicle; and requiring, on or before December 31, 2022, the Career and Technical Education Committee to establish a pathway for students...
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2022-01-27
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
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