Maryland Delegate Sheree Sample-Hughes [D]

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MDHB631PassProhibiting a manufacturer or wholesale distributor from engaging in price gouging in the sale of an essential off-patent or generic drug; establishing that it is not a violation of a specified provision of the Act for a wholesale distributor to incr...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 818
MDHB1227PassSpecifying that the primary purpose of the Problem Gambling Fund is to provide funding for problem gambling treatment and prevention programs; requiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to use the funds to establish outreach programs for c...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 845
MDHB1031VetoProviding that a specified provision of law requiring an individual to be registered and approved by the State Board of Pharmacy as a pharmacy technician before performing delegated pharmacy acts does not apply to a specified pharmacy student current...
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2017-05-26
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB180VetoRenaming the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to be the Maryland Department of Health; renaming the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene to be the Secretary of Health; providing that the Maryland Department of Health is the successor of the ...
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2017-05-26
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB352VetoAuthorizing specified health care practitioners to use teletherapy for a specified patient under specified circumstances; and requiring specified health occupations boards to adopt specified regulations on or before April 1, 2018, that, to the extent...
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2017-05-26
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB1093VetoAuthorizing parents or specified guardians to apply, on behalf of a minor, for admission of the minor to a certified intensive outpatient alcohol and drug abuse program; requiring specified programs to make a specified note on an application for admi...
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2017-05-26
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB1360VetoProviding that the motor vehicle excise tax and certificate of title fee may not be imposed on the issuance of a certificate of title for specified vehicles transferred without consideration if the vehicle is transferred in a specified manner to or f...
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2017-05-26
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB184PassRequiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to identify, in consultation with stakeholders who wish to participate, specified up-to-date, evidence-based, written information relating to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; requiring th...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 768
MDHB675PassEstablishing that a specified coverage requirement that applies to specified insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations includes coverage for digital tomosynthesis, a radiologic breast cancer screening procedure, u...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 676
MDHB1273PassAuthorizing a pharmacist to substitute an interchangeable biological product for a prescribed product under specified circumstances; requiring a pharmacist or the pharmacist's designee, except under specified circumstances, to inform specified consum...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 726
MDHB1VetoRequiring employers with 15 or more employees to provide employees with earned sick and safe leave that is paid at the same wage rate as the employee normally earns; requiring employers with 14 or fewer employees to provide unpaid earned sick and saf...
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2017-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB81PassRepealing "confinement" as a condition of disability for purposes of guardianship proceedings to protect a disabled individual's property; and repealing "confinement" as a condition of incapacity as defined under the Maryland Trust Act.
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 666
MDHB493PassRequiring the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to provide information on the Maryland Insurance Administration's Web site describing specified factors and a specified process relating to premium rates for policies or contracts of long-term care insura...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 672
MDHB390PassRepealing a specified provision of law relating to prequalification of bidders and offerors; increasing from $100,000 to $200,000 the total value of specified contracts, leases, or other agreements that require a business to file a specified disclosu...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 586
MDHB1021PassReorganizing procurement by establishing a Chief Procurement Officer to control and oversee specified State procurement activity; providing for the appointment of the Chief Procurement Officer; renaming the Procurement Advisory Council as the Procure...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 590
MDHB887PassProhibiting specified insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations from applying a preauthorization requirement for a prescription drug to be used for treatment of an opioid use disorder and that contains methadone, ...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 581
MDHB584PassAuthorizing a manufacturer of an investigational drug, biological product, or device to make available the investigational drug, biological product, or device to eligible patients; requiring a manufacturer of an investigational drug, biological produ...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 771
MDHB1383PassAuthorizing the Behavioral Health Administration to establish an outpatient civil commitment pilot program to allow for the release of an individual who is involuntarily admitted for inpatient treatment under a specified provision of law on the condi...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 576
MDHB983PassRequiring the health care services delivered through telehealth under health insurance to include counseling for substance use disorders; and applying the Act to all policies, contracts, and health benefit plans issued, delivered, or renewed in the S...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 765
MDHB1553PassAuthorizing the appropriate regulating entity, if it determines that waiving the waiting period under specified provisions of law is in the best interest of the public, to waive the 90-day waiting period between the date a determination is made on th...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 722
MDHB1275PassRequiring units of State government to designate an employee of the unit as a veterans' services specialist to coordinate services with the director of the veterans Outreach and Advocacy Program in the Department of Veterans Affairs and attend specif...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 706
MDHB426PassAltering provisions of State procurement law; altering the dollar value threshold that triggers the requirement to publish notice in eMaryland Marketplace; specifying a preferred procurement method for human, social, cultural, or educational services...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 589
MDHB1147PassRequiring specified insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to allow and apply a prorated daily copayment or coinsurance amount for a partial supply of a prescription drug dispensed by an in-network pharmacy und...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 766
MDHB1432PassRequiring health care providers to prescribe the lowest effective dose of an opioid and in a quantity no greater than the quantity needed for the expected duration of specified pain unless the opioid is prescribed to treat a specified disorder or spe...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 570
MDHB1329PassRequiring the State Court Administrator of the Administrative Office of the Courts to assess specified drug court programs to make specified determinations; stating the intent of the General Assembly that the Administrative Office request an appropri...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 571
MDHB1082PassRequiring a county board of education to consult with the county superintendent of schools before any change in the hiring or termination of personnel in connection with a school health services program; requiring specified programs established by th...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 573
MDHB78PassAltering specified provisions of law to require the State Archives to compile, edit, and publish an online Maryland Manual that describes the State, its government, and federal officials and agencies directly related to the State; requiring, as provi...
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2017-05-04
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 552
MDHB725PassAuthorizing, under specified circumstances, an heir or a personal representative of a deceased licensed dentist who was the owner of a dental practice to serve as an owner of the dental practice for no more than 1 year after the death of the licensed...
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2017-05-04
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 545
MDHB482PassAltering the membership of the State Board of Nursing; requiring that specified petitions for membership on the Board have at least a specified number of signatures of support from nurses with a specified license; altering the requirements for the el...
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2017-05-04
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 515
MDHB100PassProviding a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax under specified circumstances for specified retirement income attributable to a resident's employment as a law enforcement officer or the individual's service as fire, rescue, or emer...
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 154
MDHB190PassAltering the notice that specified mammography centers are required to include in a specified screening results letter; and requiring the notice to state that together, a patient and the patient's physician can decide whether additional screening opt...
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 220
MDHB683PassAltering the application of a specified fee assessed by the Board of Nursing for the renewal of a nurse practitioner who holds an advanced practice certification; altering the number of hours, so that the required minimum of three rotations must cons...
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 235
MDHB275PassRequiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, in consultation with the Department of Veterans Affairs, to provide to specified health occupations boards a list of recommended courses in military culture.
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 183
MDHB771PassRequiring a county health department to issue a mobile reciprocity license to a specified mobile food service facility; authorizing a county health department to charge a fee not exceeding $300 for a mobile reciprocity license; providing that a mobil...
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 216
MDHB448PassClarifying that a specified amount may be contributed in each calendar year to an account for a disabled individual under the Maryland Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program; providing that contributions to an ABLE account may not exceed a...
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2017-04-11
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 132
MDHB664PassRequiring the Secretary of General Services and the Secretary of Transportation to cause the POW/MIA flag to be flown on the grounds of State buildings under their control whenever the flag of the United States is flown; defining "POW/MIA flag" as th...
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2017-04-11
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 33
MDHB769PassRenaming the Maryland Caregivers Support Coordinating Council to be the Maryland Commission on Caregiving; altering the membership of the Commission to include specified members of the General Assembly; requiring the Governor, when appointing members...
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2017-04-11
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 68
MDHB672IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt in the amount of $300,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of the Lower Shore Clinic, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction, ...
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2017-04-10
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1092IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $225,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of the Delmarva Community Services, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruc...
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2017-04-10
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1443EngrossRequiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to conduct wide-ranging specified outreach to small, minority, and women business owners and entrepreneurs that may have an interest in applying for specified medical cannabis-related licen...
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2017-04-10
Motion vote previous question (Delegate B. Barnes) Adopted (84-51)
MDHB1113EngrossEstablishing the State Board of Community Health Workers; specifying the purpose and composition of the Board; specifying the terms of a Board member; requiring the Governor to appoint a new member, within a specified time period, if a vacancy on the...
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2017-04-10
Recommitted to Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs (Senator Conway)
MDHB899EngrossRequiring the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission to develop standards for the periodic psychological assessment of all law enforcement officers, if determined by the Commission to be appropriate.
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2017-04-06
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB1083PassEstablishing the Family Planning Program in the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to ensure the continuity of family planning services in the State; requiring the Program to provide family planning services to specified individuals through spec...
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2017-04-06
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 28
MDHB913PassAuthorizing the Attorney General to employ specified assistant counsel; authorizing the Attorney General to take specified actions on civil and criminal suits and actions that are based on the federal government's action or inaction that threatens th...
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2017-04-06
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 26
MDHB1159EngrossAuthorizing, with a specified 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 specified number of authorized dosage units and does no...
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2017-04-06
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDHB1212EngrossAuthorizing specified insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to apply a prior authorization requirement for opioid antagonist drug products only under specified circumstances; applying the Act to all policies, ...
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2017-04-05
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1165EngrossExpanding the duties of a guardian of a disabled person to include the duty to foster and preserve family relationships including assisting to arrange specified visitation and communication.
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2017-04-04
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1632PassRequiring the attending clinician or a designee of the attending clinician to prepare a certificate of birth, secure specified signatures, and file the certificate within 5 calendar days after a birth occurs outside an institution with an attending c...
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2017-04-04
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 11
MDHB909EngrossEstablishing the Maryland Health Insurance Coverage Protection Commission to monitor and assess the impact of potential and actual federal changes to specified health care programs and to provide recommendations for State and local action to protect ...
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2017-03-29
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1503EngrossRequiring a law enforcement agency to report at a specified interval to the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention on specified policies and procedures related to use of force de-escalation training for its law enforcement officers; requir...
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2017-03-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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