Maryland Delegate Nick Charles [D] | Bills

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MDHB893IntroRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim the first Monday in August as Caribbean Day in Maryland; and requiring the proclamation to urge educational and cultural organizations to observe Caribbean Day in Maryland properly with appropriate programs...
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2019-03-26
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB316EngrossRequiring a health care provider who administers a vaccine or the agent of the health care provider in the State to report all vaccines administered to the Maryland immunization registry, ImmuNet, with certain exceptions; altering certain responsibil...
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2019-03-26
Favorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB397EngrossRequiring the Emergency Number Systems Board to establish certain minimum standards for records retention guidelines for 9-1-1 audio, video, text messages, and data; requiring the Board to establish minimum standards for certain 9-1-1 systems that en...
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2019-03-25
Favorable Report by Finance
MDHB529EngrossReducing to 5 the minimum number of members of the board of directors that a domestic financial guaranty insurance company that is prohibited from issuing new policies must have on its board of directors.
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2019-03-25
Favorable Report by Finance
MDHB768IntroEstablishing the Prescription Drug Affordability Board as an instrumentality of the State the purpose of which is to protect State residents and certain stakeholders within the health care system from the high costs of prescription drug products; req...
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2019-03-25
Special Order until 03/26 (Delegate Szeliga) Adopted
MDHB47EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education and the Maryland Department of Health to revise no later than August 1, 2019, the Maryland School-Based Health Center Standards to repeal the requirements that a school-based health center have a medical di...
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2019-03-25
Favorable Report by Finance
MDHB193EngrossAltering a certain requirement that a life insurer include, in a certain manner, a certain statement on an application or an endorsement for a policy of life insurance on the life of a minor to allow the life insurer to include the statement on a cer...
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2019-03-25
Favorable Report by Finance
MDHB251EngrossAuthorizing the Department of Aging to make grants to certain nonprofit organizations and area agencies on aging to expand and establish certain aging-in-place programs for seniors; requiring the Department to publicize the availability of the grants...
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2019-03-25
Favorable Report by Finance
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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2019-03-25
Favorable Report by Finance
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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2019-03-25
Favorable Report by Finance
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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2019-03-25
Favorable Report by Finance
MDHB427EngrossRequiring the Behavioral Health Administration to allow an eligible individual to request enrollment into a certain outpatient civil commitment pilot program; requiring the Administration to allow an immediate family member of an eligible individual ...
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2019-03-25
Favorable Report by Finance
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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2019-03-25
Favorable Report by Finance
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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2019-03-25
Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
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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2019-03-25
Favorable Report by Finance
MDHB258EngrossClarifying that certain provisions of law apply to managed care organizations; requiring a managed care organization to pay a certain fee in certain calendar years; altering the purpose of provisions of law requiring that certain entities be subject ...
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2019-03-25
Favorable Report by Finance
MDHB604EngrossAltering the circumstances under which certain firefighters, fire fighting instructors, rescue squad members, advanced life support unit members, and sworn members of the Office of the State Fire Marshal are presumed to be suffering from an occupatio...
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2019-03-22
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0)
MDHB305IntroEstablishing the Maryland Food for Maryland Institutions Task Force to investigate and study ways to increase the procurement of locally grown foods in State contracts and to promote participation by Maryland farmers in the process; providing for the...
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2019-03-21
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1349EngrossExtending the date to September 1, 2019, for the State Department of Education and the Maryland Department of Health to provide certain technical assistance to schools and develop a process to monitor implementation of guidelines for public schools r...
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2019-03-21
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB166EnrollSpecifying the State minimum wage rate that is in effect for certain time periods and for certain employers except under certain circumstances; authorizing the Board of Public Works to temporarily suspend an increase to the minimum wage rate if the s...
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2019-03-20
Passed Enrolled
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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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1010EngrossAuthorizing 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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2019-03-20
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB810EngrossIncreasing the maximum income limits on eligibility for a certain credit against the State income tax for certain child and dependent care expenses; altering the phase-out of the tax credit; making the credit refundable, subject to certain income lim...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation 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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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
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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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm]
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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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
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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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB589EngrossRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to enter into a contract with an independent auditor as soon as practicable to conduct an audit of certain pharmacy benefits managers for the purpose of determining the amount of Medicaid funds used t...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB307EngrossEstablishing a Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission; authorizing the staff member provided by the Office of the Attorney General to issue certain subpoenas; requiring the Commission to hold certain public meetings in each county wher...
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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB747EngrossRequiring the Department of Information Technology to take certain actions to include links to the online voter registration system on the websites of State agencies; requiring links to the online voter registration system on State agency websites to...
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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 28 @ 1:00 pm]
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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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs 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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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB301EngrossAltering the meaning of "traffic stop" as it relates to certain policies and reporting requirements; requiring certain law enforcement agencies to report certain information to the Maryland Statistical Analysis Center; altering the categories of ethn...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB440EngrossRepealing the limit on the number of Pathways in Technology Early College High (P-TECH) Planning Grants that may be awarded to a local school system in each year; removing the prohibition against new P-TECH Planning Grants being awarded to establish ...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB734EngrossProhibiting a person from knowingly taking, placing, harboring, persuading, inducing, or enticing another to provide services or labor by force, fraud, or coercion; prohibiting a person from knowingly receiving a benefit or thing of value from the pr...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings 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
MDHB1266EngrossEstablishing the National Capital Strategic Economic Development Program; providing for the administration and purpose of the Program; establishing the type of community enhancement projects eligible to receive Program funds; authorizing certain hous...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB786EngrossProviding that a person who is not a certain licensee may not complete the transfer of a certain rifle or shotgun as transferor or transferee, except under certain circumstances; requiring, before a certain transfer is conducted, the transferor and t...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings 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
MDHB994EngrossProhibiting certain employers from requiring an applicant for employment to disclose certain information regarding the criminal record of the applicant except under certain circumstances, conducting a certain criminal history records check, or taking...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1144EngrossRequiring each county board of education to fully implement a requirement under the State Government Article to provide equal access to public services for individuals with limited English proficiency on or before July 1, 2022.
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs 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
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
MDHB520EngrossRequiring the Governor to include $100,000 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; requi...
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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
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
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
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
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