Maryland Delegate Patrick McDonough [R]

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MDHB33PassAuthorizing 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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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 760
MDHB800PassRequiring, 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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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 710
MDHB1517PassRequiring the Director of the Behavioral Health Administration by December 1 each year to submit a report on behavioral health services for children and young adults in the State to the Governor and the General Assembly; requiring the Social Services...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 693
MDHB1088PassRequiring the Secretary of Information Technology, or the Secretary's designee, by January 1, 2020, to adopt new nonvisual access procurement standards that provide an individual with disabilities with nonvisual access so the individual can acquire t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 631
MDHB1096PassEstablishing the Veteran Employment and Transition Success Program to provide grants to assist transitioning veterans in obtaining a certification, license, or registration under the Health Occupations Article; requiring the Department of Veterans Af...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 786
MDHB431PassEstablishing the Fostering Employment Program to provide employment opportunities for foster care recipients and unaccompanied homeless youth; requiring the Department of Human Services, in coordination with the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Re...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 379
MDHB646PassEstablishing a 5% tolerance from the gross vehicle weight limits for certain vehicles used in certain agricultural activities during harvest time under certain circumstances; and limiting the distance within which a certain vehicle operating under a ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 494
MDHB1215PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to make a certain advance payment to a nursing home at the request of the nursing home for uncompensated Maryland Medical Assistance Program services provided to a certain resident; providing that the advan...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 445
MDHB1558PassAuthorizing, with a certain exception, a pharmacist to dispense, in a single dispensing and exercising the pharmacist's professional judgment, a quantity of a prescription drug that is up to a certain number of authorized dosage units and does not ex...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 461
MDHB1473PassEstablishing the Emergency Use Auto-Injectable Epinephrine Program at Institutions of Higher Education; authorizing individuals employed by a food service facility or a recreation and wellness facility at an eligible institution to obtain, store, and...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 527
MDHB407PassRequiring 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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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 439
MDHB847PassRequiring 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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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 471
MDHB301PassProviding that, in a prosecution for certain sexual offenses, evidence that the defendant committed sexually assaultive behavior before or after the offense for which the defendant is on trial may be admissible for certain reasons; requiring that the...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 362
MDHB1582PassEstablishing a State Medical Director for Children Receiving Child Welfare Services in the Department of Human Services; requiring the Director and all personnel under the direct supervision of the Director to have access to all confidential informat...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 407
MDHB1132PassRequiring a carrier that is an insurer, a nonprofit health service plan, or a health maintenance organization, except for a group model health maintenance organization, to ensure in certain standards that certain enrollees have access to local health...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 487
MDHB1766PassExtending to December 31, 2024, the termination date of the Senior Prescription Drug Assistance Program; altering the period of time during which the subsidy required under the Program may not exceed a certain amount; repealing the requirement that t...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 462
MDHB869PassRequiring a public service company or an applicant to provide certain notice to owners of land and each owner of adjacent land over, on, or under which the applicant proposes to construct transmission lines under certain circumstances; and applying t...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 282
MDHB1110PassRequiring the State Department of Education, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health, by June 1, 2019, to develop health and safety best practices for the use of digital devices in school classrooms; and requiring the Department, by Ju...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 244
MDHB1614PassProviding that certain rights granted to members of the Maryland National Guard under the Act are in addition to the rights granted by federal law; establishing that the intent of the Act is to supplement certain rights and protections provided by a ...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 344
MDHB1483PassAuthorizing a court to include in an order appointing a guardian of the person of a disabled person the duty to foster and preserve certain family relationships under certain circumstances.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 287
MDHB242PassAuthorizing a designee of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to administer the Maryland Veterans Service Animal Program Fund; requiring the Department of Veterans Affairs to publish on its website the names of certain donors to the Maryland Veterans S...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 153
MDHB371PassRepealing a provision that prohibits the Governor from appointing a member of the Board of Regents of the University System of Maryland, a member of the Board of Directors of the Medical System Corporation, or an officer or a full-time employee of th...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 203
MDHB502PassAltering the eligibility for a credit authorized against the county or municipal corporation property tax for certain veterans to include certain surviving spouses of certain veterans; and providing that the Act shall be applicable to all taxable yea...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 309
MDHB658PassRequiring the State House Trust to be responsible for the landscaping and construction of Lawyer's Mall; requiring the Trust to disapprove or approve and supervise any proposed improvement, nonemergency repair, or other change to Lawyer's Mall; and p...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 279
MDHB270PassAdding the Harford County Farm Fair to the list of off-site events for which a holder of a brewing company off-site permit or a winery off-site permit may use the permit; and altering the time period within which a holder of a brewing company off-sit...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 284
MDHB695PassAuthorizing a public body to meet in a closed session to discuss cybersecurity if the public body determines that public discussion would constitute a risk to security assessments or deployments relating to information resources technology, certain n...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 304
MDHB736PassProhibiting a pharmacy benefits manager from prohibiting a pharmacy or pharmacist from providing a beneficiary with information regarding the retail price of a prescription drug or the amount of the cost share for a prescription drug for which the be...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 217
MDHB1217PassDefining the term "splash pad" to mean an outdoor play area with sprinklers, fountains, nozzles, or other devices or structures that spray water and in which water is not allowed to accumulate and that is not used for submersion of the human body; an...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 235
MDHB653PassRequiring that certain patients be advised of the benefits and risks associated with the prescription of certain opioids and benzodiazepines under certain circumstances; and providing that a violation of the Act is grounds for disciplinary action by ...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 215
MDHB1072PassRequiring a county board of education or a nonpublic school that receives State funds to require each employee to receive annual training on the prevention, identification, and reporting of child sexual abuse; authorizing the instruction and training...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 31
MDHB1482PassAuthorizing any adult family member of a disabled real estate broker to carry on the business of the disabled broker for 6 months for certain purposes subject to certain qualifications; requiring certain family members to surrender a certain certific...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 78
MDHB1656PassAuthorizing the State Real Estate Commission to transfer up to $500,000 to the Real Estate Guaranty Fund from the State Real Estate Commission Fund if the amount in the Guaranty Fund falls below $300,000 and the Commission is projected to have an ope...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 76
MDHB677PassRequiring a custodian to deny inspection of a distribution list and a request to be added to a distribution list that identifies a physical address, an e-mail address, or a telephone number of an individual that is used by a governmental entity or an...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 39
MDHB135PassExempting a high-deductible health plan from the prohibition on application of a deductible to coverage for male sterilization; requiring the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to forward a certain notice of determination within 5 days of receiving the ...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 64
MDHB716PassRequiring the Maryland Health Care Commission, in consultation with the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities, the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, the Vital Statistics Administration, and interested stakeholders, to conduct a study on th...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 82
MDHB945IntroProhibiting a carrier from imposing a premium rate increase for a policy or contract of long-term care insurance in a year in which the carrier, or any entity with which the carrier is affiliated, pays a dividend, or comparable payment, to its shareh...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1010IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $380,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of the Penn-Mar Organization, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction, ...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1194EngrossEstablishing the Drug Cost Commission to determine how to make prescription drugs more affordable for State residents, State and local government, commercial health plans and other stakeholders within the State; requiring the Commission to create an ...
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2018-04-09
Favorable Report by Finance
MDHB88EngrossRequiring 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 abuse to the prescriber o...
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2018-04-09
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (45-0)
MDHB880IntroRequiring certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for certain long-term antibiotic treatment of Lyme disease and related tick-borne illnesses under certain circumstances; prohibiting ...
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2018-04-07
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1344EngrossRequiring the Maryland Department of Health, in collaboration with certain entities, to study the use of certain existing behavioral health assessments to identify enrollees and insureds at risk for adverse outcomes from an appropriate course of opio...
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2018-04-05
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1574EngrossRequiring the Maryland Health Care Commission to establish a Health Record and Payment Integration Program Advisory Committee to study the feasibility of creating a health record and payment integration program, approaches for accelerating the adjudi...
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2018-04-05
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB952IntroRequiring the Division of Land Acquisition in the Department of Planning to acquire the property known as the Fort Howard VA Campus if the federal government makes the entire parcel of property or any portion of the parcel available for sale or other...
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2018-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
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
MDHB356IntroProhibiting multimember delegate districts; creating the General Assembly and Congressional Legislative Redistricting and Apportionment Commission; requiring the Commission to divide the State to create certain General Assembly legislative districts ...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHJ4IntroApplying 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 limits the n...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHJ9IntroDeclaring that the exposure of minors to pornography and pornographic material is a public health hazard in the State that is leading to the degradation of the health and well-being of State residents; finding that the proliferation of pornography ac...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
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
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
MDHB1549IntroRequiring local governments to fully comply with and support federal immigration law; prohibiting local governments from restricting certain individuals from requesting, obtaining, sending, receiving, or maintaining certain immigration information; r...
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2018-03-19
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
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